In 1991, Al Petracco and his wife, Fran, leased out the meat department at the Food-A-Rama on Washington Avenue in Nutley. By 1995, they opened Al Petracco’s Meats on Union Avenue in Nutley. And then in 1997, Al and Fran opened their present location on Bloomfield Avenue and have been developing, expanding and improving the business ever since. They offer a large selection of Italian specialty dinners and sandwiches. Petracco & Sons also offers catering.