The Amazing Saga of Mamaluke – Secrets of an Italian-American Food Distributor

Mar 17, 2019 72

Whenever I walk into a restaurant nowadays I can’t help looking back at the time I worked for an Italian Food Wholesaler. I spent six years of my life driving a food service truck and delivering all the food to Italian and Greek restaurants exclusively.

It seemed like a normal job from the outside. However, from the inside world of food distribution and from the view of hanging on a cheese truck, there was nothing normal about it whatsoever. It was an Italian thing. Whether it was the olive oil companies out of Italy called the Agra – Mafia and their shenanigans or the many pizzerias owned by retired and not so retired gangsters, the world of mozzarella cheese was as colorful as the world of white collar crime I left behind.

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