Dining Partnerships the Deserve a Seat at the Table in 2022
Dining - Gaming - Health & Beauty - Online - Partnership Blogs

Hungry for great examples of dining partnerships from 2022? We've got some great examples of memorable dining and QSR partnerships to whet your appetite! KFC Partners with Tinder for Tinder Tenders...

Sasha Villalobos
December 13, 2022

KFC Opens First Ever Pub to Serve Brits During World Cup ̵...

Brits hoping to pair finger-lickin' good food with a stream of pints are in luck as KFC announce they will open their first-ever pub. Just in time for the Qatar World Cup, The Colonel's Arms will pro...

Daily Star
November 16, 2022

KFC Gives the Gift of $5 Famous Bowls and Limited-Edition Holi...
Branding - Press Releases - Sponsorships

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the holiday season, Kentucky Fried Chicken® is debuting new bargains and buckets to make it even easier to enjoy all of your celebra...

Nicholas Fox
November 14, 2022

KFC Partners with Tinder to Promote New Buffalo Ranch Sauce
Branding - Dining - Online

Beginning today, fried chicken fans can now dip their favorite menu items in an all-new Buffalo Ranch dipping sauce at Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants nationwide. KFC's Buffalo Ranch is a perfect p...

QSR Magazine
October 19, 2022

KFC and Ruffles Release Original Recipe Chicken Potato Chips i...
CPG - Dining - Press Releases

TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2022 /CNW/ - Two icons. One epic snack. KFC has let the Ruffles brand in on its secret recipe to give Canadians an epic snacking experience. Fried chicken and potato chips are syno...

Angelina Luspo
September 9, 2022

No Longer A ‘Lil Secret’ – KFC Announces Jac...
Dining - Fashion - Music - Press Releases

LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the introduction of the much-talked-about KFC Jack Harlow Meal, the partnership between the two Kentucky icons keeps getting bigger and better ...

Nicholas Fox
July 1, 2022

KFC Unveils Innovative New Finger Sporks to Make Its Sides as ...
Dining - Press Releases

LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- All fingers point to KFC today as the fried chicken chain unveils an innovative eating utensil that makes all your KFC favorites (literally) finger li...

Faisal Hussain
June 22, 2022

Jack Harlow and KFC Announces First-Class Surprise for Fans wi...
Dining - Influencers - Music - Press Releases

LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Harlow and KFC's partnership just got spicier with the drop of the Jack Harlow Meal – a combo meal curated by the Kentucky native himself, availabl...

Nicholas Fox
June 2, 2022

Pepsi, Pizza Hut Put Soccer Fans In Paul Pogba’s Shoes With ...
Beverages - Dining - Gaming

Pepsi is teaming with Yum Brands chains Pizza Hut and KFC for activations related to soccer star Paul Pogba as the UEFA Champions League competition nears its close, per a news release. Together with...

Marketing Dive
May 11, 2022

Make This Mother’s Day Finger Lickin’ Good With A ...
Dining - Press Releases

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- This Mother's Day, KFC and Proflowers are helping you celebrate mom like never before – introducing the Kentucky Fried Buckquet, a DIY floral arrangem...

Nicholas Fox
April 26, 2022

KFC Debuts New “Next-Gen” Restaurant Design

KFC is rolling out a new restaurant design as more customers order their chicken to take home. The restaurants are adapted to surging demand for delivery, drive-thru, and advance ordering. KFC opened...

March 28, 2022

KFC Launches Jack Harlow’s Kentucky Fried Favorites
Dining - Music

Beginning today, March 24, fans can find Jack Harlow's Kentucky Fried Favorites on the KFC app and KFC.com. Included in Jack’s Kentucky Fried Favorites are the rapper's go-to menu items— the Spicy...

March 24, 2022

KFC Is Giving Away Half A Million Dollars On TikTok In A First...
Dining - Non-Profit - Press Releases

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Kentucky Fried Chicken and TikTok creator Isaiah Garza have teamed up to launch the #KentuckyFriedGivingChallenge, a grant fund that will give away $500,...

