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Bottega Americano

the work : new website, menus and marketing material

Bottega Americano was San Diego’s most highly anticipated restaurant opening in 2014, and subsequently was named San Diego Magazine’s Best New Restaurant in 2015. Zagat named them one of the hottest new Italian restaurants in the U.S. Their concept includes full-service dining, a swanky bar and a marketplace with specialty coffee, meals to go and foodie goods.

Branding had been defined by the owners prior to my joining the team, so designing with clear guidelines has been quite a pleasure.  Their fantastic floral logo was designed by the brilliant minds at Schoos Design.


An extension of the restaurant experience with its vintage Italian glam feel, the website is also feature-rich and easy to navigate.

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Logo design for Centro Tavola, their chef’s table concept, a no holds barred dining experience that treats guests to an exclusive experience in the center of their exciting dining room.


This image shows both sides of a 14″x11″ sheet that is folded 3 times. As you unfold it, the 5 reasons are revealed one by one.

We wanted a playful message that conveyed the many aspects of Bottega Americano and its unique personality.


As residents of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Bottega Americano treats the students as part of the family. This design was part of their outreach campaign to distribute information about their student meal offerings.