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Leadership Team

Smart and agile team with hands-on experience and decades of innovation, brand building, sales, manufacturing expertise and business savvy.


Ali Keshavarz
President, Table First Foods
Founder, Peasant Pies, Inc.

Developed Peasant Pies concept. Responsible for sales and marketing for the retail stores. Single-handedly built wholesale business with top retailers, including Whole Foods Market, Andronico’s, Mollie Stone’s Markets, Gus’s Community Market, and New Leaf Markets.

PJ Sartorio
Table First Foods

Since 1993, launched and built a series of consumer brands in  Conventional and Natural Food categories in Refrigerated and Frozen retail food markets. Oversaw operations of start-ups from initial launch to buyout. Has skills, industry relationships, and track record to capitalize on the current opportunity taking place in Natural and BFY food categories.


Tom Atherstone
President and Founder
Glass Onion Catering

Initial Manufacturer for Peasant Pies Project

Started Glass Onion in his garage as a one man show in 1993 and built a $25M business that is USDA, RTE, Frozen, Organic, and SQF II. As many as two-hundred employees make products for Trader Joes, Costco, Whole Foods, Lucky/Savemart, Urban Remedy, HEB, United, American Airlines, Williams Sonoma, and Harry & David.

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