KFC is one of the largest multinational restaurant chains in the United States and the second largest fast food and largest fried chicken chain in the world. It was founded in 1952 by founder Harlan Sanders. It mainly sells fried chicken, burgers, French fries, rice bowls and egg tarts. High-calorie fast food such as soda. In the 2018 World Brand Top 500 list, KFC ranked 129th. In October 2019, Interbrand ranked the top 100 global brands in the rankings 93. KFC's success stems from the concerted efforts of nearly 900,000 employees worldwide. Around the world, KFC always puts the needs of its customers first, so that customers can enjoy the most intimate first-class service and dining environment while enjoying all kinds of high-quality food and beverage.
On September 9, 1890, Harlan Sanders was born in a farm near Henryville, Indiana. The family is not very wealthy, but it is also good. However, just when he was 6 years old, his father died, leaving his mother and three children to struggle. When I was 12 years old, my mother remarried. The relationship between Harlan Sanders and my stepfather was not very good. When I was in the sixth grade, he never wanted to study anymore. The atmosphere at home was very boring, and Harlan Sanders decided. Go to work and change the environment. He went to work at a farm in Greenwood, and although he worked hard, he was able to maintain his personal well-being.
At the age of 40, Harlan Sanders came to Kentucky and opened a Kebin gas station, because there were a lot of guests coming and going, and the people who saw these long-distance trekking were hungry. Harlan Sanders had A thought, why don't I make some food to meet the requirements of the guests? Moreover, his own craftsmanship is good, and his wife and children often praise. When he thought of it, he made some daily meals in the small kitchen of the gas station to attract customers. During this period, Harlan Sandoz launched his own special food, which is the prototype of the famous KFC fried chicken. After the delicious taste and unique taste, the fried chicken was warmly welcomed, and the guests praised it. Even some people come not to refuel, but to eat fried chicken at the Kebin gas station.
In 1939, Harlan Sanders bought a pressure cooker. After doing all kinds of experiments on cooking time, pressure and firepower, he finally found a unique method of fried chicken. The fried chicken that was blown under pressure was the most delicious fried chicken he had ever tasted. KFC fried chicken still maintains the recipe for using the pressure cooker. And as he imagined, it took only 15 minutes to blow a chicken. The short-lived and delicious fried chicken suddenly became a hot topic at that time. Many diners came to visit, even during the Great Depression of the 1930s. Still booming.
In 1952, the first KFC restaurant authorized to operate in Salt Lake City was established, which is the beginning of the catering franchise in the world. Then, to the surprise of more people, Harlan Sandoz’s business is rolling like a snowball. In just 5 years, he has developed 400 chain stores in the US and Canada. In 1955, Colonel Harlan Sanders was officially established. In 1964, an investment group consisting of a 29-year-old young lawyer, John Brown, and a 60-year-old capitalist, Jack Messer, was deeply touched by Harlan Sanders’s career. They wanted to use $2 million. The purchase of the business was not a small amount at the time. Although I was extremely sad, I thought that I was 74 years old, and Harlan Sanders agreed, and gave the next career to the next generation. do.