On The Line: Cole Gatchell of Hans' Homemade Ice Cream, Part Two

Categories: On the Line
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Photo by Liz Monroy

Confectioner Cole Gatchell reminds us of a certain TV-lawyer who owned a bowling alley. An occasional personal trainer who can mix a batch of mint chocolate chip-- we bet there's a pull-up bar installed in the kitchen doorway. Not only preserving the status quo, but working on ways to enhance it (Accept plastic already!), he shares a few more responses to our questionnaire.

Read our interview with Cole Gatchell of Hans' Ice Cream, Part One.
And now, on to Part Two . . . .


When you're not in the kitchen, what are you doing?
Lifting weights.

Hardest lesson you've learned:
Be diligent with any investment you do, even if it's with friends.

Last song playing:
Language by Porter Robinson.

Do you still do personal training?
A little bit.

What's you're favorite childhood memory?
Playing Capture the Flag at my dad's church.

What were you up to five years ago?
Building houses.

How did you meet our mutual friend Dennis? And how did he get involved with Hans'?
We met on a basketball court at Woodbury, in Irvine. when I heard that Hans' was looking to sell his shop, I contacted Dennis to help put together the financing.

Last movie watched; how was it?
Wreck-It Ralph. Wasn't as good as I thought it'd be.

Last thing you looked up:
Pictures of Paige Peterson.

Do you have any skills that are non-food related?
I have a million skills. I play a bunch of musical instruments. I can breakdance. I know sign language.


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Location Info

Hans' Homemade ice Cream

3640 S. Bristol St., Santa Ana, CA

Category: Restaurant

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