Interview with Joseph P. Bologna, May 3, 2018

Project: Savor: Immigrant Entrepreneur Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Joe Bologna discusses growing up in Michigan and watching both sets of grandparents who immigrated from Italy speak English with a foreign accent. His paternal grandparents would roll out pasta for over fifty family members on weekends. Bologna then joined the military, and became a troop cook stationed in Vietnam. He talks about moving to Lexington as a personal chef to a General, and later opening Joe Bologna's Italian Restaurant and buying the church which houses it today.

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2018oh288_sav005

Interviewee Name

Joseph P. Bologna

Interviewer Name

Vanessa Grossl

Interview Date

2018-05-03

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Bologna, Joseph P. Interview by Vanessa Grossl. 03 May. 2018. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Bologna, J.P. (2018, May 03). Interview by V. Grossl. Savor: Immigrant Entrepreneur Oral History Project . Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Bologna, Joseph P., interview by Vanessa Grossl. May 03, 2018, Savor: Immigrant Entrepreneur Oral History Project , Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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