GREENWICH, CT – With spring just weeks away, residents of Greenwich may be starting to think of warmer days ahead. And what goes better on those days than a delicious ice cream?
On March 26 at 11 a.m., Cups n’ Cones Of Old Greenwich will host a grand reopening event at 235 Sound Beach Ave. The business, formerly known as Rosie’s Frozen Yogurt, has been undergoing renovations and remodeling since January.
The grand reopening event will include freebies and a 10% discount. First coach Fred Camillo is expected to make an appearance.
Old Greenwich locals Anna Buzik and her husband Alexander bought Rosie’s last May from Steve and Sindy Steinberg, a local Cos Cob family, who ran the frozen yogurt shop for about eight years.
Anna decided to rename the business and add to the menu. Rosie’s officially closed at the end of January.
“It’s a colorful, happy, sweet place,” Anna said of the new space. “When you walk in, it’s a place you just want to smile.
Customers can expect to find the same frozen yogurt flavors they’ve come to know and love under Rosie’s, to pair with 12 flavors of hard ice cream like Old Fashioned Vanilla, Mint Chocolate Chip , chocolate, strawberry, salted caramel truffle and campfire. ‘mores, among others. Customers can take home pints and pints.
The milkshakes will be available in any flavor. There will also be ice cream cakes, ice cream sandwiches and even European pancakes. All ice cream flavors and frozen yogurt products are kosher and most are gluten-free. There will also be several dairy-free options.
The shop can be rented for parties and celebrations.
Anna hopes the new and improved ice cream and dessert shop can bring the community together.
“I think it’s just a wonderful hangout where you meet people, hang out at night, or just take your whole family out for ice cream any day of the week at any time of the week. year,” she said. “We want to give back to the community by offering more than what we had before.”
Anna has a background in international trade finance, but she jumped at the chance to buy Rosie’s about a year ago.
After all, the slogan of Cups n’ Cones of Old Greenwich is “Life is better with ice cream”.
“I have two kids (Nathan, 9, and Leah, 7) and I know that’s what makes them happy and that’s what made me happy growing up – going to a cream shop icy,” she said. “When this opportunity came it was the right decision to move forward. It just felt right.”
Cups N’ Cones of Old Greenwich will be open Sunday to Thursday from 12pm to 8pm, and Friday and Saturday from 12pm to 9pm
For more information, visit their website.