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Dairy Queen
Type Subsidiary
Industry Restaurants
When it was created Joliet, Illinois, United States (June 22, 1940)
Headquarters Edina, Minnesota, United States
Key people

Warren Buffett John Gainor CEO Charles J. Chapman III COO James S. Simpson CFO

Michael Keller CBO
Things made Soft serve
Hot dogs
Money earned Green Arrow Up.svg US$2.5 billion (2008)[1]
Employees 2,362 (2008)
A Dairy Queen restaurant

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.


  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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