Inside Piccolina Gelateria, Australia’s chicest gelato chain

The brand recently opened a pop-up at Chadstone Shopping Centre in Melbourne. Supplied
The brand recently opened a pop-up at Chadstone Shopping Centre in Melbourne. Supplied
Founder Sandra Foti grew up her dad's home-made gelato. Supplied
Founder Sandra Foti grew up her dad's home-made gelato. Supplied
Foti's background in design informed her aesthetic approach to retail stores. Supplied
Foti's background in design informed her aesthetic approach to retail stores. Supplied
New store openings are on the horizon. Supplied
New store openings are on the horizon. Supplied
Australian gelato chain Piccolina Gelateria is as beloved for its mouth-watering gelatos as its eye candy-worthy interiors. Here, we speak with founder Sandra Foti about what inspired her to start the business, opening a new production facility, and how she approaches brand collaborations.   Inside Retail: Can you tell me the story of launching Piccolina Gelateria?  Sandra Foti: I come from a very entrepreneurial family, so starting businesses is not unusual. I’ve worked in many of

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