Founded in 1988, Cold Stone Creamery began as an American artisanal ice cream retailer allowing patrons to blend an ice cream flavor with mix-ins of their choosing for a unique and personalized dessert experience. Today, the award-winning Scottsdale-based brand has over 1,000 locations on five continents and aims to open hundreds more in the future. Cold Stone Creamery is currently seeking sites with 900-1,200 SF, ideally within established shopping centers or mall food courts in Washington, D.C. market.
At any given time, Cold Stone Creamery offers approximately 30 seasonal and traditional frozen treat flavors with dozens of mix-ins. As the company expanded and partnered with other major dessert retailers including Jell-O and Ghirardelli, additional dessert options were introduced such as sorbet, cakes, and pies.