Fast Food Time Spans
White CastleWhite CastleThe History of White Castle RestaurantsThe exact date could not be found.
White castle was founded in 1921 in Wichita, Kansas by Walt Anderson and Billy Ingram.
Ingram was a new businessman and decided to fund the hamberber joint created by Anderson, a restauranteer, back in the earlier 1900's. Once the business really went on its way, Bill Ingrim bought out Walt Anderson, and has continued to keep what the restaurant has been to this day.
Dairy QueenA Story of Sweet SuccessDairy QueenIt all started on August 4, 1938 in Kankakee, Illinois with father and son, John Fremont McCullough and his son Alex McCullough, were experimenting with soft, frozen, dairy products. They had a friend who agreed to run an "all you can eat" trial sale, and within 2 hours, there were more than 1.600 servings given out. The first DQ was then opened in 1940 in Joliet, Illinois.
Baskin RobbinsBaskin 31 RobbinsBaskin-RobbinsBaskin-RobbinsAbout UsThe Baskin Robbins TimelineTo start off, the month and day are not correct, just the year. I checked at least 5 sources for Baskin Robins founding date, no luck.
Baskin Robins was founded by Burt Baskin and Irv Robins in 1945 in Glendale, California. Baskin Robins first offered 31 flavors when first created. Today, they offer over 1,000 flavors and claim to be "the world's largest ice cream franchise".
They stand by their logo of, "We sell fun, not ice cream".
KFCKFCKFCThe exact date could not be found, just the year.
The idea of creating a KFC's fried chicked restaurant was first being thought about in 1930. It was around 20 years later, in 1952, that the founder, Colonel Harland Sanders, began franchising his chicken recipe all over. From what started as a small restaurant inside a gas station in Corbin, Kentucky, has become a well known eatery across the nation.
McDonaldsMcDonald'sMcDonald's SignOur HistoryExact date not found, only year.
McDonalds first began as a business in 1940 by Richard and Maurice McDonald in San Bernardino, California. It was not until May 4, 1961 that McDonalds filed for a U.S. trademark, to protect the name. The golden arches were not always, "arches", they started out as just an, "arch" when first created. Since the progression of McDonalds, this fast food service has served over 245 billion burgers.
Taco BellWhen Was Taco Bell Founded?Taco Bell HistoryOnly the year is correct, there was no exact date.
Taco Bell was first named El Tacos, by Glen Bell. He then partnered up with 4 other guys to help his business grow. Later on, he sold El Tacos to his partners, and built the first Taco Bell in Downey county in Los Angeles.
Arby'sI thinnk this is the only one I could get the exact date for!!!
Leroy and Forrest Raffel opened the first Arby's in Boardman, Ohio on July 23, 1964. The name "Arby's", is actually just the initails of "Raffel Brothers" with an "A" and "Y" incorporated into the name.