Our Story

Hugo and Monique Chiriboga have been longtime residents of Gainesville and have seen many changes throughout the years. They’ve seen businesses come and go. But 7 years ago, they came to The Gelato Company and met the previous owner. With a near instant connection, they fell in love with the restaurant and soon after purchased it.


What really kept us coming back was the consistently phenomenal quality of the food. Everything was, and still is, fresh. Since we purchased the restaurant, we’ve kept our promise to making top quality food with top quality fresh ingredients.

— Monique Chiriboga, Co-Owner

The Gelato Company and Eatery is a work in progress. To Hugo, Monique and the rest of the team-it’s not work in the slightest. It’s a true passion that grows every single time they walk in.