Testimonials for Baklava

Our Baklava was featured in the News-Gazette Food Section Article (pages 1 & 2), July 14, 2004

We are confident that if you read the testimonials, you will order today.

- "I am sending a large tin to my boss in Florida. That will make her happy!" (December 2004)

- "What a way to reward our clients for Christmas! Wer want to send one to every important client we have." (December 2004)

- "I am having an open house and want to serve your baklava. It is wonderful." (December 2004)

- "Ok, here we go: I need some for a retirement party for a very nice professor at the U of I. Please include brochures and business cards as I am certain that many will want to know how to order it for themselves. Happens all the time! You baklava is awesome." (December 2004)

- "I have to tell you that my family ate all the baklava before I had a chance to have any. I am ordering more, and want to also order several as gifts for Christmas. This time, do not send it to my home. Send it to my office address. That way, I stand a chance of having some baklava for myself before my family eats it all." (December 2004)

- "I am very glad to have found your website--this is a great service and will share the info with the Armenian community of Westchester County, NY / NJ / CT." (December 10th, 2004)

- "I have to tell you that your site really intrigued me, and I enjoyed the many testimonials. After going through them all, I was sold. (December 11th, 2004)

- "Two years ago, we ordered baklava from someone else for our clients for Christmas and were very disappointed. The Baklava was old and stale. Then last year, we ordered from Harry and David and were disappointed again. However, you make your baklava fresh and ship it to order. That is awesome and worth every penny." (December 7th, 2004)

- "You are torturing me with your baklava. I am addicted :-) :-) " (October 10, 2004)

- "Our new client loved the baklava we sent to her. She said if our services prove to be as good as your baklava, we would definitely get more business from her." (Bob, Sales Manager, Chicago, IL - October 1, 2004)

- "Thanks for making us look good to our guests at the party. We served your baklava and it was great." (September 29, 2004)

- "My mother is Syrian and is now in her 90s. She stopped making baklava because it is a lot of work. Your baklava was excellent and delicious, and I would like to order more for the ladies in my office." (Chief Executive Officer of a firm, September 28, 2004)

- "My mother is Greek and my dad is Lebanese, so I "know" baklava. Yours is awesome baklava." (September 25, 2004)

- "This is the best baklava in North America. I am from the Bay Area and have tasted baklava from all over. This tops them all." (September 18, 2004)

- "I think you put a secret addictive ingredient in you baklava! After eating a couple of pieces, a person gets addicted! "  (Brian H., Illinois, August 21, 2004)

- "I haven't had baklava this good since I lived in a Greek neighbohood in Florida. Their baklava was wonderful, and yours is just as good."  (August 20, 2004)

- "My mother and grandmother made great baklava when they were still alive. They "knew" how to make baklava. Others do not know how to make baklava. Your baklava is as good as theirs. Obviously, you "know" how to make baklava."  (August 21, 2004)

- "We are Greek. My parents came from the old country. Your baklava passed my mother's "mamma" test. She said your baklava is absolutely wonderful. Believe me, the "mamma" is harder to pass than the FDA test."  (Nick, August 19, 2004)

- "I came because I read the baklava review in the newspaper. This is excellent baklava and the best I've ever had." (July 24, 2004)

- "I am here because of the article in the newspaper. This baklava is so good and now I know why." (July 24, 2004)

- "I was at a party last weekend and someone brought baklava. I took a bite but it was not the same quality as yours. I am spoiled by your baklava." (July 17, 2004)

- "This is heavenly. The newspaper was right." (July 17, 2004)

- "I never liked baklava before, but now that I tasted yours I am hooked." (July 17, 2004)

- "My husband does not like nuts, but since he tasted your baklava, he is addicted." (July 17, 2004)

- "Nice article in the newspaper. I am so glad I read it and came. This is superb. I want you to ship a box to my mother in California." (July 17, 2004)

- "I read the article and came to try it for myself. The article was right. This is great. (July 17, 2004)

- "That was a great article. I like that you make your own syrup. Just right. Not too heavy and not too sweet." (July 17, 2004)

- "That was a great review in the newspaper. I have tasted baklava from every store and restaurant in town. This is the best by far." (July 17, 2004)

- "I'm not sure if I did let you know how wonderful the baklava was. It was delivered fresh, promptly and looked and tasted wonderful. The guests all enjoyed it so much. It was a special touch for the wedding day. (The Jezarian Family, July 13, 2004)

- "I am Greek and bake my own Baklava. This is the first time I can say it is as good as my baklava or better." (June 26-2004)

