Burger King is a global chain of hamburger fast food restaurants. Burger King is owned and operated by its parent company Restaurant Brands International. Burger King was founded in 1954 and is currently headquartered in Miami, Florida. It is the second largest fast food hamburger chain in the world operating about 15,000 locations serving more than 11 million customers daily in approximately 79 countries and territories worldwide. Burger King primarily sells hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, salads, and breakfast items. Many of the restaurants are stand-alone locations offering dine-in seating and drive-thru services.
Burger King is working towards a 100% franchised business model and currently, approximately 99% of all locations are privately owned and operated by franchisees.
- Industry: QSR
- Holding Company: Restaurant Brands International
- Lease Structure: NNN
- S&P Bond Rating: B+
- Website: http://www.bk.com/