The first 50 guests in line receive Free Ice Cream For a Year.

SANTA MONICA, CA, August 22, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — Prepare to indulge as Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream opens a new location in Santa Monica! Discover the latest Scoop Shop at 1701 Ocean Park Boulevard, Santa Monica, California 90405. The world’s #1 ice cream brand according to National Geographic is hosting a Grand Opening event on August 24th from 11am to 10pm.

For the Grand Opening, the first 50 people in line will receive a free small ice cream cone or dish weekly for a year.

“What motivated me to get involved with the Handel’s brand is, first and foremost, the ice cream, said General Manager Peg Hale. Once you try it, you know instantly it’s the best. Also, the Handel’s team is wonderful to work with, and they make us feel like we are part of a family.” “When I first tried Handel’s, I knew it was special and I was excited to be involved with the brand and in helping build our store.

A long-time Santa Monica local, Peg knows and loves the city, a worldwide destination. The Ocean Park neighborhood is the perfect fit for the newest Handel’s location.

The Santa Monica Handel’s will feature 48 flavors, made fresh daily and chosen monthly from a larger selection of 150. Just a few of the unique flavors that will be featured at this location for the Grand Opening are Peach, Blue Monster (just try it, you’ll love it), Chocolate Pecan, Monkey Business, Graham Central Station, Oree-Dough, Black Cherry, Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownie, and Birthday Cake. This location will offer pickup, delivery, and – soon to come – catering options.

The Ocean Park Handel’s store will be open daily from 11 am to 10 pm.

For more information, visit or follow the Santa Monica store on Instagram @handelssantamonica.

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream has been in the business of making and selling fresh ice cream since 1945. Founded in Youngstown, Ohio, by Alice Handel, the company continues the sweet legacy she established from her backyard garden, using fresh ingredients and upholding a commitment to quality. Each batch of Handel’s ice cream is made fresh daily, using Alice’s original methods and recipes. There are 48 flavors available daily and more than 140 flavors that rotate seasonally.

In 2023, Handel’s ranked on Franchise Times’ “Fast & Serious”, a list of the smartest-growing franchises for the year and is recognized by TasteAtlas for one of the top 100 Most Iconic Ice Creams of the World.

Handel’s has also been named #1 Ice Cream on the Planet by National Geographic, one of the Top 10 Best Ice Cream Businesses by USA Today, one of the Top 500 Restaurants in America by Nation’s Restaurant News and Top 500 Franchises by Entrepreneur Magazine.

Handel’s currently has more than 100 locations across 11 states and is growing. To learn more about Handel’s franchise opportunities, visit

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