Arctic Circle Restaurants

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Arctic Circle Restaurants, Inc.
IndustryFast food
Founded1950; 71 years ago (1950) in Salt Lake City, Utah
HeadquartersMidvale, Utah
Number of locations
62 restaurants
Key people
Gary Roberts, President and CEO; Frank L. Christianson, CFO; Don Carlos Edwards, Founder
ProductsHamburgers, Fries, Shakes, and other fast food. Famous for their fry sauce.

Arctic Circle Restaurants is an American chain of burger and shake restaurants based in Midvale, Utah, United States. There were 62 restaurants as of March 2019, about a third are company owned and two-thirds by franchisees, in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming. About 50% of the restaurants are located in Utah.[1] The restaurants purvey typical fast food fare such as burgers, sandwiches, shakes, salads, fries, and fish and chips.[2]

Famous for inventing regional condiment fry sauce,[3] the company also claims to be the burger chain to invent and first to sell the kids' meal.

Arctic Circle once offered franchises in California, but no longer does.

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  1. ^ "Arctic Circle Corporate Website - About Us". Retrieved 9 February 2011.
  2. ^ Benson, Lee (2010-03-08). "About Utah: Fry sauce and Arctic Circle hit big 6-0". Deseret News. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  3. ^ Vergakis, Brock (January 6, 2007). "My oh my do we love fry sauce!". The Deseret News.

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