Who We Are
In a world of big-box retailers, knowing where our food comes from is important to us. At Concord Market, we strive to offer our community and visitors carefully selected specialty foods, including fresh cooked meals and baked goods, small batch packaged goods, artisanal cheeses, charcuterie, craft beers, and wines. We work hard to find items that are made sustainably by people committed to crafting high quality, hand-made products. We also work to get to know our customers on a personal level. This allows us to provide an in-depth understanding of the products they like We strive to provide a welcoming atmosphere and an all-around enjoyable shopping experience.
General Manager & Beverage Director
After receiving his degree in business administration from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Manny worked at Whole Foods, first as a marketing intern, and then as a member of the marketing team. He went on to work with the Tom First, the founder of Nantucket Nectars, at Concord Provisions, in Concord, MA working his way up from Assistant Manager to General Manager.
Armine Roat joins our team with many years in the specialty food business, including more than ten years at the Cheese Shop in Concord, MA. Her passion for specialty food and cheese is infectious.
Gonzalez studied to be a pastry chef at Miami Culinary Institute and was selected as an intern at Tuyo Restaurant, where he worked his way up to Head Pastry Chef under mentors Chef Norman Van Aken, Pastry Chef Max Santiago and Chef Victor Santos. In 2015, Gonzalez made his Boston debut at the esteemed Bistro du Midi working alongside Executive Chef Robert Sisca, during which time he was recognized as an Eater Young Guns Semi-Finalist, afterward, Gonzalez head the pastry department at the highly anticipated Cultivar in the Ames Hotel featuring an in-house bread program and selection of rotating, produce-driven desserts to complement the New England food scene.