Entrepreneur, Inventor, & Proud Philadelphian

Pete Ciarrocchi is the Chairman and CEO of Chickie’s & Pete’s Crab House and Sports Bar, an expanding chain of restaurants that has become part of the true fabric of the city of Philadelphia and an avid sports fan’s “must stop” before, during, or after the game.


Meet Peter Ciarrocchi: Family Man, Businessman, Philanthropist, Co-Owner Of The World Champion Philadelphia Soul, And CEO Of Chickie’s & Pete’s Crab House And Sports Bar

Welcome to PeteCiarrocchi.com, the online home of a proud Philadelphian, successful business owner, and devoted family man who personifies the American Dream.

Who is Pete Ciarrocchi?

Before he had a wife and a family, and long before he was a CEO or a community leader, Pete Ciarrocchi, like most of us, came from humble beginnings. However, his determination, tireless work ethic, and unwavering commitment to success catapulted him into the cultural fabric of Philadelphia.

We all know Pete Ciarrocchi as the CEO and Chairman of ESPN’s #1 rated sports bar in America, Chickie’s & Pete’s, and as the inventor of the restaurant’s world-famous Crabfries®. But, Pete Ciarrocchi is also one of Philadelphia’s most notable community figures because of his involvement in several other organizations.

pete ciarrocchi co-ownerPhiladelphia Soul
Pete Ciarrocchi is a proud owner of the Arena Football League’s 2016 world champion Philadelphia Soul ownership group, which also includes other noteworthy figures like Eagles great Ron Jaworski, Super Bowl winners Dick Vermeil and Marques Colston, and several other high-profile figures.

Aria Jefferson Health Legacy Board of Trustees
As a board member for this allied network of hospitals, Peter Ciarrocchi participates in several initiatives that advance the quality of care given to patients all across the Philadelphia region.

3B Orthopaedic Board of Directors
Peter Ciarrocchi serves on the 3B Orthopaedic Board of Directors. In doing so, he is committed to supporting the advancement of orthopaedic care for all those who need it.

1492 Society
Peter Ciarrocchi is the Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Philadelphia’s 1492 Society, an organization committed to honoring the memory of Christopher Columbus and the traditions of Italian culture in the United States of America. He and his wife regularly organize events for the 1492 Society.

Mummers & The Polish-American String Band
Peter Ciarrocchi is an avid supporter of the Mummers. In fact, he is even a member of the Polish American String Band. Each New Year’s Day, Pete can be found ringing in the new year among these celebrators.

Thanks for Stopping By!

Pete Ciarrocchi resides in Philadelphia with his wife. To learn more about him, take a look at Pete Ciarrocchi’s Involvement page. To find out what he’s been up to, check out Pete Ciarrocchi’s blog. Finally, if you want to glean some valuable insights regarding what it takes to be successful, visit Pete Ciarrocchi’s Tips page to learn from the CEO of a family-owned business that became a national brand.

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