Mauro is Buddy's right-hand man and brother-in-law. He is married to Buddy's sister Madeline. Buddy and Mauro carpool to work everyday. Mauro was there for Buddy after the death of his father. He had a big part in helping Buddy build the business to where it is today. He's a great pastry chef and a better friend. Mauro has taught Buddy a great deal about life, business and being a man. Buddy considers Mauro the brother he never had.
Mauro and Madeline have three children; Dominique, Buddy and Mary.