It's All Sunday Gravy: The Sandwich Hut
Parked on North Main Street, the 54-year-old Sandwich Hut has become a trusted staple in Rhode Island for authentic Italian sandwiches. We caught up with mother-and-son business duo Denise Kammerer, co-owner with her husband Don, and Peter Kammerer, general manager, to find out what makes this long-standing sandwich shop so successful.
How did the Sandwich Hut start?
Denise: My dad (Joseph Tatulli) started it when he was 40 years old. He had worked for my uncle at another sub shop near the shipyard, where he learned the business. My dad and his brother-in-law decided to start the Sandwich Hut in 1963. They saw this little shop on North Main Street that had been a variety store and it was empty, so they rented it, fixed it up and opened it. There were a couple other places around then, like Boston Subs, which ended up closing down.
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