The township landmark opened its doors on April 17, 1939, with John Losavio at the helm. Over seventy years later, business is better than ever. Quite a tribute to the proprietor, a master butcher, who worked alongside his sons, Vincent and Nicholas, until he passed away in 2004. Vincent and Nicholas continue to keep the tradition going.
According to Vincent, "We attribute our shop’s success to our father’s commitment to sell only the highest grade of meats available. Prime may cost more per pound but it’s worth it and our customers keep coming back."
While there is certainly no substitute for a quality product, one visit to John’s Meat Market demonstrates why the market has operated successfully for over seven decades. Every man behind the counter is a connoisseur of personalized service. They offer an effective blend of friendliness, professionalism and a willingness to accommodate their customers that bespeaks a first class operation.
As the saying goes, behind every successful man is a wonderful women!
Please take a moment to read You Tell On Yourself and Advice To Millions Who Rush Through Life, two of Marie Losavio’s favorite poems.
Joined his father in 1966 after graduating Fairleigh Dickinson University with a degree in marketing and advertising.
Joined his father and brother in 1974 after graduating Emerson College with a degree in Speech.
Grew up around the store and after attending Seton Hall University, is the third generation of Losavio to join in the family business.
John is a member of the family since 1999. He graduated from Montclair State with a degree in business and finance.