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Our Story

In 1991, we started Paramount Caviar in pursuit of providing the highest quality caviar to the most discerning palates. Over the years, our caviar has been experienced in the country's most high-end restaurants and hotels, and now in the comfort of your home. No matter where you are or what the occasion is, caviar should be a celebrated experience. We are honored to serve you and to be a part of your memories.

Caspian Heritage

Our story begins with our founder's, Hossein Aimani's, upringing in Iran's Caspian Sea region. It was on the shores of the Caspian Sea that Hossein saw sturgeons be caught and caviar be harvested to be sold in local markets. Growing up, Hossein fondly remembers many family celebrations with Iranian caviar being served on freshly toasted bread and traditional Iranian tea.

Hossein Aimani in 1985

Two Paths to Luxury

In the '80s, Hossein built his caviar expertise by selling to New York's elite restaurants, including Le Bernardin and The Waldorf Astoria. Meanwhile, Amy Arrow-Aimani was leading luxury retail and gift divisions at New York's Bergdorf Goodman before she moved to Neuchatel Chocolates to lead their North American sales division.

Hossein Aimani and Amy Arrow-Aimani in 1991

Caviar's Love Story

Finally, one fateful summer day, Hossein and Amy found themselves on opposite sides of the aisle at the New York Fancy Food Show where Hossein was representing another caviar brand and Amy was representing Neuchatel Chocolates. The two had dinner that night and three years later in 1991, Paramount Caviar was born.

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Our Caviar Offerings

The Caviar Service Gift Set

Caviar for Retail Purchase

We invite retail consumers to order caviar from us online or in our Long Island City showroom. Our caviar is freshly packed per order with no preservatives.

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Hossein Aimani with Chef Eric Ripert of Le Bernardin

Caviar for Wholesale

As the choice of great chefs everywhere, we have partnered with chefs, seafood distributors, luxury hospitality groups, and caterers to have our caviar on their menus.

Chef Emeril Lagasse Caviar Collection

Corporate Gift Offerings

To give the gift of caviar is to honor the recipient. Many organizations have gifted our custom designed caviar gifts or have arranged for virtual caviar tastings for their staff members or clients. We provide private labeling services so your gifts are presented with your organization's branding.

Amy Arrow Aimani at The Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman

Caviar Tastings

Our passion for caviar comes through in the caviar itself and in our love of educating consumers and restaurant industry professionals. We offer in person caviar tastings in our Caviar Vault in Long Island City or virtual caviar tastings over Zoom. In Person caviar tastings at your location are available upon request.

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Importation Disclaimer

All of our imported caviar is sustainably farm raised from around the world and is imported with CITES certificates. Paramount Caviar partners with sturgeon farms that prioritize sustainability and high adherence to the home country's and the United States' regulations around sturgeon farming. In accordance with US federal law, Paramount Caviar does not import any wild caviar from any country.