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Tucson Lifestyle Best of the City 2014

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Frost Gelato featured in Tucson Lifestyle

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Frost Gelato featured in Tucson Lifestyle

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May 13, 2014

Business profile: Frost Gelato

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Tucson Lifestyle Best of the City 2013

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Frost Gelato - one of the "Best dessert shops in the Valley - 2013"

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Frost Gelato featured in Modern Luxury Brides Magazine

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Jul 16, 2013

Frost Gelato Shoppe to open at ABQ Uptown

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June 2013

Tucson's Frost going way, way east

Kuwaiti businessman, in love with gelato, will open franchise there
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August 2012

Frost Gelato Chain Expands

Co-founder Jeff Kaiserman interviewed.
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Frost Gelato Voted "Best Frozen Treat" in Phoenix

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Frost on the Big Screen!

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April 19, 2012

Frost Gelato featured in a suburban kitchen blog

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Frost Gelato Voted "Best of Tucson – 2012"

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November 18, 2011

Gilbert gelato shop a treat for the eyes

The colors strike you first...
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November 9, 2011

Getting Frosty

Highland Park's newest dessert place lives up to the hype.
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October 3, 2011

Frost Gelato Voted "Best of Tucson – 2011"

Best of Tucson – 2011
May 2011

Frost Gelato Gets Hot..

How a great concept and hard work pays off
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The Clabo Gazette

Owners of local Frost gelato shops open business up to franchisees

Stores to open this year in N.M., Gilbert, Chicago
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Frost Named Best of City for 6th Year in a Row - Ice Cream

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Frost Named Best of City - Ice Cream

Tucson Weekly
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Local Frost Gelato Shop Now Ready to Franchise

Arizona Daily Star
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Frost Named Best of the Northwest

Northwest Explorer Magazine

Frost Named Best of the City, 5 Years In a Row

Tucson Lifestyle Magazine


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Frost Gelato Named Best Place to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in 2009
Tucson Home Magazine Best Of Awards

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Frost Awarded Wells Fargo Copper Cactus Award for Business Growth

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Best Ice Cream

Frost, a Gelato Shoppe
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BIZ TUCSON-A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Frost Gelato Featured on Cover of Oro Valley Magazine

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FROST GELATO voted 2009 "Best Ice Cream Shop" by Tucson Lifestyle!

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FROST GELATO voted best ice cream by Tucson Weekly!

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FROST GELATO voted 2008 "Best Ice Cream Shop" by Tucson Lifestyle!

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NOW OPEN! Frost on the East Side

Frost has officially opened its second location at 7301 E. Tanque Verde Rd across from Udall Park.
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Tucson Citizen - Nazario Melchionda, Frost, A Gelato Shoppe

By Nina M. Padula and Norma Jean Gargasz

What do you get when you mix a spatula, milk, sugar and an Italian man? You get Frost's best ingredient, Nazario Melchionda, gelato master at Frost, A Gelato Shoppe, owned by Tucsonan's Stephen Ochoa and Jeffrey Kaiserman.
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Arizona Daily Star - Gelato Skills Bring Frost's Master Gelato Maker Nazario Melchionda Back From Italy

Josh Brodeski

When Nazario Melchionda's seasonal visa expired last fall, he thought an extension would take a matter of weeks. 
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Frost on the East Side? - Good News!  The Frost Family Has Decided to Expand!

Due to an overwhelming amount of requests - sometimes five to seven a day - we have elected to open a new location on the East Side of town.
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Frost Gelato featured in frozen desserts magazine!

"Just beyond the Catalina Mountains-a landmark in Tucson, Arizona, stand an almost as famous hot spot in the city: Frost Gelato..."
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Alumnus Magazine - Frosty, Smooth and Delicious

By Valarie Potell

Gelato, a treat popular in Italy, has made its way to Tucson thanks to the entrepreneurial spirit of two University of Arizona Alumni, Jeffery Kaiserman and Stephen Ochoa.
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Inside Tucson Business - Frost Gelato Shoppe offers tasty Italian-style dessert

By Valarie Potell

Everything about Frost, a gelato shoppe opened by two University of Arizona Alumni, is designed to make patrons feel cold.
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Eller College of Business Management Frost Gelato Shoppe Owners Receive Inaugural
Emergent Entrepreneurs Award

By Valarie Potell

Frost Gelato Shoppe owners Jeff Kaiserman and Stephen Ochoa received the 2006 Emergent Entrepreneurs Award.  The award celebrates visionary entrepreneurs on the rise
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Arizona Daily Star - Frosting Away Steamy Summer Days

By Brian J. Pedersen

Foothills resident Pam Crooke had an extra reason to go shopping at La Encantada last weekend: fresh gelato. "Just taking a Frost break," Crooke said, in between swallows of mint chocolate chip.

