Press Release


July 23, 2020

July 23, 2020, Milan, Italy – Kentucky Fried Chicken will arrive in Puglia starting July 29. Colonel Sanders' fried chicken can be enjoyed in the new restaurant at Bari Central Station, in the square Aldo Moro 55.The brand is expanding its presence in the south of the country and opens its fifth restaurant in the circuit of the main Italian railway stations.A location that will welcome both the inhabitants of the capital of Puglia and the visitors who come there for tourism and holiday.

"Our development plan continues and we are particularly pleased to continue with a new opening in the south, a very important area for us – explains Corrado Cagnola, CEO of KFC Italia – With the opening of Bari we add Puglia to the other regions where we are present throughout the country, with 40 restaurants serving 11 million customers every year.And of course even in the new restaurant in Bari customers can enjoy our chicken in total safety, both within our spaces and through take away and delivery".

The restaurant is operated by the US Food Network Ltd., Franchising Partner of KFC Italia, which includes a total of 17 restaurants of the brand in Italy.

"We are proud to be at KFC Italia's side in expanding the brand across the country, from Friuli to Puglia - says Dan Ilie, Sole Director of US Food Network Ltd - The new Bari restaurant Central Station works for 21 people, mainly from the territory: a contribution to employment that seems important to us, especially at this time, and that adds to the contribution that we want to make, with this new openness, to the economic system of the region and in particular the Bari area."

The new KFC at Bari Central Station is open daily from 12pm to 10pm for now, but the timetable will be extended soon.The overall size of the restaurant is over 400 square meters, of which 145 are for the room that houses 96 seats.Cafeteria service, free wi-fi and electronic device charging stations are available.In addition, a few days after the inauguration, the delivery service (through Deliveroo, Glovo, Just Eat and Uber Eats) will be available, which together with the takeaway allows you to enjoy Colonel Sanders' chicken in the comfort of your home.


The irresistible taste of its products is the basis of the memorable experience that KFC wants to offer its customers.With take away, delivery or in the restaurant, all the ways are fine to taste the chicken prepared according to the Original Recipe, the famous recipe of Colonel Sanders with a unique taste, thanks to 11 secret herbs and spices mixed with the flour of the chicken breading.Or the famous Hot Wings, spicy fried chicken wings, and the Tender, fried chicken fillets available in Crispy and Original Recipe versions.And also the chicken sandwiches, like The Colonel's Burger, with the Original Recipe fillet, the Zinger, in which the protagonist is a delicious chicken fillet with Hot & Spicy breading, the Pop Corn Chicken, tender chicken snacks, the baked cobs.

And then the fries, the mashed, the famous Gravy sauce, other side dishes, salads, sweets and soft drinks available in the free refill formula (the ability to fill the glass as often as you want with unlimited soft drinks).

Founded in the United States in 1930, Kentucky Fried Chicken is now the world's most famous chain of restaurants serving chicken.It is the leader in the reference market with more than 24,000 restaurants in over 145 countries and employs 800,000 people worldwide.In Italy KFC arrives in 2014 and, with that of Bari Central Station, now has 40 restaurants in 13 regions.KFC is a company of the Yum Group! Brands Inc., which also includes the Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill brands.With more than 50,000 restaurants in over 150 countries, Yum! Brands is one of the largest restaurant companies in the world.www.kfc.it

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