Early in 2013, Justin Warner, the winner of Food Network Star's Season 8, took to the road to discover culinary trailblazers with his new show Rebel Eats.
Ultimate Ice Cream gladly welcomed him at our Tunnel Road location, and our lovely Gena gave Justin a tour of some of our more daring ice creams.Read More
As Spring begins to awaken the Earth, we welcome March's Flavor of the Month, Wide Open Eyes, which benefits the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. Wide Open Eyes, its flavor and name, is inspired by the first art teacher at the legendary Black Mountain College, Josef Albers. When, upon his arrival at the College, he was asked by a student what he would teach,Read More
February has arrived, bringing with it thoughts of love, expression, and indulgence. Our decadent Chocolate Raspberry Truffle reflects this season of love in its flavor both dark and bright, rich and juicy. And this month, enjoying the Chocolate Raspberry Truffle helps to celebrate the love of our Community by supporting the Western North Carolina Advocacy League. WNCAL is a fledgling non-profit, now in its second year of work, which seeks to advocate for the those in our community who might be overlooked.Read More
UlHere at Ultimate Ice Cream Company, we are kicking off our Giving in 2016 with a delicious flavor supporting an incredible organization. Our luscious Lemon Custard will benefit The Downtown Welcome Table, a program that offers a weekly meal and fellowship, along with other services, to anyone who arrives for the Wednesday Lunch. No one is denied service. Everyone is Welcome.Read More
Ultimate Ice Cream was delighted to be part of making the holiday season magical and joyful for the 300 kids invited to the Christmas is for Kids event this year. Hosted by Tammy Jones and Mix 96.5 at the National Guard Armory, the event served up wonder and fun for community children living in foster homes or shelters. Christmas is for Kids is always a memorable event for us and Ultimate is honored to take part. Thank you!!Read More
The time has come again. The time of celebrating the light within during the days of darkness, and anticipating the return of the Sun, the Son, the Light. For our December Flavor of the Month, each year we savor the luscious Peppermint Stick and, in doing so, we celebrate the lights within a very special group of children through the efforts of an event called Christmas is for Kids. Christmas is for Kids was started by local radio personality Tammy Jones of Mix 96.5. Her goal was to ensure a memorable and joyful Christmas time for children living in foster homes or shelters.Read More
To warm you up on these cooling-down days, Ultimate proudly offers You our Flavor of the Month,
YO's Flaming Hearts:
A Fiery Cinnamon with Red Hots candies folded in.
YO's Flaming Hearts celebrates and honors the work--and amazing youth--of Youth OutRight, a youth advocacy and leadership organization dedicated to providing affirmation, information, support and resources for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in 18 counties in Western North Carolina.
Yet another Random Act of Ice Cream from Kindness Fairies at Ultimate! Alexis and Kim surprised the crews of volunteers who were cleaning up the French Broad River during the 28th Annual NC Big Sweep. We loved being part of the volunteer celebration!!Read More
As Autumn rolls in and the leaves begin to change, Ultimate prepares for its last festival of the year: the fall Lake Eden Arts Festival (LEAF), which happens each October. We also name our October Flavor of the Month and its recipient organization--one of the few recurrent pairs of the year-- Choco-Latte and LEAF Schools & Streets.
LEAF Schools & Streets, or LSS, is an outreach program of the Festival that began serving our community in 2004.Read More
Ultimate Ice Cream Company proudly participates each year in the Christmas is for Kids program, which essentially throws a big Christmas party for local children in foster homes and orphanages. Tammy Jones, from local radio station Mix 96.5, founded and runs Christmas is for Kids each year as a way to ensure that all children can make/have positive Chistmas memories.Read More