In 130 years, Fior d’Italia has only had four sets of owners. When there was no ‘new blood’ to take over for the original proprietors, ‘The Fior’ was bought by a group composed of North Beach natives Sergio and Larry Nibbi, Charles Ramorino, Achille Pantaleoni, and Armanino. Their efforts and investments revived the restaurant, but they opted to sell the business to Bob and Jinx Larive and Hamish and Rosi Fordwood in 1990.
Executive Chef Gianni Audieri and his wife Trudy took ownership of Fior d’Italia in October 2012, and they are dedicated to continuing the tradition of delicious food and fantastic service.
If you’re hungry for more Fior d’Italia history, check out “The Fabulous Fior: Over 100 Years in an Italian Kitchen” by Francine Brevetti! Download a copy here