Chef Tony was born in Cairo, Egypt. His grandparents all came from the Aegean islands.
He has spent 48 years in the restaurant trade as a Chef, restaurant owner, culinary instructor, restaurant consultant, and cook-book author.
Studied and worked in South Africa from 1974 to 1994, another 20 professional years in Athens, Greece from 1994 to 2014 and since then living and working in the USA.
Founder of, TheGreekChef.us and Savor Greece channel on YouTube creating videos that promote the Greek tradition and gastronomic culture.
The 3 ingredients he stands by are, Greek salt, Greek herbs and Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil.