Culver's Goes Elfspotting This Holiday Season

Sprinkling magic into this holiday season, Culver's is inviting guests to share photos of themselves with the ultimate holiday merrymaker, an elf, for a chance to win a $25, $50, or $100 Culver's gift card.

Culver's suggests Elfspotting sleuths search for the magical creatures in malls, while out shopping, or even in their own home (garden gnomes count).

Culver's Unveils New Fall LTO Menu

Culver's is updating its menu this fall with the introduction of six new limited-time-only menu items.

The new Colby Jack Pub Burger makes its debut and Sweet Potato Fries make a return visit.

The new line-up continues on September 10 with the Asian Crunch Salad, Pumpkin Cheesecake Concrete Mixer, Pumpkin Pecan Concrete Mixer, and the Pumpkin Spice Shake.

New Culver's Website Adapts to Any Device

Culver's launched a new website,, to offer every guest a handcrafted Culver's experience that reflects and communicates the “Welcome to Delicious” brand story. The centerpiece of the new website is food photography that highlights Culver's menu, from ButterBurgers to Fresh Frozen Custard. Culver's new Web design also adapts to any device, from desktop to tablet to mobile, to deliver an elegant visual experience regardless of the size of the user's display and the capabilities of the device.

Culver's Launches New TV Ad Spot

Culver's latest "Welcome to Delicious" TV spot, "Naturally Tender," is now airing and highlights Culver's all-natural, antibiotic-free Chicken Tenders.

Culver's Chicken Tenders original and Buffalo style are cooked to order and served hot and crispy, golden brown with guests' choice of sweet-and-sour, BBQ, honey mustard, or ranch dipping sauce.

"Anyone who's had Culver's chicken knows it's plump, juicy, and delicious. They might not know that they're called 'Tenders' because they come from the tenderloin of the breast," says Craig Culver, cofounder and CEO of Culver's.

Culver’s Scholarship Program Awards Team Members

Culver's VIP (Very Important Partners) Scholarship Program has awarded $295,000 to further the education of 246 team members nationwide in 2012.

Culver's VIP Foundation, Inc. is a tax exempt not-for-profit entity developed in 2002 to assist young team members in achieving their goal of earning a college or technical school degree. The 246 figure is one of the largest numbers ever to benefit from the program since Culver's began funding scholarships in 1993. Since that time, Culver's has invested more than $2 million in student scholarships to more than 2,000 team members.

The Changing of the Guard

They say the only thing you can count on is change. That adage is especially true in the quick-service C-suite, where new career opportunities can leave a company without its top executive at any time.

This year has already witnessed a slew of CEO shake-ups, perhaps none as significant as when Jim Skinner retired and turned McDonald’s over to the capable hands of Don Thompson. Such moves often force even the most seasoned executives to reconsider how succession is handled within their own organizations.

Culver's Celebrates Flavor of the Day

To celebrate its frozen custard Flavor of the Day program, Culver's today launched a new "Welcome to Delicious" integrated marketing campaign that features its popular frozen custard flavors, such as Caramel Cashew, Mint Chip, and Chocolate Oreo Volcano.

In the new TV spot, Culver's tempts viewers with the creamy decadence of Fresh Frozen Custard and attempts to explain why it might be the most irresistible dessert they'll ever taste.

Culver's South Carolina Unit is First on East Coast

Midwest-based Culver's Restaurant chain will establish its first restaurant in South Carolina–and its first on the East Coast–this summer with an opening in Greenville. 

A second restaurant is planned for Fort Mill, South Carolina, in 2013.

The restaurant will be operated by Jim and Heather Clark of Greenville.