Once upon a time, the landscape of America was adorned with Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour Restaurants. Today there are five parlours in existence. Farrell’s co-founder, Bob Farrell, has made a career in foodservice and motivational consulting. Farrell’s memorabilia can be found on Internet auction sites, and there are various web sites which recount personal experiences with the parlours. Farrell's celebrated its 40th year of existence on September 13, 2003.
Who owns Farrell's today? Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour, LLC existed as recently as March, 2006, as a wholly owned subsidiary of Host Marriott Corp. In a December, 2006 S-4 filing by Host Hotels, L.P., Farrell's is listed as one of 370 subsidiaries.
Marriott sold the Farrell's trademarks and master development rights to the Kirin Group of California in 1996. Farrell's International and E Noa Corporation currently own the rights to Farrell's.
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