First fast food chain. Though definitions vary a fast food restaurant is usually distinguished by its speed and efficiency. White castle americas first fast food hamburger chain based in columbus ohio has been making bold moves as a family owned business for more than 97 years. Well known fast food chain first name announced at new precinct on former kwik save site. The white castle in wichita kansas is credited with being the first fast food restaurant even though the term fast food was not yet widely used when it opened in 1921.
Another international fast food chain is kfc which sells chicken related products and is the number 1 fast food company in the peoples republic of china.