Chain: Carvel Ice Cream

Carvel Features Reese’s in Summer LTOs

From June 1 through September 13, guests can visit participating Carvel shops to enjoy freshly made Reese’s Peanut Butter soft ice cream, and an array of other Reese’s Peanut Butter ice cream desserts, including: Hand-Scooped Reese’s Ice Cream infused with swirls of Reese’s Peanut Butter sauce, chocolate, and chopped Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups; Reese’s Peanut […]

Carvel Celebrates Free Cone Day With Nutella Offerings

Carvel is celebrating Free Cone Day Thursday, April 30 from 3-8 p.m.  Participating Carvel shoppes will treat guests to a free junior cone filled with their choice of freshly made vanilla, chocolate, or limited-time soft ice cream made with Ferrero’s Nutella hazelnut spread. In addition to enjoying free soft ice cream, guests are encouraged to […]

Carvel Unveils Easter Offerings

Carvel is introducing two new holiday-inspired treats, which include an Easter Round Cake and Easter Bunny novelties. The additions will join returning guest favorites, such as the Carvel Bunny Cake, available now through Sunday, April 5th. Easter Round Cakes are 8- and 10-inch round cakes handmade with layers of fresh vanilla and chocolate ice cream separated with […]

Carvel Weathers Winter, Preps for a Successful Spring

Ice cream is largely a seasonal business, popular in the warmer months. But for Carvel, an ice cream chain that has weathered 80 winters, the offseason is a perfect time to revamp operations and market unique offerings. Scott Colwell, Carvel’s president, has a three-pronged approach to efficiently using the winter months. For starters, he says, […]

Carvel Looks to Grow in Florida

Carvel is expanding its presence in Florida. During 2014, Carvel opened four new ice cream shoppes in southern Florida and plans on adding locations in the Orlando, Tampa-St. Petersburg, and Miami markets. The planned expansion follows the introduction of the ice cream franchise’s new shoppe design in Royal Palm Beach in 2014. “There’s tremendous buzz […]

Carvel Celebrates 80th Birthday in Ice Cream Day Promo

Carvel is celebrating National Ice Cream Day this year with a promotion that pays homage to the brand’s 80th anniversary. On Sunday, July 20, guests can visit their neighborhood Carvel shoppe to enjoy a junior cup or cone filled with their choice of vanilla, chocolate, or new soft-serve ice cream made with Ferrero’s Nutella hazelnut […]

Carvel Introduces Nutella LTOs

Just in time for summer ice cream breaks, Carvel is launching a new line of treats with Ferrero’s Nutella hazelnut spread. Nutella, a spread made from the combination of roasted hazelnuts, skim milk, and a hint of cocoa will be incorporated into four ice cream desserts served all summer at participating Carvel shops. Carvel will introduce […]

Carvel Celebrates 80 Years with Store and Logo Redesign

To celebrate 80 years of history and tradition, ice cream concept Carvel is turning to its roots to strengthen its brand identity and appeal to the modern consumer. The quick serve unveiled a refreshed store design that highlights its strongest product offerings and draws customers in with its iconic red color. “The industry is ever […]

Carvel Unveils Salted Caramel Ice Cream Treats

Carvel launched an all-new salted caramel flavor, which features creamy caramel ice cream and a hint of salt. Through June 29, guests can satisfy both their sweet and salty cravings by enjoying this new flavor in a variety of ways, including Salted Caramel Soft Serve, Fresh Scooped Salted Caramel with pieces of Heath Toffee Bar, […]

Carvel Rings in New Year with New Mint Flavor

To ring in the new year, Carvel launched a new mint flavor, which guests can enjoy in a variety of delicious treats, including an Oreo Mint Sundae Dasher.  Through March 31, guests can visit their nearest participating Carvel Shoppe to try the cool new flavor as Mint Soft Serve, Fresh Scooped Oreo Mint, or Fresh […]

