The Cipriani namesake dates back to 1931 when Giuseppe Cipriani opened Harry’s Bar in Venice. Fast forward four generations, the brand has evolved into world-class hotels, restaurants and residences across the globe.
We had the opportunity to catch up with Ignazio Cipriani, a fourth-generation involved in the family business to talk all about the exciting history and evolution of the brand. Spearheading the Mr. C Hospitality projects, Cipriani aims to explore the European glamor of the timeless brand, with an emphasis on his modern eye.
My brother and I have been breathing hospitality since we were kids and were lucky enough to embrace the passion for good food, good service, warm hospitality from great mentors like my father and grandfather. It was never about too many words but about watching them serving people with love and always striving for quality in every detail of the business and this has been the best school.
The Cipriani footprint expands across many states and nations, is there a specific location that means the most to you and your family?
Mr. C Residences and Hotels are a relatively new venture, why was it important to transition into this space?
The Mr. C legacy is expanding into a full 360-degree hospitality brand with its residences in Coconut Grove and Dubai, how has this venture differed from your other hospitality endeavors?
The residential evolution of the Mr. C brand continues the path of sophistication design, dedicate attention to wellness amenities including beautifully landscaped areas, spa and fitness, dining customized solutions and a variety of serviced lifestyle experiences.
How do you see the Mr. C brand evolving in the next few years?