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A fast food restaurant, also known as a quick service restaurant (QSR) within the industry, is a .... McDonald's, a fast food supplier, opened its first franchised restaurant in the US in 1955 (1974 in the UK). It has become a phenomenally ...

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The History of Fast Food - Restaurants have been around in some form for most ... Burger King and Taco Bell got their start in the 1950s, and Wendy's opened in  ...

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It wasn't long before other popular fast food restaurants started popping up. Burger King and Taco Bell got started in the 1950s. Wendy's first opened its doors in ...

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The first successful fast food restaurant in United States was opened on July 7, 1912 and was of Automat type - a restaurant served by vending machines ...

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May 31, 2014 ... One of the first fast-food chains to emerge was White Castle, founded by ... Former KFC franchise owner Dave Thomas opened the first Wendy's ...

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The first McDonald's with fast food was opened by McDonald brothers in 1948 ( They had a restaurant before but it was not of a “fast-food-type”). Soon after them  ...

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The name and location of the first fast food restaurant is lost to history but it ... It was White Castle, a hamburger joint that opened in Wichita, Kansas, in 1916.

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Dairy Queen, or DQ, is a fast food restaurant chain owned by International Dairy ... the 1940s. (That's way before the first Starbucks, which opened in the 1970s.).

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The first McDonald's restaurant was actually a barbecue joint that opened in 1940 by brothers Dick and Maurice (Mac) McDonald along Route 66 in San ...