Heart of Palermo
July 21, 2018
He died at home on his island, Favignana, after a three-month illness. He was the last rais of the Favignana tonnara. His photo was on the cover of my first book, Mattanza. There was no one like him, a soft-hearted giant, a demi-god of the sea.
March 7, 2016
Thanks to a heads-up from fellow Sicily lover Karen LaRosa of LaRosaWorks.com:
Gioacchino Cataldo, Rais della tonnara di #Favignana
Gioacchino Cataldo, Rais della tonnara di #Favignanaporta la tradizione dei prodotti di tonnara a MasterChef Italia 5#egadi #isoleegadi #egadiislands #visitegadiGioacchino Cataldo l'ultimo RaisPosted by Visit Egadi on Friday, February 19, 2016