During the harvest you will find 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 two time Best of Boston Home winning luxury kitchen manufacturing company Moda Cucina, he has been involved with everything culinary his entire life.
His Boston showroom used to host Mr. Billy Costa's TV Diner television show, and he saw chef legends on weekly basis, names like Ming Tsai, Jody Adams, Ana Sortun, and Todd English.
Billy Costa and Chef Michael Schlow filming in our test kitchen
Paul's father, Max, holds the relationships with the farmers and growers, many of which span several generations. A graduate of the American Farm School in Thessaloniki Max was raised on his family farm in the village of Neos Milotopos Greece. At the American Farm School, Max learned all aspects of farm management, and worked the school's olive groves. Max's farm currently grows a combination of olives, peaches, cherries, pomegranates, and recently planted kiwi.