Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Caff Trieste is a chain of six Italian-themed coffeehouse plus one retail store in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. The Caffe Trieste was opened in 1956 by Giovanni Giotta (aka "Papa Gianni"), who in 1950 had emigrated to San Francisco, California, from the small fishing town of Rovigno, Italy (now part of Croatia). Missing the espresso houses of Trieste, Italy, Giotta opened his own cafe. Caffe Trieste is said to be the first espresso house on the West Coast. The original Caff Trieste in San Francisco's North Beach quickly became popular among the neighborhood's primarily Italian residents. "It was all Italian people," Giotta said of the neighborhood, "But I got the American people to like cappuccino." Papa Gianni Giotta is known as "The Espresso Pioneer," both in Italy and America, earning the label by having brought Espresso and Cappuccino to the West Coast, thus starting the Espresso Movement seen today. The company's Licensing Program promises to open, on a one-by-one, "non cookie-cutter" basis, more Trieste locations in the SF Bay Area, Northern California, Southern California, the Southwest and East Coast areas.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 254g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134980226
  • 9786134980227