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D' Amico Coffee Roasters, Brooklyn, New York. In early 1948, Emanuel D’Amico rented a brownstone storefront at number 309 Court Street in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Carroll Gardens. D'Amico is the third generation family owned business.

Emanuel, a sea merchant from Palermo, Sicily, left his home some twenty years prior -- one of the over 4 million Italians who immigrated to America seeking their fortune in the New World. He’d lost all he had in a failed Pasta Company endeavor and New York seemed his last chance to make things right. For a number of years he worked odd jobs and began a number of side ventures, but none were too successful. A number of years later, after sending for his wife under a U.S. sponsored amnesty program, the two reunited in Brooklyn and shortly after opened the doors to D’Amico Foods. D’Amico Foods originally set their sights on coffee. In 1948, there were few cafes and most coffee consumed was mass produced, undrinkable swill. With an AJ Deer Royal Roaster, Emanuel became one of the first small batch, roast to order Brooklyn roasters. The max capacity of the machine was a mere 10 pounds, ensuring that all coffee which left D’Amico Foods was fresh. He was revolutionary in his approach and developed quite a following amongst the Italian immigrant population in Carroll Gardens. With each batch Emanuel pulled, the rich aroma of fresh roasted coffee spilled out into the neighborhood.

 
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WHERE
Address: 309 Court St
Borough: Brooklyn
City: New York
State: NY
Zip: 11231
Phone: 718-875-5403

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