First fast food chain. Well known fast food chain first name announced at new precinct on former kwik save site. 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. The following is a list of notable current and former fast food restaurant chains as distinct from fast casual restaurants see list of casual dining restaurant chains coffeehouses see list of coffeehouse chains ice cream parlors see list of ice cream parlor chains and pizzerias see list of pizza chains. The pizza chain has lodged a planning application with middlesbrough council for permission to put up.
Though definitions vary a fast food restaurant is usually distinguished by its speed and efficiency.