Nicholas Fox
February 24, 2022

KFC Presents Music “Feastival” and Launches New Menu Item
Dining - Influencers - Music

KFC is rounding out its menu of tasty chicken, burgers, and chips with a fresh Australian music festival. The famous fried chicken chain is presenting "Feastival", a day-long fest next month on Sydne...

February 18, 2022

KFC Introduces Its Biggest Sandwich Yet…and It’s Stuff...
Dining - Household - Online - Partnerships - Press Releases

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicken sandwich lovers rejoice – KFC just announced its biggest sandwich yet, and it's stuffed! Starting today, you can order the limited-edition lar...

Faisal Hussain
February 1, 2022

This Is the Best Fast-Food Chain of 2021, According to Custome...

Americans tend to have very strong opinions about their favorite fast-food chains. Which has the best fries, the best milkshake, or the best spicy chicken sandwich? The answer, of course, depends on w...

Best Life
January 6, 2022

What’s Driving the Merch Opportunity at Restaurants?
Dining - Fashion

P.F. Chang’s last week became the latest retailer to open an online retail store. Cracker Barrel, Waffle House, In-N-Out Burger, Margaritaville and Planet Hollywood are among food establishments tha...

December 17, 2021

KFC U.S. Names Nick Chavez Chief Marketing Officer
Dining - People - Press Releases

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- KFC Corporation announced it has named Nick Chavez Chief Marketing Officer of KFC U.S., effective November 29, 2021. Chavez will lead marketing, ad...

Faisal Hussain
October 29, 2021

KFC is Not Advertising its ‘Finger Lickin’ Good’ Chicken...

Fried-chicken chain KFC would like to advertise its breaded tenders on television but is opting not to because there’s still not enough chicken, especially of the boneless variety, to go around. Am...

September 8, 2021

Panda Express Adds Beyond Meat Orange Chicken to its Menu

Panda Express will be the first Asian concept restaurant to serve Beyond Meat on its menu. The dish, named Beyond the Original Orange Chicken, will only be available for a limited time while supplies ...

July 15, 2021

Beyond Meat Launches New Meat-Free Chicken Tenders
CPG - Dining

Beyond Meat said a new version of its meat-free chicken tenders will debut Thursday in nearly 400 restaurants across the U.S. The tenders will be the first Beyond chicken substitute available across ...

July 8, 2021

These Are America’s Favorite Fast-Food Chains in 2021

Americans are heading back to restaurants in droves, but some fast-food chains currently have a better reputation among customers than others. The just-released American Customer Satisfaction Index re...

Eat This, Not That!
July 7, 2021

Au Bon Pain Acquired by Yum Brands & 7-Eleven

Ampex Brands, which operates more than 400 Pizza Hut, KFC, Taco Bell, Long John Silver’s and 7-Eleven, announced Wednesday that it bought the bakery-cafe chain Au Bon Pain. The acquisition was fina...

June 30, 2021

KFC Wants to Become a 75,000-Store Juggernaut

Earlier in 2021, KFC reached 25,000 restaurants in more than 145 countries across the globe. Only three other quick-service restaurants have reached that mark (Subway, McDonald’s, and Starbucks). T...

QSR Magazine
May 28, 2021

Chicken Sandwich Wars Pay Off For KFC and McDonald’s

Better late than never. KFC’s and McDonald’s belated entries into the chicken sandwich wars look to be paying off for the two fast-food chains. Yum Brands executives told analysts on Wednesday t...

April 30, 2021

Crocs President on the Brand’s Influencer Strategy
Branding - Fashion - Influencers

Part of Crocs’ growth was thanks to its varied marketing campaigns. The company has unveiled a number of collaborations with companies like KFC and celebrities like Justin Bieber. These campaigns ar...

