• New Ice Cream Parlor To Open In Aurora
    on May 10, 2024

    A new ice cream parlor will make its official debut in Aurora this weekend.Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, a national chain hailing from Bridgewater, Pennsylvania, will open its first Illinois location at 2440 S. Eola Road in Aurora.

  • Grand opening celebration set at Aurora ice cream parlor
    on May 9, 2024

    After opening in March, Bruster’s Ice Cream will have its grand opening celebration this weekend in Aurora. Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, as it’s known, features 24 flavors at a time out of a revolving 150 flavors or so. The Aurora facility is the first Illinois location of the popular chain from the Eastern part of the country.

  • The Scoop: Popular places to get ice cream in the Beaver Valley
    on April 30, 2024

    2291 Brodhead Road, Hopewell Township, and 1525 Riverside Drive, Bridgewater. The scoop: Bruster’s features 150 rotating flavors of premium, handcrafted ice cream, yogurt, Italian ice and sorbet. Starting with a proprietary, home-style mix delivered fresh from its dairy, certified ice cream makers in each shop craft at least 24 flavors every day. Online ordering and Door Dash are available. New this year: Caramel Brownie Batter in May, Cookie Jar Crunch in July and Campfire S’mores in August, all created at the Hopewell store to be featured in the nationwide Bruster’s chain headquartered in Bridgewater. Hours: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. (changing to 11 p.m. June 1.)

  • The 12 Best Ice Cream Flavors, as Tested and Affirmed by Editors
    on April 28, 2024

    #2. Bruster’s Graham Central Station: “For me, ice cream is all about nostalgia. Graham Central Station takes me back to the wobbly days of high school where my five best friends would cram on red metal benches made for four at Bruster’s Ice Cream. We’d celebrate our joys and curse our enemies over graham-flavored ice cream that had the perfect, not-too-gritty graham cracker swirls with specs of chocolate covered candy.

  • 28 of the Best Pittsburgh Ice Cream Shops to Visit
    on April 22, 2024

    Although Bruster’s is a chain with locations all over the eastern US, their headquarters is actually right here in Southwestern Pennsylvania in Bridgewater and each store makes their own ice cream on the premises.

  • 3rd grader finds organ donors in family friends and teachers
    on April 19, 2024

    The family is holding a fundraiser at Bruster’s Real Ice Cream in Williamsburg all day April 27, with 20% of all sales going to Langdon and his gracious donors.

  • Virginia Operators Dishing Up Success with Bruster’s Real Ice Cream
    on April 17, 2024

    Raphael and Sara Ortiz are taking the Virginia ice cream scene by storm, serving up one delicious scoop after another at their first Bruster’s Real Ice Cream shop in Haymarket. This husband-and-wife team isn’t new to the food service industry, where they’ve both served in leadership roles at Five Guys. But their entrepreneurial spirit led them to explore franchise ownership, and after careful consideration, they fell in love with Bruster’s Real Ice Cream.

  • Bruster’s Real Ice Cream in Provo Utah
    on March 31, 2024

    The Bruster’s Ice cream parlor in Provo is small and cozy. You simply walk up to the window to place your order. Then you sit at one of the outdoor tables to socialize and enjoy your ice cream choices. At Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, you’ll find an assortment of flavors, from simple classics to fancier ones. We had the double chocolate ice cream. It was creamy and delicious.

  • Bruster’s Real Ice Cream to open in Kernstown
    on March 26, 2024

    The Northern Shenandoah Valley’s first Bruster’s Real Ice Cream is opening in May. Construction began Feb. 12 at 180 Kernstown Commons Boulevard south of Winchester, according to Raphael Ortiz, owner and CEO of the new Bruster’s location. However, planning started in 2021. “Our team looks forward to becoming a part of this vibrant community and creating a welcoming spot for families and friends to enjoy sweet scoops together,” Ortiz said in a statement. “Get ready to experience the joy of Bruster’s as we open our doors just in time for summer.”

