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
Brother Wolf Animal Rescue had an Adoption Day at Urban Orchard in West Asheville. We at Ultimate Ice Cream, being animal lovers, decided it was the perfect opportunity to sprinkle a little Ice Cream Love on some of our unsuspecting town-folk! So, during the afternoon, we decended upon the crowd to hand out Love in frozen form to those pledging to love some sweet, needy animals. It was a beautiful day, we had a blast, and people were happy to see us!
Thanks Brother Wolf and Urban Orchard!Read More
Ultimate Ice Cream Company believes in giving and serving our Community. One way that we love to give to those who serve is by surprising them with free ice cream!! This is our Random Acts of Ice Cream--We get to swoop into a community event, a non-profit's special event, or some place where people are working diligently and could use a little UP-lift, and we offer the treat of the best ice cream around!
This past May, UIC had a Random Act of Ice Cream for Habitat for Humanity. We surprised a work crew on-site as well as the folks working/volunteering in Habitat's ReStore.Read More
AskWNC, popped into the Tunnel Road location and caught manager, Gena, for a little interview.
It's cute and fun, and Bryson was caught by surprise too!
Food Network Star 's Season 8 winner, Justin Warner, visits Ultimate at our Tunnel Road location with his new show, Rebel Eats. During his visit he tasted many of our flavor creations, including Brown Sugar Bacon & Maple and Cesspool of Sin. Here are a few action pics from the filming.Read More
Capital at Play, a NC-based magazine exploring "the free spirit of enterprise," featured Ultimate Ice Cream Company in its September 2014.
It was a great honor, and great FUN, to be part of their publication and to have our story told. You can read the article at https://www.capitalatplay.com/cool-sweet-ultimate/
Here's a bit about the publication:Read More
September is a time of harvest, of reveling in bounty, and of preparation for winter for all of Life. It also happens to be National Honey Month. This year, Ultimate Ice Cream Company is proud to support Bee City USA through our Flavor of the Month Program. Our floral, creamy Honey Vanilla is the perfect pick, as it features delicious ingredients that rely upon, or are created by, our Valuable Pollinators. Honey, of course, is the direct result of the life-work of millions of honey bees--the fruit of their collective labor.Read More
August's heat needs a little cool down, and we have a delicious way to put the chill on it-- Chocolate Mint.
Ultimate Ice Cream company is proud and delighted to support the work of FEAST Asheville with this month's luscious flavor.Read More
July's Flavor of the Month benefits Snake, Rabbit, and Snail Bookmobile, Asheville's own mobile bookseller started and run by Julie Wade. In honor of SRS, we created our own SRS--Strawberry Rainbow Sprinkle! Snake, Rabbit, and Snail hosts monthly lectures for children at different locations in town which are free to the public, but always accepting donations for the lecturer and running of the bookmobile, which sells used books on a sliding scale. Ultimate's Charlotte Street shop was delighted to be the location for SRS's July lecture--the Tales of Wisdom Puppet Show!Read More
The arrival of Summer's heat in June meets its perfect compliment, and one of our favorite recurrent Flavors of the Month, BANANA PUDDING! Affectionately nicknamed "MANNA Banana Pudding," this flavor, complete with mixed-in Nilla Wafers, reminds us of Summer Evening Picnics and Potlucks. What a fun and tasty way to contribute to fighting hunger in our community!
Founded in 1982, MANNA's mission is to involve, educate, and unite people in the work of ending hunger in Western North Carolina. Their vision? A hunger-free WNC.Read More