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Dairy Queen

restaurant chain

Dairy Queen is an international chain of fast food restaurants started by John Fremont McCullough on June 22, 1940 in Joliet, Illinois. Dairy Queen's menu is mostly Soft serve ice cream, hamburgers, hot dogs and chicken.

Dairy Queen
FoundedJoliet, Illinois, United States (June 22, 1940)
HeadquartersEdina, Minnesota, United States
Key people
Warren Buffett
John Gainor (CEO)
Charles J. Chapman III (COO)
James S. Simpson (CFO)
Michael Keller (CBO)
ProductsSoft serve
Hot dogs
RevenueGreen Arrow Up.svg US$2.5 billion (2008)[1]
Number of employees
2,362 (2008)
A Dairy Queen restaurant in Moncton, New Brunswick


  1. Niemela, Jennifer (14 April 2009). "DQ's Q1 same-store sales up 5%". Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Retrieved 13 February 2011.

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