  • Bruster’s gives out free ice cream in special PJ Day event
    on March 9, 2024

    On Saturday, Bruster’s Ice Cream hosted a PJ Day event where customers who showed up in their pajamas received a free ice cream cone. Bruster’s also hosted a pajama drive for children with the help of the event partner Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA. Ice Cream Scooper Ashley Navarrette showed her support rocking her pajamas to work and is always excited about pajama day! “We really enjoy giving back to the community and helping people in need,” Navarrette said.

  • Bruster’s Ice Cream PJ Day for CASA is Saturday, March 9
    on March 7, 2024

    Robert Alford, Owner of Bruster’s Ice Cream, talks about their upcoming PJ Day for CASA. Wear or donate pjs and get a free small waffle cone!

  • Bruster’s Real Ice Cream serves frozen treats in Richardson
    on March 7, 2024

    Bruster’s Real Ice Cream is now open in Richardson. The store serves various flavors of ice cream, shakes, sundaes and other specialty frozen treats. According to the company’s website, Bruster’s chain started in 1989 and has 150 ice cream flavor recipes in rotation across its nearly 200 locations.

  • Celebrate PJ Day at Philadelphia Bruster’s Real Ice Cream Locations
    on March 7, 2024

    Bruster’s Real Ice Cream is hosting a special Customer Appreciation Day/PJ Day festivity on Saturday, March 9, 2024, inviting customers to wear and/or donate new pajamas to Comfort Cases at participating locations across Philadelphia. Every person who does so gets a free small waffle cone.

  • Sanskar Patel Goes From Cinema Screens to Scoops of Success with Bruster’s Real Ice Cream
    on February 6, 2024

    Sanskar Patel’s journey from managing a cinema in his native India to scooping up success with Bruster’s Real Ice Cream in Atlanta is a testament to the power of pursuing a passion and finding the right fit. With two thriving locations and plans for expansion, Patel’s story is an inspiration to aspiring entrepreneurs looking at franchising. Patel chalks his success up to a proven concept, hard work, smart choices, and a scoop of genuine passion.

  • Scoop Into Joy: Bruster’s Exclusive Winter Flavors
    on January 23, 2024

    Bruster’s Real Ice Cream is excited to share indulgent winter flavors that elevate the coziness of winter.

  • Ice cream shop coming to Trussville
    on November 29, 2023

    A new ice cream shop is opening in Trussville. Bruster’s Real Ice Cream will open at 445 Main St. in the Winn Dixie-anchored Trussville Marketplace. Earlier this year, the company announced it would be opening nine new stores across the country, including the Trussville location.

  • Bruster’s Real Ice Cream is the “Only Job” this Successful Georgia Operator Has Ever Had
    on November 16, 2023

    Lauren Tucker was one of the first employees hired at the Bruster’s Real Ice Cream store in Dalton, Georgia when it first opened in 2012. She was just 17 years old and had no experience in ice cream, hospitality, or customer service. “It was my first job and has so far been my only job,” she proudly says today.

  • Restaurants are suddenly all about dessert
    on November 7, 2023

    We all scream for ice cream. Ice cream is the second most popular dessert ingredient, appearing in shakes and sundaes, cakes and countless treats of all stripes. Bruster’s Real Ice Cream steps up with Banana Nut Bread and Caramel Chocolate Pretzel options.

  • Bruster’s Real Ice Cream to serve frozen treats in Richardson
    on September 18, 2023

    Bruster’s Real Ice Cream will open soon in Richardson.The ice cream shop will serve various flavors of ice cream, shakes, sundaes and other specialty frozen treats. According to the company’s website, the business opened in 1989 and has 150 ice cream flavor recipes in rotation across its nearly 200 locations.

  • The Scoop: Bruster’s Western Pennsylvania Roots Keep it Real
    on August 2, 2023

    Chad McWreath remembers the first flavor he ever tasted at a Bruster’s Real Ice Cream shop: Banana Chocolate Chip. It made such an impression on him that he decided he wanted to go into business with the ice cream company.

  • Team PTL Celebrates National Ice Cream Month with Bruster’s in Squirrel Hill
    on July 26, 2023

    We’re celebrating National Ice Cream Month at Bruster’s Ice Cream in Squirrel Hill! Katie O’Malley caught up with the owner, Chad McWreath, and learned more about the Bruster’s SWEET-stakes where you can win free ice cream for a year!

