Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard

31 01, 2024

Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard: Tasty Profits

2024-01-31T22:25:45-05:00January 31st, 2024|Tags: , , |

Over the past four decades, Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard has become a household name. With 550-plus locations worldwide, Rita’s recipe for success is in its simplistic business model that empowers franchisees to launch and grow their business. By Shelby Green


29 11, 2023

Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard: Superior Product and Service Make for a Sweet Opportunity

2023-11-30T09:53:54-05:00November 29th, 2023|Tags: , , |

Since its beginning on a front porch outside of Philadelphia in 1984, Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard has grown into the largest Italian ice chain in the world and has put smiles on the faces of customers and franchisees at more than 550 locations in 31 states. By Patty Horansky


1 01, 2022

Making LIfe A Little Bit Brighter: Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard

2022-01-01T18:41:33-05:00January 1st, 2022|Tags: , , |

Established in 1984, Rita’s Ice has been in the happiness business for over 35 years. Rita’s offers delicious and unique products of Italian ice and frozen custard with a fun mix-and-match menu that lets guests create their own desserts. By Cindy Charette


30 11, 2021

Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard: A Homegrown Passion

2021-11-30T14:50:33-05:00November 30th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

My Rita’s story is a bit unique. I started as a treat team member, scooping Rita’s Ice at the very first location 18 years ago. Rita’s daughter (yes, the Rita!) gave me my first job back in high school. By Cindy Charette


31 10, 2021

Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard: A Servant’s Heart

2021-10-31T10:27:41-04:00October 31st, 2021|Tags: , , |

With the goal of starting her own business, Debbie Pierce took a leap of faith when she left her 17-year Vanguard career with only two years left until retirement. “I felt like I needed a change in my life and that God was definitely pulling me in a different direction,” Pierce said. By Cindy Charette


30 06, 2021

Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard: The Stuff Dreams are Made Of

2021-06-30T17:04:59-04:00June 30th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

When fans see the iconic red and white stripes behind the Rita’s name, whether they’re at a baseball stadium, boardwalk or friendly neighborhood corner, they know they’ll see long lines of eager customers, too. These happy guests (more like cult followers) can’t wait to get some of this delectable frozen heaven. By Lizzy Yeserski