Name: Hera Ambrosio
Title: Owner of Zingara
City you live in: Scottsdale.
A typical day in my life includes… coffee and wine for sure, everything else in between at the moment is a surprise.
I was born… in Vila Velha, on the southeast coast of Brazil.
My favorite thing about Arizona… the blue skies
I’m listening to… Another Love by Tom Odell
My family… We are all very active, and there is always something happening between my kids, parents, siblings, and the restaurant there is always entertainment. It’s a reality show, at least an 8 season Netflix show.
If I could have dinner with anyone, it would be… my dad, he moved to Mexico a couple of years ago, and I don’t get to have dinner with him too often anymore.
One thing I cannot live without… Pasta
When I was younger, I wanted to be… a fashion designer
I’m inspired by… Travel, cultures, my kids.
The person/people who motivate(s) me is/are… Me myself and I.
If I could change anything in the world, it would be… World Peace
The perfect day would be… spent relaxing on a beach somewhere.
My first job was… babysitting.
My favorite escape… Beach, always
My life… is freedom.
I’m currently working on… a few new items for the dinner menu for the upcoming season.
Always… think positively, somehow it always helps.
Never… say never.
Favorite Quote… The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Biggest Dream… Continue to grow my concept around the valley and other states.
My Pet Peeve(s)… People without common sense
Bio-on yourself/company: Inspired by a collection of meaningful points around the globe, Zingara sources only the finest specialty foods, organic ingredients, bespoke gifts, everyday staples, and handcrafted coffee in Scottsdale.
Here, friends can meet for a homemade pastry. Neighbors can run into each other over a latte. A fresh-made, grab-and-go lunch is always waiting for you. And in the evenings, come sip some wine and have a bite to eat.
Join us in celebrating our Italian roots and honoring the many cherished places we’ve had the pleasure of calling home.