Joey Vento


Philly Cheesesteak Heir Drops 92 Pounds

Rattled by his father’s death and haunted by a family history of heart disease, Geno Vento decided to address his lifelong battle with obesity.


(All photos by Paul Kurtz)

Philadelphia Police Union Honors Late, Longtime Backer Joey Vento

The ceremony to honor the founder of Geno’s Steaks had the same flavor as plaque dedications to fallen police officers and firefighters.


Stigall Show Log 8.24.11

Chris covers the ‘Mega Earthquake’ that struck Philly yesterday, looks back at the life of Joey Vento with Dom Giordano and CBS 3’s Dray Clark, and talks Phillies with Seth Everett.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/24/2011

Geno's employee Tommy Endris with Vento cardboard cutout. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Geno’s Steaks Employees Remember Owner, Joey Vento

Employees at Geno’s Steaks learned of their boss’s passing when they came in to work the evening shift.


(Joey Vento, in file photo)

Joey Vento, Owner Of Geno’s Steaks, Dies At 71

The long-time owner of Geno’s Steaks in South Philadelphia has passed away.


Stigall Show Log 4.28.11

Chris talks to Dr. Milton Wolf, President Obama’s second cousin about Obamacare, Ray Didinger on the NFL Lockout and the Eagles draft, Newt Gingrich about his film, Nine Days that Changed the World, and Steve Goreham about climate change.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/28/2011

(Joey Vento, in file photo)

Joey Vento Says Mayor Nutter Rejected His Horse Trailer Donation

The city says it rejected Vento’s offer because he demanded his name on plaques on the trailers, but Vento says it was out of of spite.