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Emphasis on Handmade

Published October 04. 2012 1:00PM   Updated October 04. 2012 1:40PM

Taking its name from the Greek word for handmade, Organon in Chester offers gourmet-to-go meals; a variety of organic, gluten-free, and dairy-free products; pre-cooked lunches and dinners; and gourmet sandwiches and salads. All of the pre-cooked meals are made on premises by the full-time savory and pastry chefs on staff. A weekly suggestion chalkboard helps owners Pantelis “Peter” Kehayias and Yuko Hashimoto-Kehayias fill the shelves.

Organon prides itself on carrying many local, New Enlgand products, as well as those from half a dozen Chester-based businesses and farms. Kehayias and Hashimoto-Kehayias travel to farms and farmers markets to make contacts and source products, ensuring quality.

A delivery service is available within a 10-mile radius of Organon.

Prior to opening Organon, Peter Kehayias owned and operated Pattaconck 1850 Bar & Grill for 10 years before moving to Manhattan. He’s been back in the area for three years.



56 Middlesex Avenue





Hours: Monday to Friday,

9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday and

Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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