Pizza chef Carmelo Raccuglia’s video goes viralJanuary 25th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A video of a chef singing to a customer on her birthday has gone viral on the Internet. Carmelo Raccuglia, who is the owner of the eatery Stage Door East in Farmingdale, New York burst into a tune for the girl.
He sang the traditional Neapolitan song “O sole mio” to the surprised young customer at the eatery. The pizza chef display quite a talent with the performance and has since attracted praise for the gesture. The lucky birthday girl was obviously surprised because Carmelo emerged from behind the salad bar with the performance.
Since the video of the performance was uploaded on YouTube last week, more than 300,000 people have viewed it. As the patrons applauded Carmelo for his performance, he smiled at them and gave them a thumb up. He immediately vanished to the back of the kitchen.
The video has received several comments since it was uploaded on the 20th January 2012. The user who uploaded the video uses the screen name twopacksagrave. He wrote that, “’We told the cook it was our friend Nicole’s birthday. He sang her a song. Show this man some love!’”
Several singers in the past have shot to stardom after uploading videos of their performances on the video sharing site.
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