Where to find your favorite food can be one of the main things that comes to your mind when traveling. Fortunately, fast food services like McDonald’s, KFC, Starbucks, and Domino’s Pizza are available all over the world. Here are the top 10 fast food restaurants around the world.
10. Papa John’s Pizza
Papa John’s is the fourth largest pizza delivery service in the United States. This service is available in a total of 34 countries. Of the 4,000 restaurants at Papa John’s, 3,200 are located in the United States. Founder John Schnatter opened Papa John’s Pizza’s first restaurant in 1984 in Indiana. The slogan of Papa John’s pizza service is “Better Ingredients, Better Pizza”.
In 2002, Papa John’s became the first pizza chain service in the United States to have an online ordering service. Today, more than 205,000 employees work at Papa John’s and have net sales of $ 1.4 billion.
9. Dairy Queen
Queen Milking Service available in 6000 locations around the world. Dairy Queen operates in 18 countries except the United States. Among the United States, Texas has the most Dairy Queen restaurants – 600 restaurants.
In 1940, John Fremont McCullough founded Dairy Queen. The first store of Dairy Queen was opened in Joliet, Illinois. Soft serve ice cream is Dairy Queen’s signature product. It was also featured on the company logo. DQ stores also serve burgers, fries, processed fried chicken, frozen treats, and hot dogs.
8. Dunkin ‘Donuts
Dunkin ‘Donuts is present in 3 countries and has a total of 11,000 restaurants. The company mainly focuses on bakery products and coffee service. Baked goods, hot and frozen drinks, sandwiches and soft drinks are the main products of Dunkin ‘Donuts.
Dunkin ‘Donut’s very first store opened in Quincy, Mass., In 1950. “American run on Dunkin” has been the company’s slogan since 2006. Today, Dunkin’ Donuts offers coffee in thousands of flavors and has moved on to the Coca-Cola company of PepsiCo since 2012.
7. Domino’s Pizza
The second largest pizza delivery service is Domino’s Pizza. The first is Pizza Hut. This company has 10,000 stores in total in 70 countries. Domino’s pizzas available in a variety of crust styles depending on the location of the store. Bread bowls, pasta and baked sandwiches are other main items on the Domino’s menu.
In the drinks section, Domino’s sells Coca-Cola products. Even though there are thousands of stores in the United States, Domino pizza delivery drivers drive millions of miles every week. Super Bowl Sunday is the busiest day for Domino’s, the day the company delivers millions of pizzas.
6. Burger King
This global chain of hamburger services has 13,000 restaurants in 79 countries around the world. It is the third largest burger chain service in the United States. Every day, approximately 1 million people visit Burger King stores around the world. The Whopper Sandwich is the flagship product of Burger King, which was launched in 1957. Every day, Burger King sells over 1.9 million Whopper sandwiches across the world.
Seattle-based Starbucks is the world’s largest coffeehouse company. Starbucks has 23,187 stores in 64 countries. Of them, 12,973 located in the United States. Starbucks serves cold and hot drinks, wines, beer, and snacks. Starbucks offers 87,000 beverage combinations for customers.
In 1971, Starbucks was founded by Jerry Baldwin, Gordon Bowker and Zev Siegl. Interestingly, since 1987 Starbucks has added at least 2 new stores per day. They also use 93 million gallons of milk and 2.3 billion paper cups per year for service.
4. Pizza hut
Pizza Hut is the world’s largest pizza delivery service. It has 6,000 restaurants in the United States and 5,139 stores in 93 other countries. Pizza Hut was founded in 1958 by Dan and Frank Carney, in Kansas City.
In 2001, Pizza Hut became the first company to deliver pizza to the International Space Station, launched on the Soyuz spacecraft. Pizza Hut uses 300 million pounds of cheese from 360 million gallons of milk each year.
Subway fast food service has a total of 42,174 restaurants and operates in 107 countries. Submarine sandwiches and salads are the main products of the metro. There are 38 million subway sandwich options available to customers. It serves 7.6 million sandwiches daily. In fact, in a year, the subway makes enough sandwiches that could cover the Earth 14 times.
The submarine sandwich is the metro’s flagship product. But the products of the service vary depending on the location. Roast chicken, tuna, subway club, subway cast iron, teriyaki chicken are other popular subway products.
The second largest restaurant chain in the world is of KFC or Kentucky Fried Chicken and was founded by Harland Sanders in 1930 in Kentucky. Harland Sanders’ image is widely used in KFC advertisements and logo. Today, KFC has 18,875 stores in 118 countries. KFC receives nearly 8 million customers from the United States alone every day.
The recipe for pressure-fried chicken pieces, a KFC signature product still unknown to the outside world. It is kept in a safe in Louisville, Kentucky. To ensure freshness, KFC discards unsold chicken pieces within 90 minutes. The main items on the KFC menu also include chicken burgers, chicken popcorn, and various finger foods.
McDonald’s is the world’s largest fast food chain. This food chain has a total of 35,000 points of sale in 119 countries. Every day, nearly 68 million customers visit McDonald’s which is more than the total population of Great Britain.
The hamburger is McDonald’s flagship product. The company sells 75 hamburgers per second. Chicken sandwiches, fries, desserts and soft drinks are other important McDonald’s products.
McDonald’s was founded in 1940 by Richard and Maurice McDonald’s in San Bernadino, California. Today, McDonald’s employs more than 1.7 million people. This global food chain has also partnered with many entertainment companies and has grown into the world’s largest toy distributor.