The Oil of Champions – Rio Olympics
For the second consecutive Olympic Games, the family we buy our olive oils and vinegars from was selected by the official US Caterer to nourish the US Olympic pavilions in Rio serving our athletes and international press.
Chef Crisafulli selected over 30 oils and vinegars to be featured in various dishes and to be used as dressings. – “What makes these products so special are the many years this family has partnered with olive oil producers all over the world, ensuring they produce according to their criteria to extract the maximum health benefits and taste from the olives. Procuring all over the world allows them to follow the season and to constantly sell very fresh oils.”
This year Crisafulli bought extra virgin oils: Italian Favalosa, Spanish Arbequina, Chilean Picual, Australian Picholine, Australian Coratina, Chilean Koroneki, Chilean Coratina. He also bought infused and fused oils: Wild Rosemary, Tuscan Herb, Eureka Lemon, Baklouti Green Chili, Basil, Wild Dill, Herbs De Provence, Persian Lime, Mushroom and Sage, Chipotle, Cilantro and Onion, Harissa, California Walnut Oil, Italian Truffle Oil. The balsamic vinegar he bought include: Neapolitan Herb, Blackberry Ginger, Fig, Traditional, Mango, Jalapeno, Peach, Sicilian Lemon.