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Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Negroni Cocktail June 24-30 at these spots:


In celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the Negroni, Casati’s will be participating in Negroni Week Monday, June 24 through Sunday, June 30. For $12, guests will be offered a tasting of three different Negroni cocktails, or one of the selections solo for just $9. Created one century ago in Florence, Italy, Italy Count Camillo Negroni created what is now the “Negroni” cocktail.

Casati’s, the family-owned, modern Italian restaurant will be offering a special menu of Negronis including the Conte Camilo Negroni, comprised of Campari, Gin and Vermouth Rosso, the Sbagliato, which includes Campari, Vermouth Rosso and Prosecco, among many other offerings. 

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Caffè Umbria

Caffè Umbria, a Seattle-based artisan coffee roaster, will participate in the 7th annual Negroni Week. Caffé Umbria has created a special edition Negroni Week Blend in celebration of 100 years of the Negroni. From Monday, June 24 through Wednesday, July 31, all Caffè Umbria locations in Chicago will sell 12-ounce bags of the exclusive blend for $15 and five-pound bags for $85. The bags will also be available for purchase online. $1 from each bag sold will benefit No Kid Hungry, a charity working to end child hunger in America. The cafés will also offer the Negroni Week Blend as a cold brew. Made primarily with Mexican and Kenyan coffees, this full-bodied blend embodies the flavors of the classic Negroni cocktail. Master Roaster Emanuele Bizzarri explains, “Given our Italian roots, we love Campari at Caffè Umbria in all its beautiful, tasty iterations, so we were very excited when given the opportunity to create a coffee blend for Negroni Week. It was a bit of a challenge to create a coffee that captures the essence and taste of this iconic and familiar cocktail – bitter, sweet, herbaceous and citrusy. I chose the Mexico for the bitter-sweet taste and the Kenya for its citrusy aroma. I roasted the coffee medium-light to bring out the full potential of those flavors, resulting in a blend that any Negroni lover would appreciate." 

LOCATIONS & SPECIALS: CHICAGORiver North- 346 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654 Logan Square- 2545 West Armitage, Chicago, IL 60647

  • 12-ounce bags of Negroni Week Blend, $15
  • Cold Brew coffee using Negroni Week Bend (non-alcoholic), $4.50 (12-ounce); $5 (16-ounce)

Torchio Pasta Bar

In celebration of the 7th annual Negroni Week this June, Torchio Pasta Bar in River North has created four signature Negroni cocktails available for $13 each. The drinks will be available from Monday, June 24 through Sunday, June 30 and $1 from each cocktail sold will benefit CORE (Children of Restaurant Employees). Named after C.O.R.E., the cocktails will include the Classic Negroni (Gin, Carpano Classico Campari), Off-Beat Negroni (Gin, Suze, Cocchi Americano), Regal Negroni (Gin, Cappelletti, Averna) and the Elated Negroni (Gin, Sauvignon Blanc, Campari). 

CORE grants support to children of food and beverage service employees navigating life-altering circumstances. In times of extreme strain brought on by family death, injury or diagnosed medical condition, loss of home, or other sudden or extreme circumstances, food and beverage families can become overwhelmed financially and emotionally. CORE is the nationally recognized community of support for all food and beverage service families in need by ensuring they feel cared for and valued.

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Sable Kitchen & Bar

In tandem with Negroni Week, June 24-30, Beverage Director Jenee Craver will be offering the three varieties below at Sable Kitchen & Bar. A $2 for every cocktail will be donated to No Kid Hungry, a charity working to end childhood hunger in America.

·        Bogart’s Revenge: Basil Hayden, China China, Campari ($14)

·        Tropical Negroni: Coconut fat-washed Tanqueray, Pineapple-infused Campari, Carpano Bianco ($14)

·        Negroni: Plantation Pineapple Rum, Campari, Carpano Bianco ($14)

·        Dealer’s Choice: Roll the Campari Dice ($12)

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Negroni Cocktail at Sable Kitchen & Bar (Photo Courtesy of Sable)


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