Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Roosevelt Island Finally Getting An Ice Cream Store - Coach Scot's Main Street Sweets Grand Opening Tomorrow December 19

What's the latest on Roosevelt Island Main Street retail stores? I asked that question of Hudson Related's David Kramer (the Main Street Master Leaseholder) last Thursday who reported:

The wine store got its liquor license recently. I think the ice cream store and market are going to open shortly. We’re working on a bunch of things, but nothing until they’re finalized.
The ice cream store is indeed about to open - tomorrow. According to Roosevelt Island resident Scot Bobo, owner of Coach Scot's Main Street Sweets:
Grand Opening December 19, 7am!


The place is looking great!
and they will be serving
The Best Ice Creams, Yogurt, Hot Drinks, Breakfast Foods, and Delicious Low-Cal Alternatives

As soon as tomorrow, Roosevelt Island will have its very own ice cream store to enjoy like this young man had during a recent training session

 at Coach Scot's


Main Street Sweets.

Good luck with your new business Scot!!!

Le'ts get the other stores open soon as well!!!! Please.

9 comments:

Westviewer said...

There seemed to be a "soft" opening today. The place is very cute and cheerful. I haven't tried anything yet, so I won't comment on the food.

Frank Farance said...

Tried three flavors (mint choc chip, butter pecan, cherry vanilla), all good. Chocolate croissant, good. Cappuccino, better than Starbucks.

Jesse Webster said...

It looks fantastic.

Westviewer said...

I had a very nice mini scone yesterday, for $1.50. Today I was asked to pay $2.50 (plus tax) for a mini cupcake (less than 2" in diameter.) No, thanks,

CheshireKitty said...

That's too much. The actual cost is probably less than 50 cents per cake, probably more in the neighborhood of a quarter to 30 cents per cake - so he shouldn't charge more than a dollar a piece. Too bad Hostess has gone belly-up.

Westviewer said...

I thought it would be about the same price as the scone, which I thought fair. I don't mind paying for quality, (unknown, in this case, but obviously commercial) but I do mind being overcharged.

CheshireKitty said...

By commercial, do you mean they're from a large/commercial supplier?

Westviewer said...

Yes.

Mark Lyon said...

Main Street Sweets was inspected by the DOH on 1/24. They received an A grade with 12 violation points. I found it odd that in a newly-built storefront they have plumbing issues.

Violations:
1) Appropriately scaled metal stem-type thermometer or thermocouple not provided or used to evaluate temperatures of potentially hazardous foods during cooking, cooling, reheating and holding.
2) Plumbing not properly installed or maintained; anti-siphonage or backflow prevention device not provided where required; equipment or floor not properly drained; sewage disposal system in disrepair or not functioning properly.
3) Accurate thermometer not provided in refrigerated or hot holding equipment.