How did Burger King help start Burger Chef? Why are they gone now? Find out by listening to this episode of Fast Food History.
Burger Chef was a fast food chain that began operating in 1954 in Indianapolis, Indiana, expanded throughout the United States, and at its peak in 1973 had 1,050 locations, including some in Canada. The chain featured several signature items, such as the Big Shef and Super Shef hamburgers. It was sold to Hardee’s in 1982 and was totally gone by 1996.
Here are some websites dedicated to Burger Chef:
Some of (but I’m sure not all) of the logos used by Burger Chef over the years:
Please let me know your Memories of Burger Chef. Email firstname.lastname@example.org