Modern Retail
April 22, 2021

KFC’s US Marketing Chief, Who Helped Modernize Brand, De...
CPG - Dining

With the departure of Zahumensky, KFC is losing a U.S. marketing chief who managed to further the brand's creative positioning around edgy, off-the-wall humor while also extending an impressive run of...

Marketing Dive
April 16, 2021

Pizza Hut Races Into the Drive-Thru Game

Pizza Hut is joining the restaurant rush to the drive-thru. The Yum! Brands chain unveiled Tuesday “The Hut Lane,” a dedicated digital order pickup window available at more than 1,500 locations, w...

QSR Magazine
March 31, 2021

Drive-Thru Ordering Surged During the Pandemic. Fast-food Chai...
Dining - Retail

Drive-thru ordering surged over the last year as the coronavirus pandemic shuttered indoor dining and made consumers wary of entering restaurants. Industry experts believe that drive-thru ordering wi...

March 12, 2021

KFC, Burger King, and Smashburger are all Bringing Food Locker...

Food lockers have boomed in popularity during the pandemic as a contactless way for customers to collect food. Chains including KFC, Burger King, and Smashburger have all announced plans to bring foo...

Business Insider
March 8, 2021

Starbucks is Testing 100% Plant-Based Menu

Starbucks is striking this consumer trend while the iron is hot — while simultaneously prioritizing the reduction of its carbon footprint. These plant-based menu additions are part of the company's ...

February 5, 2021

KFC to enter chicken sandwich wars with new premium version

KFC is starting off 2021 by entering the chicken sandwich wars. The latest menu addition from the Yum Brands chain will replace the Crispy Colonel sandwich in an effort to gain an edge over its riv...

January 8, 2021

Del Taco bulks up off premise channels with new prototype

Del Taco released a new "Fresh Flex" restaurant design on Tuesday that will improve restaurant accessibility, speed of service and brand transparency. The prototype, which was created in part...

Restaurant Dive
January 6, 2021

McDonald’s is officially entering the chicken wars with thes...

A new power has decided to join in on the fast food chicken sandwich wars, perhaps throwing the current hierarchy of chicken sandwiches into a tumbling chaos. On Monday, McDonald’s announced the ad...

January 5, 2021

Every Fast-Food Item That Was Discontinued in 2020
Dining - Retail

Fast-food chains have weathered the storm of the pandemic better than most other restaurants. But even these "quick to pivot and land on their feet" businesses had to be nimble and strategic to k...

Eat This, Not That
December 26, 2020

The KFConsole is real and has a unique advantage over PS5 and ...
Dining - Electronics - Gaming

The KFConsole, created in partnership with PC hardware manufacturer Cooler Master, promises to shake up the console war like a bag full of 11 herbs and spices with its built-in chicken chamber – a w...

December 23, 2020

The year in fried chicken sandwiches
Branding - Dining

Fried chicken sandwiches have been a menu success story of the pandemic. In 2020, literally dozens of restaurant chains launched new or improved versions of this American comfort food. Initially spurr...

Nation's Restaurant News
December 20, 2020

Sampling: KFC gives chicken strips with your orders until Dec....
Dining - Tech

Chicken for the holidays? KFC , United States, in partnership with Uber Eats will give away six free chicken strips in the purchase of 20 dollars (402 Mexican pesos approximately) or more. In an or...

December 16, 2020

Colonel Sanders’ Next KFC Commercial is Also a Steamy Lifeti...
Branding - CPG - Television

Colonel Harland Sanders has for decades captured the fancy of the American public, usually over the course of dozens of 30-second commercials for KFC that break into TV programs. On Sunday, he won’t...

December 7, 2020

From Crocs to Uggs, ugly shoes have won
Branding - Fashion - Retail

The brand also is introducing a seasonal ready-to-wear collection featuring 30 unisex, comfortable styles that will be sold at Nordstrom and at Ugg retail locations as a way to further expand into app...

Retail Dive
December 6, 2020

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