6 Cold Facts About Ice Cream with Jason’s Deli

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Jason’s Deli was founded in Beaumont, Texas, in 1976 by Joe Tortorice Jr. and now has 290+ locations in 28 states. In 2005, Jason’s Deli was the first major restaurant concept to ban artificial trans fats in the U.S. and later became the first to eliminate high-fructose corn syrup.

1) Free Ice Cream for Diners at Jason’s Deli

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A tradition for more than 30 years that began when a deli manager found a frozen yogurt maker in the storeroom and began making ice cream for guests.

2) 912,408 Gallons of Ice Cream Were Devoured Last Year

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And 14,315,392 wafer cones by our guests!

3) In 1984, July became National Ice Cream Month

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The third Sunday in July is National Ice Cream Day.

4) The World’s Tallest Ice Cream Cone is 10 ft. 1.26 in.

Photo credit: Hennig-Olsen
Photo credit: Hennig-Olsen

It was made in 2015 for the Tall Ships Race in Kristiansand Harbour, Norway.

5) It Takes Three Gallons of Milk to Make One Gallon of Ice Cream

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A cow makes enough milk for two gallons of ice cream a day.

6) For a Sweet Surprise, Add a Dollop of Vanilla Ice Cream to Your Cup of Jason’s Deli Coffee

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Our founder Joe Tortorice Jr. likes it this way.

Phoenix Favorites

  1. Garden Fresh Salad Bar – It’s all you care to eat for one price: select organics, dozens of toppings, cheeses, fresh-made sides and mini muffins.
  2. Reuben THE Great – A half-pound of hot corned beef (or pastrami), Swiss, sauerkraut, Thousand Island dressing, grilled on rye. Served with chips or baked chips.
  3. California Club – Roasted turkey breast, bacon, Swiss, guacamole, tomato, organic field greens, mayo, on a toasted croissant. Served with one side choice: fresh fruit, steamed veggies, baked chips, or blue corn chips with salsa.

Arizona locations: Chandler, Gilbert, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tucson (East Broadway Deli, Mall Deli)

For more information, please visit www.jasonsdeli.com

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