Despina Georgiou, far right, opened Despina Cafe at 57, and makes all of the restaurant’s dishes from scratch. She works with her family, including Mike Georgiou, from left to right, Pete Peranzo, Ria Peranzo, 4-month-old Nicholas Georgiou, Marianne Georgiou, George Georgiou and her husband Panos Georgiou, who’s holding grandson Alexander Georgiou.
Despina Georgiou, far right, opened Despina Cafe at 57, and makes all of the restaurant’s dishes from scratch. She works with her family, including Mike Georgiou, from left to right, Pete Peranzo, Ria Peranzo, 4-month-old Nicholas Georgiou, Marianne Georgiou, George Georgiou and her husband Panos Georgiou, who’s holding grandson Alexander Georgiou. TERI SAYLOR
Despina Georgiou, far right, opened Despina Cafe at 57, and makes all of the restaurant’s dishes from scratch. She works with her family, including Mike Georgiou, from left to right, Pete Peranzo, Ria Peranzo, 4-month-old Nicholas Georgiou, Marianne Georgiou, George Georgiou and her husband Panos Georgiou, who’s holding grandson Alexander Georgiou. TERI SAYLOR

Woman starts Despina's Cafe from scratch at the age of 57

February 02, 2015 5:05 PM