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Mr. Twisty closes for their 2018 season

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Mr. Twisty’s season closed on September 23rd, 2018, and the students at Sartell and the employees themselves are sad. Mr. Twisty’s building has been up since 2008, and Mr. Twisty opened the spring of 2009. The 2019 season will be Mr. Twisty’s 10th anniversary.

 

Here are some words from the employees about their season closing for Mr. Twisty, some students at Sartell who are Mr. Twisty ice cream eating lovers, and the owner of Mr. Twisty, Erich Rothstein .

Interview with Erich Rothstein:

 

Q: Why did you decide to buy Mr. Twisty?

A: “I started our soft serve ice cream truck five years ago. When Mr. Twisty became available we looked at it and it was a good fit with what we were doing with the truck. More importantly the demands of operating Mr. Twisty fit well with our family. It was a good fit all around.”

 

Q: What is your favorite part of owning Mr. Twisty?

A: “I have many favorites, but I really enjoy the problem solving needed for the day to day operations. Things like fixing equipment, scheduling and sourcing, and ordering supplies. I also really enjoy that we are part of our Westwood neighborhood and the larger St. Cloud area community.”

 

Q: What is your favorite treat?

A: “I love all the treats we offer but my favorite is simple: A kids vanilla cone dipped in cherry.”

 

Q: What hopes do you have for Mr. Twisty’s future?

A: I hope that we can continue to be a positive member of our community and continue to develop and offer new and exciting treats to our customers. We’d also like to continue the development of our lunch menu and become a popular lunch spot of the west side.”

 

Interview with SHS employees:

 

Q: How long have you worked at Mr. Twisty?

A: Ella Steinberg (12)- “I’ve worked for two years.”

A: Emma Gent (11)- “Like two months”

Q: What is your favorite part about working there?

A: Ella Steinberg (12)- “ I love all the people that work there.”

A: Emma Gent (11)- “My favorite part is working with friends.”

Q: Are you excited for next year?

A: Ella Steinberg (12)- “Yes.”

A: Emma Gent (11)- “Yes I am excited.”

 

Q: What is your favorite treat?

A: Ella Steinberg (12)- “A twist twinkle cone.”

A: Emma Gent (11)- “Italian Ice.”

 

Interview with two SHS customers:

Q: How many times have you gone to Mr. Twisty this past season?

A: Sadie Folsom(12)- “Almost every week of the summer.”

A: Annette Lahn (11)- “I probably visited Mr. Twisty every other week or so depending on when Emma Gent was working.”

 

Q: What is your favorite treat at Mr. Twisty?

A: Sadie Folsom (12)-“Italian Ice (specifically blue raspberry).”

A: Annette Lahn (11)- “My favorite treat is the blue raspberry Italian Ice.”

 

Q: Why do you like Mr. Twisty?

 

A: Sadie Folsom (12)- “The staff are friendly and the ice cream is always good.”

A: Annette Lahn (11)- “I love going there to see my friends that work there, and also because it’s a fun place to chill with friends.”

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