Brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald founded the most popular fast food restaurant of our day back in 1940.

Brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald founded the most popular fast food restaurant of our day back in 1940.

McDonalds-- Brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald founded the most popular fast food restaurant of our day back in 1940. The original mascot was named Speedee, and he was a chef with a hamburger for a head.

McDonalds-- Brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald founded the most popular fast food restaurant of our day back in 1940. The original mascot was named Speedee, and he was a chef with a hamburger for a head.

Richard James "Dick" McDonald (February 16, 1909 – July 14, 1998) and his brother, Maurice James "Mac" McDonald (November 26, 1902 – December 11, 1971) were early American fast food pioneers, who established the first McDonald's restaurant at 1938 North E Street and West 14th Street in San Bernardino, California. They introduced the "Speedee Service System" in 1948, and notice the price on the sign... 15 cents...

Richard James "Dick" McDonald (February 16, 1909 – July 14, 1998) and his brother, Maurice James "Mac" McDonald (November 26, 1902 – December 11, 1971) were early American fast food pioneers, who established the first McDonald's restaurant at 1938 North E Street and West 14th Street in San Bernardino, California. They introduced the "Speedee Service System" in 1948, and notice the price on the sign... 15 cents...

The cost of a Big Mac is $1.97 On this day …….. 7th of July 1996 McDonalds, in the “assembly line” format we know it today, was begun by Richard and Maurice McDonald back in December 1948. It was an unusual venture of its time, having only a limited menu of hamburgers, cheeseburgers, french fries and drinks, which allowed for quicker and cheaper […]

The cost of a Big Mac is $1.97 On this day …….. 7th of July 1996 McDonalds, in the “assembly line” format we know it today, was begun by Richard and Maurice McDonald back in December 1948. It was an unusual venture of its time, having only a limited menu of hamburgers, cheeseburgers, french fries and drinks, which allowed for quicker and cheaper […]

McDonalds original store    The McDonald's restaurant concept was introduced in San Bernardino, California by Richard and Maurice McDonald of Manchester, New Hampshire. It was modified and expanded by their business partner, Ray Kroc, of Oak Park, Illinois, who later bought out the business interests of the McDonald brothers and formed McDonald's Corporation.

McDonalds original store The McDonald's restaurant concept was introduced in San Bernardino, California by Richard and Maurice McDonald of Manchester, New Hampshire. It was modified and expanded by their business partner, Ray Kroc, of Oak Park, Illinois, who later bought out the business interests of the McDonald brothers and formed McDonald's Corporation.

"The Golden Arches of McModernism" -- The McDonald’s aesthetic. “In the early 1950s Richard and Maurice McDonald hired architect Stanley Clark Meston to design a drive-in hamburger stand that carried on the traditions of roadside architecture established in the 1920s and 1930s. In an age before ubiquitous mass media advertisements, the building was the advertisement. Meston made the entire building a sign specifically designed to attract customers from the road”.

The Golden Arches of McModernism

"The Golden Arches of McModernism" -- The McDonald’s aesthetic. “In the early 1950s Richard and Maurice McDonald hired architect Stanley Clark Meston to design a drive-in hamburger stand that carried on the traditions of roadside architecture established in the 1920s and 1930s. In an age before ubiquitous mass media advertisements, the building was the advertisement. Meston made the entire building a sign specifically designed to attract customers from the road”.

The May 15, 1940 Richard and Maurice McDonald opened the first McDonald’s restaurant (pictured) in San Bernardino, California, but it was not until eight years later that began serving fast food. Ray Kroc a machine supplier to the restaurant became...

The May 15, 1940 Richard and Maurice McDonald opened the first McDonald’s restaurant (pictured) in San Bernardino, California, but it was not until eight years later that began serving fast food. Ray Kroc a machine supplier to the restaurant became...

Ray Kroc suggested that Richard and Maurice McDonald franchise their small business and opened the first McDonald's restaurant in 1955, creating a new fast food experience.Going out and getting a few hamburgers was a treat and a way of bonding for the families of the 1950's.

