Culver’s Of Menomonie A Regional Finalist In The Culver’s Crew Challenge

September 14, 2016
Nationwide competition recognizes outstanding restaurant teams

Menomonie, WI - Culver’s of Menomonie has advanced to the regional finals in the nationwide Culver’s Crew Challenge contest where Culver’s restaurants compete in the areas of quality, service, cleanliness, hospitality,  community outreach, and team member training and development. Culver’s of Menomonie is one of 274 restaurants out of 562 to advance.

"We’re thrilled to have advanced to the next level of the competition for the third consective year," says Gary Theelke, owner/operator of Culver’s of Menomonie. Our team has always been commited to creating a warm and friendly atmosphere for our guests to enjoy their deliciousness."

The evaluation of restaurants and team members comes from the Culver’s support team and utilizing elements of our guest feedback program.

The competition includes prize money with $50,000 going to the first place restaurant. The four next highest scoring restaurants will receive $10,000 each, with the winnings shared between the managers and team members. Later in the year the top five restaurants will move on as the National Finalists and compete for the National Championship. The winners will be announced in Chicago at Culver’s annual convention in February 2017.

About Culver’s
For over 30 years, Culver’s guests have been treated to cooked-to-order food made with farm-fresh ingredients, served with a smile. The ever-expanding franchise system now numbers more than 580 owner operated restaurants in 24 states. The restaurants’ nationally-recognized customer service is based on small-town, Midwestern values, genuine friendliness and an unwavering commitment to quality. Signature items include the award-winning ButterBurger®, made from fresh, never frozen, beef, and Fresh Frozen Custard, including the famous Flavor of the Day program. For more information, visit,,, or