Ray Rastelli, Jr. began his career at 19 years old with a small Butcher Shop in southern New Jersey. The quintessential entrepreneur; Ray built one small storefront into a nearly $1 Billion business, with a trusted name in the food industry. From humble beginnings to a family of companies across the globe, Ray never thought small. For four decades, he has created substantial growth while keeping a family-oriented business feel. With a primary focus on providing premium quality meats and seafood, Rastelli Foods Group includes several programs; from food service, E-commerce and retail to global distribution.
In 2015 Rastelli partnered with two Shark Tank businesses, Bubba’s Q and Three Jerks Jerky. Ray his son appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank and the spin-off “Beyond the Tank” with Shark, Daymond John.
In 2016 Ray took to QVC as America’s “personal butcher,” selling high quality cuts of meat. In 2 years, Rastelli has become the #1 selling food brand on QVC.
As president of Rastelli Foods Group, Ray takes equal care in leading the financial success of the company and upholding its positive culture. As Rastelli continues to grow across all food categories, Ray maintains a family business feel that clients and employees appreciate.