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Sweet Ritual

Posted by Priya Brantley on

Sweet Ritual has become a staple in Austin. This dairy free parlor has a wide assortment of products that cater to people with dietary restrictions. They first opened in 2011, Amelia was working at a toy store that offered frozen desserts. Fellow owner Valerie was working at Amy's Ice Cream Store. The start of their venture was very serendipitous. After the toy store closed Amelia was left with equipment as well as product. They decided to join forces in their love of ice cream and set up shop in a local juice bar.They attended Malcolm Stogo’s Ice Cream University in...

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Spotlight: Vend Lease

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Vend Lease is the leader in helping new restaurant venues get approval for machinery and other restaurant equipment. They provide help with restaurants that need new POS systems, restaurant equipment, and surveillance equipment. They are designed to meet your needs specifically, their technique to getting you approved is a fast and flexible process. Being a direct lender, they have a niche for hospitality. We had the pleasure of interviewing Eric Chesser, who has worked for Vend Lease for about six years. He works with mostly new businesses and helps them get approved for financing. His favorite part of the business...

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Spotlight: Stax Ice Cream

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Frozen Academy had the pleasure of interviewing Vida Feng, one of the owners of Stax Ice Cream in New York City. A Baruch College graduate, she started making ice cream in college with co-owner Sophie Gao. After being encouraged by friends and family to pursue their passion, they finally decided to open up a store of their own. Being open for a little over a year and a half they have garnered much success. What sets their venue apart from the competition is their unique array of flavors. Being Asian-American, they like to combine flavors from both backgrounds. For example,...

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Troubleshooting With A Stoelting?

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Are you interested in opening your own frozen dessert venue? Here at Slice’s Concession we have a wide assortment of frozen dessert machinery that can further enhance the experience of your venue. Whether it be a low volume countertop model to add a few additional menu items, or a full standing model to carry you through your grand opening and beyond. We are the number one distributor in the nation of used ice cream and frozen drink machines. We feature popular brands such as Taylor, Stoelting, and Carpigiani. We have machines with both single and three phase capability, as well...

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Spotlight: B Chill Lemonade

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Slices Concession sat down with the B Chill Lemonade team just days ahead of the grand opening of their first storefront at the Hickory Ridge Mall in Memphis, Tennessee. The lemonade has become quite popular in the town and its CEO is just ten years old! At age six Kinyah Briggs-Bean was challenged by her dad to start a company by age ten and she did not disappoint. The family considered helping her start a Baskin Robbins but it was not launched. In January, 2017 while living in Jackson, Mississippi, one afternoon Kinyah found her lemonade to be gone. It...

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