This week, Starbucks will unveil the Milan Reserve Roastery, its first store in Italy. It’s only the third Starbucks Roastery in the world, and it represents the full circle of a dream that began nearly four decades ago when Howard Schultz visited Milan. Today, the Roastery is an homage to Italian culture and a celebration of coffee art and innovation.
Last year, Liz Muller began sketching ideas for what would become the first Starbucks in Italy. This week, as she prepares for the opening of the Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Milan, the company’s chief design officer provides a rare glimpse into her life and creative process.
Howard Schultz, chairman emeritus of Starbucks, visited Milan’s Bocconi University Tuesday evening to share stories, advice and entrepreneurial wisdom from his life and career with business students.
For the first time, Starbucks customers in the U.S. and Canada* will have the opportunity to purchase a must-have piece from the ban.do + Starbucks limited-edition collection that includes drinkware, notebooks and more.
Partners da tutti gli angoli d’Italia e del mondo sono ormai alle ultime fasi di preparazione prima dell’apertura della nuova Starbucks Reserve Roastery di Milano. Dicono di essere ansiosi di dare al mondo un’esperienza unica riguardo al caffè, al cibo artigianale e all’ospitalità italiana.
Partners from all corners of Italy and the globe are in the final stages of preparation before opening the doors of the new Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Milan. They say they’re eager to give the world a one-of-a-kind experience with coffee, artisanal food and Italian hospitality.
Giampaolo Grossi, general manager of the new Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Milan, has led a far-flung life. The son of a Florentine banker, he spent his twenties playing professional football and his thirties moving quickly through the ranks of upscale bars and restaurants around the world. Now he’s embarking on his grandest adventure yet.
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