PRINCETON, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Princeton, the home rule-class City and seat of Caldwell County, is getting a new taste of American Dairy Queen Corporation’s (ADQ) timeless DQ® brand cherished for its delectable fare and classic frozen treats. A new DQ Grill & Chill® restaurant, owned and operated by multi-unit operating group Fourteen Foods, will open at 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30th. A formal ribbon cutting and grand opening event are slated for mid-July/early August.
Located at 305 Marion Road, the restaurant features a modern, open-air grill and separate “Grill” and “Chill” sections, perfect for hosting local gatherings and milestones. Drive-thru, patio, and dining areas will serve fans from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 6:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Sundays while following the State’s social distancing guidelines. This location will also offer delivery via DoorDash.
Striking the perfect balance between yesterday and today, the DQ Grill & Chill® flagship concept modernizes guests’ dining experience by offering made-to-order breakfast, lunch, and dinner options, including GrillBurgers™, Chicken Strip Baskets, and delicious hot sandwiches. DQ® fans can also enjoy soft-serve and novelty favorites such as cones, sundaes, cakes, freezer treats, and the signature Blizzard® Treat.
“Princeton is rich with history and a community we are humbled to be a part of. From the positive engagement with City leaders to outreach from local partners, there could not be a better time to bring additional smiles to the community,” said Fourteen Foods Owner and CEO, Matt Frauenshuh. “With over 70 smile servers (employees) slated for this location, we are honored to provide additional employment opportunities within the community. We have been working hard to bring a renewed creativity and energy to the table and have a strong local team behind us ready to provide a top-notch fan experience!”
Frauenshuh first joined Dairy Queen in 2002 and quickly grew the company’s portfolio to include more than 220 locations across 13 states. Fourteen Foods is also the largest DQ® franchisee in the State of Kentucky operating more than 40 locations. With a strong faith-based and community centric foundation, Fourteen Foods brings a genuine commitment to those they serve and works to amplify local community efforts, one red spoon at a time.
For a list of additional Fourteen Foods DQ® locations, please click here.
About International Dairy Queen, Inc.
International Dairy Queen Inc., (IDQ), based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is the parent company of American Dairy Queen Corporation and Dairy Queen Canada, Inc. Through its subsidiaries, IDQ develops, licenses and services a system of more than 7,000 locations in the United States, Canada and more than 20 other countries. IDQ is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (Berkshire) which is led by Warren Buffett, the legendary investor and CEO of Berkshire. For more information visit www.DairyQueen.com.
About Fourteen Foods
Fourteen Foods is the largest U.S. multi-unit owner and operator of 220+ DQ Grill & Chill® restaurants and Dairy Queen Braziers in 13 States including Kentucky, Alabama, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. Since 2002, the Fourteen Foods recipe for success has been a combination of champion restaurant teams, raving fans, and an undeniable commitment to communities served. With a strong foundation built on faith and a continuous drive to exceed expectations through honesty, integrity, and accountability, Fourteen Foods works to build people and profits, one smile and story at a time. For additional information, career opportunities, please visit FourteenFoods.com/playlikeachamp