• Marco Zappia's Road Back to the Bar

    1 month ago - By Imbibe Magazine

    Marco Zappia at Martina in Minneapolis.
    At just 26 years old, Marco Zappia's career has already followed a trajectory many in the bar industry would envy. Starting out as a dishwasher at 17 in his hometown of Minneapolis, Zappia worked his way up the restaurant ranks and eventually landed behind the bar. His charisma and ambition quickly caught the attention of Bittercube co-founders Nick Kosevich and Ira Koplowitz, who recruited him to run the bar at their popular Eat Street Social. “From there I fell in love with cocktails, the culture,” he says. At 20, he was named a partner in the...
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