How Some American Restaurants Became Famous
It is a fact that many of the famous American restaurants were started by either individuals or married couples. For example, a certain Colonel Harland Sanders founded a great chicken brand we know today. It was in his gas station in Corbin, Kentucky that Sanders started serving meals. There is this dessert factory that was founded by couple Oscar and Evelyn Overton, where baking was done by Evelyn in her kitchen. In the 1980s, a famous fast food was founded by Bill and T.J. Palmer. Bill Darden, who at the tender age of 19, opened his first seafood restaurant which is now very popular.
The chicken restaurant started by Colonel Harland Sanders is now one of the largest restaurant businesses around the globe. The presence of this restaurant is in more than eighty countries globally. In Corbin, Kentucky, Colonel Sanders started cooking at the age of forty, for his customers buying fuel in his gas station, and eventually these customers came for his cooked meals. Eventually, Sanders decided to expand his business by opening a restaurant that had a capacity of one hundred and forty two customers, located across the street from his gas station. In order to cook faster, Colonel started pressure cooking of his fresh chicken. Sanders was able to develop his secret eleven herbs and spices that he used to coat his chickens, and this until now are being used in all of the restaurant’s recipes. The company of Colonel became a franchise after 1952.
The dessert factory that was founded by Oscar and Evelyn Overton stated with the opening of their cheesecake shop in Detroit, Michigan in the late 1940s. Having decided to be a stay at home mother, Evelyn closed her shop and just baked from her own kitchen and distribute her cakes in the local restaurants. The family later moved to Los Angeles where they opened a new 700 foot square store. As their baking reputation grew, they purchased a larger bakery while Evelyn continued to create 20 kinds of cheesecakes and other desserts, and these items were sold to nearby states. Today, there are around 150 restaurants of this brand and has proven of the old adage of an American Dream coming true.
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It was in 1980 when the restaurant of Bill and T.J. Palmer started in Atlanta, Georgia, and today, they cover the USA and Europe for around 1,965 restaurants.
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The founder of the famous seafood restaurant Bill Darden, opened his first restaurant at a very young age of 19. The first opening was in Lakeland, Florida, and the theme was casual seafood that was focused on quality and service.
Today, the recipes of these favourite American restaurants can be cooked from the comfort of your homes through the guidance of several books and magazines.