GRNFC and the 2016 Amgen Tour of California

Giuseppe Restaurants & Fine Catering Signs on as Official Culinary Partner of the San Diego Local Organizing Committee – 2016 Amgen Tour of California


San Diego is set to play host to the first stage of the 2016 Amgen Tour of California, starting May 15. Giuseppe Restaurants & Fine Catering is proud to announce that it is the Official Culinary Partner of the San Diego Local Organizing Committee – 2016 Amgen Tour of California, helping increase event awareness, and show support to both participants and enthusiasts of this elite sporting event.

Chef Giuseppe is an endurance athlete and avid cyclist. He stands behind his mantra: “Mangia Bene e Vivi Meglio,” which means, “Eat Well and Live Better,” making a partnership with the Tour of California, the largest annual spectator sporting event in California and largest cycling event in North America, a natural fit.


“We are excited to have the 2016 Amgen Tour of California kick-off in America’s Finest City and are honored to be a partner,” said Ciuffa. “I am passionate about health and fitness, as well as only the best food which is reflected in the food I create for my customers. When the opportunity came up, I knew it was a perfect fit and a great opportunity to showcase our city and the thousands of cyclists, visitors and spectators that will take part in it.”


Chef Giuseppe and his culinary team will also be catering for over 1,100 VIP’s and athletes at the San Diego finish line, serving nutritional dishes made from the best produce while also mixing in seasonal flavors and making the ingredients shine in every dish.

The cycling chef owns Giuseppe Restaurants & Fine Catering, a thriving culinary enterprise comprised of three restaurants: Bottega Americano in San Diego’s East Village; Caroline’s Seaside Cafe at the UCSD Scripps Institute of Oceanography Seaside Forum; and Museum Café at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla. His flagship business Giuseppe’s Fine Catering is highly sought after by high-profile brands to cater events ranging from intimate dinners to charity galas. His client lists includes the who’s who of San Diego business and fashion including the San Diego Chargers, San Diego Padres, Ferrari and Maserati of San Diego, Telsa, Hermes, Missoni, Prada and Tiffany & Co., just to name a few.

Chef Giuseppe is also an active member of the philanthropic community, personally raising thousands of dollars for the Challenged Athletes Foundation through the Million Dollar Challenge ride and other events. In addition, he is a board member of PEERS Network, a group of CEOs that focuses on local philanthropy and business growth.

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