Chillbox SD Featured in Eater San Diego ’12 Frozen Treats To Eat in San Diego’

With temperatures forecasted to be higher than normal through Wednesday, we know that we’ll be craving some cold, sweet relief in the coming days. What better way to achieve icy nirvana than with some flavorful frozen goodness; here are a dozen ideas for keeping cool?

1 Chillbox Greek Frozen Yogurt

Freshly opened in the East Village near Petco Park, this European transplant specializes in wholesome Greek frozen yogurt made with all natural ingredients. The frozen treat comes in a variety of flavors, with a host of optional toppings, from fruit to candy and local honey.

Read Full Article Here: http://sandiego.eater.com/maps/12-tempting-frozen-treats-san-diego-summer

Chillbox Hits a Grand Slam on Opening Day 2016!

Greek Frozen Yogurt Teams Up with the East Village Association at PETCO Park

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San Diego, CA. April 5, 2916 – Chillbox, the largest Greek frozen yogurt retailer in the European market, knocked it out of the park Monday, April 4, at the Padres vs. Dodgers Season Opener and East Village Block Party, opening its doors in San Diego’s largest urban neighborhood, just steps away from PETCO Park.

“Chillbox was thrilled to kick off baseball season in partnership with the East Village Association (EVA) and dozens of other local businesses to debut its signature, all-natural Greek Frozen Yogurt for the first time ever on the West Coast,” said Georgette Kakridas, Vice President of Marketing and Communications for the Chillbox California Corporate team. “The EVA’s dedicated staff and volunteers, has been a tremendous resource for our company,” Kakridas added. “Chillbox may be opening its doors for the first time in the East Village, but it already feels like home.”

Chillbox, located in Downtown San Diego’s East Village community at 214 Park Blvd, joined up with local craft breweries such as Stone Brewing and Monkey Paw, live DJ’s, San Diego’s famous food trucks, and local East Village restaurants, to celebrate the launch of its first California Flagship store on Padres Opening Day. Chillbox was represented by over 30 business associates, community allies, and friends, during the season opener, reaching over 25,000 local residents and visiting guests with its promotional launch.

“Chillbox is a welcomed addition to the East Village’s hip, livable urban village and a perfect example of the entrepreneurial spirit EVA is committed to cultivating and growing throughout the district,” said David Hazan, Board President of the East Village Association. “We were delighted that Chillbox chose to coordinate its West Coast Grand Opening with EVA’s 6th Annual Opening Day Block party, and we look forward to continuing to help Chillbox connect with the East Village community.”

In addition to distributing coupons and product specials, Chillbox promoted its Grand Opening Celebration and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, being held on Friday, April 8, 2016 from noon – 3:00 p.m. The celebration will be open to the public and feature free product samples, special giveaways, entertainment including appearance by the San Diego Gulls Girls and Mascot. Elected officials, media, and community representatives are encouraged to arrive in advance for an exclusive pre-event experience.

Chillbox recently entered the U.S. market in the New York City area, and now California, Arizona and Nevada are all on tap for the company’s West Coast expansion plans. Chillbox’s signature product is an all-natural, Greek Frozen Yogurt, specially crafted from 100% Greek yogurt and low-fat milk. The product is gluten-free, high in protein and Calcium, low-calorie, and chemical and preservative free.

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Georgette Kakridas introduces San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer at East Village Block Party

Chillbox Product Offerings           

Chillbox Greek Frozen Yogurt Comes in 8 Different Flavors: Natural, Strawberry, Mango, Chocolate, Vanilla Madagascar, Cookie, Banana, Hazelnut Praline.

Topping Bar: A wide variety of toppings are offered and are selected based on the highest quality and taste criteria, including locally sourced honey and fresh fruit.

Coffee, Tea and Beverages: A variety of European coffees and drinks, smoothies, Greek yogurt smoothies, and natural juices.

