Tablez India opens first outlet of Cold Stone Creamery in Chennai
Chennai, November 13, 2017: Tablez India, a division of Abu Dhabi-based LuLu Group International in an exclusive strategic agreement with Kahala Brands, the US-based parent company, has today launched the first store of premium ice cream brand Cold Stone Creamery in Chennai. Using the finest ingredients, Cold Stone Creamery makes its ice-cream fresh daily. These small batches are handcrafted in the store and are mixed with style by spirited crew members on a frozen granite stone providing the ‘The Ultimate Ice Cream Experience’. Cold Stone Creamery operates over 1500 locations in 28 International markets and is a highly popular and coveted brand everywhere.The first Cold Stone Creamery store in Chennai was inaugurated by Mr. Adeeb Ahmed, Managing Director, Tablez India at Phoenix Market City. The Chennai outlet is the seventh Cold Stone Creamery in India, with other stores being present in Kochi and Bengaluru.
On the occasion ofthe new store launch, Mr. Adeeb Ahamed, Managing Director, Tablez Indiasaid, “Cold Stone Creamery is awell-known ice cream brand that is enjoyed and loved all over the world. We aredelighted to have finally come to Chennai. We are sure customers will love theunique flavours and creations of ice cream products served in a fun andwelcoming environment.”Speaking about the expansion of Cold StoneCreamery, Mr. Adeeb Ahamed said, “Wewill be looking to enhance our presence in South India with 30 stores acrosskey cities like Chennai, Bangalore, Kochi and Hyderabad over the next year. Weare also foraying into North India in the next one month. By 2020, we expectour store count to reach 80 across the country.”
Cold Stone Creameryoffers an amazing in-store experience that the international market hasembraced for a number of years. It will serve fresh ice-cream along with uniqueflavors and innovative offerings to guests. Customers can get involved in theaction with customizable menu options. The store provides an entertainmentdirector who will take the customer through the varied aspects of the storeright from choosing from the menu, the flavour and suggest the mix-ins to help providethe ‘ultimate ice-cream experience’.Crew members at the Cold Stone Creamery are trained in not just serving the icecream but break into songs, dance and sometimes juggling with a scoop of theice cream.Cold Stone Creamery has “Signature Creations” and “Create Your Own”concept where the ice cream is customised for each guest by combining a varietyof mix-ins on a frozen granite stone. The chosen flavour-scoops are put on theslab and the mix-ins - which can be of a variety of nuts, candies or fruitsdepending on the choice of the customer, which are mixed with the ice cream tocreate a blended treat for everyone. The store also offers signature ice creamcakes, shakes, smoothies and sorbets.
Apart from theirregular menu, Cold Stone Creamery will launch two new products - Ice Cream CupCakes and Ice cream Cookie Sandwich for customers here in Chennai very soon.