Bill Gates made a reputation for himself with software. On a current journey to Omaha, Neb., the Microsoft co-founder tried his hand at soft-serve ice cream, becoming a member of longtime pal Warren Buffett for a shift at the native Dairy Queen.
The journey in “fan meals, not quick meals,” as DQ refers to its choices, was the newest for Gates and Buffett, who movie their escapades when Gates visits for the annual shareholders weekend at Berkshire Hathaway, the place Buffett is the CEO and chairman.
Final yr the 2 drooled over candy choices at Fairmont Antiques & Mercantile. The yr earlier than they lounged on mattresses and recliners at Nebraska Furnishings Mart, a megastore owned by Buffett’s firm. DQ can also be owned by Berkshire Hathaway.
The video, together with a second mashup reel set to the “Golden Ladies” theme, debuted as an exclusive to Gates Notes Insiders — subscribers to the weblog run by Gates. Gates later added it on his YouTube channel.
For nearly 4 minutes we get to see the billionaire buddies don aprons and visors and study the ropes from DQ workers.
“They’re going to order from you to any extent further, not from me!” Buffett mentioned after Gates made a greater exhibiting together with his ice cream cone expertise. “In order for you something afterward, it’s on me,” Buffett instructed his buyer.
When Gates failed to ask a buyer what sort of dipping sauce she needed together with her meal, Zach, a DQ fan captain, reminded the tech pioneer — and fast food aficionado — the way it’s executed.
“You dip rooster, too?” Gates mentioned. “Wow, you guys dip a variety of stuff round right here.”
The video wraps with Gates pulling by way of the drive-thru in a classic pink Porsche to order an Oreo Blizzard which is served at the window by Buffett.