Joseph Torcasso

Joseph Torcasso was born in NY and moved to NC 15 years ago.  He started working in a bakery when he was 16 years old and the rest is history.

Q: Please tell us a little bit about your family.
I’m married and have two adult children.

Q: Please tell us about your current, past, or future career. What do you love most about what you do?
I am a baker and own CynTucci’s Bakery. I love when my customers talk about my desserts and how it reminds them of home, or something their family member made.

Q: What is your favorite restaurant in Lake Norman?*
Caruso’s Restaurant, Mooresville

Q: How long have you lived or worked in Lake Norman?*
15 years, owned my business since 2014

Q: If you could travel anywhere in the world right now, where would it be?*
Italy

Q: What advice would you give to people?
Don’t give up on your dreams even if you feel like you’re not supported or you are getting older, You can make it happen.

Q: What is something on your bucket list?
Going to Italy. My wife has been there and I’d love to go there with her.

Q: Do you have any pets? Tell us about them!
No, not now. I did have a dog when my children were growing up.

Q: If someone was visiting Lake Norman for the first time, what’s one thing you would tell them they HAVE to do here on their trip?
Watch the sunset on the lake. Go to CynTucci’s Bakery! 😁

Q: What is something interesting that most people don’t know about you?*
In 1987 I won a body building competition.

Q: What is your favorite pizza topping?
CHEESE!

Q: Who inspires you to be better?
My wife

Q: Finally, what would be your #1 “wish list” feature for your dream house?
Funny, we are building now…with many obstacles. A pool, like one you see on those shows with an outdoor kitchen, etc.