KFC Drops Colonel, Bones in New Restaurant Concept

KFC Drops Colonel, Bones in New Restaurant ConceptKFC has Panera envy.

The fried chicken kingpin, eager to tap into a younger, more upscale customer, is about to test a Millennial-friendly store next month – serving the likes of fresh salads and flatbread sandwiches – near its headquarters in Louisville that it has dubbed “KFC eleven.”

The name is a reference to the 11 herbs and spices that Sanders used in the famous Original Recipe chicken.

Don’t look for Col. Sanders’ well-known goateed mug at the new location. This single KFC eleven, after all, will be more of a laboratory for what’s next – not what was.

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