Arctic Circle Restaurants

Arctic Circle Restaurants is an American chain of burger and shake restaurants based in Midvale, Utah, United States. There were 71 restaurants in seven states as of September 2022 (in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming). About half are company-owned and the rest are owned by franchisees; about half of the restaurants are in Utah. They serve typical fast food such as burgers, sandwiches, shakes, salads, fries and fish and chips.[2]

Arctic Circle Restaurants, Inc.
Arctic Circle
Founded1950; 73 years ago (1950)
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
FoundersDon Carlos Edwards
Number of locations
Area served
Key people
Gary Roberts, President and CEO
Frank L. Christianson, CFO
ProductsFast food
RevenueIncrease US$135 million (FY 2021)
OwnerEdwards family
Number of employees
Increase 900 (FY 2021)

The company claims to have invented the regional condiment fry sauce,[3] and that it was the first burger chain to invent and sell the kids' meal.[4]

Arctic Circle once offered franchises in California, but no longer does.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "Restaurant Locations". Arctic Circle. Retrieved July 16, 2020.
  2. ^ "Arctic Circle Corporate Website - About Us". Arctic Circle. Retrieved September 9, 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "My oh my do we love fry sauce!". The Deseret News. Associated Press. January 6, 2007. Retrieved September 9, 2022.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ Benson, Lee (March 8, 2010). "About Utah: Fry sauce and Arctic Circle hit big 6-0". Deseret News. Retrieved September 9, 2022.

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