An international award winning mixologist and sommelier, Jacopo is co-owner and executive bartender of Firenze Osteria is Toluca Lake, CA, a business partnership with Chef Fabio Viviani, his best friend since age 12.
The two charming Italian-born professionals have a new cookbook, Cafe Firenze Cookbook: Mangia e Bevi. In addition to managing their restaurant, they frequently travel for book signings and appearances at culinary events. Included in their spring tour were demonstrations with food and beverage pairings at Taste! Gourmet Expo and Trade Show in Myrtle Beach, SC, May 14-16.