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Wendy's is a company that's constantly growing. From the first restaurant in 1969, we've continued to expand Dave Thomas' vision to help other people become successful business owners by owning a Wendy's franchise. We look for franchisees who are committed to quality, not cutting corners. LEARN MORE ABOUT FRANCHISING Investors desktop INVESTORS
November 1969 November 15, 1969 – First Wendy’s Opens The beginning of a journey – on November 15, 1969, Dave Thomas opened his very first Wendy’s restaurant in Columbus, Ohio at 257 East Broad Street. In no time, the quick-service chain became known for its square beef patties, made from fresh beef, and iconic Frosty ® desserts. Read time: 1 min
The Wendy's Company is an American holding company for the major fast food chain Wendy's. Its headquarters are in Dublin, Ohio.  The company's principal subsidiary, Wendy's International, is the franchisor of Wendy's restaurants. Contents 1 Wendy's International 1.1 Former divisions 2 History 2.1 DWG years 2.2 Triarc 2.3 Wendy's/Arby's
Wendy's is an American international fast food restaurant chain founded by Dave Thomas (1932–2002) on November 15, 1969, in Columbus, Ohio. Its headquarters moved to Dublin, Ohio, on January 29, 2006. As of December 31, 2018, Wendy's was the world's third-largest hamburger fast-food chain with 6,711 locations, following Burger King and McDonald's.
Today, Wendy’s and its franchisees employ hundreds of thousands of people across approximately 7,000 restaurants worldwide with a vision of becoming the world’s most thriving and beloved restaurant brand. *Fresh beef available in the contiguous U.S., Alaska, and Canada. News Nov 15, 2022
The Wendy’s Story First of all, yes, Wendy is a real person. And a pretty special one, being the daughter of our founder Dave Thomas. Today, she is one of the most involved and successful franchise owners in the Wendy’s enterprise. We think Dave would be proud. Back in 1969, he looked around at all other hamburger joints and was like, “Nah.