Taste authentic Italian gelato at new Gelato & Co. in Astoria

Oct 20, 2017 882

You can now get authentic Italian gelato in Astoria — and we really do mean authentic. A new gelato spot was opened during Labor Day Weekend by Italian Francesco D’Ambrosio, who moved to Astoria four years ago, and his five business partners in Italy, some of whom come from families who have been making gelato in Sicily for generations.

Gelato & Co. (29-02 23rd Ave., Astoria) uses these family recipes for its gelato, and a staff member even came over from Italy to teach the employees how to make the dessert. The gelato is made fresh in the gelateria every day using all Italian ingredients, except for the milk. The equipment is from Italy, too, and D’Ambrosio said that it was the best of the best: it’s “the Ferrari of gelato machines.”

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SOURCE: http://qns.com

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