Stories & News | Whataburger (whatagames)

2019
July
02,
2019
| 08:54 PM America/Chicago
How far would you go for a father-son bonding experience? Greg Haugen decided 50 miles sounded like a good place to start. ...
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April
01,
2019
| 04:44 PM America/Chicago
More than 2,000 Family Members attended Sunday night’s Corporate Awards Banquet, as we wrapped up the 2019 Whataburger Family Convention – and came together to recognize the best of the best. Corporate Awards Area Manager of the Year: Jose Ro...
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March
22,
2019
| 07:33 PM America/Chicago
Family Members from Whataburger restaurants across the country vie for medals – and big money – at WhataGames, happening in Houston this March. ...
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2018
February
23,
2018
| 09:30 PM America/Chicago
Online petitions … social media groups … it’s all part of a movement to get this Southern favorite in T-town ...
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February
16,
2018
| 07:39 PM America/Chicago
If you can’t get enough of the world’s big sporting news, you’ll love to know that Whataburger has its own competition. In a kitchen. ...
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2017
June
01,
2017
| 07:00 PM America/Chicago
Laughter is the best medicine. The Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit is the second best.   ...
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2016
March
31,
2016
| 07:54 PM America/Chicago
Texas brought the broom to the 2019 WhataGames in Houston, with three squads from the Lone Star State sweeping the restaurant competition. Teams from Whataburger stores in Allen, El Paso and Lindale brought home the Gold, Silver and Bronze medals,...
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March
30,
2016
| 12:10 AM America/Chicago
Just call them a house divided. Judith Ayala and Brittney Dolan are both Whataburger Family Members. They’re both first-time WhataGames competitors. And they just happen to be sisters. But they’re not on the same team. Ayala (above, right) i...
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March
30,
2016
| 11:58 PM America/Chicago
Ice machines. Coffee makers. Grills. Refrigerators. These are just a few equipment pieces that Whataburger MSC techs keep in tip top shape for our restaurants. And when they come to The Heat Is On event at WhataGames, they’re ready to show off jus...
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March
30,
2016
| 11:46 PM America/Chicago
We sat down with Sekou Andrews, our keynote speaker for Saturday night’s WhataGames Awards Ceremony, to find out what’s on his mind. Q: What is your favorite part of what you do? A: Impacting, transforming and inspiring people’s lives.   Q:...
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March
29,
2016
| 11:28 PM America/Chicago
The WhataGames finalists have been tried. They’ve been tested. And they have overcome challenges they never thought possible. Tonight, they find out who wins it all. The 2019 WhataGames winners will be announced at tonight’s award ceremony, whi...
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March
29,
2016
| 11:08 PM America/Chicago
We stopped a few teams on their way to the gold to see what they’re thinking as they go through the day. Dropping Knowledge Unit 30 from Odessa, Texas, studied hard for their Knowing is Growing game, going over a few last-minute trivia question...
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March
28,
2016
| 12:49 AM America/Chicago
Whataburger has officially taken over Houston. You can see it in the giant Flying-W signs throughout the George R. Brown Convention Center, the crowds of Family Members in orange playing oversized Whataburger-themed games in a break area, and by t...
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March
28,
2016
| 12:40 AM America/Chicago
Wednesday morning, Robert Meeker was working at Unit 670 in Houston, Texas, when a fire started outside his restaurant. “I joke that, as a manager, my job is to put out fires,” he said. “But this time, it was for real.” A car backed up too clos...
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March
28,
2016
| 12:28 AM America/Chicago
In almost 20 years with the company, Sue Lee has been pretty much everything. WhataGames competitor. Home Office Wellness Coordinator. Restaurant Manager. This week, you can call her the Fan Zone Queen. Lee, now a manager at Unit 279 in Hous...
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March
28,
2016
| 12:11 AM America/Chicago
Do you hear that sizzle? That’s the sound of the WhataGames finalist teams burning up the competition in the Get Your Grill On game, a high-stakes, emotion-filled contest that challenges everything operators know about running a restaurant. The...
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March
28,
2016
| 11:04 PM America/Chicago
Keep on keepin’ on. Whatever you’ve been doing was good enough to get you here. You do you! Don’t switch things up at the last minute. Team work makes the dream work. Work as a team. Look for an opportunity to help, both in the games and out. Buil...
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March
27,
2016
| 12:58 AM America/Chicago
The app has all the essentials and fun stuff, too! Just tap on the icons to find: Schedules Information on speaker presentations Details about each of our Thomas E. Dobson Award finalists The lowdown on WhataGames 2019 finalist teams The Wha...
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March
27,
2016
| 11:36 PM America/Chicago
WhataGames Registration began on Tuesday, and so did the WhataGames energy. There was plenty of excitement, a few nerves, and – like any great competition – a little bit of trash talk. Clad in matching yellow shirts, Unit 409 from Uvalde, Texas, r...
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March
27,
2016
| 11:09 PM America/Chicago
The judges of WhataGames are ready to sit (or perhaps order, quiz, and weigh) in judgment Wednesday as the 12th ever WhataGames kicks off. They’ll weigh the fries. They’ll remember the facts. They’ll be fair, impartial -- and ready to make the tou...
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March
27,
2016
| 10:29 PM America/Chicago
The gold medal Andres “Andy” Cano won at the WhataGames 2017 Finals is coming out of its frame on the wall and going into a suitcase. It will be Cano’s lucky charm when he and his teammates from Unit 4 in Kingsville compete in the WhataGames 2019 ...
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March
01,
2016
| 01:38 AM America/Chicago
If you’re attending this year’s WhataGames & Family Convention, you can get the latest Whataburger news without ever leaving your hotel room. Each day, we’ll share news and photos from the event directly to your room TV. Tune in anytime to see a d...
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2015
March
01,
2015
| 12:36 AM America/Chicago
Picture the Olympics, only with burgers, fries and a side of motivation. That’s WhataGames. The Olympics, in fact, inspired this flagship Whataburger event. In 1996, as people across the world watched the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Whataburger...
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