How San Francisco fog inspired a Florentine mixologist

An Italian cocktail with a San Francisco twist

Kaylee Denmead
February 5, 2015

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Jacopo Rosito is a Florentine with San Franciscan dreams and a talent for mixing cocktails. Rosito was the mixologist at the Four Seasons Florence hotel before spending a year in the States, interning as a waiter. Experiencing a new culture provided Rosito with plenty of creative ideas that he’s now brought back to his hometown.

He was particularly inspired by one of San Francisco’s signature attributes: the fog surrounding the Golden Gate Bridge. While enjoying the best of the West Coast, he inventively mixed two cultures and created his new signature drink, The Golden Gate Negroni. This spin on the classic Florentine cocktail is created with the following ingredients:

 

1 OZ Gin N° 209 (made in San Francisco)

1 OZ Campari, coffee infused

1 OZ Mancino Rosso Amaranto (Vermouth)

2 DROPS Orange Bitter

 

Jacopo debuted his original cocktail last Friday at Plaz, a restaurant and bar on via Pietrapiana. jr

 

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