The following table highlights all the dominating fast food companies around the globe. Most of these companies were started as a small investment but soon became the living of the owner even now these restaurants are crowded because of the delicacy and quality of food being served there which is the reason of their global growth. Renowned labels like K.F.C, subway and McDonald’s are in relations with media division as well as the food industry. The main categories of the restaurants are drive and out, fast food restaurant and coffee shop.
10 – Sonic Drive in
The chain was founded by troy smith in 1953 as a single basic fast food restaurant. The earliest menu consisted of basic hamburgers. Texas toast, banana splits, milk shake, ice creams and sundaes. The latest menus are updated every day because the company went worldwide in the late 1980’s. This restaurant was practically drive in and out but due to the tasty food items the drive in and out became a full operational restaurant thanks to the hamburgers and the sundaes being offered here.
9 – K.F.C
This is the most conventional fast food restaurant in the world, well the credit goes to Harland Sanders the founder of the company who`s picture can be seen in the KFC`s logo any time. Sanders founded the restaurant in 1930 and opened the first branch in North Corbin, U.S.A. unfortunately Sanders died in 1980 due to Pneumonia at the age of 90. The current C.E.O and chairman of the company is Roger Eaton. The company rose to fame with its special fried chicken which the myth says is a combination of 11 secret spices which is a secret even now, but the Kentucky Fried Chicken is one of the best gathering places in the world
8 – Pizza Hut
This was founded as a single pizza parlor in Wichita, Kansas U.S in the mid of 1958. The founder partnership member Dan and Frank Carney aimed for ordinary pizza parlor with a little taste of salads and side dishes in the menu. Its top items are classified as the Chicago dish pizza and the Sillican Pizza. The restaurant one time in the world offered and prepared a space pizza in the 2001 and sent it to the international space station and was consumed by Yuri Usachov as a space food. This experiment called for a new range of food products called the Space fast food.
7 – DUNKIN Donuts
The Dunkin Donuts is an American food and beverages company with a worldwide Coffee House chain that operates the total number of 10,000 operational restaurants in 32 countries worldwide including the names of Canada, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Thailand and Pakistan. This company was the center of the media’s attention for its Tacky commercials and novel slogans. The current slogan of the company is ‘’ the World runs on Dunkin’s ’’. The main attraction of the coffee houses are the Sandwiches, Bakery goods, cold and hot beverages and of course the donuts are the best in the list.
6 – Taco Bells
This is the worldwide sensation of Tacos alongside with the specially seasoned French Fries. The company was founded by Glen Bell who first owned a Hotdog stand then opened a fully functional Restaurant in 1962 which was based and concerned on best tacos in the world. Somehow they succeeded with the mission as they had become the most visited drive-in of the world. The company manages dozens of its franchises around the world in more than 20 countries.
5 – Starbucks
Starbucks offers hot and cold drinks, coffee beans, salads, best sandwiches, delighting pastries, snacks, and mugs in addition with tumblers. Through the Starbuck media division and Hear Music labels, the company also publishes books, creates music, and portrays a minor role in the making of Hollywood films. Many of the company’s products are continuing or specific to the neighborhood of the store. Starbucks-brand ice cream and coffee are also accessible at grocery supplies.
From Starbucks’ beginning in 1971 in Seattle as a restricted coffee bean roaster and seller, the company has stretched out rapidly. In the 1990s, Starbucks was opening a new store every workday, a rate of knots unremitting into the 2000s
4 – Wendy’s
This old fashioned hamburgers restaurant was formerly known as the Wendy`s Old Fashioned Hamburgers before the 2012. The international Fast food restaurant was started by Dave Thomas in the late 1969. Dave was also the Chief Chef of the K.F.C Restaurant at its first states and partnered COL. Herald Sanders in making the K.F.C a worldwide brand plus he was the co-founder of the K.F.C`s hysterical special Fried Chicken. Thus when Dave started his own range of restaurants he further added a few items which were Frosty Ice Creams (first invented by Dave by himself) and the Frozen Whoppers and the Big-Macs all prepared firstly by himself which made the Wendy`s a recognizable brand of the world in a very small time.
3 – Burger King
The Burger king was founded in 1953 by Keith J. Kramer and Matthew Burns jointly. The first firm of this chain was opened in Jacksonville, Florida in U.S.A. The earlier menu of burger kings consisted of basic hamburgers, Chicken Dishes, French Fries, Deserts and Breakfast items. The Burger king is also famous for its equipment manufacturing of cooking kike the burger boiler and the frame boiler which are designed for the quick preparing of burgers and their patties. The latest systems being used in the burger kings are now mostly operated by computers which gives them the control of temperature and timing so that the human workers only have to do some hand work.
2 – Subway
Subway is the global restaurant franchises that mainly sell submarine sandwiches (subs) and salads. It is own and operate by Doctor’s Associates; Subway is one of the top growing franchises in the world with 37,881 restaurants in 98 countries. It is the largest brand restaurant chain internationally and is the second major restaurant operator globally following Yum! Brands
Subway’s key operation office is in Milford, Connecticut; five local centers support Subway’s growing worldwide operations. The district offices for European franchise are situated in Amsterdam, Netherlands; the Australia and New Zealand location are support from Brisbane, Australia; the Asian locations are supported from offices to be found in Beirut, Lebanon, Malaysia, Singapore and India and the Latin America support center is in Miami, Florida.
1 – McDonald’s
The world’s most recognizable name in fast food restaurants, the McDonald’s restaurant is operated by a franchisee, an affiliate, or the corporation itself. The corporation’s revenues come from the rent, royalties and fees paid by the franchisees, as well as sales in company-operated restaurants. McDonald’s revenues grew 27 percent over the three years ending in 2007 to $22.8 billion, and 9 percent growth in operating income to $3.9 billion.
McDonald’s primarily sells hamburgers, cheeseburgers, French fries, breakfast soft drinks desserts. In response to changing consumer tastes, the company has expanded its menu to include salads, wraps, smoothies and fruit.