Joy. Truth. Beauty. Love. That’s what goes into making our gorgeous artisanal gelato!
A lot of people throw around the word ‘artisanal’ these days, but for gelato it has a very specific meaning. Artisanal gelato or ‘gelato artigianale’ is made completely from scratch, with no powders or premade bases. In our case, we go a step further and use fresh milk from a local, family-owned dairy, organic cream, and cane sugar.
Our Italian-trained gelato chef then creates each flavor using gorgeous ingredients and a lunatic amount of handiwork. Think juicy farmers market peaches. Locally sourced wildflower honey. Pistachio paste from the town of Bronte in Sicily (where the pistachios are only harvested every two years). Hand-torched marshmallows. Ghirardelli dark chocolate. Fresh lime zest. You can taste the amount of craft and care that goes into each cup!
Catering and Events
Whether you’d like to hire one of our gelato carts, hold a party in our Auguri celebration room, or book our custom Airstream gelato trailer, Gelato Gilberto is here to help with the festivities!
Choose from the over 200 flavors we have created or work with our experienced gelato chef to create some of your very own! The flavors you choose will be expertly crafted just for your event with local milk, fresh fruits, and premium Italian ingredients.
GelARTo with Sue!
|Event:||GelARTo with Sue!|
|Details:||t's HOT outside. Let's make some GelARTo! Learn how to mix colors and explore printmaking with this workshop. See how potatoes are good for more than French fries! We will create a piece of art with as many scoops as you like. After you are finished making your masterpiece you can enjoy a small gelato while you admire your work. All materials provided. Dress to make ART! Workshop is appropriate for ages 6 and up. Instructor Sue is the mother of three, grandmother of six, holds a BFA in painting, and is one of the best face painters on the planet! Sign up for your child's space here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/649835865567|
Frankfort Avenue Directions
|Time/Date:||1:00pm - 2:00pm, June 16, 2023|
Who is Gelato Gilberto?
We are Justin and Kristin Gilbert and we really wish we were Italian. So much so that we both studied in Italy in college before we even met. In fact one of our first conversations was about living in Florence. We even served Italian cream cake at our wedding!
While watching a carnevale parade in Viareggio in 1995 we had a vision of opening our own authentic gelateria in Louisville. Ten years later we made our dream a reality–we packed up and moved to Tuscany for three years with our daughters Rose and Lily in order to study the art of making gelato at Carpigiani’s Gelato University, visit gelaterie in over thirty cities, become fluent in Italian, and attend multiple international gelato trade shows. We opened Gelato Gilberto in 2006.
We go back to Italy regularly to hone our skills, learn about the latest gelato recipes, catch up with dear, dear friends and ensure that we are creating beautifully authentic gelato for our community. Check us out on social media to see our latest gelato adventures!
We have two locations ready to serve you, each featuring 22 deliciously authentic, handcrafted flavors to choose from! A presto!
9434 Norton Commons Blvd, Prospect, KY 40059
2240 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206