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The Scoop

HERE AT ICE CREAM ARTISAN, WE’RE PASSIONATE
ABOUT CREATING DELICIOUS SUPER-PREMIUM ICE CREAM.

That’s why we’re starting a nitrogen-powered revolution in ice cream and other frozen delights. Our unique ice cream concept is reinventing an old classic, using the science of flash freezing to instantly create fantastic desserts that you will love.

PURE ICE CREAM, LOVINGLY MADE FROM SCRATCH

At Ice Cream Artisan, we start the ice cream making process with milk and cream and we make all of our ice cream bases from scratch omitting the additives, preservatives, stabilizers, and emulsifiers that you will see in most other ice creams. We source our ingredients locally when possible, and we can tailor our ice creams to your individual preferences.

circle-images-small_cookiesIce Cream Artisan is committed to bringing you the purest ice cream in town. Our artisanal dishes contain the real thing… honest-to-goodness ingredients,  just like grandma used to make.

We mix our bases in small batches and keep them refrigerated as liquids until it’s time to serve them at your event – that’s why our ice cream keeps its incredible flavour and texture so much longer than store-bought ice cream.   Most ice cream starts to crystallize and lose its flavour while it’s being stored at freezing temperatures. Because we create our bases so close to the time they are being served, and then flash freeze them on the spot at your event…our ice cream is more flavourful and much creamier than other ice creams.

That means our ice cream and frozen delights are a denser, smoother, ultra-creamier product. No crystallization means you get smooth, tasty ice cream that hasn’t been watered down.

ICE CREAM, SORBETS, FROZEN YOGURT AND MORE

We may be called “Ice Cream Artisan”, but don’t let the name fool you, we also make other frozen delights! We can prepare all kinds of frozen treats using liquid nitrogen, including frozen yogurt, sorbets, and gelato. No matter what your frozen dessert fix may be, we can accommodate it.

circle-images-small_sorbetLooking for a lemony frozen yogurt that bursts with flavour? Or perhaps a refreshing mango pear sorbet? We offer lots of different options and we craft all of our products in small batches for optimum freshness.

Diabetic or allergic? Special dietary restrictions? We can also create sugar free solutions for diabetics using Xylitol. Let us know if you have any dietary restrictions and we can tailor your dessert accordingly so you can enjoy your frozen treat without having any worries.

We don’t want to leave out our 4-legged companions. We even have a frozen yogurt dog treat available– great for hot summers. Our Nanuuk-sicles are filled with real, fresh ingredients that have been proven to be safe for dogs.

DESSERT, MEET SCIENCE

Here at Ice Cream Artisan, we love putting fresh angles on old standards. That’s why Ice Cream Artisan uses liquid nitrogen to freeze your dish into a tasty dessert in mere seconds. You’ll get to watch in awe as the billowing vapours rise from your order and what was a liquid base mere seconds before is now a creamy frozen treat. But how does it work? Why use liquid nitrogen when there are so many other ways to make ice cream? The answer: Because science says to!

Most liquids form crystals as they freeze – and if you’ve ever bitten into a scoop of year-old ice cream in your freezer, you’ll know that the longer the ice cream is subject to temperature variations, the more crystals it will have. Most ice cream freezes slowly. The slower your ice cream freezes, the more time there is for ice crystals to form.

That’s where liquid nitrogen comes into play. Liquid nitrogen can only be stored at temperatures below -196 degrees Celsius, as it evaporates at -195 degrees Celsius. That means when it enters the atmosphere, it boils and evaporates in seconds. By absorbing heat from the surrounding area, it instantly flash-freezes almost anything that comes into contact with it.

When we use liquid nitrogen to freeze our ice cream, there’s simply no time for ice crystals to develop – and the result is the creamiest frozen treat you’ll ever taste.

IS IT SAFE?

Yes! Nitrogen is a completely safe, naturally occurring element that won’t harm you when handled properly.

Like many elements, nitrogen can be found in both a liquid state and a gas state. (And if you happen to walk in on the right chemistry experiment, even a solid state!)

As a gas, nitrogen is completely harmless. In fact, nearly 80% of the air you’re breathing right now is made of nitrogen! And if you’ve ever eaten a steak, or an omelette, or even a handful of trail mix, you’ve consumed nitrogen as part of your diet.

Nitrogen is also a major nutrient for all sorts of life forms, including almost every plant in existence and even us humans. Without nitrogen, your body wouldn’t be able to produce new cells or repair itself.

Liquid Nitrogen can cause serious frostbite if a large amount comes into contact with human skin. That’s why only experienced professionals handle the freezing stage. By the time you take that first mouthful of ice cream, all of the nitrogen we used to freeze it has already evaporated – leaving just frozen deliciousness in its wake.

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The magic of nitrogen-cooled ice cream can’t simply be tasted – it has to be seen. Our ice cream making process is lots of fun to watch, especially the cool fog show that happens when the liquid nitrogen comes into play! You’ll get to watch as we add fresh ingredients to the bowl, mix it all together, and then flash-freeze it in mere seconds.

If you’re looking for a fun, family-friendly show for your next corporate mixer, private party, birthday, wedding, reception, fundraising event or festival, Ice Cream Artisan can create an unforgettable experience for all of your guests.

Call (250) 868-9421

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The Flavours!

  • Chocolate Cherry
  • White Chocolate Buttermint
  • Lemon Cheesecake
  • Root Beer
  • Black Licorice
  • Strawberry Buttermilk
  • Peppermint Patty
  • Coriander
  • Banana & White Chocolate Freckles
  • Cherry Swirl

Strawberry Rosé Sorbet

Refreshingly cool sorbet with an aromatic splash of Rosewater and Okanagan Rosé wine

Pumpkin Seed Oil

Earthy, nutty and aromatic, topped with sea salted pepitas

Blueberry

Rich in antioxidants and simply delicious

Vegan Cherry Garcia

Coconut milk, cherries and fudgey sauce with chocolate bits

Vanilla

Nothing plain about this #1 flavour fave, with a drizzle of fudgey sauce

Chocolate Chocolate

Deep, dark, and delicious

Candied Fennel

Mild anise flavour in a sugar candy coated crunch

Macha Green Tea

Green Gold! Rich in chlorophyll, this is an antioxidant superpower

Mango Pear Sorbet

Tropical and so refreshing

Cookies & Cream

Vanilla ice cream and Oreos

…and more popular flavours

  • Banana Strawberry
  • Coffee
  • Creamsicle
  • Milk Chocolate
  • Dark Chocolate

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  • Maple Walnut
  • Mocha
  • Salted Caramel
  • Strawberry
  • Raspberry & Chocolate Freckles

Dairy Free Flavors

  • Vegan Coconut Garcia;
    Coconut milk, cherries and fudgey sauce with chocolate bits.
  • Vegan Coconut Strawberry
  • Vegan Coconut Coffee

Sorbets

  • Mango Pear
  • Strawberry Rose
  • Watermelon

AND SO MUCH MORE!

ICE CREAM ARTISAN GIVES BACK

We’re not just about great ice cream. As a local business, Ice Cream Artisan is passionate about supporting the local community and is actively involved in charity and non-profit work in Kelowna.

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

WE ARE FUN – We are always fun. We can’t help it… it’s ice cream!

WE ARE WHOLESOME – Delicious by nature.  Cooled by science. We combined natural ingredients and classic charm with liquid nitrogen to create yummy magic.

WE ARE PASSIONATE – We truly love what we do. More than a job, ice cream is a passion.

AUTHENTIC – Honest and Transparent.  Down to earth and always approachable. This attitude permeates every aspect of our business.

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