January 22, 2019

Alexandra Kicenik Devarenne

Alexandra Kicenik Devarenne, a graduate of UC Berkeley, is an international olive oil consultant, writer, and educator, and the co-founder of Extra Virgin Alliance (EVA), an international non-profit trade association dedicated to olive oil quality. An official olive oil taste panel member since 2003, she has been involved in organizing and teaching olive oil courses at domestic and international venues since 2004 and serves as a judge and advisor at numerous olive oil competitions in the U.S. and abroad. Among her publications is the reference book Olive Oil: A Field Guide.