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About McDonald's


1955: The Founder

Ray Kroc started it all when he bought the franchise of a small burger joint owned by brothers Dick and Mac McDonald. He opened his first restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois and five years later, he bought the exclusive rights of the name, McDonald’s.

68 Million People Served Worldwide

McDonald’s continues to serve close to 68 million in over 119 countries every day, making it the number one quick-service restaurant in the world.


36,000 Restaurants Worldwide & Counting


Today, McDonald’s has grown to have more than 36,000 restaurants all over the world. 


1981: First Golden Arches in the Philippines

It was in 1981 when George T. Yang opened the first-ever McDonald’s restaurant in the Philippines. The historic restaurant still stands on its original location in Morayta, Manila.


1992: McDonald’s goes nationwide

McDonald’s brings its food and convenience closer to every Filipino as it opens its first stores in Visayas and Mindanao. It was in 1992 when McDonald’s restaurants were put-up in the cities of Cebu and Cagayan De Oro.

2005: McDonald’s becomes 100% Filipino-owned

In order to achieve its vision of Una Sa Pamilyang Pinoy, McDonald’s Philippines knew it had to become a 100% Filipino-owned company. McDonald’s Philippines remains all-Filipino to this day.


TODAY: 2016

Today, McDonald’s has grown to become one of the country’s leading fast food chains with more than 500 restaurants nationwide. With President and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth S. Yang at the helm, McDonald’s is now a multibillion-Peso company that continues to serve Filipinos all over the country.



Vision: Una sa Pamilyang Pinoy

First to respond to the fast changing needs of the Filipino family.

First choice when it comes to food and dining experience.

First mention as the ideal employer and socially responsible company.

First to respond to the changing lifestyle of the Filipino family.




To serve the Filipino community by providing great-tasting food and the most relevant customer delight experience.





Values (CMITE)

Customer-Driven: Conscious and deliberate action to exceed the needs and requirements of both internal and external customers

Malasakit: Concern for the customer, employees, co-workers, business partners, community and company

Integrity: Being upright in character and action, upholding the standards of one’s profession and position through honesty, responsibility, and trust

Teamwork: Working as ONE towards achieving a common goal

Excellence: Day to day drive to deliver THE BEST results




McDonald’s serves the world some of its favorite food like the Big Mac, Big n' Tasty, Quarter Pounder with Cheese, Cheeseburger, French Fries, Egg McMuffin, Apple Pie and Sundae. This is what we are famous for, globally and locally.

In the Philippines, we are also happy to serve local favorites like Chicken McDo, Burger McDo and McSpaghetti.  These favorites were specially made to cater to the unique Filipino palate.




It was in 2005 when McDonald’s first introduced its 24-hour restaurants and all-day McDelivery service to the industry. At any time, customers can dial 86-2-36 or log-on to to get their McDonald’s favorites. And then in 2014, McDonald's expanded its McDelivery service to mobile through the McDo PH App, downloadable FREE at the App Store and Google Play Store.


Quality, Service, Cleanliness

At McDonald’s, world-class standards are in place for quality, service and cleanliness.  From responsibly sourcing product ingredients, providing efficient and convenient services to maintaining cleanliness within our restaurants - these are essential in our daily operations and procedures.



McDonald’s gives back to the community through its charity of choice, Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC). Established in 1996 in the Philippines, RMHC carries out programs to support the needs for shelter, education and happiness of Filipino children. 



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