Career Growth

Career Growth

KFC is more than a place to work, it’s a place to grow! Through our training programs, coaching and development experiences, we offer career growth through a variety of opportunities. Many of our Managers started as Team Members and grew into Restaurant Management roles and above! Our training programs are award winning and you can even receive college credit for completing our restaurant training!

Learn, Achieve, Advance

KFC is made of world-class franchisees where world-class leaders support KFC teams and offer learning experiences that focus on development and growth, regardless of the role. And we don’t stop there! We empower personal growth through the following KFC Foundation programs: The Reach Educational Grant, Rise GEDWorks and My Change Financial Wellness service. Our brand is growing, which means more opportunities for growth within our franchise organizations. Preview the areas where you can grow below.

Team Member: Cook

We’ll put our secret recipe in your hands and train you to be the best cook you can be. Our restaurants are busy (and near you!) and our growth potential is unlimited! Bring your positive attitude and desire to learn to KFC today!

“Working here made me realize how much I love to cook. I’m also learning a lot about food preparation and restaurant business.”

– Dwayne, TM Cook

Team Member: Customer Service

Eager to grow your customer service skills with a friendly team? Have fun learning and growing while serving our world-famous southern-inspired meals to customers. We have a restaurant near you that will appreciate your authenticity, upbeat attitude and hard work!

“KFC is teaching me how to have fun and be responsible earning a paycheck. My coworkers show me how to smile helping customers, and my manager prepares me for my future.”

– Kiara, TM Customer Service

Shift Supervisor

As a Supervisor, you’ll be a strong mentor while encouraging your team to excel. Your growth as a leader provides an opportunity to participate in our training programs, where we teach how to bring out the best in yourself and others, too! If you have big career goals and are ready to go after them, KFC wants to meet you.

“I’m recognized for my hard work and positive attitude. I’m encouraged to achieve my goals and KFC is giving me opportunities for career advancement in a fun restaurant.”

– Anthony, Shift Supervisor

Assistant Manager

KFC is a world-famous brand that respects its employees and their values. We’ve earned the loyalty of our restaurant leaders by offering them potential advancement opportunities and great training programs. Right now, we’re hiring smart, caring leaders who have what it takes to motivate employees while creating a friendly, family-oriented restaurant for everybody. You can achieve your career goals at KFC!

“I participate in leadership training programs because KFC is letting me create my own path to a financially-rewarding career here. By mentoring others, I’m living the KFC Values and really becoming my best self.”

– Hannah, Assistant Manager

Restaurant General Manager

KFC values our Restaurant General Managers and an authentic leadership style. We recognize that the ability to inspire and mentor others and build a successful team is a true talent. Our Restaurant General Managers inspire success in our restaurants and have great pride in our brand. They earn competitive compensation packages and can take part in development programs. And while our brand is global, our long-term career paths offer local growth opportunities!

“I’ve been trained to be a leader and I’m creating my own path to a financially-rewarding KFC career. I mentor my teams and live the KFC Values and that enables me to really become my best self at work and at home.”

– Veronica, Restaurant General Manager

Job descriptions contain general information about what it is like to work at a KFC restaurant, perform a number of different tasks every day, and this description does not list all of the essential functions of the job.

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- Colonel Sanders

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