 Chillbox is now open to the public and its regular operating hours are:

Monday-Thursday 11a.m. to 10 p.m. * Friday-Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 12 a.m. * Sunday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

About Chillbox USA: Chillbox Greek Frozen Yogurt is expanding its presence outside Europe, with a strategic partnership with Lymel Holdings LLC that has earned the exclusive master franchise for branch development across USA with 100 new stores in the next 4 years. After a rapid expansion in the highly demanding European market, Chillbox is now present in over 72 locations in 11 countries.

About Chillbox CA: Chillbox Greek Frozen Yogurt is a new concept expanding through out California. Chillbox California is the West Coast master franchisor. Chillbox is a new and modern frozen yogurt store concept offering a healthy alternative to traditional frozen yogurt. Its signature yogurt is made from all-natural ingredients, crafted with 100% authentic Greek yogurt and low-fat milk.

For more information on Chillbox CA or Chillbox franchise opportunities, please visit: chillboxca.com.

About The East Village: East Village is the largest urban neighborhood in downtown San Diego, California. The East Village encompasses 130 blocks east of the Gaslamp Quarter and southeast of the central business district in Downtown San Diego. The East Village community has a population of 10,000 (and growing), and is home to over 700 businesses, restaurants, hotels, art galleries, and notable landmarks such as PETCO Park, the new San Diego Downtown Central Library, School of Architecture and Design, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising and San Diego City College.

About The East Village Association: The East Village Association, Inc., (EVA) is a nonprofit corporation 501c3 that manages the East Village Business Improvement District (BID). Its mission is to support and promote East Village businesses by establishing the community as San Diego’s livable urban village.

For more information on the East Village or the East Village Association please contact Lisa Lem, Executive Director of EVA at 619.546.5636 or visit: EastVillageSanDiego.com.

Chillbox International Retailer Opens Concept Test Store in San Diego, CA

Grand Opening Scheduled in Downtown’s East Village

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San Diego, CA., March 30, 2016 – Chillbox, the largest Greek Frozen Yogurt retailer in the European market, operating stores in over 70 locations in 11 countries, announced today that it has opened its test concept West Coast store in San Diego, California. Located in the heart of Downtown San Diego, at 214 Park Blvd., Chillbox joins the East Village urban community, just steps away from PETCO Park.

Chillbox recently entered the U.S. market in the New York City area, and now California, Arizona and Nevada are all on tap for the company’s West Coast expansion plans. Chillbox’s signature product is an all-natural, Greek Frozen Yogurt, specially crafted from 100% Greek yogurt and low-fat non-GMO milk. The product is gluten-free, high in protein and Calcium, low-calorie, and chemical and preservative free.

“Chillbox CA plans to open 100 stores throughout the West Coast over the next five years,” said Georgette Kakridas, CEO and Co-Founder of LoudMouth Strategies, a boutique marketing and creative services firm headquartered in San Diego. “San Diego’s East Village community is the ideal location for Chillbox to open its California concept test store before expanding throughout all of the designated West Coast markets. It is an untapped economic and hip cultural district with tremendous growth potential.” Kakridas, who also serves as Vice President of Marketing and Communications for the Chillbox California Corporate team, has been an active and vocal advocate of economic growth, sustainability, and civic engagement for San Diego County and the State. She is a Founding Steering Committee Member and Past Chair of Equinox Center’s Leaders 2020, a 2013 recipient of the San Diego Business Journal’s Emerging Young Leaders Award and has led public policy, and economic development initiatives for the San Diego Regional EDC, University of Oklahoma, and TH(i)NQ Ed in Sacramento, California.

“We believe Chillbox’s presence will be a valuable addition to the transformation of this diverse growing urban community and enhance the healthy product offerings to area residents and visiting tourists,” added Kakridas. “Chillbox looks forward to working with local business and government officials and becoming an active part of the San Diego community.” In partnership with the East Village Association, Chillbox will have a significant community presence, Monday, April 4, 2016, during the San Diego Padres vs. Dodgers Opening Day festivities and will hold its Grand Opening Celebration and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony on Friday, April 8, 2016 from noon – 3:00 p.m. The event will be open to the public and there will be free product samples, special giveaways, and entertainment.

