The premium ice cream brand continues amplified growth across California

PALMDALE, CA, September 05, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — Scoops of success are stacking up as Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream continues expansion in California! The world-renowned ice cream brand will open a new location in California at 39626 10th Street West Palmdale, California 93551. The Grand Opening event will be on September 7, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Franchise owners Jeanie and Stuart Broce will lead the Palmdale location.

After working with the American Job Center of California, the Broce’s are excited to bring the legendary ice cream brand to Antelope Valley and hope to expand more job opportunities for individuals in the area. The owners look forward to building a business that will become a favorable gathering place for the local community.

“We are striving to contribute to the growth of and positively influence our community. Handel’s embraces concepts we value, including giving back to our community and providing employment and mentorship to our local youth,” said Stuart Broce, Co-owner of the Palmdale Handel’s location.

The couple revealed their children introduced them to the Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream brand, motivating them to open their store.

“We learned of Handel’s Ice Cream from our children, who are huge fans of the brand in Orange County, California,” said Jeanie Broce, Co-owner of the Palmdale Handel’s location. “The secret to Handel’s’ success is its unique, time-tested process, which ensures optimal quality, flavor, and texture. Also, their dedicated team of expert ice cream makers develops new and exciting flavors that keep the menu fresh and enticing.”

Jeanie and Stuart Broce are proud parents of seven, and both work full-time. Jeanie has a background in education and dance instruction and is an event promoter in the dance competition arena. She also works as a flight attendant. Her husband Stuart is retired from the US military after serving 25 years in the United States Navy and Air Force. He currently works as a pilot.

Stuart and Jeanie have traveled the world extensively, working in the aviation industry, and tasted a lot of ice cream. They believe that Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream is genuinely the best in the world.

The Palmdale Handel’s boasts a 2,000 sq ft space and will feature 48 flavors available daily and over 150 flavors seasonally rotated into the menu., including sherbets and sorbet. The location will also offer pickup, delivery, and catering.

The Handel’s store in Palmdale will be open every day from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Additionally, military veterans and uniformed first responders will receive discounts. The store is excited to collaborate with nearby elementary and high schools by offering reading incentives, teacher appreciation initiatives, and school fundraisers.

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Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream has been in the business of making and selling fresh ice cream since 1945. Founded in Youngstown, Ohio, by Alice Handel, the company continues the sweet legacy she established from her backyard garden, using fresh ingredients and upholding a commitment to quality. Each batch of Handel’s ice cream is made fresh daily, using Alice’s original methods and recipes. There are 48 flavors available daily and more than 140 flavors that rotate seasonally.

In 2023, Handel’s ranked on Franchise Times‘ “Fast & Serious”, a list of the smartest-growing franchises for the year and is recognized by TasteAtlas for one of the top 100 Most Iconic Ice Creams of the World.

Handel’s has also been named #1 Ice Cream on the Planet by National Geographic, one of the Top 10 Best Ice Cream Businesses by USA Today, one of the Top 500 Restaurants in America by Nation’s Restaurant News and Top 500 Franchises by Entrepreneur Magazine.

Handel’s currently has more than 100 locations across 11 states and is growing. To learn more about Handel’s franchise opportunities, visit

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