Collins Foods is a KFC franchisee in Australia and Europe, a Taco Bell franchisee in Australia as well as the owner of Sizzler restaurants in Australia and the franchisor for Sizzler in Asia.
Collins Foods operates from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
We currently operate 240 KFC restaurants throughout Australia – Queensland (149); New South Wales (11); Victoria (4); South Australia (8); Tasmania (14); Western Australia (49); and Northern Territory (5).
As well as Australia, Collins Foods owns KFC stores in Germany (18) and the Netherlands (23).
Collins Foods also operates 9 Taco Bell restaurants – 7 in Queensland (Annerley, Robina, Cleveland, North Lakes, Southport, Currajong, East Ipswich) and 2 in Victoria (South Yarra and Hawthorn) as well as 10 Sizzler company owned restaurants in Australia – Queensland (6); New South Wales (1); and Western Australia (3). In addition, the Company has 76 franchised Sizzler restaurants around Asia.
We seek continuous improvement in all areas of our operation and work towards the following company mission:
“Establish Collins Foods as a leading restaurant holding company, which operates premier brands where people love to eat and are proud to work.”
Collins Foods’ Australian operations date back to 1969 when Collins Foods opened the first KFC restaurant in Queensland. Collins Foods opened its first Australian Sizzler restaurant in 1985 in Brisbane.
1968 – Collins Foods obtains KFC Franchise in Queensland, Australia
1969 – Collins Foods opens its first KFC Restaurant in Kedron, Queensland, Australia
1979 – Collins Foods introduces the drive-through format to Australia
1984 – Original Fillet Burger introduced
1985 – Collins Foods opens its first Sizzler restaurant in Australia and its 50th KFC restaurant
1989 – Collins Foods introduces its first food court restaurant format for KFC
1992 – Collins Foods expands Sizzler into Asia
2005 – Management and funds advised by Pacific Equity Partners acquire Collins Foods. Headquarters moved to Brisbane, Australia
2011 – Collins Foods owns and operates 119 KFC and 26 Sizzler restaurants in Australia and franchises 59 Sizzler restaurants in Asia
4th Aug 2011 – Collins Foods Limited lists on the Australian Securities Exchange
2013 – Collins Foods acquires 42 KFC restaurants in Western Australia and Northern Territory and makes investment for 50% ownership of Snag Stand business
2016 – Collins Foods acquires 13 KFC Restaurants in New South Wales and Victoria (Australia) and the remaining 50% ownership of the Snag Stand business
Dec 2016 – Collins Foods acquires 12 KFC Restaurants in Germany
Mar 2017 – Collins Foods agrees to acquire 16 KFC Restaurants in The Netherlands
Jun 2017 – Collins Foods agrees to acquire from Yum! Brands Inc, 28 KFC Restaurants in Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia
Nov 2017 – Collins Foods opens its first Taco Bell restaurant in Annerley, Queensland
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