@ Loves Local: Capannari

@ Loves Local is headed to Mount Prospect, IL! On Wednesday, August 3rd from 2 pm-4 pm, get a free ice cream cone of your choice at Capannari, located at 10 S Pine St, Mt Prospect, IL 60056.

Capannari is a local favorite with its welcoming atmosphere and delicious ice cream. We talked to the co-owners, Meg and Katie Dix, for a look into their story.

@properties Christie’s International Real Estate:  When was Capannari created? 

 Capannari: 2001

@properties Christie’s International Real Estate: What is the back story to opening Capannari?

Capannari: We felt there was a need for people to meet or enjoy time together. The village did not have an ice cream store. We fulfilled a need.

@properties Christie’s International Real Estate: What is your favorite treat? 

Capannari: Rocky Road – it was my dad’s favorite too. Brings back great memories.

@properties Christie’s International Real Estate: What was the inspiration for Capannari?

Capannari: We wanted to create a space that invites citizens together to enjoy each other’s company.  We also wanted a place for local teens to be employed. We currently have 45 kids on staff!

@properties Christie’s International Real Estate: What is your favorite part of owning Capannari?

Capannari: Watching our staff grow and be enthusiastic about our product. Their energy is contagious.

The Details:

Visit Capannari on Wednesday, August 3rd from 2 pm-4 pm CT for a free ice cream cone of your choice on the @ tab* (paid for by @properties Christie’s International Real Estate and ProperRate.)

Located at 10 S Pine St, Mt Prospect, IL 60056

Be sure to follow @atproperties and @capannariicecream on Instagram and use our hashtag #AtLovesLocal when you visit.

*Limit one ice cream cone of your choice per person.

Written by @properties
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