Our KFC Family

Our KFC Family

People join our KFC family for a wide variety of reasons, but they discover so much more about themselves through our training programs, family atmosphere and the pride they have in our brand. We celebrate accomplishments (big and small) through recognition and push for the best in our restaurants. Colonel Sanders had a passion for serving great fried chicken and we make the Colonel proud every day through our service mindset and love for our brand.

How we work together

Culture Values

Meaningful Recognition

We look for ways to recognize people for their achievements and have fun doing it. A heartfelt thank you means a lot.

Believe in all people

We trust each other and believe everyone can be their best self here. Our generous nature shines through in everything we do.

Run great restaurants

We are passionate about our food and take pride in creating a great experience for our guests. We do things the right way — even when no one is looking

Meaningful Recognition

We help and support each other to achieve more and benefit from healthy debate to get better outcomes. We win together as a KFC family.

Believe in all people

We always seek to learn more and share our know how with others. Everyone can grow here.

Run great restaurants

We always strive to do better, to be better. We work with a sense of urgency and ownership on our piece of KFC. We go for amazing!

We don't hire just cooks or cashiers. We hire future leaders. Restaurant jobs provide the training and tools people need to succeed. We're constantly moving employees up the ladder.

- Amy, Assistant Manager,
Junction City, KS

The KFC Foundation, an independent, non-profit organization, provides education and crisis assistance to our valued employees throughout the United States.

For KFC restaurant employees who didn’t graduate from high school, Rise with GEDWorks™ is a pathway to achieving their dreams.

MyChange is a financial wellness service, in partnership with Sum180, that delivers powerfully simple financial advice restaurant employees need and can actually use.

The REACH Educational Grant Program® helps employees at participating KFC U.S. restaurants pursue their dreams of going to college.

The KFC Family Fund is available to employees at participating KFC U.S. restaurants who have been directly impacted by a severe hardship, crisis or catastrophic incident that was beyond their control.

Colonel Sanders lived for fried chicken and for changing lives for the better. We proudly continue his tradition of giving.

KFC Foundation

“Every time somebody goes
above and beyond we give them
a recognition card. And we hang
them on the wall so everybody
can see them.

– Peyton, Shift Supervisor

2017 Giving

“The best part of working here is the training and advancement opportunities. I’m constantly being coached to be better. Everybody here is amazing and helpful.”

– Sydney, Assistant Manager

Community Outreach Programs

KFC gives back to the communities where employees and customers work and live. We’re passionate about feeding families who are struggling. We believe nobody should go hungry and we hope that, one day, nobody will. KFC does its best to help nourish families and communities at home and around the world.