A desire to cook family recipes and leave a legacy for future generations led one successful mortgage banker to open a restaurant.
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The Hummus and Pita Co., Inc. founder Janice Axelrod has always been a mover and shaker. From working in prestigious law firms, founding Berkshire Financial Mortgage and now her most recent endeavor in creating an innovated chain of crave-able Mediterranean quick-service-restaurants. Janice hails from Brooklyn, New York and is the mother of three children and the grandmother of two granddaughters who are the light in her eyes. Growing up in ethnically diverse Brooklyn was the springboard for her love of Mediterranean cuisine as well as learning her craft from her Greek mother-in-law who shared her family recipes with her. Janice Axelrod is realizing her lifelong dream with unwavering ambition and determination in making this venture a family affair with her two sons and daughter. They all have contributed their combined know-how and creativeness in formulating the most healthy, delicious Mediterranean food in an atmosphere of warmth, well-being, and hospitality. Being true to their high values, standards, and integrity, this revolutionary venue has aroused an overwhelming response and has triggered huge interest in franchising across the country.