Allen partnered with former Lodi employee Frank Wright. They leased their first two Root Beer stands to other operators so they could expand into the larger city of Sacramento. This was around the same time the partners coined the new name A&W ®, “A” for Allen & “W” for Wright.
Made Fresh . Root Beer . Burgers . Chicken. Hot Dogs. Sides. Sweets & Treats. Kids.
A&W got its start from the growing popularity of root beer in the early 1900s, and the chain has continued to capitalize on its signature beverage’s popularity ever since. With close to 1,000 locations throughout the world, the chain has held a steady hand in the fast food game.
In June 2019, A&W became the first franchise restaurant chain to turn 100. There are nearly 1,000 A&W Restaurants worldwide with approximately 600 in the U.S.
The rights to the A&W brand (except for Canada) are owned by Keurig Dr Pepper, which in turn licenses the brand to the similarly named U.S.-based restaurant chain. A&W Root Beer.
|Manufacturer||Keurig Dr Pepper (United States, Worldwide) A&W Canada, The Coca- Cola Company (Canada)|
Arguably, the first fast food restaurants originated in the United States with White Castle in 1921. Today, American-founded fast food chains such as McDonald’s (est. 1940) and KFC (est.
A&W All-American Hot Dog A&W’s tagline is “All-American restaurant,” and you don’t get much more American than the stalwart hot dog, which doesn’t tend to be a common fast-food menu item. It’s a nice hot-dog lineup with good options, and the choices are low in calories at 310 to 340.
A perfectly seasoned grass-fed beef patty topped with pickles, a slice of onion, ketchup, mustard and Teen® sauce, served on a freshly toasted sesame seed bun.
Grandpa Burger: three regular beef patties (9 oz total), onion slice, pickles, ketchup, mustard, Teen Sauce, sesame seed bun. Uncle Burger: large beef patty (5 oz), red onion slice, pickles, ketchup, Chubby mayo, Uncle Sauce, lettuce, tomato, sesame seed bun.
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In January 2011, Yum! announced its intentions to divest itself of its Long John Silver’s and A&W brands to focus on its core brands of KFC , Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. A Great American Brand will buy A&W , and Long John Silver’s will be acquired by LJS Partners LLC.
What the panel loved most about A&W was its mellow, creamy taste—definitely the brand you want to pick up if you’re a fan of smooth root beers . A&W also got high marks for its sweet (but not too sweet) vanilla flavor.
This little burger makes for a good snack at $2.99. This is made of lettuce, tomato, A&W seasoning, processed cheddar cheese, grilled onions, and mozza sauce in an unseeded hamburger bun. A good classic burger . Similar to the teen burger but with subtle differences.
1. A&W. This is as close to fast food burger perfection as you’ll get.
It’s National Root Beer Float Day! Here’s Where to Celebrate. A&W Restaurants. Founded in California in 1923, A&W is perhaps the first truly successful chain restaurant in American history, and made its name with root beer as its flagship menu item, accompanied by the signature frosty mug. Red Robin. Sam’s Club. McDonald’s .