Paciugo Gelato Caffè Adds Gelato-Inspired Smoothies for the Summertime

REAL Mango Passion Fruit, Strawberry Banana and Wildberries, all Infused
with The World’s Best Gelato, Are Featured at Paciugo

DALLAS, Texas, June 11, 2014 – Smoothies are getting real this summer at Paciugo.
Paciugo Gelato Caffè, the Dallas-based specialty brand best known for its authentic Italian gelato, is giving Smoothie lovers some flavorful choices, as it boldly creates high quality, fresh and natural sorbet-inspired creations as only Paciugo can.

Paciugo has announced three delicious Smoothie creations, perfect for summertime. Mango Passion Fruit, Strawberry Banana and Wildberries, will be featured through Sunday, July 13. The Smoothies are available in 12-oz, 16-oz and 20-oz sizes and range between $3.79 and $5.79.

The secret to Paciugo Smoothies is in their real fruit sorbet, which is handcrafted daily at every shop, using fresh fruits of the highest quality, from around the world.  These unique frozen beverages are traditional Smoothies, blended with delicious sorbet and real fruit.

“While we use our famous gelato in almost everything we make, there is more to Paciugo than just gelato,” said Diego Comparin, Paciugo Vice President of Research and Development. “Our Real Fruit Smoothies are handcrafted with fruits that we simply obsess over. We always stay true to our culinary roots and heritage of the Paciugo brand but we also challenge ourselves to expand our offerings. The result is a wide variety of incredibly delicious, unique, sorbet inspired fruit Smoothies that you’ll only find at Paciugo.”

With nearly 400 recipes in its portfolio, 44 Paciugo Gelato Caffè locations in 16 states each serve an assortment of 32- 40 gelato and sorbet flavors, made fresh daily at all gelato caffès. This means Paciugo’s Smoothies can be served as any number of flavors.

About Paciugo Gelato Caffè
Paciugo Gelato Caffè was founded in 2000 when Ugo, Cristiana and Vincent Ginatta, inspired by their passion of bringing Italian gelato to America, moved to Dallas, Texas and opened their first gelateria. Since then, the company has grown to 44 locations in 16 states. Paciugo offers more than 30 flavors daily of gelato that are handcrafted every morning at each neighborhood location. To complement their unique gelato, Paciugo offers gelato-inspired shakes, smoothies, espresso-based drinks, iced coffees, Gelattes® and artisanal favorites like affogato, hot chocolate, Arabica coffee and Italian roast coffee.  For more information, visit www.paciugo.com or follow Paciugo on Facebook and Twitter @PaciugoTweets.  Prospective franchise partners should visit http://paciugofranchising.com.

Media Contact
Derek Farley
DFPR for Paciugo
704-941-7353
derek@dfpr.com

Paciugo Gelato Caffè Springs Forward with Featured Frozen Concoctions

Espresso Frappes Including Amaretto Chocolate Chip and Caramel Beverages, Infused with The World’s Best Gelato, Will Be Featured for A Limited Time at Paciugo

DALLAS, Texas, March 17, 2014 – Spring is in full bloom at Paciugo Gelato Caffè.
 Paciugo, the Dallas-based specialty brand best known for its authentic Italian gelato, is giving Espresso Frappe lovers some flavorful choices, as it offers a distinctly unique twist to the traditional favorite with a secret only it can create.

 Today, Paciugo announced it will feature two Espresso Frappe creations, just in time for spring. Amaretto Chocolate Chip and Caramel will be featured over the next nine weeks, through May 18. The quality, gelato-inspired beverages are available in 12-oz, 16-oz and 20-oz sizes and range between $3.79 and $5.99.

 The secret to Paciugo’s Espresso Frappes is in its gelato, which is handcrafted using wholesome ingredients of the highest quality from around the world.  Their unique coffee-based frozen beverages are traditional Espresso Frappes, infused with delicious gelato.

 “While we use our famous gelato in almost everything we make, there is more to Paciugo than just gelato,” said Diego Comparin, Paciugo Vice President of Research and Development. “Our new Espresso Frappes are handcrafted with ingredients we simply obsess over. We’ve taken a spring favorite and added an element only Paciugo can. The result is fun and cool beverages that you’ll only find at Paciugo.

 With nearly 400 recipes in its portfolio, 44 Paciugo Gelato Caffè locations in 16 states each serve an assortment of 32- 40 flavors, made fresh daily at all gelato caffès. This means Paciugo’s Espresso Frappes can be served as any number of flavors.
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About Paciugo Gelato Caffè


Paciugo Gelato Caffè was founded in 2000 when Ugo, Cristiana and Vincent Ginatta, inspired by their passion of bringing Italian gelato to America, moved to Dallas, Texas and opened their first gelateria. Since then, the company has grown to 44 locations in 16 states. Paciugo offers more than 30 flavors daily of gelato that are handcrafted every morning at each neighborhood location. To complement their unique gelato, Paciugo offers gelato-inspired shakes, smoothies, espresso-based drinks, iced coffees, Gelattes® and artisanal favorites like affogato, hot chocolates, Arabica coffee and Italian roast coffee.  For more information, visit www.paciugo.com or follow Paciugo on Facebook and Twitter @PaciugoTweets.  Prospective franchise partners should visit http://paciugofranchising.com.

