As a Chef at Di Bruno Bros., John Sabelli gets to prepare food for the local residents in the Philadelphia area, including those who live at The Franklin Residences
, making everyone feel like a part of the Di Bruno family. “It’s been such a pleasure working out of The Franklin Residences! I love the Di Bruno’s company and everyone I’ve met over the years at this establishment. I get to work with family every day at Di Bruno’s and I wouldn’t trade it for the world!”
Q: Where are you from?
A: I grew up in South Philly and currently reside in Washington Township, NJ. I catered for over 20 years. I've also been married for 19 years with two kids, Francesca and Giovanni, and have a dog named Bambino.
Q: How long have you been working at Di Bruno Bros.?
A: My wife is a Di Bruno and I've been a part of the family business since 2005.
Q: What is your favorite part of the job?
A: Getting to know the people and residents – seeing familiar faces and making sure everyone has the best customer experience.
Q: What is a day in the life?
A: I'm the Hot Bar Specialist/Chef, so I prepare all the food for breakfast and lunch.
Q: What is your favorite dish to prepare at home?
A: Gnocchi and chicken marsala.
Q: What are your hobbies?
A: I'm a South Philly native, so I'm a huge Philly sports fan – I love the Phillies, Eagles, and 76ers. My first job ever was at the Veterans Stadium at 16 years old. I also love spending time with my family and kids, who are heavily involved in athletics and clubs.
Q: What is your favorite restaurant?
A: Pasta Pomodoro, which is in Washington Township, NJ.