- The receiver thanks the sender for the baklava gift:- "Thanks for the gift! I hope you didn't want me to save it for a special occasion (It was devoured pretty quickly! ). I hadn't had this type of dessert before, it was very good! ... Jan (my wife), several friends, and myself enjoyed it. (April 26, 2004 - Delton R., Fargo, North Dakota)

- "So far I have ordered two batches of your baklava as presents. My brother-in-law thought it was delicious and tasted authentic. He thought it tasted a lot like the baklava his mother made years ago (although, as he said, you are never supposed to say anything is as good as your mother's). I am ordering four large tins for my son's wedding. The wedding is at a hotel in Michigan. Please ship directly to the hotel so it arrives fresh." (Geraldine J., March 31, 2004)

- "Did receive it promptly and it was wonderful. Will be ordering more soon. Thanks" (JoAnn S., March 31, 2004)

- "This is so great! Why can't others make it as good as you do? Never mind: I don't need anyone else now that I can get yours." (December 20, 2003)

- "Gourmet... That name fits your baklava perfectly." (December 20, 2003)

- "My family is coming home for Christmas week. I want to have enough for them to snack all week." (December 20, 2003)

- "You have set a new standard for baklava in our home. My family will not eat any other brand." (December 20, 2003)

- "Look: I do not need a sample. I had it once and I got addicted. Now I am ordering several to give as gifts. Why should I be addicted alone :-) " (December 20, 2003)

- "Please ship as fast as you can. I really have to have it." (December 20, 2003)

- "A co-worker brought it to our church office party. It was so delicious! I am ordering two boxes to give as gifts." (December 20, 2003)

- "My wife and I argued about which ingredient made your baklava so excellent. We each have our own opinion. Therefore, I am ordering more so that we can continue our discussions (wink, wink)." (December 20, 2003)

- "Help! I am hooked on your baklava." (December 20, 2003)

- "Someone brought your baklava to an office party and now I am hooked. I want some for myself and to give as gifts." (December 20, 2003)

- "I had some two weeks ago and it was the best I have ever had. Now I need five boxes to give as Christmas gifts." (December 20, 2003)

- "This is the best. I need some in a big hurry for a hanukkah party. I hope you can accommodate" (December 20, 2003)

- "I gave it as a gift and the recipient moaned in delight as she ate the first piece." (December 19, 2003)

- "The baklava arrived safe and sound. It was in perfect condition. The tins still all neatly packed and wrapped. My husband's mom loved it. So did we. I would like to have another piece. I'm not sure it will make it to the party on Saturday night or not. Good thing I'm making cookies. We'll let you know what the recipients think of their gifts. I'm sure they'll be very happy. If they're not, we'll take it back." (December 18, 2003)

- "I had it shipped as a gift to our firm's accountant. She called to thank me and said it was the freshest baklava she has ever tasted. She usually tries to buy it at their local greek restaurant... but she said your baklava is so much better." (December 18, 2003)

- "If my wife finds out I bought some and ate it all before I got home, I will be in big trouble. So I'd better take some extra to last the journey." (December 13, 2003)

- "Much better than Harry and David." (December 9, 2003)

- "I love reading your testimonials. After tasting your baklava, I can relate to what your customers are saying." (December 8, 2003)

- "I am sending this to a doctor in Texas. He is a client of ours and I know he will love it." (December 8, 2003)

- "My friend told me I HAD to try your baklava. She said it was the best she has ever had." (December 6, 2003)

- "This is great. Please ship a box to my dad in Puerto Rico." (December 6, 2003)

- Customer says: "My mother was Greek. Your Baklava couldn't possibly be as good as hers." He takes a bite, and with a startled look on his face he exclaims: "This is excellent... Yes, truly excellent!" (December 6, 2003)

- "I came to get my fix" (November 29, 2003)

- "Everyone absolutely loved the baklava you sent us in the tin. Would you please ship 1200 pieces. We will be using them for the 'desserts around the world' activity." (We followed up with client after the activity. She said: "The baklava was a hit. Many people asked where we ordered them, and I gave them your name and web site address." (October 14, 2003)

- "I'll fight with my husband over the last piece of your baklava anytime!" (October 8, 2003)

- "Your baklava is Beyond WONDERFUL!" October 3, 2003)

- "I haven't had any dessert better... you obviously have gotten this down to a science." (October 3, 2003)

- "My wife and I fought over the last piece." (September 13, 2003)