  • Charlotte Today on the road at Bruster’s Real Ice Cream in Matthews
    on July 14, 2023

    Anchors Eugene Robinson and Mia Atkins spent the day at Bruster’s Matthews, exploring the variety of flavors and taking turns making sundaes for Bruster’s customers.

  • Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with Bruster’s
    on July 14, 2023

    Anchors Jordan Wilkerson and David Benfield went on-site to Bruster’s Jacksonville to learn how to make ice cream, decorate some cakes, and learn about all things Bruster’s. Franchisee Kathy Devenny-Vollick and her daughter then appeared in-studio with a full ice cream bar.

  • Treat yourself to these deals and freebies for National Ice Cream Day
    on July 14, 2023

    Sunday, July 16 is National Ice Cream Day and we’ve totally got chills about it. Yes, pun intended because it’s ice cream, after all, everyone’s favorite food right along with pizza and chocolate chip cookies. Honestly, what could be better than an entire day dedicated to the delicious frozen treat? Well, how about some sweet ice cream deals and promotions for starters? Now that we’ve got your attention, get ready for ice cream and savings, because we’ve rounded up a list of stores and restaurants offering specials in honor of National Ice Cream Day.

  • Bruster’s Celebrates National Ice Cream Month with Atlanta News First
    on July 2, 2023

    National Ice Cream Month started off hot in the metro Atlanta area. Shelly Rockmore and her son Joey represent Bruster’s of Grayson and Snellville. They stopped by Atlanta News First and brought some special, cold treats. The Rockmores showed off some of their favorite flavors including the flavor of the month Toffee Bar with Heath and Peanut Butter Cup Overload.  

  • ASHBURN FAMILY FINDS SUCCESS ONE SCOOP AT A TIME
    on June 8, 2023

    It was a dream 30 years in the making. In the late 1980s, Joel Smart took his girlfriend, LeAnne, to his favorite ice cream shop and told her about his dream to one day open his own shop. One butter pecan cone later, LeAnne agreed. Together, his dream became their dream – and life went on.   

  • SEVERN SCHOOL SENIOR SERVES SWEET SURPRISE
    on June 6, 2023

    Campaign promises don’t always come to fruition, but Brandon Taub was determined not to be that kind of politician. Taub was so committed that he managed a surprise delivery of 130 milkshakes to his classmates this spring. The Severn School senior ran for sixth-grade class president in 2016 on a platform of being a good leader, listening to the people and obtaining a milkshake machine for the school.

  • BRUSTER’S REAL ICE CREAM FRANCHISEE, JOINING THE BRAND WAS ‘ONE OF THE BEST DECISIONS I EVER MADE’
    on June 5, 2023

    Bruster’s Real Ice Cream is a sweet franchise opportunity that offers operators a dependable ROI combined with an excellent product, and a unique company culture founded on trust and integrity. This privately-owned brand is riding high following a successful 2022 that included record-breaking revenue, same-store sales, and store location expansion, and the introduction of new flavors the brand’s loyal fans clamor for.

  • 5 QUESTIONS WITH THE OWNERS OF BRUSTER’S REAL ICE CREAM IN JACKSON TOWNSHIP
    on April 5, 2023

    Jackson Township residents Shawn and Andrea Brown opened Bruster’s Real Ice Cream last May at 4609 Hills and Dales Road NW.  Bruster’s has nearly 200 independently owned locations in 22 states, Guyana and South Korea. This is the only Stark location.

  • COFFEE AND CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE – BRUSTER’S REAL ICE CREAM INTRODUCES NEW COLD BREW BROWNIE FLAVOR
    on March 31, 2023

    April showers might bring May flowers, but it also brings a brand-new flavor from Bruster’s Real Ice Cream. Bruster’s is introducing Cold Brew Brownie to their loyal customer base beginning April 1st. Cold Brew Brownie Ice Cream starts with a base of creamy, homemade coffee ice cream. From there, they add in ripples of rich chocolate fudge and pieces of decadent brownie bites. It’s the perfect combination for coffee and chocolate lovers. The flavor joins Bruster’s list of over 150 rotating flavors. 

