At a Glance
- Founded: 1956
- Locations: 12,078
- Initial Investment: $ 316K - 2,660K
- Headquarters: Miami, FL
- Category: Burgers Fast Food Food & Restaurant
Burger King is a giant in the fast food industry, selling hamburgers, chicken, fries, onion rings, soft drinks, and desserts. Beyond the standard fare, Burger King also offers breakfast items, salads, combo meals, and kids’ meals, which can be purchased and enjoyed in-store or via a drive-through. Still, much of its business derives from the success of its famous burger, The Whopper. Burger King is committed to serving tasty, affordable food quickly to its customers and outlines a corporate responsibility plan on its website.
Burger King is a privately held restaurant franchise. Burger King is found over 75 countries with well over 12,000 locations worldwide. In addition to the fast food restaurant being named one of the “100 Best Global Brands” Fortune magazine lists Burger King in the top 1,000 largest corporations in the United States.