KFC About

1890
It all began with the dream of one man, Colonel Harland D. Sanders.
Born on 9 September 1890.


1896
At 6, after Dad passed away, the Colonel started cooking for his family, as Mom went to work.


1930s
The Colonel held many different jobs before he started cooking for hungry travellers at his service station in Corbin, Kentucky at age 40. His fried chicken was so good. He started a restaurant across the street.


1939
At 50, the Colonel perfected his Original Recipe chicken with his secret blend of 11 herbs and spices, pressure-cooked to seal in the chicken's flavourful goodness. He was made an honarary "Kentucky Colonel".


1950s
Colonel Sanders travelled across U.S. and Canada by car, restaurant to restaurant, franchising his chicken business at age 65.


1992
First KFC branch opened at Plaza Athirah.


2013
First ever Drive Thru in Brunei.