BEATNIC and BIG GAY ICE CREAM team up for ice cream sandwiches for Pride Month

To celebrate pride, Beatnic (formerly by CHLOE.) partnered with NYC institution Big gay ice cream to develop their first vegan collection, which will be sold in all Beatnic stores from June 6.

Beatnic and Big Gay Ice Cream created two ice cream sandwiches, the first named “My Caramel Romance”, a chocolate soft serve with chocolate chips and salted caramel swirls, and the second named “Over the Rainbow” , a touch of raspberry and pineapple. soft serve with rainbow sprinkles. The sandwiches will cost $6.95 and will be available in-store only.

A portion of the proceeds will go to the Ali Forney Center, an organization that shelters and protects homeless LGBTQ+ youth living on the streets of New York City.

“We’re thrilled to celebrate Pride with our collaboration with Big Gay Ice Cream. They’re an iconic New York brand with an amazing product and we had a blast collaborating with them on their first vegan collection. Whether you opt for something something chocolatey or something sweet, we’ve got you covered and a portion of the proceeds will go to the Ali Forney Center, an amazing organization that supports homeless LGBTQ youth,” notes Catey Mark Meyers, President of Beatnic.

For more information on Beatnic, please visit or visit their Instagram @eatbeatnic.

For more information on pelase visit Big Gay Ice Cream or visit their Instagram @biggayicecream.

About Beatnic

Beatnic is a driven company committed to providing 100% vegan and 100% delicious food that debuted in New York in 2015. Beatnic offers a creative plant-based menu of salads, burgers, sandwiches and homemade pastries. A destination for vegans and omnivores, Beatnic continues to innovate in the category while staying true to the brand’s creative, inclusive and dynamic core values. Beatnic is headquartered in New York City with its flagship location in Greenwich Village; there are ten restaurants located in NY, Providence and Boston.

About Big Gay Ice Cream
Launched in 2009 by longtime friends Bryan Petroff and Douglas Quint, Big Gay Ice Cream® reinvents the old-school ice cream experience by blending high-quality ingredients with guilty pleasures, traditional flavors with the unexpected and the imagination of a young person with the wink and the satirical language of the adult. It offers reinvented soft serve pints and frozen novelties for both kids and those who are kids at heart.

Originally founded as Big Gay Ice Cream Truck®, the brand’s whimsical approach to frozen desserts, from soft serve ice cream to shakes, has earned a whirlwind of recognition that has helped propel the humble store to national fame and cult. With 5 years of appearing on Sweet Eats -Food Network helping to expand their palettes. The story behind the genesis, Big Gay Ice Cream: Sauce Stories & Frozen Treats: Going All The Way With Ice Cream was released in April 2015.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Big Gay Ice Cream and Beatnic

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