- A customer of ours telling another Baklava vendor: "Your baklava is good, but the best baklava I've had is 'Baklava by Habeeb' from GourmetBaklava.com" (September 9, 2003)

- "This baklava is ten times better than Harry & David" (September 9, 2003)

- "When we visited Greece, I inquired about where to buy the best Baklava. It was superb. Now that I have tasted yours, I am certain it is a good if not better that what I had in Greece. Thank you." (September 6, 2003)

- "I came today to get my fix. I am addicted." (September 6, 2003)

- "When the holidays come, I am going to order this for our office's Christmas party." (September 6, 2003)

- "Your baklava is a 10. The others are a 5 at best." (August 2003)

- "Yum... yum... yum... yummy...!" (August 2003)

- "I bought your baklava as a birthday gift. It was extremely well-received. I am ecstatic because I normally have a hard time buying gifts, but now I do not have to dread it. I will buy your excellent baklava and it will be a big hit." (August 2003)

- "I did not know baklava could taste this good until I tried yours. Thanks." (August 2003)

- I will never eat any baklava other than yours again... ever!" (August 2003)

- "The baklava from Los Angeles and Chicago does not come close to yours. Yours is much better." (August 2003)

- "I bought some then got into the car and took a bite. It was soooo great I had to come back and buy more before leaving." (June 2003)

- "The Baklava I ate this Wednesday was the best I've ever tasted." (August 2003)

- "Yummy! ... Well, it is all gone. We enjoyed our treats from yesterday. I am going to send your web site address to my friends." (August 2003)

- "This Baklava is much better than what they sell at the Greek Restaurant in town. Why don't you talk to them about making Baklava for them?" (August 2003) P.S.: We have heard this countless times from our customers.

- "OK: I am now addicted to this Baklava." (August 2003)

- At a taste-testing event in an office in Downtown Columbus, Ohio: Colleague to Hostess: "This is superb. If there are any left, can I take it all home?" (August 2003)

- Conversation between two of our customers: "I am taking a party tray to a Christening I am attending in Chicago." Customer #2 replies: "You can get Baklava in Chicago. Wait till you get there to buy it." Customer #1 answers back: "This is much better than anything I have bought in Chicago." (August 2003)

- "I let one of my friends try it and she said it was the best pastry she's ever tasted." (August 2003)

- "My coworkers at the hospital kept talking about it and told me I had to come down and buy some. Now that I have tasted it, I know why they were so excited. This is terrific." (August 2003)

- "This is truly Gourmet Baklava. The best I've ever tasted." (July 2003)

- "Your customers are getting great pastry for an excellent price. When we auction your Baklava at our school's fund raisers, each tray goes for $150 to $200. One tray was auctioned for $300." (July 2003)

- "Your Baklava is good enough to give to Presidents and Heads of State. Our firm is ordering trays for our top clients." (July 1999)

- Your Baklava is the BEST I have ever had... hands down." (April 2002)

- "I did not think I would ever like Baklava. I didn't even like walnuts before, but my wife insisted that I try it. Now I am hooked and I eat it all the time." (June 2003)

- "Please open a store in downtown Chicago. You will have customers galore." (April 2001)

- "Having never had Baklava before, I did not know whether I would like it or not. When we had yours, my husband and I fought over the last piece." (July 2003)

- "My husband does not like nuts, then he had your Baklava. Now he orders it all the time. I never thought I could get him to eat nuts, but your Baklava did it." (June 2003)

- "We ordered two last time. It was so good that I am ordering ten this time. I am giving them as gifts to my family and friends." (June 2003)

- "Your Baklava was the hit of the evening. I am always at a loss for what to take to parties, so when I took a tray of your Baklava, it was the talk of the night. Everyone kept asking for the recipe, so I lied and told them I made it myself and that I could not give them the recipe because it was a family secret. Sorry." (April 2000)

- "Decadent, delectable, delicious, delightful." (April 2000)

- "I have never had such Gourmet Baklava. Nothing even comes close! WOW!" (June 2003)

- "The best Baklava I have ever had... and I've had many." (June 2003)

- "This is superb. My mother was Greek and made Baklava all the time. This is as good as hers if not better." (June 2003)

- "Wow! I want all my friends and family to taste your Baklava. I am ordering enough for everyone." (June 2003)

P.S. This page documented only a few of the testimonials we have received and heard. Many more have not been included. Keywords: Baklava by Habeeb, Baklava by Habib, Habib Baklava, Habeeeb Baklava. Thanks.

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