Sugar Rush Soda Shop — a brand new, unbiased strong point drink joint in the identical vein as Fitz, Sodalicious and Swig — opened this beyond December in Marriott-Slaterville. Located at 517 N. 2000 West, Sugar Rush is a touch off the crushed route. But dependable clients say it’s worth the ride for liquids just like the Tropical Sunset, the Upside Down, the Midnight Moon, or the … instantly-up Dr. Pepper?
Eric White, of Farr West, admits that he frequents Sugar Rush “way too frequently.”
“I generally prevent in earlier than paintings,” he stated.
What’s greater, White says he gets the precise same thing every day: two of the store’s homemade sugar cookies, and an every day Dr. Pepper. The sugar cookies, he insists, are “the excellent ones around.”
And Dr. Pepper?
“It’s lots higher than the stuff at Maverik or 7-Eleven,” he says.
Maybe so, however with dozens of flavored sodas to select from, one could suppose White may opt for something a chunk extra adventurous, like the Vanellope, Bennington or Pineapple Schweetz. He says that’s what the girls at the back of the counter have been telling him, however, he’ll stick with what works for him, thanks very much.
“They attempted to get me to switch to 1 of these different drinks, but I’m just no longer going to do it,” he says with a grin.
Bailee Gray is the shop’s 21-12 months-vintage owner. She says she used to paintings at a soda save — heck, she controlled a soda save for 2 years whilst nonetheless a youngster. But Gray additionally says she quickly found out she wanted to be her very own boss.
“I’ve always known, in view that I changed into younger, that I wanted to personal a business,” she stated. “I just love being a part of a network, and I’d thought about opening my own soda shop for the long term.”
Gray turned into a member of the Fremont High School drill crew (a modern-day employee is the daughter of Gray’s drill-group coach), first runner-up inside the Miss Roy festival, and Junior Posse rodeo queen for Plain City.
“I’m a spitfire, that’s for certain,” Gray says. “When I want something, I go for it one hundred ten percent.”
And one of the things she really wanted turned into to have an area to rent the teens who aren’t tons more youthful than she is. Gray has 15 element-time personnel, most are nevertheless in high college.
“I wanted to have an area where kids out here in Farr West, Plain City and all that could have a terrific first process,” she stated. “It’s critical to be a part of the community that manner, presenting an amazing first job for the children out here. That’s my favorite part.”