Do You Have What It Takes to Be a [Cheese] Curd Nerd?

Test your knowledge ahead of National Cheese Curd Day on Oct. 15

PRAIRIE DU SAC, Wis. - Oct. 11, 2018 // PRNewswire // - Imagine biting into hot and crunchy breading, seasoned with a blend of buttery herbs and spices, and tasting salty, gooey cheddar cheese. That's what it's like to eat one of Culver's Wisconsin Cheese Curds. It's an experience so delicious that Culver's officially named Oct. 15 National Cheese Curd Day to help "curd nerds" celebrate.

In preparation for the cheesiest of all holidays, test your curd IQ with the following quiz.

1. How are cheese curds commonly enjoyed?

  1. Fresh
  2. Deep fried
  3. All of the above

2. True or false: Fresh cheese curds squeak when eaten.

3. Cheese curds are typically available in two colors. What are they?

  1. Yellow and blue
  2. White and blue
  3. Yellow and white

4. True or false: Cheese curds are made from aged cheddar.

5. How many orders of Wisconsin Cheese Curds did Culver's serve in 2017?

  1. 1.5 million
  2. 22.9 million
  3. 32.4 million

"Culver's Wisconsin Cheese Curds are made with fresh un-aged cheddar—they're a warm and gooey delight," said Julie Fussner, vice president of marketing at Culver's. "We're proud to serve this dairyland delicacy to guests in our own state and in the 23 other states with Culver's restaurants."

Culver's guests can celebrate cheese curds all month long by checking out Culver's latest web promo, Curd Rescue, for the chance to win free Wisconsin Cheese Curds for a year. They can also get to know Curdis, Culver's "curd nerd" mascot, by exploring his blog, Curd Is the Word, or by checking out his Instagram and Twitter profiles.

Answers: 1. C; 2. True; 3. C; 4. False: Cheese curds are made with fresh cheddar. 5. B

About Culver's

For over 30 years, Culver's guests have been treated to cooked-to-order food made with farm-fresh ingredients and served with a smile. The ever-expanding franchise system now numbers more than 650 family-owned and operated restaurants in 24 states. The restaurants' nationally recognized customer service is based on small-town, Midwestern values, genuine friendliness and an unwavering commitment to quality. Signature items include the award-winning ButterBurger, made from fresh, never frozen beef, and Fresh Frozen Custard, including the famous Flavor of the Day program. For more information, visit,, or

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SOURCE Culver's



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