Carvel Names New VP of Marketing

Carvel named Chris Campagna, former Atlanta Bread Company vice president of marketing, as its new vice president of brand marketing. In his new role at Carvel, Campagna will work closely with Carvel President Scott Colwell, franchisees, and key associates to continue evolving and building the Carvel brand. Campagna's primary responsibilities will include overseeing the Carvel […]

Carvel Welcomes Fall with New Sweet Treats

Carvel Ice Cream is giving guests a new reason to fall in love with fall with a new lineup of Sundae Dashers, available for a limited-time only.   Guests can enjoy the new flavors of Carvel signature on-the-go ice cream treat from August 26 through December 31, which includes:   ·    New Heath Sundae […]

Schlotzsky’s, Carvel, Cinnabon Come Together in New Store

Schlotzsky’s announced the opening of its newest Lotz Better location at 3530 NW Center Drive in Fort Worth. The new restaurant brings more than 40 jobs to the local economy.   Schlotzsky’s will kick-off its grand opening on Thursday, June 27, with fun-filled events, games, a prize giveaway for those that sign up for the […]

Auntie Anne’s and Carvel Select Micros POS System

MICROS Systems Inc., a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that Carvel Ice Cream, franchisor and operator of over 450 food and beverage outlets worldwide, has selected the MICROS e7 all-in-one point-of-sale (POS) system as its preferred restaurant POS system. In addition, Auntie Anne’s Pretzels […]

Carvel Ice Cream Scoops Up New Brand President

Carvel Ice Cream announced that it has named Scott Colwell as brand president. Colwell's primary responsibilities will be to develop and ensure successful execution of Carvel brand strategies and programs to enable the evolution of the brand with continued sales and profit growth. He says his goals for Carvel are "to work closely with our […]

Moe’s, FOCUS Brands to Explore Nontraditional Venues

Move over, Main Street. Moe’s Southwest Grill and sister FOCUS Brands concepts—including Auntie Anne’s, Cinnabon, and Carvel Ice Cream—are taking the path less traveled with a strategic growth plan that involves building units in nontraditional venues like train stations, convenience stores, college campuses, and military bases. The new locations will give FOCUS Brands concepts access […]

Carvel Debuts Redesigned, “Classic Cool” Stores

Everything old is new again at Carvel Ice Cream, which has debuted its new “classic cool” look. From a streamlined menu and powerful new graphics to new innovative cake designs, Carvel couldn’t be more proud to unveil its fresh positioning and appearance inspired by the 78-year history of the brand. From top to bottom, each […]

Focus Brands Appoints SVP of Business Development

FOCUS Brands announced today it has named Chad Scales as senior vice president of business development. In this newly created role, Chad’s primary responsibility will be to develop new lines of business, including product creation, manufacture, and sales for Carvel Ice Cream, Cinnabon, Schlotzsky’s, Moe’s Southwest Grill, and Auntie Anne’s Pretzels. Scales comes to FOCUS Brands […]

Schltozsky’s Tri-Brands With Cinnabon, Carvel in Philly

Schlotzsky’s announced that it has signed a history-making franchise deal to bring 30 new restaurants throughout the Philadelphia metro area that will also house Cinnabon and Carvel franchises inside the buildings. Schlotzsky’s, Carvel, and Cinnabon are all part of the parent company FOCUS Brands Inc. The three food franchises began partnering early last year to […]

At Carvel, Three’s Company

Carvel, America's oldest retail ice cream franchise, is partnering with Oreo, Nilla Wafers, and Nutter Butter cookies for its new Cookie Trio Sundae Dashers. The treats will feature Carvel's hand-dipped ice cream combined with layers of cookie toppings. Customers can choose from Oreo cookies blended with vanilla ice cream and fudge, the Nutter Butter peanut […]

Carvel President Takes Title of FOCUS Chief Concept Officer

FOCUS Brands Inc., the franchisor and operator of more than 3,300 ice cream stores, bakeries, restaurants, and cafes, announced that Gary Bales has been named chief concept officer. In addition to his role as president of Carvel, Bales will now oversee creative services, supply chain, and all brand licensing initiatives for both consumer and foodservice. […]