In the early summer of 1973, my mother, Patti, and my father, George, along with my 2 younger brothers, Jim and Mike, opened Peppermint Patties “Ice Cream Specialties”. We served hand dipped ice cream and a super premium high butterfat soft ice cream similar to today’s custard products.
From 1977 to mid 1980’s My brothers and I started George Dunlap & Associates, we were an Ice Cream Machine distributor located out of Columbus, OH and serviced the Mid-West USA market.
1990’s to 2008, National Sales Manager for National Products, a flavoring designer & manufacturer for the Ice Cream, Bakery, Confection, Food Service, and the Beverage Industries. We serviced such companies as; Starbucks, Burger King, Alfred Nickles Baking, Kroger, Ritter’s Frozen Custard, Graeter’s Ice Cream, as well as 1000’s of “Mom & Pop” type ice cream ,bakery, and candy business.
2008 to 2021– Sales & Marketing for C. Nelson Mfg., Company, Oak Harbor, OH, USA, Flavor sales for International Bakers Services and other fine flavoring companies. Design and Consultation work for the soft (yogurt/custard) and hard ice cream companies; menu development, store equipment design/layout, operation and employee training, and marketing implementation. Sales training & motivational seminars for ice cream equipment distributors across the USA.
2021 – Current, Sales & Marketing Consultant: to the Ice Cream Soft/Hard Scoop Manufacturing Trade & Retail Soft/Hard Scoop shops USA.