Today he’s the founder of A La Mode, a completely nut-free, egg-free and sesame-free ice cream that has generated sales of $2 million.
The brand, which has a successful shop in New York City, is already in more than 1,450 stores around the country.
Restaurants are Roth’s passion. By 35, he had launched and sold three of them in New York. Roth’s WestSide Steakhouse was his last one, and it was pivotal because it allowed him to expand as an entrepreneur.