Victoria is a native of Rhode Island. She earned a degree in Physics from Harvard, and an MBA from Wharton. She left corporate America in 1998 after a decade at Kingsford and then Welch’s, to launch Victoria Gourmet satisfying her fervor for cooking. Her favorite blend is Sicilian. Her favorite foods are pasta, bread, and cheese. Her favorite cheese is Humbolt Fog. She drinks coffee black. She is a devout cat lover. She is an incredible listener.
Deb is our business manager. She keeps everything running smoothly. Deb is the ultimate multi-tasker. She uses three decimal places in all of her calculations. Deb is better at paperwork than anybody else in the office – even though it is her least favorite task. Deb loves to read, especially at the beach. Her favorite blend is Texas Red, she adds it to every recipe.
Amazon Fulfillment and Customer Service
Kristin has dueling roles. She manages all things Amazon and is our dedicated customer service guru. If you call there is a good chance you will speak with her. Kristin has 2 young girls that keep her on her toes. Her current culinary obsession is anything and everything with Far East flavors. Her favorite blend is Blackening Rub on spicy chicken tacos with pineapple and pickled red onions.
Laura (Lough-ra) is the master at keeping our records up-to-date. This includes lot codes, ingredient specs, and certifications. This is no easy feat with 100 + products. Laura is a native of Milano, Italy, and has three sons. She is an avid gardener, and of course loves to cook with Honey Aleppo Pepper on fish and grilled veggies.
Director of Culinary Marketing
Carrie is our culinary marketing director. She works with distributors, brokers and retailers to market products for the VG brand, private label, and food service. She oversees the social + digital team, and manages the test kitchen. She loves traveling, skiing, and cooking. Her favorite blend is Mediterranean. She mixes it with fresh lemon and olive oil to make everything Greek - chicken gyros, lamb kofta, and grilled potato salad.
Eddie is our warehouse manager. He knows every ingredient of every blend, the weight of every product, and every allergan US and Canadian. Eddie manages the staff in the warehouse - this includes the glass washing station, the filling room, and the labeling area. Eddie loves soccer, mountain biking, and traveling. His favorite blend is Honey Aleppo Pepper on anything from the sea.
Shipping & Logistics Manager
Gordy is our shipping and logistics manager. Like Eddie, Gordy knows every postal rate for every courier, for every size box that we ship. He loads and unloads trucks from dock, and manages the pick-and-pack fulfillment team for website orders. You know Gordy is close by if you hear jingling keys. Once an eagle scout, always an eagle scout- he loves hiking, canoeing, and camping, his church community, and most of all spending time with his family. His favorite blend is Cracked Black Pepper Rub on char grilled steak.
Safety & Quality Assurance Manager
Danny is our Safety/Quality Assurance Manager. He ensures all the product in our warehouse, on shelf, and at your home is safe. He works with every single person at Victoria Gourmet on a daily basis in an effort to maintain accurate records and reports. Danny is fiercely passionate about allergens as his two kids both have food allergies. He loves food, photography, and motorsports His favorite blend is Honey Aleppo Pepper.
Megan is our graphic designer and digital media coordinator. She develops all of our package design, creates all of our digital content, and is the in-house food photogragher for our test kitchen. She is a horror movie junkie and her favorite blend is Smoky Paprika Chipotle - on tacos and avocado toast.