Andrea Zahumensky Named Chief Marketing Officer Of Kentucky Fried Chicken U.S.

Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  KFC Corporation has named Andrea Zahumensky Chief Marketing Officer of KFC U.S., effective December 4. She will lead marketing, advertising, media and consumer insights, as well as the brand’s digital initiatives, and will be responsible for developing…
Kevin Hochman Promoted to President and Chief Concept Officer of KFC U.S.

Yum! Brands, Inc. has promoted Kevin Hochman to President and Chief Concept Officer of KFC U.S., reporting to Roger Eaton, Chief Executive Officer of KFC Global, effective immediately. Hochman, 43, will assume responsibility for driving overall KFC brand strategy and…
KFC Is Making Massive Changes to Speed up Service

While fast-food chains across the US are making major investments in delivery, mobile ordering, and employee-replacing robots, many companies are forgetting the most important part of business — the customer. “What I see with a lot of QSRs is ‘me…
KFC Drops it Like It’s Hot…Nashville Hot!

World’s Favorite Chicken Chain First to Introduce Nashville Hot Chicken Nationwide Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Just when you thought KFC couldn’t get any hotter, the chicken masters turn up the heat again with the introduction of KFC Nashville Hot Chicken, a…
KFC Pays Homage To The Legacy Of Colonel Sanders With New Brand Look, Voice

Kentucky Fried Chicken® Celebrates 75 Years of Finger Lickin’ Goodness Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  It’s time to celebrate what makes Kentucky Fried Chicken® so damn special—finger lickin’ good® Original Recipe® chicken, of course! Seventy-five years ago a feisty 65-year-old chicken salesman…
KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell Want Even More Millennial Customers in 2015

The quintessential moment of Yum Brands’ Investor Conference was when Taco Bell’s CEO said that the Mexican fast-food chain was “on fleek.” “We were on fleek with breakfast, with our social engagement, with mobile ordering,” Brian Niccol said on Thursday.…
Fifty years later: The tale of the KFC business deal

In 1964, former Gov. John Y. Brown Jr. and a group of investors paid $2 million to Kentucky Fried Chicken’s Col. Harland Sanders for his legendary chicken business and his secret recipe of 11 herbs and spices. Today, KFC, owned…
KFC’s Festive Feast Returns Just in Time for the Holidays

This Eight-Piece Meal with a Sweet Treat is Perfect for Frenzied Families this Holiday Season Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  ‘Tis the season for shopping, baking, decorating and caroling, so who has time to make dinner? Good news — KFC’s popular Festive…
Yum! Brands Realigns Business Divisions to Propel Global Growth

US and Yum! Restaurants International Combined to Focus on Global Brands Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today announced it is reorganizing its business to drive greater brand and geographic focus. Effective January 1, 2014, Yum! Brands, Inc.…
The Colonel’s real secret of KFC’s success

Louisville-based Yum! Brands is not exactly a household name, but its brands are: KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut. Together they form the world’s largest fast food company. In global terms, the flagship brand is good old KFC, which is an…
KFC Introduces New $10 Weekend Buckets

Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  For the first time ever, KFC is offering $10 Weekend Buckets – 10 pieces of freshly prepared chicken for only $10. The limited-time-only offer kicks off on Saturday, Oct. 12 and is available every weekend through Nov.…
KFC Upgrades Snacking for On-the-Go Consumers with Introduction of Go Cup

Value and Portability: Go Cups Include Choice of Chicken, Potato Wedges for Only $2.49 Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Life has never been more hectic and today’s on-the-go consumers are hungry for a better way to snack. Today, KFC has officially upgraded…
KFC Gives Bite-Sized Chicken a Hot and Spicy Kick

100 Percent Whole White Breast Meat Bites are Seasoned in a Hot and Spicy Marinade Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Last summer, KFC changed the game for bite-sized chicken with its phenomenally successful introduction of Original Recipe® Bites. Barely a year later,…