Founder & President/CEO
Born into a family of farmers and food merchants, Paul does everything from meeting with growers, working with customers, to designing new packaging or recipes. During the harvest you will nd him in Greece either in the olive mill, or amongst the trees ensuring the olive fruit is brought to the mill as soon as possible.
Paul, has been “in the kitchen”, so to speak, his entire life. As the founder of a two time Best of Boston winning luxury kitchen manufacturing company in Boston, his kitchen showroom used to host Mr. Billy Costa’s TV Diner television show, where he saw chef legends on weekly basis, names like Ming Tsai, Jody Adams, Ana Sortun, and Todd English. This was his start in the food business as he began selling his olive oil to the chefs he met in his showroom during lming.
Paul is passionate about quality and spends about half the year in Greece, and the rest in the US with his customers. Other than food, his other passions are his two young daughters, and sailing the beautiful Aegean Sea
Purchasing Director, Extra Virgin Foods Greece
Born in New York, but having lived most of his life in Greece working for food producers, Thanasis has a unique perspective on both the American market, and Greek production. He is the director of our Greece o ce, based in Thessaloniki, and works tirelessly to source the nest quality and pricing .
He was previously export manager of a respected producer of deli salads, and also served on the board of SEVE, a non-pro t group promoting Greek exports. Thanasi is also frequently an invited speaker at food tradeshows, on the subject of Kosher certi cation for producers.