The curl on the top of the ice cream is a trademark of Dairy Queen.

The students learned how a franchise business works and how the local DQ is governed by International Dairy Queen which is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.  

Every day is different working at DQ.

DQ Grill & Chill in Staples, MN
The note to employees on the white board spells out PRIDE, personal responsibility in delivering excellence.  That attitude helps DQ provide good service to their customers.  Doyle says repeat customers are essential to their business.

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