“We are honored that Chillbox recognizes the creative, innovative, and socially conscious fiber unique to the East Village neighborhood and chose the City of San Diego as the location for its test concept West Coast store,” said Lisa Lem, Executive Director of the East Village Association. “It is exciting that this international franchise selected the City of San Diego over Los Angeles and San Francisco to plant its first West Coast flag.”

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Chillbox Product Offerings

Chillbox Greek Frozen Yogurt Comes in 8 Different Flavors: Natural, Strawberry, Mango, Chocolate, Vanilla Madagascar, Cookie, Banana, Hazelnut Praline.

Topping Bar: A wide variety of toppings are offered and are selected based on the highest quality and taste criteria, including locally sourced honey and fresh fruit.

Coffee, Tea and Beverages: A variety of European coffees and drinks, smoothies, Greek yogurt smoothies, and natural juices.

Chillbox is now open to the public and its regular operating hours are: Monday-Thursday 11a.m. to 10 p.m. * Friday-Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 12 a.m. * Sunday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

About Chillbox USA: Chillbox Greek Frozen Yogurt is expanding its presence outside Europe, with a strategic partnership with Lymell Holdings LLC that has earned the exclusive master franchise for branch development across USA with 100 new stores in the next 4 years. After a rapid expansion in the highly demanding European market, Chillbox is now present in over 72 locations in 11 countries.

About Chillbox CA: Chillbox Greek Frozen Yogurt is a new concept expanding through out California. Chillbox California is the West Coast master franchisor. Chillbox is a new and modern frozen yogurt store concept offering a healthy alternative to traditional frozen yogurt. Its signature yogurt is made from all-natural ingredients, crafted with100% authentic Greek yogurt and low-fat non-GMO milk.

For more information on Chillbox CA or Chillbox franchise opportunities, please visit: www.chillboxca.com.

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About The East Village: East Village is the largest urban neighborhood in downtown San Diego, California. The East Villagenencompasses 130 blocks east of the Gaslamp Quarter and southeast of the central business district in Downtown San Diego. The East Village community has a population of 10,000 (and growing), and is home to over 700 businesses, restaurants, hotels, art galleries, and notable landmarks such as PETCO Park, the new San Diego Downtown Central Library, School of Architecture and Design, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising and San Diego City College.

About The East Village Association: The East Village Association, Inc., (EVA) is a nonprofit corporation 501c3 that manages the East Village Business Improvement District (BID). Its mission is to support and promote East Village businesses by establishing the community as San Diego’s livable urban village.

For more information on the East Village or the East Village Association please contact Lisa Lem, Executive Director of EVA at 619.546.5636 or visit: EastVillageSanDiego.com.

Chillbox Greek Frozen Yogurt
214 Park Blvd. San Diego, CA 92101
PH: 619.534.8285
www.ChillboxCA.com
media@chillboxca.com

Media Contacts:
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Chillbox Featured on San Diego Eater

Welcome Chillbox to San Diego

Chillbox Greek Frozen Yogurt, a concept that originated in Greece but now has more than 70 stores in 11 countries and U.S. outposts in New York and New Jersey, is scheduled to soft open its first West Coast store in San Diego this weekend, launching in the East Village just in time for Opening Day at Petco Park.

The company says it has West Coast expansion plans that encompass California, Arizona and Nevada, with new franchises coming to Sacramento and Huntington Beach and future locations being scouted in the Bay Area.

Specializing in Greek frozen yogurt made from 100% all natural Greek yogurt blended with low fat non-GMO milk, Chillbox comes in eight flavors including mango, chocolate, strawberry and hazelnut praline; a toppings bar holds everything from honey to locally-sourced fruit. Open daily from noon to midnight, the shop will also offer European coffee drinks, smoothies and juices.

