Curtis Cord

Founder and President, NYIOOC

Curtis Cord is the founding publisher of Olive Oil Times, president of the NYIOOC and executive director of the Olive Oil Sommelier Program at the International Culinary Center.

2019 NYIOOC
Judging Panel

The judging panel for the world’s most important olive oil competition is an all-star team of tasting professionals from 13 countries.

Carola Dümmer Medina

Chile

Brígida Jiménez Herrera

Spain

Antonio Giuseppe Lauro

Italy

Alicia Moya Valenzuela

Chile

Suzan Kantarci Savas

Turkey

Konstantinos Liris

Greece

Esteban Santipolio

Argentina

Fernando Martínez Román

Spain

Olfa Baccouri

Tunisia

Giuseppe Di Lecce

Italy

Eleftheria Germanaki

Greece

Paul Vossen

United States

Karolina Brkić Bubola

Croatia

Miciyo Yamada

Japan

Fabienne Roux

France

Lina Smith

United States

Sandro Marquez

Brazil

Mahdi Fendri

Tunisia

Mirella Zanetic

Croatia