Buy discounted gift cards to Culver's ButterBurgers and fresh frozen custard. In 1984, Craig and Lea Culver and Craig's parents opened the first Culver's in their hometown of Sauk City, Wisconsin. Since then Culver's has always put family first. You can now find 500 family-owned Culver's restaurants in 22 states. Culver's also serves soups, salads, and sandwiches.