Main Street in Natchez is filling up with craft jewelry stores, boutiques, artwork and cooking classes, and several eating places; but, there is no ice cream save, yet.
After his first 5 months in Natchez as the music minister at First Presbyterian Church, Darrell Day stated his wife, Lisa, might be transferring to Natchez quickly from Florida and he or she plans to open a brand new commercial enterprise task of her own, Annabelle’s Hand Crafted Ice Cream at 403 Main Street.
The save’s name, “Annabelle” is not the name of someone, Darrell said, but rather a play of phrases on the antebellum constructing a good way to residence the shop and its neighboring historical systems.
The couple closed at the constructing May 9, and are operating to make the pre-civil conflict shape new again and turning it into both a domestic for themselves and a sweet community venue for every person else, Darrell stated, adding that they wish to be open for business with the aid of overdue fall.
“We need to attach what we do with the network,” Darrell stated. “We’d like for the seating to be set up so human beings can have interaction with one another. … I’m going to construct a number of the tables and matters internal. We’ll have a contractor doing the maximum of the paintings, however, I may be getting my hands grimy now and again.”
Darrell said he and Lisa are running with the contractor, James Germany to restore the constructing’s outdoors to its original 1860’s appearance.
“Hopefully it will appearance loads like the other homes downtown,” Darrell stated. “We’d like for it to be a pretty present day at the interior with an old-faculty sense to it.”
Lisa stated she and Darrell plan to apply each of their talents to make the shop a relaxed hold out for the network to relax and enjoy track, games and — of the route — ice cream.
“We would really like the store to be a secure adjunct to the modern shops in beautiful Natchez — an amusing venue to relax, hold out with buddies, revel in live song or a game or trivialities night time,” Lisa stated.
While Darrell provides some of the muscle and the music, Lisa stated she is studying below one-of-a-kind ice cream franchise owners in Florida and developing her own recipes for sweet goodies.
“I actually have constantly enjoyed cooking and baking,” Lisa stated. “It is simply fulfilling to create delicious food for buddies and own family to enjoy. When we, first of all, visited Natchez and noticed there had been no ice cream shops (downtown), the dreaming started out. We each love ice cream, and straight away knew what we wanted to do.
“I have attended ice cream lessons here in Florida and have met and shadowed in local a success ice cream shops, in addition to finding out enterprise components online.
“It is our preference to create an excessive nice, self-made premium ice cream product. We will deliver the popular requirements however may also be mixing up a few particular and creative flavors. I plan to have some baked objects and sweet creations as well.”
Though Lisa would be blending up the flavors, Darrell stated he could help set the temper sometimes and plans to invite different musicians to come and entertain the shop’s customers.
“Lisa is going to make the whole lot on site,” Darrell said, “consisting of baking the tarts and cookies and syrups that go along with it. We simply want to make it a truly amusing revel in for people.”
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