Druther's Organization

Druther's Systems, Inc., based in Louisville, Kentucky, is the former parent company of Burger Queen, Royal Equipment Company, Vencorp, King Neptune's Seafood Galley, Queen-Air, Huckleberry's, Druther's Restaurants and Druther's International, and has created more than 350 businesses in 10 states and 6 countries. Since 1990, Druther's has been a Dairy Queen®  franchise operator, which currently co-owns DQ® operations and owns properties in Indiana, Kentucky and West Virginia. For more information, visit drutherssystems.com or follow Druther's on social media @DruthersSystems.

Dairy Queen Joint Venture Partners:

Debra Best - DQ of French Lick, Indiana

Jennifer Shamburger - DQ of Jeffersonville, Indiana

Jim Carroll - DQ of Fairdale and Louisville, Kentucky

Liska Coggeshall - DQ of La Grange, Kentucky

Michelle Meredith - DQ of Leitchfield, Kentucky

William Rowe - DQ of South Williamson, Kentucky and Kermit, West Virginia


2708 Frankfort Avenue, 2nd Floor

Louisville, Kentucky 40206

-Office Manager, Charlie Gast

-Bookkeeper, Carol Brady


-President, Robert C. Gatewood III

-Vice President, Brian J. Easley


Druther's has been involved with numerous charitable causes over more than six decades, including Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® (CMNH), WHAS Crusade for Children, Boy and Girl Scouts of America, Junior Achievement, March of Dimes, Kentucky Shakespeare, Young Authors Greenhouse, Hope in the Hills, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, World Affairs Councils of America, Fund for the Arts, etc.


Member, Kentucky Restaurant Association; Member, National Restaurant Association; Investor, Greater Louisville, Inc. Metro Chamber of Commerce; Supporter, Louisville Independent Business Alliance; Investor, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

Social Media:

Find Druther's on social media @DruthersSystems or online at drutherssystems.com.