This is a list of notable national and international fast food restaurants chain. This list is a restaurant chains which has earned a lot of fame in their country or international level. Which is your favorite fast food restaurant, please vote below by pressing "UP" or "DOWN" arrow.
McDonald's Corporation is the world's largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants, serving more than 58 million customers per day. A McDonald's restaurant is operated by a franchisee, affiliate or corporation itself. The corporation's income is from rental, royalties and franchisees fees, as well as sales in the company-operated restaurant. In 2015, the company's brand value was worth more than double of the brand value of its closest competitor Starbucks with 81 billion US dollars. McDonald's mainly sells hamburgers, cheesburgers, chicken products, French fries, breakfast items, soft drinks, milkshakes and confectionary etc. To counter the growing obesity in the West and to criticize the hygiene of its products, the company revised its menu and included healthier options like salads, fish and fruit.
Pizza Hut is an American restaurant chain and international franchise that offers different pizza styling. In addition, there are arrangements for some other sub-dishes such as pasta, buffalo wings, breadsticks and garlic bread besides pizza. Pizza Hut Yum! Brands, Inc. The world's largest restaurant company has approximately 34,000 restaurants, delivery / carry-out locations and kiosks in 100 countries. Pizza Hut is divided into several different restaurant formats. Basic family style dining location, store front delivery and carry-out location and hybrid location which provide carry-out, delivery and dine-in options. Many full-size Pizza Hut locations are such that "All You Can Eat" provides lunch buffet with pizza, salad, breadsticks and special pasta. Additionally, Pizza Hut has some business concepts that are separate from the store type.
Domino's Pizza is a multinational fast food company that specializes in making pizza. Domino's Pizza is the second largest fast food chain in the United States, and has 9,000 sales centers in 60 countries around the world. This company was founded in 1960 by Tom Monaghan in Ypsilanti, Michigan, and during these years it expanded throughout the United States. It is owned by a private equity fund Bain Capital since 1998 and since 2004 it is listed on the Stock Exchange. The original purpose of Monaghan was to open pizza restaurants. When Monaghan retired in 1998, he sold his business to Bain Capital Inc. Dave Brandon was Executive Administrator and CEO of Domino until March 2010.
Dunkin' Donuts is an American fast food chain that offers coffee and donuts as its main products. Dunkin' Donuts was founded in 1950 by the American William Rosenberg (1916-2002). The first restaurant was opened in Quincy, Massachusetts. Dunkin' Donuts has been a franchisee since 1955. Worldwide, there are 11,300 restaurants (as of March 2016) in 36 countries, of which more than 8,000 in the US and more than 3,200 restaurants in North and South America, Europe, Asia, New Zealand and South Africa. In Australia, the stores chain opened in the 1980s, but by the end of the 2000s, all were closed again. The first German Dunkin' Donuts branch opened in 1999 in Berlin. From 2018, the chain in the US began a rebranding to make the branches more attractive to the younger generation. In addition, the flavors were reduced. In the already modernized branches, customers can order the products via their smartphone and pick them up at a pick-up counter.
KFC (formerly known as Kentucky Fried Chicken) is a franchise trademark from Yum! Brands, Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. Founded by Col. Harland Sanders, KFC is known mainly for fried chicken, which is usually presented in the bucket of cardboard. Col. Sanders began selling his fried chicken in 1939 at his roadside restaurant in Corbin, Kentucky, which then moved to a motel. He closed his business in the late 1940s while on the Interstate highway through his city. In the early 1950s, he began touring the United States and met Pete Harman in Salt Lake City, Utah, and in 1952 jointly founded the first Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in the world (the first restaurant did not use that name). Sanders sold the entire KFC franchise in 1964 worth 2 million USD, which has since been resold three times. The last owner is PepsiCo, which combines it into the Tricon Global Restaurants company division now known as Yum! Brands Inc. In 1997, Tricon was separated from PepsiCo.
Bob's is the first Brazilian fast food chain. It was founded in 1952. The name is based on Falkenberg's nickname "Bob". The franchise system was adopted in 1984, and the chain network will be greatly expanded thereafter. At present, there are stores in 24 of the 26 Brazilian provinces, and in other countries, they have made inroads in Portugal and Angola.