Tall Papa™ was conceptualized in Sicily Italy 3 generations ago by the Macaluso family. In 1985 Michael Macaluso inherited his family's coveted bread crumb recipe. Tall Papa™ was established in 2010 under the direction of Exec. Chef Michael J. Macaluso.
Michael Macaluso has been in the culinary industry for over 25 years. While producing many recipes for the private sector, celebrity sector, and prestige markets.
The recipes and menus produced by Tall Papa™ includes international cuisines with origins of African, Mexican, Italian, American Fare, Chinese, Japanese, Polynesian, and fusion styles.
Clients have included such companies, individuals, sporting teams, and celebrities such as: Philadelphia Flyers, Boston Bruins, Washington Wizards, New York Islanders, Philadelphia 76ers, Seattle Super Sonics, Stevie Nicks, C. Everett Koop (US Surgeon General), Barbara Eden, Tony Randall, Marvin Haggler, Ray Bourque, Arthur Fiedler (Boston Pops Conductor), Chapman College, Bank of America, Meryl Lynch, and Prudential.
Macaluso has always had the goal of introducing his own product line into the food industry. During the years of 2010 and 2011, he perfected his inherited bread crumb recipe.