- Cooking with People: cooking & comedy
- Cartoon Star: audience members make up voices
- Eating is Living!
- Cooking demo: Mark can cook any of the recipes from his book
Mark DeCarlo, “Travel Channel, host” has visited over 400 American cities, and has a recipe and funny stories from each one.
Having visited over 400 American cities. “A Fork on the Road” is a comedic look at Foodies, and Americans in general. Part travelogue, part cookbook, part comedic odyssey, he forms the spine of an enlightening, entertaining comedy routine or corporate chat about all the different people who all call themselves the same thing: Americans
His improvisational, audience-participation show brings together things everybody loves: Food Travel & Laughter.
At the conclusion of this session, participants will know interesting tidbits about regional food recipes, great out of the way places to visit, and entertaining characters around the country.
Participants will also receive expert travel tips to save money and make every moment count on the road.
Participants members will have their food and travel questions satisfied with humorous answers.
Participants will leave the room hungry, and aching to take that one trip they’ve always wanted to try.
At the conclusion of this session, corporate team members will have learned to rely on each other to achieve a common goal: dinner.
At the conclusion of this session, couples will have learned to related to each other to achieve a common goal: romantic dinner
Veteran cartoon voice actor Mark DeCarlo, teaches audiences of all ages and types how cartoons are produced. Using video, photos of new characters and real studio microphones, audience members are invited on stage to try their hand at creating the next star cartoon character.
Mark was lauded for his voice characterization of Hugh Neutron in the Academy Award Nominated film (& TV series) Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius, he was punished for doing the exact same thing. Let’s talk cartoons. Mark’s voiced characters on; Duckman, Real Monsters, Rugrats, in the #1 IMAX Box Office hit Santa vs. The Snowman, and is a regular in Steve Oedekirk’s THUMB-series of SHOWTIME comedy specials, including ThumbTanic, Thumb Wars, The Godthumb and as Hugh Neutron in the Nickelodeon primetime Jimmy Neutron TV series.
Mark began his stand up comedy career, broke, he appeared on the NBC game show Sale of the Century, and eleven shows later, retired as Sale’s all-time champion, winning $115,736 and the world’s ugliest eelskin coat.
Mark was hired by The Second City, as a founding member of the legendary troupe’s West Coast sketch company. Mark performed in several original revues before the quake-ravaged theater closed.
Episodic TV and bits in films led, somehow, to a hosting gig on a silly dating show. STUDS became a breakout hit in syndication, but was mysteriously cancelled at the peak of its popularity after 580 episodes.
He was the creator, executive producer and host of the ground breaking late night comedy/talk show Goodnight America for its only season.
Mark hosted Big Deal, a primetime Sunday night comedy show.
Mark also hosted the popular FX late night comedy, The X Show, for its first season, leaving the show after 220 episodes, to act in shows like; Seinfeld, Evening at the Improv, Matlock, The Ben Stiller Show, and recurring on HBO’s Tracey Takes On, and Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Mark played God in the romantic comedy Three Days, selected for the Chicago International Film Festival. He’s also appeared in Three to Tango, A Wake in Providence, and A Fare to Remember, Betty Thomas’ R3, a new Guffman-esque comedy about reality TV, Raising Helen, a new comedy from Garry Marshall, Raising Genius, a comedy , Sex Sells: the Making of Touche, and Mobsters & Mormons.
Mark has written and will star in the feature film Mr. MOJO, a romantic “comedy with the Blues.”
Mark was an obese child, weighing 250 lbs in Grade School. The taunting of the other kids, scarred him and he vowed to lose 70 lbs and get in shape. This program chronicles his starts, stops, fails and ultimate triumph.
He shares his motivational tools, and shows how to apply the same tactics to business, personal and creative endeavors. He also talks about eating well and healthy, and how culinary tourism can also be a wellness activity.
Books by Mark DeCarlo