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Embracing Diversity

Embracing Diversity & Inclusion

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Cold Stone is committed to embracing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our business. As the world comes to know us as the Ultimate Ice Cream Experience®, we are engaged in developing a workforce that reflects the changing marketplace, while building and sustaining external relationships with multicultural markets, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Cold Stone Creamery provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, or any other protected status in accordance with the requirements of all federal, state and local laws.

This applies to all areas of employment including hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, compensation, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with our company's core values.

Cold Stone Creamery is fully committed to this concept and embraces our Core Values:

  • Do the Right Thing
  • Be the Best…Be #1
  • Bring out the Best in our People
  • Profit by Making People Happy
  • Win as a Team

Mission Statement

Cold Stone fosters a work environment through collaboration and partnerships that increase employee engagement, strengthen our business relationships, encourage innovation, influence multicultural markets and make Cold Stone the Ultimate Ice Cream Experience® for everybody!

Diversity Strategy

We at Cold Stone are focused on:

  • Promoting high levels of employee engagement and individual commitment to create a work environment that brings out the best in our people;
  • Maintaining a strong focus on a demographically-balanced employee base by collaborating internally and externally with our culture through recruiting efforts and developing our people;
  • Leveraging internal resources to increase business opportunities with key vendors to allow supplier diversity in emerging and existing markets; and
  • Providing our employees and franchisees with effective diversity training and experiences through a variety of learning approaches tailored for today's workforce needs.


Thank you for your interest in Cold Stone!