Culver's under construction in Gilbert

Culver's
Gilbert's first Culver's will be on the southwest corner of Mercy Road and Val Vista Drive. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Gilbert's first Culver's will be on the southwest corner of Mercy Road and Val Vista Drive. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Culver’s is opening its first Gilbert location at 3610 S. Val Vista Drive, Gilbert. Franchise owner Brian Farrel said he anticipates it will open in early December if it stays on schedule with construction. The restaurant chain is known for its frozen custard, butter burgers and cheese curds. www.culvers.com
By Tom Blodgett

Editor, Gilbert

Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent more than 30 years in journalism in Arizona and joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2018 to launch the Gilbert edition. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he served as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication from 2005-19 and remains editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.