From Boxer to Barista: A Story of Love and the Fine Art of Italian Coffee!
Hear the story of Vincenzo Imparato, former Professional Boxer and Italian super-middleweight Champion of Italy and founder of Si Espresso. Along with his business partner and wife, Adriana they will talk about life in Italy, the art of Italian coffee and life lessons of his boxing career which spans 30+ years. These two Staten Islanders are very passionate about their work, life and the art of coffee!
About the speakers:
Vincenzo and Adriana met in Italy, while she was a Global Sales Executive in luxury goods for a Fortune 500 company.
Now they are life and business partners! Si Espresso distributes espresso coffee, which hails from Vincenzo’s hometown to restaurants, cafes, and offices throughout the tri-state area. They are ready to share the secrets to a perfect espresso and insights on what makes espresso so special!
Through the online store on their website www.si-espresso.com , they also ship their coffee for home use to clients nationwide. The most fascinating part of their business is probably their Barista Coffee Bar for Weddings & Celebrations which they will share with us. They have appeared on MTV’s Jersey Shore Family Vacation, the Food Network’s NYC Wine & Food Festival and have been part of many celebrity weddings and corporate events.