A little bit of Italy opens in Homer

Jul 12, 2016 1204

On a trip to the Spit one can find freshly cooked seafood, gift shops, fishing charters, tourists from a variety of places and, now, gelato. Nestled in between AK Starfish Co. and Alpaca Connection, Carmen's Gelato serves up authentic Italian gelato, made by 29-year-old Homer native Carmen Ricciardi. Previously, Carmen's Gelato existed as a cart that sold gelato on the streets of Anchorage, starting out when he was 25.

Ricciardi rented a kitchen in Girdwood and spent the nights producing batches of gelato and sorbetto before commuting into Anchorage to sell his unique product to Alaskans. "For the last three years it's pretty much been 18 hours a day, 7 days a week in the summer time," Ricciardi said. "I just wake up, work, fall asleep when I feel like I'm done."

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Source: http://homernews.com/

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