Amedeo Costantino has successfully been in the restaurant business for over 35 years. A native of Italy, Amedeo opened his first Four Star Hotel and restaurant in 1965 on the Italian Riviera. Realizing his passion for cooking Amedeo ventured to open a restaurant ocean side in Italy in 1968, accommodating 100 patrons, his restaurant was a success. A married man now, Amedeo wanted the best possible opportunity for his family. In 1972 Amedeo decided to move his family. In 1972 Amedeo decided to move his family to the United States of America. His first year in America Amedeo partnered with Anthony’s Deli in Arcadia, bringing a new flair to their menu. In 1976 Amedeo embarked on his own and opened Primo Gourmet on Lake Avenue in Pasadena.