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'Shark Tank' recap: Takeout pasta innovator sees the dough with Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner


Although he wasn’t trained as a chef, Fay has worked nearly 25 years in the industry as a manager for one of the country's busiest restaurants.


Brandon Fay, a New York City entrepreneur who operates a fast-casual pasta restaurant in a subway-station food court, is seeking an investment to expand the business on ABC's "Shark Tank.


Shark Daymond John loved Fay’s food, too, but realized a partnership wouldn’t be a good fit, given health issues: “I have horrible acid reflux.


Brandon Fay tempts "Shark Tank" investors Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Kevin O'Leary, Lori Greiner and Daymond John with his tasty pastas.


The restaurant had generated $590,000 in sales for the year to date when the episode was taped last September, with a $55,000 a month in overhead costs.


Shark Mark Cuban suggested he go completely digital and just open "ghost" kitchens, distributing his food only through online orders.






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