  • PITTSBURGH TODAY LIVE – BRUSTER’S PJ DAY
    on March 24, 2023

    The Pittsburgh Today Live team previews PJ Day in Pittsburgh with a morning treat featuring Bruster’s Cookie Craze Ice Cream.

  • DESIGNING AUTHENTIC INTERACTIONS: HOW BRUSTER’S REAL ICE CREAM PERSONALIZES THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
    on March 13, 2023

    As we close in on Q2 in 2023, the overall market is starting to see which loyalty trends are having the most effect on consumers this year. These trends keep loyalty programs relevant and engaging for members. However, determining how and where to invest in loyalty varies from brand to brand and often resembles a moving target. To keep their fingers on the pulse of customer loyalty, brands like Bruster’s Real Ice Cream continually focus on effective interaction with their customers….

  • BRUSTER’S TO TREAT FANS TO FREE ICE CREAM — BUT THERE’S A CATCH. HOW TO SCORE A SCOOP
    on March 2, 2023

    Bruster’s Real Ice Cream is saying “thank you” to fans with a free or discounted scoop of ice cream. This month, customers who dress in their pajamas will receive a small waffle cone for Customer Appreciation Day, a spokesperson for the Pennsylvania-based creamery confirmed to McClatchy News. Individual locations will offer the treat at a discount, or on the house.  

  • SCOOP: BRUSTER’S ICE CREAM POISED TO OPEN IN VIENNA TODAY
    on March 2, 2023

    Bruster’s Ice Cream is ready to roll up its window in Vienna. The latest franchise from the Pennsylvania-based ice cream company will open for business today (Thursday) at 237 Maple Avenue in Glyndon Plaza, a public relations representative confirmed to FFXnow. The new shop will operate daily from noon to 9 p.m., following the same hours as other Bruster’s locations, including the one in Fairfax City.

  • GOING BEYOND THE BASIC FLAVORS WITH BRUSTER’S REAL ICE CREAM
    on March 1, 2023

    Bruster’s of Hendersonville owner, Nicole Fedorchek, and her daughter visited the WKRN Local on 2 studios on March 1st.  They gave the Nashville market a rundown of why Bruster’s Real Ice Cream is a scoop above the rest and promoted their PJ Day promotion, which will be celebrated on March 4th.  

  • BRUSTER’S REAL ICE CREAM CELEBRATES BANNER 2022 YEAR
    on February 14, 2023

    Bruster’s Real Ice Cream loves to celebrate – and celebrate it will after a banner 2022 year. Bruster’s witnessed growth in terms of record-breaking revenue, same-store sales, and store location expansion, as well as the introduction of new flavors to the more than 150 already available.

  • BRUSTER’S REAL ICE CREAM FRANCHISEE IN FLORIDA SERVING UP CONES OF JOY
    on October 25, 2022

    The taste of Bruster’s chocolate raspberry truffle ice cream in a waffle cone was the crystallizing moment when Anna Wytiaz knew she was destined to open a Bruster’s  franchise location in her Florida community. “My dad is from Pittsburgh so my siblings and I always looked forward to going to Bruster’s when visiting family,” recalls Wytiaz. “But when my mom took one bite out of the chocolate raspberry truffle she said, ‘We need to open a store’.” That’s just what happened.

  • WIDOW TO BRING ICE CREAM FRANCHISE TO HENDERSONVILLE AND CONTINUE HUSBAND’S ‘DREAM’
    on September 6, 2022

    Hendersonville’s Paul and Nicole Fedorchek had a dream to own and operate an ice cream franchise together. They chose a brand that was central to their memories together, but not well-known in Middle Tennessee. Shortly after the couple secured the financing in August 2021 that would allow them to move forward with opening a Bruster’s Real Ice Cream on Anderson Lane North, Paul Fedorchek died from an illness related to COVID-19.

  • SARA AND GLENN PILARSKI – BRUSTER’S OWNERS IN ALLISON PARK – JOIN RICK
    on August 30, 2022

    Sara and Glenn Pilarski – Bruster’s owners in Allison Park – join Rick to talk about what it’s like owning and ice creams shop in Pittsburgh, which just got voted the #3 best ice cream city in the United States. 

