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Upcoming Developments at Gelato Fresco

estufarian Jan 17, 2013 12:17 PM

If you've followed the ice-cream threads in the past, you'll already know that Gelato Fresco is my favourite 'commercial' brand. They also make many 'small batch' special orders (usually for restaurants but also for consumers in minimum quantity).
These are occasionally available at their factory (60 Tycos Drive) - but only during office hours (Mon-fri).

However they've undergone a renovation and are planning to open a more 'formal' retail outlet later this year. In preparation they have already produced a number of small-batch items (some have only a few 500ml cartons - others there's maybe 20 cartons) and the following were available this week when I visited (I haven't tried them all, but already have close to a dozen flavours at home).

Enter through their 'office entrance' to get through to the back 'parlour' which isn't yet open formally - still has a locked entrance.
Cost is approx $3 per carton (right now) - may be slight variation in prices (e.g. regular flavours are not discounted - presumably not to upset regular grocery clients).

Ice Creams

Amarene Cherry
Coconut Cream
Corn Jalapeno
Ginger Lime Wasabi
Honey nutmeg
Lemon Grappa with Peel
Orange Candy Ginger
Sour Cream Lemon Zest
White Chocolate Praline
Yukon Jack


Banana Guava
Lindt Chocolate
Pear Chardonnay
Riesling Ice with Rosemary



Enjoy! And to repeat - ONLY open during office hours.

  1. justsayn Jan 17, 2013 12:50 PM

    Awesome heads up. Thanks!

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      sbug206 Jan 17, 2013 02:40 PM

      Any news when they'll be doing blood orange?

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      1. re: sbug206
        estufarian Jan 18, 2013 06:05 AM

        Typically it's available before Spring - but I haven't seen it yet. Must depend on fruit availability.

      2. Googs Jan 18, 2013 11:47 AM

        Do you happen to know what "business hours" means to them?

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        1. re: Googs
          estufarian Jan 18, 2013 12:12 PM

          Couldn't find it on their website, I think it was 8:30 to 4:30 (but I seem to recall they finish earlier (? 3:00?) on Fridays.

          1. re: estufarian
            Cambrian Jan 18, 2013 12:31 PM

            they are open till 4 on Fridays. Enjoy!

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