Just in time for the warmer temperatures and the summer months ahead, Jamie Votaw and Ariana Cooper have opened up a local ice cream parlor called Ice Cream Sammies in downtown Chandler on Boston Street, just the next block east of popular downtown Chandler destinations such as Paletas Betty, Vintage 95 Wine Lounge, and recently opened, The Brickyard Downtown.
What will you find at Ice Cream Sammies?
Homemade style ice cream and cookies that are made from scratch daily in small batches is what you will find at Ice Cream Sammies.
Ice Cream Sandwiches or “Sammies” are the staple here. Choose between roughly a half dozen cookie options and up to sixteen different flavors of ice cream. In case a scoop of ice cream between two cookies was not decadent enough, one has the option to “top it off” with several selections of toppings. If Sammies are not your thing, Ice Cream Sammies also offers sundaes, shakes and ice cream by the scoop in a bowl or waffle cone.
Typical Cookie Options
Typical Ice Cream Options
What I believe separates Ice Cream Sammies ice cream to others is how dense their ice cream is. It is almost gelatoesk in denseness and creaminess. On top of that, their ice cream has no emulsifiers and no eggs, just simple, quality ingredients of milk, cream, and sugar.
After speaking with Jamie and Joel Votaw, they will be offering pints of their ice cream in the near future. They will not be prepackaged. They will be scooped into a pint when ordered. Also, there are no vegan options currently, however they are in the works! We will keep you posted as to when they will be available.
Official grand opening is set for Saturday April 16th, 2016. However, they are currently open for business with their soft launch! Come check out Ice Cream Sammies and continue to support local Chandler, AZ and East Valley businesses!