Tuesday, April 06, 2004

Litigation at Rocco's on 22nd in New York City

The legal dispute between Rocco DiSpirito and the investor's of his restaurant, Rocco's on 22nd, is heating up. The investor's claim that they lost over $3 million charging Rocco DiSipirito with having "failed to provide food and service of sufficient quality" at his new Italian red sauce eatery. Today, in a typical legal maneuver. Mr. DiSpirito, celebrity chef, tv personality,and cookbook author countersued "accusing them(his investors) of cooking the eatery's books and then cutting him out of the business in a dispute over earnings."