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Popular Chain Jeni’s Ice Creams Opening Third Location at the Triangle

Plus, a job fair for the service industry, and more news.

Three cake ice cream cones on a blue table (chocolate, caramel, and everything bagle ice cream)
Ice creams from Jeni’s
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams/Facebook
Erin Russell is associate editor of Eater Austin, a native Austinite, and a big fan of carbs.

Jeni’s Ice Creams Coming to the Triangle
Popular scoop shop Jeni’s Ice Creams is opening its third Austin location at the Triangle, according to building permits filed with the state. The shop will sell scoops and pints of its flavors like salty caramel, brambleberry crisp, and Texas sheet cake. It will be taking over 4616 Triangle Avenue, a former location of Snap Kitchen (which closed 14 stores in Texas in November). Jeni’s first store in Austin opened in Rock Rose at the Domain Northside in November 2019, followed by a second location on South Congress in February 2020.

Job Fair from Austin Shift Meal
Austin restaurants are banding together to host a job fair tomorrow, Tuesday June 1, from 10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Yard Bar at 6700 Burnet Road. The fair is being hosted by Austin Shift Meal, which has provided free meals to out-of-work hospitality professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic. There are 20 restaurants participating in the job fair, many of which are members of Good Work Austin and provide wages of $15/hour and health benefits (including Lenoir, Yard Bar, and L’Oca d’Oro). The fair will also provide on-site resume review. Going forward, Austin Shift Meal will provide a monthly meal alongside a similar job fair. Sign up online for the fair and to receive a free meal.

Simply Pho House Relocating to the Hill Country Galleria
Asian restaurant Simply Pho House is moving its Bee Cave restaurant across the street to the Hill Country Galleria shopping center at 12913 Galleria Circle, as reported by Community Impact. The new location will have an expanded menu and dim sum brunch. Simply Pho serves a combination of Vietnamese, Chinese, and Thai dishes, from pho to fried rice to curries. There are two other locations in Marble Falls and at Belterra near Dripping Springs.

Update 12:02 pm - This article has been updated with the revised date for the job fair.