Tyler Malek

Tyler Malek

Tyler is the Co-Founder and Head Ice Cream innovator for the Portland-based Salt & Straw Ice Cream. Since it's founding in 2011, Malek and his cousin, Kim Malek, Salt & Straw's CEO, have built Salt & Straw from a humble ice cream cart into a fast-growing company with 27 locations across the West Coast.

Since opening, Tyler has created more than 1,000 flavors and spends most of his time working with his R&D Department in Portland, which designs future flavors and hunts for new stories to express through ice cream.

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