Ah, the good old days…
WSJ: As [Citadel founder Ken Griffin’s] wealth grew, he became a collector of art and Ferraris. He occasionally dispatches his driver on a 200-mile round trip to fetch milkshakes from LeDuc’s Frozen Custard in Wales, Wis., near where Mr. Griffin grew up. The folks at LeDuc’s refer to the financier as “the man of a thousand shakes,” based on a birthday order in 2004 that was so big, it got shipped to Chicago in a truck.
But Mr. Griffin’s driver “hasn’t been around in maybe six months or a year,” says Jim Shackton, owner of LeDuc’s, whose staff in past years came to recognise him when he’d pull up to the little pitched-roof custard shop in a silver Mercedes sedan. (“Nice car,” Mr. Shackton says.)
What’s so special about LeDuc’s?
Waukesha’s #1 Choice for Frozen Custard Restaurants
Welcome to LeDuc’s Frozen Custard Restaurant, where we pride ourselves on serving only the highest quality food, drinks and frozen custard products. Our commitment to using only choice ingredients insures that whatever you eat from LeDuc’s will be the best it can be.
Everyday at LeDuc’s we produce three fresh custard flavours for you to enjoy: chocolate, vanilla and a flavour-of- the-day. As with all of our products, these are made using only the highest quality homemade custard mix. Stop in and try one of our delicious custard treats and you will see why Leduc’s custard is famous throughout Waukesha County.
Our flavour-of-the-day is selected from an ever-growing list of about different 75 flavours! We pride ourselves in carrying, at all times, the largest selection of packaged custard, which is available in pints and quarts.
In addition to our take home packaged treats, we offer an extensive menu, which includes:
Delicious Frozen Treats
- Sundaes: Basic, Dusty, Armadillo, Turtle, Chiquita, Monthly, Banana Split
- Shakes & Malts: Thick or X-Thick
- Cones: Regular or Waffle
- Packaged Frozen Custard
- 1/3 lb. Burgers: Black Angus or White Turkey
- Hot Dogs: Regular, chilli, or BBQ
- BLT (and Turkey BLT!)
- Pulled Pork
- Hot Roast Beef
- Turkey Deluxe
- Cod Fillet
- Bacon Cheddar Chicken Ranch
- Chicken Tender
- BBQ Rib Sandwich
- Soup-of-the-day (Seasonal)
- Onion Rings
- Mozzerella Sticks
- Chicken Tenders
(For Special Order only)
- Custard Pies: Turtle, S’More, Grasshopper, Toffee, Neapolitan, Peanut Butter Cup, Cookies n Cream
Conveniently located 3 miles south of I-94, just east of the Hwy. 18 – Hwy. 83 intersection.