McDonald’s Corporation is the world’s largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants, serving around 68 million customers daily in 119 countries.

Headquartered in the United States, the company began in 1940 as a barbecue restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald; in 1948 they reorganized their business as a hamburger stand using production line principles.

Who is the founder of McDonald’s?

The founder of McDonald’s is the businessman Ray Kroc, who joined the company as a franchise agent in 1955 and bought out the brothers for $2.7 million in 1961.