Read Full Article Here: http://sandiego.eater.com/2016/3/31/11337984/greek-frozen-yogurt-concept-launches-first-west-coast-location

Chillbox Sponsors East Village Block Party 2016

Chillbox Greek Frozen Yogurt is Grand Slam Sponsor for 6th Annual East Village Block Party.

Chillbox Greek Frozen Yogurt is excited to support the East Village Association’s Opening Day Block Party as their Grand Slam Sponsor!

The East Village Block Party to Celebrate Padres Opening day will be help April 4th, 2016 from 10:00am – 6:00pm. The party will take place on J Street between 6th Avenue and 10th Avenue.

Admission to the block party is free, so bring the whole family! There will be live music, fun games, delicious food trucks, and a craft beverage garden featuring 619 Vodka, Henebery Whiskey, Stone Brewing Co., Monkey Paw Brewing, Mission Brewing, and Resident Brewing Co.

Special VIPs attending the block party are the Honorable Mayor Faulconer, Council Member Gloria and Supervisor Ron Roberts.

Tickets to the SOLD OUT Opening Day Game are still available for sale through the East Village Association Website.  All proceed raised from the block party will benefit EVA Landmark Sign Project that is scheduled to be fabricated and installed in Fall of 2016.

Chillbox Greek Frozen Yogurt is also excited to share media coverage from CBS 8 – http://www.cbs8.com/clip/12324831/east-village-opening-day-block-party

Chillbox frozen yogurt arrives in the USA

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07.03.2014

Chillbox frozen yogurt arrives in the USA

Following its pan-European success the Greek retailer aspires to gain presence in all major US cities.

Chillbox Greek frozen yogurt chain of stores is expanding its presence outside Europe, with a strategic partnership with Lymell Holdings LLC that has earned the exclusive master franchise for branch development across USA with 100 new stores in the next 4 years. After a rapid expansion in the highly demanding European market with recent store openings in Austria and Hungary, Chillbox is now present in over 72 locations in 11 countries.

Today, Chillbox chain of stores is the largest network of frozen yogurt stores in Greece, with 55 outlets, plus 17 abroad. Chillbox’s foreign presence comprises France (1 store), the United Kingdom (1 store), Belgium (1 store), the Netherlands (1 store), Sweden (4 stores), Bulgaria (4 stores), Cyprus (2 stores), Austria (1 store), Hungary (1 store) and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (1 store).

The expansion of chillbox Greek frozen yogurt stores is being achieved through franchise agreements to create new chain stores in large shopping centers and high-traffic markets. The chain has developed significant commercial growth internationally, receiving distinctions in terms of service & product quality. Chillbox stores have already met huge customer approval in international markets, where present.

Chillbox is using high-quality, pure products such as fresh milk and strained yogurt, creating Greek frozen yogurt of high nutritional value, low in calories and in fat. Frozen Yogurt is made in 6 delicious flavors – natural, biscuit, Madagascar vanilla, chocolate, strawberry and mango – which are combined with a large variety of toppings, including delectable sauces, preserves, fruits, nuts and biscuits. By mixing as many and as much of the flavors and toppings on offer, every customer has the opportunity to create their own explosive combination of healthy pleasure!

Chillbox fans enjoy a product menu composed of high quality ice-cream in 14 different flavors, including targeted options for population groups with special dietary needs (flavors with Stevia plant-based sweetener), as well as fresh fruit juices, smoothies and coffees. This exciting menu is offered in a chain of modern, minimal, sophisticated stores.

Chillbox is now ready to bring its savory creations, to the United States, preparing to open its first full-service Greek yogurt store in the New York Metropolitan area until the summer of 2014.

Lymell executives are currently searching for franchisees and franchise area developers who would be interested in contributing to the promotion across US of such a healthy and world-class product.