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Biography

Chef Sam Mason is the ice cream chef and mastermind behind the authentic, quirky ice cream creations at New York City’s beloved scoop shop, OddFellows Ice Cream Co. A James Beard Award nominee, Mason trained at Johnson & Wales in Providence, RI before completing a stage at Ladurée in Paris. He then moved to New York City to work alongside famed chefs such Alain Ducasse, Paul Leibrandt, and Wylie Dufresne, with whom he held the position of pastry chef at Dufresne’s acclaimed wd-50. In June 2013, Mason partnered with husband and wife team Mohan and Holiday Kumar, who shared the same passion for quality scoops, to open the flagship... READ MORE

Chef Sam Mason is the ice cream chef and mastermind behind the authentic, quirky ice cream creations at New York City’s beloved scoop shop, OddFellows Ice Cream Co. A James Beard Award nominee, Mason trained at Johnson & Wales in Providence, RI before completing a stage at Ladurée in Paris. He then moved to New York City to work alongside famed chefs such Alain Ducasse, Paul Leibrandt, and Wylie Dufresne, with whom he held the position of pastry chef at Dufresne’s acclaimed wd-50. In June 2013, Mason partnered with husband and wife team Mohan and Holiday Kumar, who shared the same passion for quality scoops, to open the flagship location of OddFellows Ice Cream Co. in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. A second location in the East Village shortly followed. With the mission of concocting the highest quality ice cream both in texture and flavor, Mason integrates science into his craft to produce truly original, handmade ice cream. All of the ice cream is pasteurized on site in the Williamsburg kitchen using locally-sourced, additive-free dairy as well as fresh, seasonal produce sourced from the Union Square Farmer’s Market.

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