Fast Food Restaurants

Restaurants optimized for the fast filling of orders, typically focusing on take-away food and offering minimal or no table service. There is usually a limited menu; food is often cooked in bulk in advance and kept hot; and the restaurant usually belongs to a franchise operation that dictates both the menu and design of the restaurant.

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Go Historic ID
2501
Names
fast food restaurants
fast food restaurant
fast-food restaurants
quick-service restaurants
quick service restaurants
QSR
restaurants, fast food
fastfoodrestaurants Dutch
restaurantes de comida rápida Spanish
restaurante de comida rápida Spanish

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Restaurants optimized for the fast filling of orders, typically focusing on take-away food and offering minimal or no table service. There is usually a limited menu; food is often cooked in bulk in advance and kept hot; and the restaurant usually belongs to a franchise operation that dictates both the menu and design of the restaurant.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300005191. The J. Paul Getty Trust.