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Mootown Ice Cream & Dessert Shoppe

“Where ice cream dreams come true”

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mootownMootown Ice Cream & Dessert Shoppe, founded by sisters Chris & Kim Kelley, who each wanted to start and own a business in Detroit, specifically Detroit Eastern Market.  After many discussions and heated debates as to what this business should be, together they decided to launch the first ice cream shop ever to be located in the Eastern Market district.

We were adamant about supporting and serving a local made ice cream.  In our long and tedious search our palettes landed on Hudsonville Ice Cream Company, our decision was unanimous!

”We have a true partnership, they believe in us and we believe in them. “

We created a plan, which included our belief; to put love, family and teamwork first, and success will follow!  Our focus is on creating an exceptional customer experience, to continuously improve our offerings, enhance our customers’ experience and serve as model of excellence in how we treat our employees, our customers, our community, and each other with respect.

images (1)Mootown, opened on May 13, 2011, still not sure of what the heck we got ourselves into, we remained confident we would find our way.

We carry 20 flavors of ice cream, and extensive lineup of toppings including Saunders Hot Fudge, offering our customers unlimited options to create their own shakes, sundaes and dessert delights, as well as our sundae staples like Paradise Valley, Double Decker Sundae.  “Our customers are only limited by their imagination”.  Our menu also includes daily specials such as  offer homemade soups, authentic tacos and quesadillas.

2012, we added a gift shop,offering an eclectic selection of locally crafted products such as greeting card by “One of a Kind Designs” “our mother”  “Stoned Jewels”  “a sister” and Chris the discoverer of a diverse line of fine and beautiful gift options from around the world.

We are open during the winter season, December –March hosting ice cream socials, birthday parties and community gatherings.

We support community which is why we will open our shelves to creative folks like AJ’s CoffeeWorks.“Detroit Bold Coffee”.  A J is an amazing partner of local goods, with a committed belief that Detroit’s economy should be supported by more than just the auto industry.Coffee roasting has been roasted in the shadows of our auto plants since 1914.

We are open to serious local entrepreneurs seeking a great location to sell and showcase their products.  If you are interested, call Kim at (313) 393-6016.

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