Jimmy Carbone is a NYC-based restaurateur, dedicated social entrepreneur, and event producer. In addition to owning Jimmy’s No. 43, an East Village bar and restaurant with a focus on unique beers and a greenmarket menu, Jimmy co-founded The Good Beer Seal, which exists to identify bars offering an intriguing selection of craft beer in a unique atmosphere created by owner/operators who exhibit a deep commitment not only to the promotion of craft beer but to their community as well.

Jimmy launched Beer Sessions Radio in early 2010 with co-host Ray Deter (RIP), and more than five years later Beer Sessions Radio is longest continuously running show on Heritage Radio Network. Jimmy is the co-author of I Like Pig: Recipes and Inspiration from New York City’s Pig Island, which was a finalist for an IACP cookbook award. Jimmy is also founder of Food Karma Projects, a creative producer of food and media events throughout the New York area.