Dairy Queen is a chain of soft serve ice cream and fast-food restaurants which offer hamburgers, hot dogs, blended drinks made from oranges and other fruit flavors, and various soft serve and snack items.

Employee Rating

3.5
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyBerkshire Hathaway
HQBurlington, CA
Founded1940
Websitedairyqueen.com
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Dairy Queen was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in Burlington, CA

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Key People/Management at Dairy Queen

Jim Kerr

Jim Kerr

EVP, Franchise Development
Kelly Kenny

Kelly Kenny

VP Brand and Product Marketing
Maria Hokanson

Maria Hokanson

EVP, Marketing U.S.
Troy Bader

Troy Bader

President, CEO
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Dairy Queen Office Locations

Dairy Queen has offices in Burlington and Bloomington
Burlington, CA (HQ)
1111 International Blvd
Bloomington, MN, US
8331 Norman Center Dr 8000 Tower, Suite 700
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Dairy Queen Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1940
Dairy Queen is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway

Dairy Queen Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

82/100

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Dairy Queen Online and Social Media Presence

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Dairy Queen Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    64/100

  • CEO Rating

    C-

    63/100

  • Compensation

    D

    50/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    61/100

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Dairy Queen News and Updates

Bill Gates' quiet summer of learning to BBQ, recommending books, and working a shift at Dairy Queen was interrupted by 2 scandals

Bill Gates, who slipped from his spot as the second-richest person in the world this summer, spent most of his time away from the media before gearing up for a press tour ahead of a new Netflix documentary about his life. He and his wife Melinda announced a new lobbying organization, separate fro…

A Woman Pocketed $20 a Blind Man Dropped. Then a Dairy Queen Employee Did Something Remarkable

When a blind man dropped a $20 bill in a Dairy Queen, a woman behind him put it in her purse. Then an employee stepped in.

Dairy Queen employee who made viral 'marijuana' cake said she was fired on her birthday for the mix-up

Cassandra Walker, the Dairy Queen employee who made a viral 'marijuana'-themed cake, said she was fired on her birthday for the mix-up. INSIDER previously reported on the Georgia woman who ordered a "Moana" birthday cake, but was misheard by a Dairy Queen employee, who thought she said "marijuana.…

Warren Buffett and Bill Gates Just Worked a Dairy Queen Shift Together. A Lesson In Thinking Differently Followed

The signature way Dairy Queen serves ice cream holds an important lesson in thinking out of the box.

CEO of Buffett's Dairy Queen tries to find new tastes, keep franchisees happy

The chief executive of International Dairy Queen Inc is counting on the 79-year-old brand, owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, to adapt to changing consumer tastes rather than latch onto the latest fad, while ensuring that rising labor and food costs don't squelch its franchisees.

Dairy Queen renamed an iconic treat the 'Royal Baby Blizzard' to celebrate the birth of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's baby boy

Dairy Queen is renaming its Mini Royal Blizzard the Royal Baby Blizzard to celebrate the arrival of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's son.  Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcomed their first child, a boy, on Monday.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Dairy Queen is changing th…
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Dairy Queen Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Dairy Queen founded?

    Dairy Queen was founded in 1940.

  • Who are Dairy Queen key executives?

    Dairy Queen's key executives are Jim Kerr, Kelly Kenny and Maria Hokanson.

  • How many employees does Dairy Queen have?

    Dairy Queen has 17,188 employees.

  • Who are Dairy Queen competitors?

    Competitors of Dairy Queen include McDonald's, The Original Soupman and Lite Bite Foods.

  • Where is Dairy Queen headquarters?

    Dairy Queen headquarters is located at 1111 International Blvd, Burlington.

  • Where are Dairy Queen offices?

    Dairy Queen has offices in Burlington and Bloomington.

  • How many offices does Dairy Queen have?

    Dairy Queen has 2 offices.