‘Tis the Season to Enjoy Bellinis

This December, our authentic Italian restaurants are thrilled to feature one of our guests’ long-time favorite cocktails – Bellini as the monthly Artisan Cocktail Facebook offer. Invented in Venice by a bar owner named Giuseppe Cipriani, Bellini is now one of Italy's most popular drinks. Since the cocktail’s unique pink color reminded Cipriani of the color of the toga of a saint in a painting by 15th-century Venetian artist Giovanni … [Read more...]

Passionate About November

This month, we’re excited to feature a new addition to our drink menu which will also serve as our monthly Artisan Cocktail Facebook offer. Our Prosecco Passion is bursting with fall flavors that will brighten up even the gloomiest of your November days and nights. This artisan cocktail recipe includes a blend Absolut vodka, Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur, Funkin passion fruit puree, Maschio prosecco served over ice. Prosecco Passion … [Read more...]

The Spirits of the Fall

This October, our authentic Italian restaurants are proud to introduce several new artisan cocktails that are even more colorful than the fall foliage. Our new fall mixed drinks were crafted exclusively for our restaurants by Il Fornaio mixologists and feature top-shelf spirits and premium ingredients. Put a “sparkle” in your weekend brunch by indulging in our newly improved favorite, Mimosa, made with Maschio Prosecco and orange … [Read more...]

Artisan Cocktail: Pomegranita

This month's Artisan Cocktail is quite the crowd pleaser. Il Fornaio's "Pomegranita" is a delicious Italian version of the beloved margarita. The Pomegranita is the perfect cocktail to help us all transition from summer to fall. We are not quite ready to give up the long warm nights of summer, but with school back in session and the days getting shorter, it's a reality we must face. This isn't your normal pomegranate margarita recipe. The … [Read more...]