KFC Drops Colonel, Bones in New Restaurant Concept

KFC 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…
KFC Announces Availability of Li’l Bucket Kids Meals

Kid-Sized Menu Item Means Good Taste, Good Deeds, and Good Fun Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  This March, KFC introduces a meal that is sized just for their Li’ttlest fans, KFC’s Li’l Bucket Kids MealsTM. Packaged in a kid-friendly version of KFC’s…

As Official Sponsor of Couchgating, KFC Invites Armchair Quarterbacks Everywhere to Become Couchgate Hall-of-Famers KFC Partners with ThePostGame.com on an Innovative Athlete and Celebrity Video Series  Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  There’s watching the game and then there’s “couchgating,” the act of…

Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Now available at KFC are Chicken Littles, the new snack-sized sandwiches that are big in KFC taste, but at the little price of just $1.29 each. The new and improved KFC Chicken Littles pay homage to the…

Brand Brings Taste of World-Famous Original Recipe to Bite-Sized Chicken Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  In what the brand is calling its biggest product launch since Kentucky Grilled Chicken®, KFC today introduced Original Recipe® Bites. The new menu item is bite-sized chicken…

Blockbuster, Bunless Sandwich Returns-With a Hot and Spicy Twist-March 12th, 2012 Toronto, Ontario  (RestaurantNews.com)  Behold, Canada. KFC reveals its new hot and spicy Zinger Double Down sandwich on Monday, March 12th – available while supplies last. The new Zinger Double…

Random Tweets and Facebook Posts will Direct Fans to Secret Ways to Win Free KFC Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Everyone loves a good secret, especially when it’s fresh. To celebrate the freshness of its world-famous chicken, Kentucky Fried Chicken is letting…

Fast-food chain Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen has 75 restaurants in Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside counties, and it plans to open 24 more despite the lagging economy. Chicken-centric Popeyes, however, doesn’t plan on launching the new outlets on its own dime.…

KFC has discovered an unpublished “food autobiography” of the company’s founder, Colonel Harland Sanders, hidden in the company’s Louisville archival storage facility for the past 40 years. The original autobiography provides an authentic look into the life of the world’s…

KFC said a “fundamental step change” is needed in terms of its communications especially its TV advertising, as the fast food giant also looks to change the way it remunerates its agencies. The restaurant chain which spent $36.9m on main…

Thirty years after Colonel Harland Sanders left his legacy as the iconic founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken, the brand is reinvesting in his image and memory via a website designed to reach a new generation. To keep Sanders’ legacy alive,…

Burger King is running a chicken sandwich promotion to celebrate Independence Day. The Original Chicken Sandwich will be available for just $1.04, but will go back to its normal price after the 4th. The breaded chicken patty is topped with…

Big, juicy news out of Louisville today: KFC, the world’s most popular chicken restaurant chain, is relaunching Kentucky Grilled Chicken. Following its introduction in 2009, KFC’s grilled option quickly became a customer favorite while changing the quick service restaurant landscape.…

Yum! Restaurants International, Canada and its KFC brand has found a new soul mate in its most recent Canadian franchise partner — Soul Restaurants Canada Inc. (“Soul Canada”), an affiliate of Soul Foods Group, which has a 30 year successful…

While the newest KFC in Indianapolis features the brand’s familiar red and white design scheme, it’s the color “green” that is really going to have people talking. The new KFC at 6154 North Keystone Avenue was designed with the planet…

Yum! Brands announces the opening of the 400th KFC franchise restaurant in Jakarta, Indonesia, by its international division, Yum! Restaurants International (YRI). Yum! is the leading restaurant company in Indonesia with its KFC and Pizza Hut brands. “Congratulations to our…

Chain restaurants saw a surprising amount of growth during 2010, showing an annual average rise of 1.8%. Some companies, such as Fazoli’s and many in the Steak category, turned 2009 losses into 2010 growth. Limited service restaurant chains like Pizza,…

KFC is opening its restaurant doors to choirs in the hopes of raising the roof – and some funds for financially struggling choirs nationwide – as part of a new national pilot program. To launch its new 10-piece 10 Buck…

Officials have called the protesters seeking President Hosni Mubarak’s resignation many things: thugs, foreigners, paid troublemakers. But what made Rehab Salah curious were reports on state television that the demonstrators were sitting in Tahrir Square eating Kentucky Fried Chicken. On…

In its home market, the U.S., KFC is struggling, an also-ran to McDonald’s, the world’s biggest restaurant company, and feuding with some of its own franchisees over how to halt declining profits. In China, KFC has achieved such dominance over…