Our Story

Our Story

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Bes'Dam Soups were created in the Spring of 2005 by Ed Covino; a dedicated "foodie" and hotel manager.

With many years of professional experience in the Hotel and Restaurant Industry, he understands that quality and dedication to excellence is essential to success in this field. Ed holds an Associates Degree in Culinary Arts from Johnson and Wales University, as well as a Bachelors of Science Degree in Hospitality Management from Florida International University.

This education, as well as many years in the hotel and restaurant field has given him the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to prepare top-quality, delicious foods for thousands of satisfied customers.

Ed has been fortunate to have worked alongside top, world-renowned chefs, and has been graced with invaluable experience from them.

His previous employers include the renowned Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego, CA; Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, which entailed locations on the island of Hawaii, Atlanta, GA and Cambridge, MA; and Hilton Hotels Corporation.

Ed is married to his lovely wife Allison. They live on Long Island, NY with their son Eddie; and dogs, Ringo, Bandit and Apollo.

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