First 100 guests in line to receive Free Ice Cream For a Year on July 6

SOUTHLAKE, TX, June 30, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream, the #1 Ice Cream on the Planet, is continuing its expansion in Texas with its newest opening in Southlake on July 6th. The new Scoop Shop, led by franchise owner Nicholas Clark, will give away Free Ice Cream for a Year to the first 100 guests in line and is located at 2645 East Southlake Boulevard, Southlake, Texas 76092. The grand opening celebration will kick off at 11 a.m. and feature a balloon artist, raffles, music, and more.

“The first thing that drew me to the Handel’s brand was their ice cream, which is the best I have ever tasted. I appreciate the straightforward branding of the Handel’s ice cream shop. After getting to know more members of the Handel’s family, I felt a strong connection with their values and personalities,” said Clark, Owner of the Southlake Handel’s. “I appreciate the Handel’s family for being fun-loving. Other franchises can sometimes be too serious, but the Handel family understands that ice cream is about having fun and spending quality time with loved ones.”

Nick attributes Handel’s family values with his desire in becoming a business owner. The franchisee notes he’s looking forward to bringing the community together by creatign special memories and sharing delicious ice cream in Southlake.

“I picked Southlake because I wanted to be near the amazing food options it has to offer. Additionally, I am aware of the bustling business activity in the area, which is another reason for my choice,” added Clark. “I also love all the events Southlake does in the Town Square, and I’m looking forward to becoming a part of this community.”

The Crossroad Commons Handel’s boasts 2,064 sq. ft. and is a walk-in location with a small patio area where guest can enjoy their ice creams. The store will feature 48 flavors made daily on the location, including Black Cherry, Buckeye, Coffee Chocolate Chip, Graham Central Station, Oree-Dough, Salty Caramel Truffle, local flavors, and more.

The new location will be open daily from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. The store will also offer pickup, delivery, and catering.

For more information about the Southlake Handel’s, visit, or call 817-912-1329.

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream has been in the business of making and selling fresh ice cream since 1945. Founded in Youngstown, Ohio, by Alice Handel, the company continues the sweet legacy she established from her backyard garden, using fresh ingredients and upholding a commitment to quality. Each Handel’s ice cream batch is made fresh daily, using Alice’s original methods and recipes. There are 48 flavors available daily and more than 140 flavors that rotate seasonally.

In 2023, Handel’s ranked on Franchise Times’ “Fast & Serious,” a list of the smartest-growing franchises for the year. Handel’s has also been named #1 Ice Cream on the Planet by National Geographic, one of the Top 10 Best Ice Cream Businesses by USA Today, one of the Top 500 Restaurants in America by Nation’s Restaurant News, and Top 500 Franchises by Entrepreneur Magazine.

Handel’s currently has more than 100 locations across 11 states and is growing. To learn more about Handel’s franchise opportunities, visit

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