Frost, the locally-owned gelato shop on the Northwest Side, has been operating a small cart in the courtyard at La Encantada, 2905 E. Sunrise Drive, on select weekend days since April. Its presence has been in conjunction with the upscale shopping center's Summer of Enchantment Culinary Concert Series.
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Explorer Newspaper - The sky's the limit for Tucson's gelato guys

By Laura Marble

They played little league baseball together. They endured university final exams together. And last month, Jeffrey Kaiserman and Stephen Ochoa celebrated a new milestone: their one-year anniversary as business partners.
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Arizona Daily Star- Gelato packs 'em in

By Richard Ducote

Italians like to say "First, we eat with the eyes." So it is at Frost, A Gelato Shoppe, which has taken the town by storm at the southwest corner of Ina and Oracle roads. The small store, decked out in white and ice blue, suggests cool when you walk in. Then you see it — a curving glass display case with 39 stainless steel pans, each offering a different variety of frozen splendor...
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Frost Owners Jeff Kaiserman and Stephen Ochoa Featured on Inside Arizona Business Newscast

Frost a Gelato Shoppe owners Jeff Kaiserman and Stephen Ochoa were featured on Inside Arizona Business's "Business Spotlight " with Dana Cooper. 
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Eller College of Managment, The University of Arizona - McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship inaugurates Emergent Entrepreneurs Award

Recipients Jeffrey Kaiserman and Stephen Ochoa, owners of Frost, A Gelato Shoppe,celebrated for their vision

“Clearly destined for entrepreneurial greatness” is the selection criteria for the new McGuire Center Award in Entrepreneurship — the Emergent Entrepreneur's Award. Given the extraordinary success of their first venture, certainly the 2006 recipients of the award are that...
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Tucson Lifestyle Magazine - Best of the City

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The Desert Leaf A Great First Impression

By Lina Brewer

Jeff Kaiserman and Steve Ochoa believe Tucson is ready to enjoy gelato. Kaiserman first enjoyed the Italian version of ice cream five years ago in Italy. When he and Ochoa decided to bring gelato to their hometown, they knew they wouldn't be satisfied with halfway measures. "We went to 'Gelato University' back East to learn the basics," Kaiserman says...
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Arizona Daily Wildcat

By Nick Smith

Two UA alumni didn't have to worry about finding a company to work for after graduation; they started their own.

Jeff Kaiserman and Steven Ochoa, who graduated in fall and spring 2003 respectively, are the owners of Frost: A Gelato Shoppe, located at the corner of West Ina Road and North Oracle Road at the Casas Adobes Shopping Center.

The shop opened during the last week in May, and is marking its six-month anniversary of being in business this week, Kaiserman said...
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KOLD News 13

FROST A Gelato Shoppe featured on KOLD News 13 newscarst.
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Arizona Daily Star

By Sarah J. Bell

In Italy, they say you eat with your eyes first - and when it comes to the new Italian gelatoria Frost, customers are in for a wide-eyed feast. Greeted by an expansive, stainless-steel gelato cooler displaying 39 flavors - 2/3 of them gelato and 1/3 of them sorbet, there is plenty for customers to see and to eat. Jeff Kaiserman, 25, and Stephen Ochoa, 24, are the owners of Frost and have been friends since the second grade. They said they want their customers to be "wowed" when they enter the ice-blue shop. "You walk in and you just feel cool," Kaiserman said...
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Popsynth Reviews FROST

A mana to the harsh desert, Gelato by Frost is heaven sent!   Ice cream joints like Marble Slab and Cold Stone are awesome in the winter, but what about beating the heat?   eegees takes some of the edge off, but nothing compares to the Frost.

The decoration and design style is very art contempo modernist.  Their graphic artist knew his business because everything from the napkins to the furnishings has the same branding feel.  Be sure to read the shirts of the servers, they all convey different messages.  Every wall hanging is backlit and sporting stainless steel.  The photos are wonderful images from the shopping center with crafty placements of Frost products.  Very professional...
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