Ice Cream Presentations - I need some suggestions

Joined Jan 3, 2005
My head chef would like to change our current presentation.  We have quite a few people order a dish of ice cream or sorbet, which includes three scoops plus some sugar cookies.

Maybe all we need are some pretty new dishes, but I though I would put the question out there - have any of you seen some interesting, elegant presentations for just plain ice cream or sorbet?


Kitchen Dork
Joined Jun 15, 2006
Maybe all you need to do is dress up the ice cream with a twisty tuile or some sort of chocolate or white chocolate decoration?
Joined Apr 3, 2010
Serve it in a champ or coupe  glass with a Gaylox leaf in the glass. There are many ways to use ice cream n desserts but then it won't just be ice cream anymore.. French Fried with caramel drizzle, Sno ball, choco sauce etc..sorbet in a scalloped orange, or on a slice of grilled pineapple

. Since he wants to change it, and he is the chef ask him for ideas, thats what he gets paid for.
Joined Jan 3, 2005
Thanks for the suggestions - many of our desserts already include ice cream, I assume the people willing to spend $10 for a bowl of plain vanilla (yes, one of our best sellers), are those craving something rather basic to finish their meal, so I am reluctant to add anything like a sauce.  Right now it comes with a pair of sugar cookies, though I have used other pairings in the past.  The chef has ideas of his own, but I wanted to see what I could come up with.  

-----Petalsandcoco - That photo is great and fits the kind of style I am looking for.  Thank you so much for sharing! - It is very elegant
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