Salvatore Barrafato, Jr. / Brianna’s

Specialty Food

Hometown: Perth Amboy, NJ

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Salvatore Barrafato (Sal, the Mozzarella Guy) got his introduction to the food business working in a pork store and Italian gourmet food shop in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn at the tender age of 12.  

He makes specialty Italian cheeses and breads. His widely acclaimed homemade fresh mozzarella cheese has been featured on Martha Stewart, on the blog of food critic Jeffrey Steingarten and in many newspaper and magazine articles.

At Sugarloaf Craft Festivals, you can sample several kinds of mozzarella cheese, other domestic and imported cheeses and several specialty breads.

He’ll share bread baked by Il Panetierre Bakery and the gluten-free Ethan’s Cauliflower bread.