KFC to Close All Dining Rooms Starting March 19

    Industry News | March 18, 2020

    KFC

    Those picking up their meal can order online at kfc.com and pick up in the restaurant from the designated area at the front counter.

    At KFC, the health and safety of employees and customers take first priority, so beginning Thursday, March 19, KFC restaurants in the U.S. will serve its world-famous fried chicken via drive-thru, carry-out, pickup and to-go orders only.

    KFC announced last Friday that it would offer free delivery across the U.S. through April 26 via kfc.com, Grubhub.com or Seamless.com, making it easier for everyone to enjoy the Colonel’s unmistakable 11 herbs and spices without leaving the comforts of home.

    Those picking up their meal can order online at kfc.com and pick up in the restaurant from the designated area at the front counter. Walk-in orders will be processed as normal, but dining area seating will be closed to customers.

    KFC is also implementing tamper-evident seals so that customers’ food travels safely, and through primary delivery partner Grubhub, customers can also select the option for contact-free delivery at checkout. Two weeks ago, KFC also increased the frequency of cleaning and sanitizing throughout its restaurants to hourly, particularly around high-touch areas.

    Additionally, KFC is focused on taking care of its team members by been providing them with frequent guidance so they can keep themselves and their families safe. As always, team members who feel sick are advised to stay at home. Further, KFC is committed to paying company-owned restaurant team members for their scheduled or regularly scheduled hours if they are sick, required to self-quarantine, or they cannot work because a restaurant temporarily closes.

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