i2i Indian Italian Fusion Owner “Mickey Chopra” to Appear on Dr. Oz

Mickey Chopra along with his family and employees gather outside i2i for a picture with Dr. Oz and Mayor Richard J. Corcoran III

BOONTON — On January 25, Mickey Chopra, owner of i2i Indian Italian Fusion and Vinnie’s Pizzeria, Main Street, received a surprise visit from Dr. Oz.

The Dr. Oz show was filmed at the restaurant for a “Restaurant Rescue” segment which will air on Friday, February 5 at 1:00 p.m. on Fox 5.

Boonton Mayor Richard J. Corcoran III presents Chopra with a Proclamation.

During the segment, Boonton Mayor Richard J. Corcoran III presented Chopra with a Proclamation, which was also read at a Town of Boonton Alderman meeting.

Sgt. Gil Benitez of the Mountain Lake Police

The video crew arrived as scheduled at the restaurant for the segment. Later that day Oz walked in to interview him, taste his food and present a series of video tributes to him. The tributes came from Senator Anthony Bucco, Assemblywoman Aura Dunn, and Sgt. Gil Benitez of the Mountain Lake Police, who thanked him for pizza deliveries.

Mayor Richard J. Corcoran III and Dr. Oz

Oz presented another video tribute, this time from Door Dash COO Christopher Payne, who announced Chopra would receive a $10,000 grant and “white-glove service” to set up a new website.

Mayor Richard J. Corcoran III hands Mickey Chopra a video containing “thanks” from many organizations where he donated food during the pandemic
Dr. Oz exiting i2i to join Mayor Corcoran in the presentation of the videos and Proclamation
Parsippany Supporting our Town Volunteer Ted Stanziale and Boonton Alderman Joseph Bock at i2i Indian Italian Fusion picking up donated food during the Pandemic to deliver to area hospitals