How long have you worked at Cioffi's?
I have been a butcher at Cioffi’s for 24 years
What do you do at Cioffi's?
I’m a butcher/meat cutter. I cut all types of meat, but I also make the meatballs here and the breaded veal and chicken cutlets. We sell a lot of these items, so it keeps me busy. Our meatball panino in the Cucina is named The Angelo and we won best meatball in the city by Vancouver Foodster.
Why do you like working at Cioffi's?
I like working at Cioffi’s because I like doing my job and I like the people, the people I work with, and the customers.
Can you tell us a few of your favourite products from Cioffi's?
I like meat. I like veal and steaks. I also like the stuffed chickens and the turducken. I make those things here. I used to be a chef many years ago.
What part of Italy are you from? Can you tell us your favourite traditional meal you make at home using products from Cioffi’s?
I am from Agrigento, Sicily. I make many traditional meals at home using Cioffi’s products. I love to make lasagna and cannelloni using fresh ricotta, veal, beef, and pork. I also make Veal Saltimbocca all Romana with fresh veal cutlets, prosciutto from our deli and sage. Delizioso!