The Fast Food Industry Has Changed Over The Course Of 95 Years

1551 Words May 27th, 2016 7 Pages
The Fast Food Industry
The fast food industry started in 1921 when the first fast food restaurant, White Castle, was created (Rights ). There was debate as to which fast food restaurant was created. The debate was between White Castle and and A&W. Many people have said that A&W was the first fast food restaurant because it was opened in 1916, but other people have said that it was not the first because at the time only root beers and root bear floats were sold which are not considered fast foods. McDonald’s was then created, a while after White Castle, in 1955. The restaurants that are popular now, Chipotle, Buffalo Wild Wings, Starbuck, Subways, Red Lobster, etc, have been around for many years, and our society have yet to understand the history of the fast food restaurants we eat and order food from. From 1921 to 2016, the fast food industry has clearly changed drastically over the course of 95 years. Fast food restaurants have been changing the way they function and the way they look so that they can make more money and become more appealing to the customers. Many fast food restaurants start to foster these changes to make their business make more profit in one day. Our society today know nothing about the history of fast, yet we go and buy food from the restaurants many times each week. McDonald’s has changed the way it is run as well as the way it looked over the past year. McDonald’s know that they have to change these things because our society is attracted…

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