KFC landed in Australia in 1968 with our first restaurant in Guildford, Sydney NSW. That was a time when long hair, flower crowns and lava lamps were still totally groovy, dude. Today we serve over 2 million customers a week across 640+ restaurants. And even after all these years, the original secret remains under lock and key in our headquarters in Kentucky, USA. And no, we'll never tell. Nice try.
We pride ourselves on using quality chicken and local ingredients from trusted suppliers.
It all began with the man, the myth, the legend himself. In 1930, in a humble service station in Corbin, Kentucky, 40-year old Harland Sanders began feeding hungry travellers. Sanders spent the next nine years (now that's dedication) perfecting his secret blend of 11 herbs and spices, as well as the basic cooking technique we still use today. There are now over 20,000 KFC outlets in more than 125 countries and territories around the world. Not bad, eh?
Fast facts on KFC Australia
Did you know? The first KFC restaurant in Australia opened in 1968 and was located in Guildford, NSW.
Today, KFC has grown to more than 640 restaurants across the country.
KFC Australia owns and operates 50 restaurants with the remainder owned by our community of franchisees.
We employ more than 34,000 Aussies and serve more than 2 million customers weekly.