Tin Pot Creamery
San Carlos, CA
Handcrafted with organic ingredients

One of the Nation’s Hottest Ice Cream Shops.



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Founded in 2012 as an ice cream of the month club by Facebook pastry chef Becky Sunseri, Tin Pot opened its first location in Silicon Valley in 2013 with an impossibly tempting proposition: Instant access to spectacular handcrafted seasonal ice creams, toppings, sauces, mix-ins and baked goods with a focus on organic and local ingredients. Send a pint or a custom 4-pack to any ice cream lover, and it’s guaranteed to be love at first scoop.

About The Food

Tin Pot takes ice cream to mind-blowing new levels. Tin Pot sources local, seasonal and the finest luxury ingredients to craft ice cream worthy of its cult status with local fans (and the editors of Martha Stewart Living, Eater, and Edible magazine). Strauss Family Creamery organic dairy, Tcho uberfine chocolate, Four Barrel coffee, Oya Organic Farm fruits, Mighty Leaf teas, and O Olive Oil are some of the choice ingredients they’re using to transform this frozen treat into a magical culinary experience. Their style is most noteworthy. At Tin Pot Creamery, ice cream starts with the best organic and local ingredients. Their pastry chefs handcraft ice creams, mix-ins, baked goods, sauces and toppings daily. They make French style ice cream meaning in addition to cream and milk, egg yolks are added for richness resulting in a custard-like base. They churn their ice cream in a gelato style machine which minimizes the air incorporated resulting in a denser, creamier and more flavorful ice cream.

And those flavors — modern, vibrant, and good to the last lick. They include luscious takes on classic flavors like vanilla bean, mint chip, and Oya Farm strawberry as well as new favorites like Brown Butter Pecan, Four Barrel Coffee with Cocoa Nib Toffee, Salted Butterscotch, Malted Milk with Milk Chocolate Pieces, and Sweet Barbecue Swirl. Life is short, enjoy the best!

Meet The Owner

Co-founder, chef and CEO grew up with a passion for ice cream – eating, making and sharing it. She graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Science and moved out to San Francisco where she attended pastry school at Tante Marie’s Cooking School. It was there that she began to hone her skills for baking and pastries. She worked in a number of professional kitchens before she ended up at as a pastry chef at Facebook where she made hundreds of desserts every day and began to stretch her culinary creativity. It was through Facebook that Becky met another individual equally obsessed with ice cream, and together they decided to follow their dream by opening their first craft ice cream shop in Palo Alto, CA. Its overwhelming success led to a second shop and now there are others in the works. Becky’s passion has turned into a delicious pursuit that we can all enjoy!


One of the Nation’s Hottest Ice Cream Shops.



Shipping Days

At FoodyDirect we are doing everything we can to drive down shipping costs for our customers, including offering Low Flat-Rate Shipping.

$ 9.95 Flat-Rate Shipping - If your shipping address is reachable from Tin Pot Creamery via UPS Ground service within two days, you will be presented with the incredibly low shipping rate of $ 9.95 upon checkout.
$ 29.95 Flat-Rate Shipping - If your shipping address is beyond 2-day ground reach, you will be presented with a flat rate of $ 29.95 for 2nd-Day Air upon checkout.

*Please note that the flat rates above will be applied per shipping box. Each package from Tin Pot Creamery requires their own shipping box. You will be presented with the actual shipping rate before making your purchase.

Next Day Air service is available for an additional charge. Service to Alaska and Hawaii is now available. Service outside the U.S. currently not available.

Orders are shipped on Tuesday and Wednesday, except holidays. Orders placed by 9:00 AM (ET) can be shipped that day. The max allowable transit time for all products is 2 days. Perishable items cannot be shipped over a weekend and cannot be delivered on Sunday or Monday.

Weather and unforeseen circumstances can delay your shipment. We strongly recommend that you schedule your order to arrive at least 1 business day before your desired usage date to allow for any delays.

Shipping Options

The following shipping options are available depending upon the delivery date selected and reflect the max allowable transit time for products from Tin Pot Creamery:

Ground Shipping (1-2 Days) - If a customer’s shipping address is reachable via UPS Ground service within 2 days, they will be presented with a $9.95 Flat-Rate Shipping upon checkout. Orders will be delivered via UPS Ground service on or before the selected arrival date, between 9:00 AM and 8:00 PM to residences, and between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM to businesses.

2nd-Day Air - If the shipping address is not reachable within 2 days via UPS Ground service, the customer will be presented with $29.95 Flat-Rate Shipping upon checkout. The order will be shipped via UPS 2nd-Day Air and will be delivered on or before the end of the second business day following shipment (unless upgrading to Saturday delivery). Delivery time can vary based on area, but can be as late as 8:00 p.m. to residences and 5:00 p.m. to businesses.

UPS Next Day Air Saver - Your package will be delivered by the end of the next business day after it has been shipped. Delivery time can vary based on area, but can be as late as 8:00 p.m. to residences and 5:00 p.m. to businesses. The flat-rate for Next Day Air Saver is $39.95.

UPS Next Day Air - Your package will be delivered the next morning after it has shipped, by 12 noon to most addresses. The flat rate for Next Day Air is $44.95.

Once your order has shipped, you will receive a ship notification email with a tracking number for each package in your order. When your order has been delivered, you will also receive a delivery notification email.

For complete shipping details we encourage you to visit our General Shipping and Packaging Information page.

Packaging & Delivery

All orders from Tin Pot Creamery are shipped in extra thick recyclable foam containers with sufficient coolant to assure it arrives in excellent condition within the max allowable transit time of 2 days.

All orders are shipped signature release. This means UPS will leave the package at the doorstep, front desk or gate associated with the shipping address without requiring a signature upon delivery. It is the customer's responsibility to ensure that the contents of the package are stored in a freezer promptly after delivery. FoodyDirect cannot be responsible for orders with incomplete or invalid addresses, or that are sent to recipients who are not available to store the contents of the order on the day of arrival. UPS cannot deliver to a P.O. box.

Storage & Care

Ice cream from Tin Pot Creamery can be kept frozen for up to 3 months, but are freshest when enjoyed within 3 weeks.