A summer of fun ahead!

A summer of fun ahead!

It’s that time of year.  We have spent the winter months picking out our summer Mooovies, listening to bands for Concerts in the Park, and ordering our flags for I-Pledge. We are so fortunate to have fellow merchants understand the importance of our events. Their monetary support helps us pay for copyrights, band fees, and […]

2019 Start of Season!

2019 Start of Season!

Am I the only one in the Midwest that thinks the winter has flown by?  We were just doing our close out pint sale, right?  Every season, I envision myself closing shop and heading somewhere warm. NEVER happens! As soon as we close, we take a one week break to breathe in and then we […]

New Adventure with Goldbelly

New Adventure with Goldbelly

Capannari Ice Cream is excited to be partnering with Goldbelly.  Our previous partner, Foody Direct was bought out by Goldbelly and Goldbelly has graciously taken us in.  We are so happy because, for our customer,  NOTHING but the name has changed.  You can still get CHICAGO’S BEST Ice Cream delivered all over the country.  For […]

Events ‘A Plenty!

Events ‘A Plenty!

The number one question I’m always asked as we wind down a season is “Do you go to Florida in your off season?” I WISH!! The day we close the shop in October, we shift gears and start to prepare for the next season. I’m the only one in Chicago who thinks the winter goes too […]

Time To Teach

Time To Teach

I absolutely love getting out of the daily routine at Capannari’s to teach. I just returned from the University of Wisconsin, Madison where I was invited to talk at a 2-day short course for new and “almost in the industry” ice cream shop owners. The class was a mix of people, from some who have […]

Chicago’s Best Teams Up with Chicago’s Best

Chicago’s Best Teams Up with Chicago’s Best

Capannari Ice Cream is proud to announce a new partnership with a local superstar. Caps is now an official sponsor of Kevin McDowell – a Team USA Triathlete who has set his sights on the 2020 Olympics. Kevin is an exceptional person first and foremost. The fact that he is also a world-class athlete is […]

We Asked. You Answered. We Acted.

We Asked. You Answered. We Acted.

Well, we asked for it. Thank you to everyone that took time out to answer our survey. We received 245 responses. Some reaffirming comments, some constructive suggestions and NO negative comments. On the positive side, one hundred percent of the 245 surveyed said they would highly recommend us to others. We are very proud of […]

Spring has Sprung!

Spring has Sprung!

Mark your Calendars! We’ve just finished planning all the wonderful events we host every summer including: Coolest School Promotion (featuring 13 area schools) 8 Concerts-in-the-Park 3 Mooovie Nights 5 “I Pledge” dates in July All this in anticipation for yet another great year of “Gathering ‘Round” at Capannari Ice Cream. First Up – Easter Egg […]

Buckle Up Baby!

Buckle Up Baby!

Well, there’s no complaining here at Caps. We have pretty much dodged a bullet with this warmer weather – which has us REALLY thinking about Spring! 2017 marks our 16th season. I still cannot believe how time flies. We’ve been so lucky and blessed with all our wonderful customers, the awards and recognitions we’ve received, […]