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The Vollrath Feed: Episode 17

It's all about the people

Craig Culver, co-founder of Culver's, dishes the background on butter burgers and frozen custard and provides insight on what has been critical to his company's success and continued growth.

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Episode Notes

2:49 – Culver's

3:57 – The Perfect Burger

5:20 – Unusual Burgers

7:33 – Custard

12:58 – Craig Culver Joins the Show

14:53 – All About the People

17:30 – Nearing 1000 Good Restaurants

21:15 – Core Values

26:36 – History of the Butter Burger

33:17 – Customer Loyalty

35:06 – The Drive Through

37:17 – Custard Machines

41:02 – Finding Flavors

43:23 – Start-Up Challenges

46:54 – Thank You, Farmers

48:44 – 1984: Starting Culver's

53:49 – Work / Life Balance

56:53 – New and Exciting Things

59:47 – Craig’s Inspirational Quote