From the small restaurant in 1955 to today, McDonald's has been
striving to be Our Customer’s Favorite Place and Way to Eat
The world's number one food service company, McDonald's
Nearly 1.7 million employees are currently working at about 34,000 restaurants in 119 countries around the globe. McDonald's, which provides 69 million customers with quality products and services every day is a Quick Service Restaurant(QSR) that every person across the globe love. McDonald's, as the world's top food service enterprise, remains fully committed to becoming "our customers' favorite place and way to eat by providing them with better experiences.
The first Step of McDonald's Korea
McDonald's Corporate History
McDonald’s Korea holds ‘Boseong Green Tea Pork Burger Festival.’Kiwon Kim assumes the role as
CEO of McDonald's Korea. Electric McDelivery bikes fully deployed
in all directly owned restaurants. ‘My McDonald’s Rewards’ loyalty
Program is officially launched.
Korea’s very first Tandem Drive-Thru restaurant is launched
by McDonald’s Korea.The ‘Taste of Korea’ Project is launched. The ‘BTS meal’ is globally launched.
A ‘Future-oriented, environmentally-friendly‘restaurant opened at Goyang Samsong.The ‘Best Burger’ system dedicated to elevating
Burger taste and quality is deployed.Antoni Martinez assumes the role as CEO of
All McDelivery Bikes have been
replaced with eco-friendly electric bikes in Jeju and Gwangju. An MOU is signed with Seoul City to adopt green electric scooters.
2018 McDonald's becomes an official
sponsor for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
The 'Signature Burger,' a premium homemade burger
is launched nationwide.
McDonald's Korea unveils its first
'Experience of the Future' restaurant at Sangam DMC. The Supreme Shrimp Burgers & Shrimp Beef Burgers
make their first debut. Joo-yeon Joh becomes the CEO of Hankuk McDonald's.
The 'Signature Burger,' a premium homemade burger,
is introduced for the first time.
The '1955 Burger,' a premium homemade burger is launched.
McDonald's celebrates its 25th anniversary
of operation in Korea. Joe Erlinger assumes the role of McDonald's CEO. The 'Happy Burger' campaign is launched. 'Soccer Class with Dad' and 'Soccer Class for children from multicultural families' both kick off.
The 'Happy Value Menu,'' a new menu platform is launched. McCafé, an innovative service platform is introduced (June 26th).
The Soccer Toolkit, an online soccer manual, is launched.
McDonald's Korea tops the National Customer Satisfaction Index and Quick Service Restaurant. The Quarter Pounder with Cheese is launched in Korea. McDonald's Korea starts to provide free Wi-Fi service to all restaurants nationwide. Sean Newton takes the position of the CEO of McDonald's.
McCafé, a premium coffee brand, is launched.
McDonald's celebrates its 20th anniversary of operation in Korea.
2007 McDelivery service kicks off. The french fries are replaced with french fries with
lower trans fatty acids. Ronald McDonald Soccer Club, an afterschool program begins. RMHC Korea founds Children’s Hospital School at the Yangsan Busan National University Children’s Hospital. RMHC Korea develops a 'Comprehensive Program for Returning and Adapting to School' for children with tumors. Ronald McDonald House Charities Korea is initiated.
McMorning is introduced in Korea. Ronald McDonald Soccer Club kicks off.
24-hour open service starts. Children's Hospital School is established at
Yonsei Severance Children's Hospital. McLunch is introduced in Korea.
The McSpicy Shanghai Burger
(*Shanghai Spicy Chicken Burger) is launched.
The Bulgogi Burger hits McDonald's stores.
The 100th franchise opens in Yeongdong.
The Drive-Thru is adopted for the first time in the industry in Korea.
The first McDonald's store opens in Apgujeong, Korea.
Global McDelivery Day is celebrated on July 26 to support the global launch of McDelivery with UberEATS.
McDonald’s USA launches the All Day Breakfast.
McDonald’s first global advertisement campaign, "i’m lovin’ it" is launched in Munich, Germany on September 2.
McFlurry Desserts are added to McDonald’s Canada menu.
The world’s first McCafe´ opens in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
The first McDonald’s restaurant in Moscow opens.
On its opening day, more than 30,000 customers are served.
January 14, 1984 Ray Kroc, Founder and Senior Chairman of the Board of McDonald's Corporation, passes away.
Chicken McNuggets are added to all
domestic U.S. restaurants' menus.
The Egg McMuffin is added to the menu.
The first Ronald McDonald House opens in Philadelphia.
The Quarter Pounder and the
Quarter Pounder with Cheese are added to the menu.
The Big Mac is added to the menu.
The Filet-O-Fish sandwich is added to the menu.
McDonald’s System, Inc. purchases the rights from the McDonald brothers for $2.7 million. Hamburger University opens in Illinois.
Fred Turner, future McDonald's Chairman is hired to work as a counterman.
Ray Kroc opens his first McDonald's store.
Ray Kroc visits the McDonald brothers.
French Fries replace potato chips, and Triple Thick Milkshakes are added to the McDonald's menu.
The menu is reduced to nine items, and the restaurant is reopened.
The McDonald brothers open McDonald's Bar-B-Q restaurant.