Rita’s Italian Ice Joins Downtown Avalon Park Wesley Chapel as New Tenant

Rita’s Italian Ice Joins Downtown Avalon Park Wesley Chapel as New Tenant

Expected to Open Early 2024

Wesley Chapel, FL (August 22, 2023) Avalon Park Group/sitEX is excited to announce that Rita’s Italian Ice will be opening its newest location at 4424 Friendly Way, Ste. I in Downtown Avalon Park Wesley Chapel. Rita’s Italian Ice is a well-loved and established brand known for its delicious and refreshing frozen treats. This will be the second location for owners Antoine and Idalice Stokes.

“We are thrilled to become a part of the Downtown Avalon Park Wesley Chapel community,” said Idalice Stokes, Owner at Rita’s Italian Ice. “Our mission has always been to create smiles and memories with our mouthwatering Italian ice and frozen custard. We look forward to serving the local residents and visitors and becoming a favorite destination for families, friends, and all those with a sweet tooth.”

Rita’s Italian Ice is renowned for its wide range of delectable frozen treats, including classic Italian ice in a variety of flavors that are perfect for beating the Florida heat. Their frozen custard, made fresh daily, is velvety and rich, offering a delightful contrast to the icy treats. Customers can enjoy their treats on their own or combine them for a truly indulgent experience. Rita’s commitment to high-quality ingredients and unique flavors ensures that there is something for everyone to enjoy.

“We are delighted to welcome Rita’s Italian Ice to Downtown Avalon Park Wesley Chapel,” said Beat Kahli, President and CEO of Avalon Park Group. “Rita’s reputation for delivering exceptional frozen treats aligns perfectly with our commitment to providing a diverse and enjoyable experience for our community members. We believe that Rita’s will quickly become a cherished destination for families, friends, and anyone seeking a delicious and refreshing treat.”

For more information about Rita’s Italian Ice, their menu offerings, and updates on their Downtown Avalon Park Wesley Chapel location, visit https://www.ritasice.com/ or on social media with the handle @ritasice.

For more information on Avalon Park Wesley Chapel visit https://avalonparkwesleychapel.com/ or on social media with the handle @AvalonParkWesleyChapel.

About Avalon Park Group/sitEX
Avalon Park Group/sitEX is a uniquely diversified family of companies engaged in businesses ranging from master-planned community development, to mining and property management, in Florida, Texas and Switzerland. With more than $1 billion in total assets, Avalon Park Group/sitEX combines its exceptional reputation, sound business experience and significant financial resources to invest in extraordinary opportunities. At Avalon Park Group/sitEX, our mission is to change the way the world lives, learns, works and plays through creating healthy sustainable communities and every aspect thereof. Avalon Park Group/sitEX develops communities like Avalon Park, where our residential villages are surrounded by preservation, fields, and ponds that are interconnected by roadways, pedestrian walks, and trails that provide effortless access to For more information on Avalon Park Group/stiEX, visit www.AvalonParkGroup.com or call 407-658-6565.

Media Contact: Stephanie Lerret, Avalon Park Group, 407-427-6073


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