  • SERVING ‘JOY IN A CONE’, LOCAL BRUSTER’S RANKS HIGH
    on August 22, 2022

    It would take one big waffle cone to contain the sales volume that Bowling Green’s Bruster’s Ice Cream store is racking up. Selling such delicacies as banana peanut butter ripple, black raspberry chocolate chunk and even the occasional plain vanilla, the Bruster’s on busy Scottsville Road has been moving up the leaderboard among the franchise’s 180 U.S. locations.

  • PANDEMIC LAYOFF LED TO ICE CREAM BUSINESS IN FISHERS
    on August 2, 2022

     Sometimes a layoff is the path to achieving your dream. Take Ben and Tiffany Schlueter for example. When Ben was laid off from his financial services job at the start of the pandemic, the couple found themselves with more time to research a long-held desire to own a local, family-friendly business. Tiffany fell in love with Bruster’s Real Ice Cream growing up in Pittsburg, and when she found out they were franchising, the business was a go.

  • BRUSTER’S REAL ICE CREAM BRINGS THE SUNDAE BAR TO THE PTL KITCHEN!
    on July 14, 2022

    Bruster’s Real Ice Cream brings a sundae bar to the PTL Kitchen, celebrating National Ice Cream Month with 9 of their over 150 flavors. With almost 200 locations nationwide, 11 of them – including the newest in Squirrel Hill – are in the Greater Pittsburgh area. Sweet Rewards Loyalty Members receive Double Points this weekend in recognition of National Ice Cream Day! Sign up now to get $3 in rewards instantly.

  • JESSICA AND BILL ARE LIVE FROM BRUSTERS!
    on July 14, 2022

     In honor of National Ice Cream Month, Jessica and Bill took us to Brusters where they are celebrating Christmas in July! Try the delicious flavors at the Brusters on Robious Road in North Chesterfield.

  • CELEBRATE NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH WITH BRUSTER’S REAL ICE CREAM
    on July 7, 2022

    The summer is the best time of the year at Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, and this July your local Bruster’s is preparing for a month full of scoops and celebrations, highlighted by National Ice Cream Day on July 17th.  To get you ready for the party, here are some ways that Bruster’s loves to celebrate! In honor of this year’s National Ice Cream Month, Bruster’s is releasing a brand-new flavor. Ultimate Peanut Butter Oreo®, featuring homemade vanilla ice cream swirled with creamy peanut butter and chunks of Oreo® cookies, is the newest combination to come out of the Bruster’s kitchen. July also marks Bruster’s 33rd anniversary, and what is a birthday without cake?

  • ‘EVERYBODY IS SO HAPPY ALL THE TIME:’ ICE CREAM TRUCK VISITS EVENTS IN HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP
    on July 6, 2022

    The ice cream truck operated by Bruster’s Ice Cream in Hopewell Township has been visiting events such as graduation parties and sporting events, giving folks the chance to enjoy a cool summertime treat. “Everybody is so happy all the time whenever an ice cream truck comes up,” said crew leader Meghan Parrish. Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 was there in June when the truck arrived for an impromptu ice cream social in the township. “It’s just a wonderful way to get our neighborhood out and really make things a little special for the kids,” said neighbor Bethany Pistorius.  

  • BRUSTER’S REAL ICE CREAM CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING IN FISHERS
    on June 22, 2022

    Being from Pennsylvania, Tiffany Schlueter was no stranger to the homemade ice cream Bruster’s sold. When the opportunity arose for her and her husband, Ben Schlueter, to open up a shop in Fishers, they jumped at the chance. “I grew up in Pittsburgh and Bruster’s was the ice cream shop I went to, and I thought it was just a Pittsburg thing,” she says. The idea to open a store in Fishers started back in 2020 when the couple decided they wanted to give back to the community by opening a franchise. They did some research on top franchises to open and work for. That’s when they found Bruster’s.

