Every September, restaurant brands big and small rally to support Share Our Strength’s “Dine Out for No Kid Hungry” campaign, raising funds to support the nonprofit’s effort to eradicate childhood hunger. This year, the campaign drew more support from the quick-service segment than ever.
The Dairy Queen system, a part of Berkshire Hathaway, announced that Bajco Gulf LLC, a family-operated quick-service restaurant franchise group, has signed a long-term multiunit agreement to develop DQ Grill & Chill restaurants and DQ Treat stores throughout the United Arab Emirates.
Nearly 60 Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill restaurants in Colorado will be the first to participate in the Dairy Queen system’s new mobile marketing platform called myDQ, as part of the brand’s test of the mobile app.
Fall is in full swing this November and the Dairy Queen system is celebrating with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Blizzard Treat, as the Blizzard of the Month for November.
Milk chocolate Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups are blended with DQ vanilla soft serve. The Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Blizzard Treat is the featured Blizzard Treat in November and is available in four sizes, including the Mini, as well as in a waffle cone.
The Dairy Queen system is planning a spooktacular celebration to kick off the fall season with the fan favorite Pumpkin Pie Blizzard Treat as the featured Blizzard of the Month for October.
A combination of pumpkin pie and crunchy pie pieces blended with DQ vanilla soft serve, the Pumpkin Pie Blizzard Treat is available now through October 27 at participating Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill restaurants nationwide. The Pumpkin Pie Blizzard Treat comes in four sizes, including the popular Mini, and also can be served in a waffle cone.
Pumpkin has long reigned as king of the fall, but this year, limited-service brands are not just adding a pumpkin pastry and calling it a season. Instead, several quick-service and fast-casual concepts introduced non-pumpkin products and innovative spins on the pumpkin flavor, while also launching creative marketing campaigns to bring customers in the door.
The Dairy Queen system announced the opening of two DQ Grill & Chill restaurants in Mobile, Alabama, the first located across from the University of South Alabama and the second at 1354 Government Street. These locations are the newest Dairy Queen restaurants in a family of more than 6,300 restaurants world-wide committed to offering every fan a place where they can relax and share a great meal and one-of-a-kind soft serve treats.
One in five children go hungry in the U.S. each day. It was that stat, as well as a childhood spent among those below the poverty line, that convinced Monte Jump, Back Yard Burger’s chief operations and marketing officer, to get his brand involved in Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry platform for the first time this year.
As the fall season kicks off with college and professional football rivalries, the Dairy Queen system, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is launching a different kind of competition this September.
Beginning September 2, the Dairy Queen system will introduce an Apple Pie Blizzard Treat as the September Blizzard of the Month and bring back fan favorite, the Pumpkin Pie Blizzard Treat, in a battle of two of America’s most popular pie flavors.
The Dairy Queen system is celebrating a 30-year partnership with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals), during which time local restaurants have raised more than $100 million for local hospitals, with the Ninth Annual Miracle Treat Day set for August 14 at participating Dairy Queen locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.