April 14, 2009 - [Caldarello] sausage took the Reserve Grand Champion award at the Wurstfest in Hermann, Mo.
1999 - Tony has sung the national anthem at Kauffman Stadium a total of 13 times.
Tony Caldarello wrote the song "Mother's Love" 19 years ago to honor and express his feelings for his mother, Edna Caldarello. The song describes Caldarello's memories of his childhood. Lyrics focus on the ties that bind a mother to child, from tucking them in at night to offering unconditional love and the reversal of roles for children who become care givers to their mothers.
November 13, 1997 - "Everyone that has won a contest throughout the year is invited to compete. It is considered the champion of the champions. All the champions are invited to get together and cook and we won first place among the champions. Out of 56 champions we won first and third honors in the sausage 'category," said Tony.
June 24, 1995 - Tony joined by Linda Lorenz, Woman Of The Year, Dianne Cleaver and Mayor Emanual.
October 29, 1993 - Caldarello is wholesaling the special family recipe sausage his father and grandfather, both named Louis Lawrence Caldarello, developed many years ago. Dissatisfied with the Italan sausage on the market, the elder Caldarellos began to make their own spicy seasoned sausage almost 35 years ago.
[Tony] Caldarello's grandfather came up with the sausage recipe about 35 years ago, and the family often gave it away as Christmas presents.
September, 1992 - Louis Caldarello's Italian Sausage received third place honors at the 1992 American Royal Sausage Cook-Off in Kansas City. The Caldarello's were delighted as there were 211 other entries. Those who have had the pleasure of tasting this sausage know how great it is.
October 6, 1981 - Tony Caldarello seems to be following in his father's footsteps. Both are avid campers, hunters and cooks. Mr. Caldarello was featured as cook of the week a year ago. "I'm just like my dad," says Tony.
October 6, 1981 - Tony Caldarello recognized as Moberly Monitor Index's Cook Of The Week
Louie and Edna invited another couple over at Christmas and started making the sausage. This soon became an annual Christmas tradition with more families and children joining in over the years.