Cover letter for ice cream shop(5 samples)

This article will list samples of “cover letters for an ice cream shop.”

Examples of cover letters for an ice cream shop

When applying for a position at an ice cream shop, your cover letter is an opportunity for you to tell your story, without being stuck in the formatting constraints of the resume. The best format for writing a cover letter is:

  • Address the employer with a formal salutation. For example, “Dear/Hello (name of the recipient).” If you do not know the recipient’s name, you can refer to them as the hiring manager.
  • The next step is to state the position you are applying for and how you found the opening. 
  • Make a brief statement about why you’re interested in the position. Write a paragraph about why you are the perfect candidate for the job.
  • State your skills and work experience. Ensure your skills and experiences are similar to the job position. When highlighting skills, provide the accomplishment you have achieved. 
  • Conclude your letter with a forward-looking statement. For example, “I look forward to discussing the position with you further.”

Sample 1:

“Dear hiring manager,

I am excited to be applying for the Ice Cream Scooper position at Sweet Tooth Ice Cream. I have a passion for working with people and providing excellent customer service, and I believe that my skills and experience would be a valuable addition to your team.

I have more than five years of customer service experience, and I pride myself on my ability to go above and beyond for my customers. I have a strong work ethic and I am always willing to take on extra tasks in order to ensure that my customers are happy. I am also a friendly and outgoing person, which I believe would make me a great fit for this position.

I am knowledgeable about the products that Sweet Tooth Ice Cream offers and I am excited to share my love for ice cream with your customers. I am confident that I have the skills and the passion to be a successful Ice Cream Scooper at Sweet Tooth Ice Cream.

Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to hearing from you soon.”

Sample 2:

“April 13, 2022

Mr. Don Johnson

Human Resource Manager

ABC Company

453 Old Field Ridgeway

Gatlinburg, TN 62735

Dear Mr. Johnson:

I am writing to express a strong interest in the ice cream maker job at ABC Company. The parallels between your job description and my qualifications are striking and qualify me well to bring my talents to your company.

Here are some of the attributes that I am eager to bring to your organization:

  • Skilled in operating and maintaining ice cream making machinery, with special expertise in handling industrial-sized ones.
  • Focused on total quality control by ensuring exact mixes of ingredients according to preset recipes.
  • Demonstrated expertise in modifying ice cream preparation operations based on results of sampling processes.
  • Besides job-specific skills, I offer excellent communication and customer service skills coupled with great attention to detail.

I look forward to meeting with you in person to discuss your requirements and my correlating qualifications in detail. To follow up, I will call your office after a few days. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please feel free to call me at (000) 521-9673.

Thank you very much for your consideration.


Darla Truman”

Sample 3:

“Dear hiring manager,

I am writing to apply for the Ice Cream Scooper position that I saw on the website. I am confident that I have the skills and experience that you are looking for.

I have been working in the ice cream industry for the past three years and have developed a strong understanding of the Scooper role. I am able to work quickly and efficiently while maintaining a high level of accuracy. I am also able to work well under pressure and am comfortable dealing with large crowds.

In addition to my experience, I have the necessary skills and qualifications for the role. I have a high school diploma or equivalent and I am able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends. I am also comfortable working in a physically demanding role.

I am confident that I can be a valuable asset to your team and I look forward to hearing from you soon.


Your name”

Sample 4:

“Dear name,

I am writing to express my interest in the ice cream scooper position that you have available. I believe that my experience as an ice cream scooper, along with my customer service skills and positive attitude, make me a great candidate for this position.

I have been working as an ice cream scooper at Scoop City Ice Cream Parlor for the past two years. During that time, I have gained valuable experience interacting with customers of all ages and personalities. I have also learned how to work quickly and efficiently in order to keep up with the high demand of the job. My ability to multitask has also improved significantly during my time as an ice cream scooper.

My customer service skills are one of my strongest assets. I enjoy interacting with people and making them happy. I am always willing to go above and beyond for my customers, which is why I have received many positive reviews from customers on Yelp. I am confident that these skills will translate well into the fast-paced environment of your business.

I would love the opportunity to meet with you in person to discuss my resume further and learn more about what you’re looking for in an ice cream scooper. Thank you for your time and consideration.”

Sample 5:

“To whom it may concern,

I’m writing to you today to apply for the position of Team Member at Penguin Ice Cream, which I saw posted on a job board at With over a year of service in the food industry, serving rolled ice cream to customers and developing exceptional customer service skills, I am confident in my abilities to perform this role and become a central element to your team.

My prior work experience at 10Below Ice Cream familiarized myself with serving rolled ice cream. I have proven my ability to serve Instagram-worthy and delicious ice cream, evidenced by the pictures that people take of my ice cream after making it. The look of satisfaction and smiles on people’s faces when they take their first bite is a sign of the craftsmanship I put into my work, creating a delicious food for customers to enjoy. While working at 10Below Ice Cream, I was also responsible for managing the cash register, keeping stock, and maintaining a neat working environment. I demonstrated independence after working shifts by myself and being able to keep up with orders and leave the customer with a positive impression and good experience, despite being the only one on shift.

Working at 10Below Ice Cream also allowed me to develop great organizational and multitasking skills. As a worker there, I was in charge of multiple things at once, including taking orders, making the orders, topping the ice cream, and making sure everything is running smoothly. With a plethora of tasks on my plate at once, it was essential that I kept my cool and efficiently worked. Even under stress from long lines and customer demands, it was crucial to me that each customer left feeling satisfied with their ice cream.

Attached is my resume with further information on my skills, prior work experience, and other accomplishments in this field. I look forward to discussing my application with you further.



Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I write a cover letter for any position?

  • Make it job-specific. 
  • Highlight your accomplishments.
  • Mention your qualifications.

What words should not be used in a cover letter?

Words and phrases to avoid in your cover letter:

  • “I’m confident I’m the perfect person for the job.” 
  • “I need this job because … ” 
  • “I’m requesting a salary of … ” 
  • “To whom it may concern:”

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