Paciugo Gelato & Caffè

Paciugo Stirs Up Holiday Drinks, Gelato

Paciugo, the brand known for its Italian gelato, introduced three holiday-inspired treats available through January 5: Peppermint Chocolate Chip Gelato, Candy Cane Hot Chocolate, and a Peppermint Chocolate Chip Gelatte.

The secret to Paciugo's Gelatte and Hot Chocolate is in its gelato, which is crafted using wholesome ingredients from around the world. Both warm beverages are steamed with the Peppermint Chocolate Chip Gelato. The gelato-infused drinks give latte and hot chocolate lovers flavorful choices. 

Paciugo Announces Veterans Day Promotion

Paciugo announced it will thank veterans and troops on Veterans Day with a free Gelatte.

The Dallas-based specialty brand known for its Italian gelato is giving away a 12 oz. beverage of their newest creation, the Gelatte, to service men and women on their day of celebration. The Gelatte is a hot latte steamed with gelato, resulting in a more flavorful version of the traditional latte.

Paciugo's Gelatte Cools Off with New Fall Flavors


Paciugo Gelato Caffè, the Dallas-based specialty brand known for its Italian gelato, is giving coffee lovers a new latte experience. The Gelatte is a traditional hot latte, steamed with gelato. Just in time for fall, Paciugo introduced two new Gelatte creations, Apple Caramel and Spiced Pumpkin, which will warm up its menu through November 27.

Paciugo Named to Top Franchise List

Paciugo Gelato & Caffè was ranked No. 285 in Entrepreneur’s 32nd Annual “Franchise 500,” the world’s most comprehensive franchise ranking. It’s the brand’s fourth appearance on the list. The national gelato chain offers authentic, handcrafted, artisanal Italian gelato, sorbet, and hot/cold specialty drinks, and has steadily increased its ranking every year.  

2010 in Review

Reporting by Blair Chancey, Sam Oches, Daniel P. Smith, Robin Van Tan, Barney Wolf & Lori Zanteson

1. BK Sold to Brazilian Investors

Becoming the decade’s biggest restaurant buyout, No. 3 burger chain Burger King Corp. was acquired by 3G Capital, a New York firm backed by Brazilian investors, for $3.3 billion in September. —BC

2. The Food Truck Obsession

Paciugo Promotes VP Albright to COO

Paciugo Gelato & Caffè, a family-owned and operated franchisor of authentic Italian gelato, announced that Keith Albright was named the company’s new chief operating officer. Albright has served as the company’s senior vice president of franchising for the past year. He will now oversee franchise operations/relations and marketing, in addition to spearheading the company’s domestic and international franchise growth.

Paciugo Takes Off at Cleveland Airport

Atlanta-based MBC Concessions is satisfying travelers' cravings for authentic Italian gelato with the opening of the first Paciugo Gelato & Caffè location in Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. Operating in Terminal C at Gate 9, the opening marks the first Paciugo Gelato & Caffè location to open in an airport destination.