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Face Time with Debbie Torres

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

North Aurora resident Debbie Torres, 55, was working at the Olive Mill in Geneva when she answered eight questions from the Kane County Chronicle’s Al Lagattolla.

Where did you grow up? Sugar Grove

What was your first job? Hostess at the House of Plenty in Sugar Grove

What is your job at the Olive Mill? I am the store manager. My brother, Ed O’Connell, owns the store, and I manage it.

What’s the best part about working here? It’s been here eight years. Freshness is our biggest thing. We were the first store of this concept.

What do you sell? Extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars. We’ve got soap lotion products, stuffed olives, anything to do with olives.

What are your favorite local restaurants? Chianti’s and Wildwood

If you could be on any game show, what would it be? “Wheel of Fortune”

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? This is my first job in retail, and it’s been a lot of fun.

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