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About Us

Beginning as a seasonal food truck in 2009, Big Gay Ice Cream has been named best ice cream parlor--as well as best food truck--in the country, along with numerous other accolades. Now the company has multiple locations in New York City & Philadelphia.

Over the last 10 years, founders Douglas Quint & Bryan Petroff have published a critically acclaimed cookbook; appeared on numerous tv programs; put on Big Gay Ice Cream pop-ups at festivals around the world; collaborated with a variety of international brands; spoken at a variety of conferences & seminars, including giving a TED talk; & taken the ice cream truck on tours across the country.

Through it all, Big Gay Ice Cream has never veered from its mission to keep the fun in ice cream. By mixing high quality ingredients with guilty pleasures, traditional flavors with the unexpected, & a youngster's imagination with an adult’s knowing wink & satirical tongue, we spin a new take on the old school ice cream parlor experience. It's both for kids & for those of us who are kids at heart.