ARIZONA NEWS

Here’s how to get free scoops at new Gelato Cimmino dessert shop in Gilbert

Apr 1, 2024, 3:00 PM | Updated: Apr 4, 2024, 1:40 pm

PHOENIX – A new downtown Gilbert gelato shop will give away free scoops Friday as part of its grand opening celebration.

Gelato Cimmino recently started serving authentic Italian snacks on Gilbert Road near Vaughn Avenue, between O.H.S.O. and Culinary Dropout.

In addition to gelato, which is available in gluten-free and dairy-free options, the dessert shop serves a selection of coffee, cakes and milkshakes.

Gilbert’s Heritage District is a hot spot for cold treats

The cold treat competition is really heating up in Gilbert’s Heritage District, with Gelato Cimmino going in right next door to Creamistry and directly across the street from Petersen’s Ice Cream. In addition, the Topo snack stand is a quick walk to the south, and there’s a Dairy Queen a few blocks to the north.

Gelato Cimmino is making its presence known by handing out complimentary scoops of from noon to 6 p.m. Friday. The shop will also hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m.

Gelato Cimmino also has location in Scottsdale

The Gilbert location is the second for owner Mario Cimmino’s dessert concept, joining the original shop on Main Street in Old Town Scottsdale.

“We’re ecstatic about establishing our presence in Gilbert,” Cimmino said in a press release. “The success we’ve seen at our Scottsdale location has been beyond our expectations, and the support from our customers has been nothing short of amazing.”

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

Rattlesnake activity...

Nick Borgia

Warmer temperatures leads to increased rattlesnake activity in the Valley

The Banner Poison and Drug Information Center has seen an increase in rattlesnake activity in the Valley due to warmer weather.

41 minutes ago

Housing program...

Nick Borgia

Gov. Katie Hobbs announces new $13M housing program

Gov. Katie Hobbs and the Arizona Department of Housing (ADOH) announced a new housing program on Friday, called "Arizona is Home."

1 hour ago

expand
The Lee Lee International Supermarkets store in Chandler. (Maison Solutions Inc.)...

Brandon Brown/Phoenix Business Journal

Arizona Asian grocery chain acquired by California company

Arizona's Lee Lee International Supermarkets has been acquired by a Southern California-based specialty grocery retailer.

2 hours ago

Deshan Begay, 24, was struck by a vehicle while walking when he didn't have the right of way, polic...

KTAR.com

Man fatally struck while crossing I-10 access road at red light in Phoenix

Deshan Begay, 24, was crossing the I-10 westbound access road on Wednesday evening when a vehicle fatally struck him, Phoenix police said.

12 hours ago

Protesters in Phoenix shout as they join thousands marching around the Arizona state Capitol after ...

Associated Press

Abortion ruling supercharges Arizona to be an especially important swing state

A ruling this week instituting a near-total abortion ban supercharged Arizona's role, turning it into the most critical battleground.

13 hours ago

Preston Lord murder suspect Talyn Vigil posted bond and was released from jail on April 12, 2024. (...

KTAR.com

Talyn Vigil, suspect in murder of Preston Lord, posts bonds and is released from jail

Talyn Vigil, one of seven suspects indicted in the murder of 16-year-old Preston Lord in Queen Creek, posted bond and was released from jail Friday, authorities said.

16 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

...

DESERT INSTITUTE FOR SPINE CARE

Desert Institute for Spine Care is the place for weekend warriors to fix their back pain

Spring has sprung and nothing is better than March in Arizona. The temperatures are perfect and with the beautiful weather, Arizona has become a hotbed for hikers, runners, golfers, pickleball players and all types of weekend warriors.

...

DISC Desert Institute for Spine Care

Sciatica pain is treatable but surgery may be required

Sciatica pain is one of the most common ailments a person can face, and if not taken seriously, it could become one of the most harmful.

...

Fiesta Bowl Foundation

The 51st annual Vrbo Fiesta Bowl Parade is excitingly upon us

The 51st annual Vrbo Fiesta Bowl Parade presented by Lerner & Rowe is upon us! The attraction honors Arizona and the history of the game.

Here’s how to get free scoops at new Gelato Cimmino dessert shop in Gilbert