Rosa Cardini




Age: 75


Summary: president of Caesar Cardini Foods, Inc. that became famous for its line of Caesar salad dressings who had took charge of the family business after her father's death in 1956 and sold the multimillion-dollar business to Dolefan Corp., an Arlington Heights, Illinois manufacturing firm, who remained an advocate of her late father's Caesar recipe refusing additions to the salad (particularly anchovies), who also patented the Caesar salad dressing and added 17 other kinds of dressings, including several for health-conscious eaters.



Cause of Death: Kidney failure


Born: March 23, 1928


Died: September 3, 2003


Location: San Diego, California