Ray Kroc suggested that Richard and Maurice McDonald franchise their small business and opened the first McDonald's restaurant in 1955, creating a new fast food experience.Going out and getting a few hamburgers was a treat and a way of bonding for the families of the 1950's.

The site of the first McDonalds, opened by brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald, on Route 66 in San Bernardino I Photo: Ed Fuentes

The site of the first McDonalds, opened by brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald, on Route 66 in San Bernardino I Photo: Ed Fuentes

The McDonald’s Corporation is the world’s largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants, serving around 68 million customers daily in 119 countries across 35,000 outlets. 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. Businessman Ray Kroc joined the company as a franchise agent in 1955.

The McDonald’s Corporation is the world’s largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants, serving around 68 million customers daily in 119 countries across 35,000 outlets. 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. Businessman Ray Kroc joined the company as a franchise agent in 1955.

Customers line up outside the first McDonald’s hamburger stand which was opened in 1948 by brothers Dick and Maurice McDonald in San Bernadino, California - [[MORE]]namraka:The McDonalds migrated from Manchester, New Hampshire to Hollywood in the late 1920s, where brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald began working as set movers and handymen at motion-picture studios. In 1937, their father Patrick McDonald opened “The Airdrome”, a food stand, on Huntington Drive (Route 66) ...

Customers line up outside the first McDonald’s hamburger stand which was opened in 1948 by brothers Dick and Maurice McDonald in San Bernadino, California - [[MORE]]namraka:The McDonalds migrated from Manchester, New Hampshire to Hollywood in the late 1920s, where brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald began working as set movers and handymen at motion-picture studios. In 1937, their father Patrick McDonald opened “The Airdrome”, a food stand, on Huntington Drive (Route 66) ...

McDonald's, or simply McD, is an American hamburger and fast food restaurant chain. It was founded in 1940 as a barbecue restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald.

McDonald's, or simply McD, is an American hamburger and fast food restaurant chain. It was founded in 1940 as a barbecue restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald.

Creators: Brothers Richard 'Dick' and Maurice 'Mac' McDonald set up the first restaurant o...

Secret history of how McDonalds brothers lost millions

Creators: Brothers Richard 'Dick' and Maurice 'Mac' McDonald set up the first restaurant o...

TODAY, MAY 15TH 1940, MCDONALD'S RESTAURANTS OPENED THEIR FIRST RESTAURANT. STARTING AS A BARBQ SHACK BY BROTHERS RICHARD AND MAURICE MCDONALD. IN 1953 THE FIRST GOLDEN ARCHES OPENED UP IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA BY RAY KROK. INSPIRING A NEW FOOD SERVICE TREND,EVERYTHING COOL.   #BROTHERS #fastfood #foodie #GRILLS #mcdonalds #RESTUARANT

TODAY, MAY 15TH 1940, MCDONALD'S RESTAURANTS OPENED THEIR FIRST RESTAURANT. STARTING AS A BARBQ SHACK BY BROTHERS RICHARD AND MAURICE MCDONALD. IN 1953 THE FIRST GOLDEN ARCHES OPENED UP IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA BY RAY KROK. INSPIRING A NEW FOOD SERVICE TREND,EVERYTHING COOL. #BROTHERS #fastfood #foodie #GRILLS #mcdonalds #RESTUARANT

'The Founder' (Jan. 20)  -   While it'll be seeing limited release in December to make it Oscar‐eligible, this biopic of McDonald's bigwig Ray Kroc won't be hitting most theaters until later in January. It looks like the extra wait will be well worth it, though. Michael Keaton will play the crafty, milkshake‐ peddling Kroc as he continues his recent career renaissance, and Nick Offerman and John Carroll Lynch will play McDonald's founders Richard and Maurice McDonald.

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'The Founder' (Jan. 20) - While it'll be seeing limited release in December to make it Oscar‐eligible, this biopic of McDonald's bigwig Ray Kroc won't be hitting most theaters until later in January. It looks like the extra wait will be well worth it, though. Michael Keaton will play the crafty, milkshake‐ peddling Kroc as he continues his recent career renaissance, and Nick Offerman and John Carroll Lynch will play McDonald's founders Richard and Maurice McDonald.

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