Area Culvers Take Top Honors At Convention

The annual Culver’s Restaurant Convention was recently held in Phoenix, AZ.  Attending were Rick & Pat Miller, owners of Culver’s of Fond du Lac and Oshkosh, along with co-owners Dan and Sandy Lichtenwald, Rich and Mary Traxinger, owners of Pioneer Rd. Culver’s.   Also attending were Josh and Amber George, General Manager of Hwy 23 West Culver’s, and Anna Lohmann, General Manager of Culver’s on Pioneer Rd. in FDL.


The Culver’s Restaurants honored with top awards were, Culver’s Pioneer Rd and Culver’s Hwy 23 West, Fond du Lac, $100,000 Award for sales increases and the Excellence in Leadership Awards. Culver’s, East Johnson Street, Fond du Lac received the $100,000 Award, along with Commitment to Excellence and the Ruth Hospitality Award.


Culver’s, Koeller Street, Oshkosh received the $100,000 Award, and Westowne Culver’s Oshkosh received the $400,000 Sales Increase Award along with the Summit Award which was awarded for the highest sales increase in the entire Culver’s organization.


Culver’s Restaurants are now located in 23 states with 565 restaurants.  The chain was co-founded by Craig Culver and his family in 1984 and continues to be a leader in the quick casual industry.  The Miller’s have owned Culver’s Restaurants since 1995 with their first restaurant in Fond du Lac.

In the photo:  left to right:  Dan Lichtenwald, Sandy Lichtenwald, Pat Miller, Rick Miller, Josh George, Anna Lohmann, Rich Traxinger, Amber George, owners operators of Culver’s in Fond du Lac and Oshkosh at recent Culver’s Convention in Phoenix, AZ.  (Not picture Dana Reyes and Heather Verwiel, General Managers of Oshkosh, Koeller St. and Westowne Ave. respectively.)