With 44,852 branches, Subway, an American-owned fast-food restaurant franchisee is the largest of its kind in the world.
The World’s Largest Fast Food ChainsA fast food restaurant is a specific type of restaurant that is defined by minimal table service and cuisine that is quickly prepared. Fast food restaurants are also known as quick service restaurants. A restaurant chain is a group of related restaurants based in different locations that are operated either by franchise agreements or under shared corporate ownership such as McDonald’s in the United States. Normally restaurants within a chain are not only built to an architectural prototype of the required format but also offer customary services and menu. Fast food restaurants chains are popular and mostly found close to shopping malls, tourist areas, and highways.