Kroc’s strict guidelines regarding preparation, portion sizes, cooking methods and packaging ensured that Mc Donald’s food would look and taste the same across franchises.
These innovations contributed to the success of the Mc Donald’s brand on a global scale.
He was impressed by the simple efficiency of the operation, which rapidly catered to its customers by focusing on a simple menu of burgers, french fries and shakes.
Grasping the potential for a chain of restaurants, Kroc offered to work as a franchising agent for a cut of the profits. (later Mc Donald’s Corporation), and opened its first new restaurant in Des Plains, Illinois. 100, but Kroc still wasn't reaping significant profits. Sonneborn, who became Mc Donald’s Corp.'s first president, Kroc set up a system in which the company purchased and leased land to new franchises.
Raymond Albert Kroc was born to parents of Czech origin in Oak Park, Illinois, on October 5, 1902.
As a child, he took piano lessons and displayed his developing business instincts through such ventures as opening a lemonade stand and working at a soda fountain.
Eventually he found stability as a salesman for the Lily-Tulip Cup Company, rising to the rank of Midwestern sales manager.
Kroc's business dealings connected him with ice cream shop owner Earl Prince, who invented a machine capable of generating five milkshake batches at the same time.
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After discovering a popular California restaurant owned by Dick and Mac Mc Donald, he went into business with the brothers and launched the Mc Donald's franchise in 1955.