Italian-American chef and restaurant owner who invented the Caesar salad.
He grew up in Italy with six siblings and moved to California in his early twenties to work in the restaurant business.
He owned hotels and restaurants in San Diego, California and in Tijuana, Mexico.
He and his wife, Camille, had a daughter named Rosa Maria.
He and Chef Ettore Boiardi of Chef Boyardee fame both invented popular household food products.