Where's the first McDonald's restaurant got opened??????
Asked by Magik, 06 Jul '09 04:37 pm
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Opened By Richard Banger in Des Plains, Illinois in 1955 . McDonalds actually started in California, despite what the \"official\" company history claims. Two brothers converted their BBQ restaurant to a hamburger stand in San Berndarino, CA. They developed the \"Speedee Service\" system. They opened several other franchises, including one in Phoenix, AZ and another in Downey, CA. The one in Downey, franchised in 1953, is still in operation, and it is the oldest McDonalds still in operation today. Ray Kroc, a milkshake machine salesman was so impressed with the restaurant system the McDonalds brothers had developed, he bought the whole company for $2 million. In 1955, he opened his first franchise in Des Plaines, IL. The \"official\" company history states that this was the first restaurant, or at least the first franchise. But, in fact, it was the fifth McDonalds and the fourth franchise. Note that the restaurant in Downey, which is still in ...moreAnswered by Pardeep kapoor, 06 Jul '09 04:39 pm
Founded on: May 15, 1940 in San Bernardino, California. The business began in 1940, with a restaurant opened by brothers Dick and Mac McDonald in San Bernardino, California.Answered by gkr, 06 Jul '09 04:59 pm
Dear friend, I am writing the History of Mc Donald\'s, Is it enough.? McDonalds is one of the leading restaurant chains in the world, touching the lives of people everyday. The long journey of the burger brand started in 1940, when two brothers, Dick and Mac McDonald opened the first McDonalds restaurant in San Bernardino, California. Initially, they owned a hotdog stand, but after establishing the restaurant they served around 25 items, which were mostly barbequed. It became a popular and profitable teen hangout. In 1948, the brothers closed and reopened the restaurant to sell only hamburgers, milkshakes and French fries. As per the information of the McDonalds history, the major revenue came from hamburgers, which were sold at a nominal price of 15 cents. The restaurant gradually became famous and the McDonald brothers begin franchising their restaurant in the year 1953. The first franchise was taken by Neil Fox and under it; the second Mc Donalds restaurant was opened in ...moreAnswered by geetha pujar, 06 Jul '09 04:53 pm
1940: The brothers move The Airdrome building to San Bernardino, California, where they open the first McDonald's restaurant, on U.S. Route 66Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 06 Jul '09 04:38 pm