First 50 guests to receive Free Ice Cream for a Year

CHARLOTTE, NC, April 21, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream, the #1 ice cream on the planet, continues to grow its fun and memorable brand in North Carolina. Handel’s is coming to the community of Steele Creek and celebrating its Grand Opening on Thursday, April 27th; The first 50 guests will receive Free Ice Cream for a Year! The Steele Creek Handel’s is located at 4923 Trojan Dr., Charlotte, NC 28278. The grand opening festivities will start at 11:00 a.m. and are open to the public.

“I have worked in different franchises throughout my life, and I chose Handel’s because it is the best ice cream I have ever had! I love Handel’s and believe in the products,” said McKenzie Davis, Owner of the Steele Creek Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream. “My favorite part about being in the Handel’s family is seeing how excited kids get when picking out their flavors. It’s always a happy day when you get Handel’s Ice Cream as a treat, and I’m looking forward to serving up lots of smiles with our new store.”

An official ribbon cutting with the Charlotte Area Chamber of Commerce will kick off the April 27th celebration starting at 11:00 a.m. Guests will also have the chance to participate in a raffle to win Free Pint a Month for a Year.

The Steele Creek Handel’s marks the first for the Charlotte, NC area. The store will feature local flavors, including Black Cherry, Buckeye, Coffee Chocolate Chip, Graham Central Station, Oree-Dough, Salty Caramel Truffle, and more. In addition, the location offers dine-in, pickup, delivery, and catering.

The Steele Creek Handel’s will be open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

For more information, visit or follow the Steele Creek store on Facebook @Handel’s Ice Cream Steele Creek or Instagram @handels.steelecreek

About Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream

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 150 flavors that rotate seasonally. Handel’s also offers sherbet, ices, and fat-free options with no sugar added.

In 2023, Handel’s ranked on Franchise Time’s Fast & Serious, a list of the smartest-growing franchises for the year. 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 90 locations across 11 states and is growing. To learn more about Handel’s franchise opportunities, visit

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