Carol Firenze founded the Passionate Olive in 2003. A noted author, educator and public speaker, Carol combines her knowledge, communication expertise and management consulting background with her love of the world of olive oil. She offers a variety of products and services related to the olive oil industry.
Carol Firenze may be the best advertisement for her own charming and cleverly written reference book packed with history and how-to information about olive oil. Her enthusiasm and vivaciousness about this liquid gold are contagious. A life-long educator and seasoned lecturer, Firenze’s passion for her lifework of studying and glorifying the olive is serious. At the end of her creative and dynamic lectures, her audiences truly share her passion.