Culver’s founder, George M. Culver, dies

Culver’s founder, George M. Culver, dies

Family honors foodservice and hospitality veteran

George M. Culver, co-founder of the 435-unit Culver’s Butterburgers and Frozen Custard chain, died Thursday. He was 88.

Prior to starting the Culver’s brand in 1984 with their son Craig and daughter-in-law Lea Culver, George Culver and his wife Ruth began a long foodservice career as A&W franchisees in Sauk City, Wis. George and Ruth Culver also owned and operated several other dining destinations in Wisconsin like The Farm Kitchen Resort, the Lake Ripley Country

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