Irene came to Philadelphia from Italy and started working at Oteri’s South Philadelphia store in 1972. She currently performs customer service in all three Oteri’s locations, and is beloved by Oteri’s customers everywhere. Irene is a true Oteri’s treasure!
Lisa started working in the family business in the late 1970s at age 13. All of her education came on the job at the knee of her father, Thomas and her grandfather, Anthony who passed along the knowledge they had acquired from Gaetano and the Italian culinary and baking tradition. In 1996, Lisa assumed a larger role in the operation, working with Thomas to help grow the business before taking over his role upon his passing in 2006.