Venice Paparazzi

Jody Maroni’s Sausage Kingdom is an iconic Venice brand.  Having been on the boardwalk almost 40 years, Jody Maroni’s is better than ever. Today we are going to get to know the man himself, Jody Maroni!

Jody grew up in a carnivorous family in the San Fernando Valley, his father a prominent butcher in the community.  It is here that Jody learned the art of sausage making, and developed a penchant for grilling, smoking, and all things meat.  Citing Duck confit as his favorite, Jody also enjoys making Italian food and drinking Chateau Margaux.

Jody Maroni’s Sausage Kingdom’s humble beginnings can be traced back to a BBQ grill on the Venice Beach Boardwalk, where Jody gained notoriety hawking his unusual sausage selections to passersby. Committed to quality, he made every sausage by hand, smoked them on site, and sold them to Venice locals and tourists alike. Read Full Article 

Charlie Edmiston