  • PARTNERS FIND SWEET DEAL WITH BRUSTER’S REAL ICE CREAM FRANCHISE
    on June 16, 2022

    Dr. Ramez Assad and Tiger Najjar were childhood friends who became business partners as adults. Most recently, the two have become successful franchisees with Bruster’s Real Ice Cream. They opened their first location in North Olmstead, Ohio (just west of Cleveland) last summer and have development rights to open five additional locations in the area. Bruster’s Real Ice Cream is a Pittsburgh-based franchise brand that’s known as the home of 150 flavors of premium ice cream, yogurt, Italian ice, and sorbet that’s hand-crafted in each shop daily. Each of the brand’s more than 200 franchise locations offers at least two dozen fresh flavors available daily.

  • TJ WATT HANDS OUT SWEETS ON FINAL DAY OF PRACTICE
    on June 9, 2022

    Those Watts are good people. As has apparently become tradition at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ facility, T.J. Watt handed out free ice cream courtesy of Bruster’s to members of the organization and media during the team’s final spring practice before breaking for the next seven weeks, not returning until the team reports for camp in late July.

  • BRUSTER’S BRINGS RICH AND CREAMY GOODNESS TO APTOS
    on May 3, 2022

    Even though Anjelica Yee graduated from Humboldt State with a degree in Wildlife Conservation, she’s running an ice cream shop that her grandfather bought on a whim. Yee has worked in the restaurant industry since she was 16, so she makes an ideal GM for Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, which opened a couple months ago in Aptos.The signature ice cream made on-site daily is known for its rich and creamy texture. Also, the ice cream served is no more than six days old to ensure freshness.

  • BRUSTER’S REAL ICE CREAM RE-LAUNCHES DAIRY-FREE ICE CREAM LINE WITH 14 NEW FLAVORS
    on April 28, 2022

    Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, an American chain of ice cream parlors, announces the re-launch of its non-dairy frozen dessert line. Made with oat milk, the new line features 14 vegan flavors which will be rotated at each Bruster’s location. The re-launch marks one of the largest QSR rollouts of vegan ice cream to date.  Bruster’s operates nearly 200 independently-owned locations in 22 states, as well as stores in Guyana and South Korea. The chain is known for serving old-fashioned, handcrafted ice cream scoops, cones and sundaes. For its dairy-free line, Bruster’s chose to work with oat milk, which it says “delivers a superior, creamier product, rivaling any other product.” 

  • BRUSTER’S REAL ICE CREAM UNVEILS NEW NON-DAIRY PRODUCT LINEUP AHEAD OF SUMMER SEASON
    on April 28, 2022

    Bridgewater, Beaver County-based Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, with independently owned locations in 22 states, Guyana and South Korea, announced that it is offering a new line of non-dairy, vegan flavors for the 2022 season. The available flavors will rotate at each Bruster’s location. Some of the non-dairy products flavors available will be: Banana, Chocolate, Chocolate chip, Chocolate raspberry truffle, Coffee chocolate chip, Cookies ‘n cream with Oreo, White raspberry truffle

  • JAGUARS COACH DOUG PEDERSON ON HIS ICE CREAM: ‘I JUST WANT PLAIN VANILLA’
    on April 28, 2022

    New Jaguars head coach Doug Pederson wants to make one thing clear: He loves ice cream. “I’ve always just been a go-to vanilla guy,” he said during a News4JAX interview the day he was introduced as coach in February. “I am not a flashy [with] all these different flavors and colors and everything. I just want plain vanilla.” Quarterback Trevor Lawrence got the message before his new head coach was introduced. He tweeted a video on Feb. 4 showing Pederson’s sweet tooth for ice cream. Lawrence had a surprise for his coach the next day. He delivered ice cream ahead of the introductory press conference.

  • BRUSTER’S REAL ICE CREAM UNVEILS NEW NON-DAIRY PRODUCT LINEUP AHEAD OF SUMMER SEASON
    on April 27, 2022

    Bridgewater, Beaver County-based Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, with independently owned locations in 22 states, Guyana and South Korea, announced that it is offering a new line of non-dairy, vegan flavors for the 2022 season. The non-dairy products will be available in 14 new flavors including: Banana, Chocolate, Chocolate chip, Chocolate raspberry truffle, Coffee chocolate chip, Cookies ’n cream with Oreo, Mango, Mint chocolate chip, Peach Melba, Peanut butter made with Oreo, Strawberry banana, Strawberry, Vanilla, White raspberry truffle. The available flavors will rotate at each Bruster’s location.