Media Contact
Derek Farley
DFPR for Paciugo
704-941-7353
derek@dfpr.com

Chicagoland Paciugo Gelato Caffès to Offer FREE Gelato on First Day of Spring

Free Piccolo Cup (More Than 5 Ounces and Up to Three Flavors) of the World’s Best Gelato
Awaits Guests on March 20, from 3 – 7 pm at Three Area Locations

CHICAGO, March 13, 2014 – With one of the toughest Chicago winters almost in the books, one local specialty brand is ready to Spring Forward and its guests can join in on the fun, for FREE.

On March 20, the first day of spring, from 3 – 7 pm CT, guests at Paciugo Gelato Caffè, best known for its authentic Italian gelato, can enjoy a free Piccolo cup of gelato or sorbet. A Piccolo size is more than 5 ounces of the world’s highest quality gelato and guests can choose up to three flavors to include in their Piccolo, at no cost, at all three Chicagoland locations:

  • Lakeview – 3241 N. Broadway Street, Chicago, IL 60657 – 773-248-8433
  • Lincoln Square – 2324 W. Giddings Street, Chicago, IL 60625 – 773-989-1926
  • Roscoe Village – 2009 W. Roscoe Avenue, Chicago, IL  60618 – 773-661-9519

 “We are your neighbors and we are your friends, so we are sharing the love our way, with the best gelato you’ll find,” said Ani Poddar, who with Flavia Arana, owns and operates the three area locations. “Our gelato and our energetic team members will put a smile on your face, so please join us for the best customer service experience in the city and free gelato as we welcome in spring together.”

With nearly 400 recipes in its portfolio, the three Chicago Paciugo Gelato Caffè locations each serve an assortment of 32- 40 flavors, made fresh daily.
 Limit one Piccolo cup per guest, while supplies last. No purchase necessary.
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About Paciugo Gelato Caffè

Paciugo Gelato Caffè was founded in 2000 when Ugo, Cristiana and Vincent Ginatta, inspired by their passion of bringing Italian gelato to America, moved to Dallas, Texas and opened their first gelateria. Since then, the company has grown to 44 locations in 16 states. Paciugo offers more than 30 flavors daily of gelato that are handcrafted every morning at each neighborhood location. To complement their unique gelato, Paciugo offers gelato-inspired shakes, smoothies, espresso-based drinks, iced coffees, Gelattes® and artisanal favorites like affogato, hot chocolates, Arabica coffee and Italian roast coffee.  For more information, visit www.paciugo.com or follow Paciugo on Facebook and Twitter @PaciugoTweets.  Prospective franchise partners should visit http://paciugofranchising.com

Chicagoland Paciugo owners Ani Poddar and Flavia Arana opened their first Paciugo Gelato Caffè in September of 2009 in Lakeview. With the success of the Lakeview store, they brought Paciugo to Lincoln Square in July of 2010. The most recent addition to the city was the Roscoe Village location which opened in June of 2012. 

Media Contact
Derek Farley
DFPR for Paciugo
704-941-7353
derek@dfpr.com

Paciugo Gelato Caffè Rings In the Holiday Season with Pepperminty Chocolatey Chip Delights

The following is an excerpt from Franchising.com (Franchising.com).

Paciugo®, best known for its authentic Italian gelato, is introducing for a limited time (through January 5) holiday-inspired treasures impossible to find anywhere else: Peppermint Chocolate Chip Gelato, Candy Cane Hot Chocolate and a Peppermint Chocolate Chip Gelatte®.

The secret to Paciugo’s Gelatte and their Hot Chocolate is in their gelato, which is handcrafted using wholesome ingredients of the highest quality from around the world. Both warm beverages are steamed with the Peppermint Chocolate Chip Gelato to create their out- of- this-world flavor. The gelato-infused drinks give latte and hot chocolate lovers more flavorful choices, as they offer distinctly unique improvements to the traditional favorites with a secret weapon only Paciugo can create.

See more at:
http://www.franchising.com/news/20131211_paciugo_gelato_caffegrave_rings_in_the_holiday_sea.html#sthash.nWpqdpXI.dpuf

Paciugo Gelato Caffè to Thank All Veterans and Troops with a FREE Gelatte on Veterans Day

The following is an excerpt from RestaurantNews.com (RestaurantNews.com).

Paciugo, the Dallas-based specialty brand best known for its authentic Italian gelato, is giving away a 12 oz. beverage of their newest creation, the Gelatte®, to service men and women on their day of celebration and honor. The Gelatte® is a hot latte steamed with gelato, resulting in a distinctly unique, more flavorful version of the traditional latte.

“We want to do our part in thanking all veterans and troops on their special day with something different, something they can only get at Paciugo,” said Paciugo Director of Marketing, John Kelly.

Read the full article at http://www.restaurantnews.com/paciugo-gelato-caffe-to-thank-all-veterans-and-troops-with-a-free-gelatte-on-veterans-day/