It’s National Ice Cream Day! A perfect day to treat yourself in the blazing heat of summer! Our team decided to share some of our favorite ice cream stops/brands in Central Ohio! Keep reading to try some new places or flavors!
Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream
Who’s Favorite: Karla Ballenger (Real Estate Consultant)
Favorite Flavor: The Tonight Dough
Why they Love the Ice Cream: “Satisfies the chocolate craving just right!” -Karla Ballenger
Graeters Ice Cream & Whits Frozen Custard
Who’s Favorite: Emily Ferguson (Director of Operations)
Favorite Flavor: Vanilla
Why they Love the Ice Cream: “My 2 year old looks forward to our family date every weekend walking to the “rest-ur-naut” for lunch and getting for ice cream after!” -Emily Ferguson
Who’s Favorite: Stephanie Masterson (President & Real Estate Consultant)
Favorite Flavor: Cookie Dough Blizzard
Why they Love the Ice Cream: “Best place to go after summer sports to celebrate wins!” -Stephanie Masterson
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Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream
Who’s Favorite: Jenna Crowley (Real Estate Consultant)
Favorite Flavor: Brambleberry Crisp
Why they Love the Ice Cream: “I love that it originated in Columbus and their unique mix of flavors!” -Jenna Crowley
Check out Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream here!
Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream
Who’s Favorite: Amy Dutiel (Client Service Assistant), Jenny Bilchak (Real Estate Consultant), Madison Dyll (Marketing Intern)
Favorite Flavor: Brownie Batter & Cake Batter (Amy Dutiel), Strawberry Cheesecake (Jenny Bilchak), Banana & Chocolate Cake Batter (Madison Dyll)
Why they Love the Ice Cream: “I love the soft serve ice cream flavor… come here for the holidays… they have my other holiday flavors… pumpkin, candy cane and apple pie!!!”- Amy Dutiel
“It was always my families and friends go to Ice Cream Shop. It would be the shop we stop at before going to my grandparents house in the summer. We would pick them up their favorite treat and show up with before dinner. The best is when we were allowed to eat our cones or cups of ice cream before dinner. Sheer delight!” -Jenny Bilchak
“I was born in Youngstown, lived there until I was 5 years old, and traveled back and forth to see my grandparents there until I was 10. For those who do not know, Handel’s originated in Youngstown so my family and I used to go to the original Handel’s all of the time. I remember the excitement we had when they opened the first Central Ohio location! This yummy treat brings back such wonderful memories with my family!” -Madison Dyll
Check out Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream here!
Local Shops around Central Ohio
Who’s Favorite: Jodi Carcamo, Marketing Manager
Favorite Flavor: chocolate, coffee or pistachio
Why they Love the Ice Cream: “I love to support the local shops, like Gelatolicious!” -Jodi Carcamo
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