Malcom Stogo and Associate's Ice Cream University is accepting nominations for the Passion Award for the Ice Cream Store of the Year.

The award will be presented in February to an ice cream shop that represents the best in store-made ice cream in the United States.

Last year's winner was Izzy's Ice Cream of St. Paul, Minn.

Criteria includes the following four areas:

  • The passion for making your store great
  • The passion for making the very best frozen dessert product
  • The passion for sharing your enthusiasm with your employees and customers
  • The passion for not giving up in the face of adversity
Eligible businesses must be a paid subscriber to one of Stogos two newsletters, a seminar student during the last twelve months, and/or a client of Malcolm Stogo Associates.

For more information contact Malcom Stogo Associates 718/884-5086 or visit