Sal the butcher's meat store dream comes true: From Sicily to Staten Island

Aug 06, 2018 193

BY: Pamela Silvestri

Sal Civiletti's business, Sal's Prime Meats and Salumeria, opened over 14 months ago. And the reason why Sal is happy and smiling in his toils around the store is because the butcher is truly a happy man -- his dream of proprietorship, specifically of solely owning a salumeria, finally is reality. 

"I come from Palermo," said Sal. "I started in this business when I was nine years old and I came to this country when I was 15. "I went to Lafayette High School. And after school I used to go to work. I learned English. After I finished high school I just dedicated myself to the [meat] business," he said. 

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