Our founders, Donald and Susan Sutherland, scoured the world in search of the perfect ice cream. Not surprisingly, they found that not all ice cream is created equal. From traditional hard-packed to soft serve varieties, until Donald and Susan pursued their “Ice Cream Dream”– we were stuck with some pretty disappointing alternatives. But after 1988 and the opening of the first Cold Stone Creamery in Tempe , Arizona , things changed. Through their will, determination and commitment to their dreams, the concept of the Ultimate Ice Cream Experience® was born. The Sutherlands fundamentally redefined ice cream and the world would never be the same.

Cold Stone Creamery ice cream is categorized by industry experts as “Super Premium.” Our ice cream is better because we make it fresh every day in every store, which puts Cold Stone completely in a class of our own.

At Cold Stone Creamery, we are proud of our heritage as Ice Cream Innovators. This heritage is based on a tradition of continuously redefining plain old regular ice cream into something truly extraordinary. Around here, we call every ice cream we serve a “Creation” – because each one is a work of art. Freshly made, smooth, creamy ice cream blended on a frozen granite stone with endless combinations – fruits, nuts, candy, cookies, brownies…you name it – you can mix in to your heart’s content.

We take tremendous pride in Cold Stone’s innovative heritage and culture. It’s what makes us, well, us. Consider the first five words of our Mission Statement: “We will make people happy.” From the energetic Cold Stone Creamery crew singing your praises when they hear that “cha-ching” in the tip jar, to the laughter of a family enjoying an after-dinner treat – if it has to do with being happy, you’ll find it at your local Cold Stone Creamery.

we have for what we do (especially when walking by the lab where our Tastemaster™ invents incredible new flavors of ice cream). Quite simply, making the best ice cream for the world to enjoy is our passion, and delivering happiness is our expertise.

Today the Ultimate Ice Cream Experience® is enjoyed worldwide with more than 1,400 stores operating in the U.S. and several other countries including the United Arab Emirates , Japan , China , Korea and now, Singapore .