About Us

Collins Foods is a KFC franchisee in Australia and Europe, a Taco Bell franchisee in Australia and the franchisor for Sizzler in Asia.

Collins Foods operates from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

We currently operate 247 KFC restaurants throughout Australia – Queensland (154); New South Wales (11); Victoria (4); South Australia (9); Tasmania (14); Western Australia (50); and Northern Territory (5).

As well as Australia, Collins Foods operates KFC restaurants in Germany (17) and the Netherlands (28).

Collins Foods also operates 16 Taco Bell restaurants – 12 in Queensland (Annerley, Beenleigh, Cairns DFO, Cleveland, Currajong, East Ipswich, Keperra, Logan Central, Morayfield, North Lakes, Robina and Southport) and 4 in Victoria (Altona North, Hawthorn, Roxburgh Park and South Yarra).

In addition, the Company has 64 franchised Sizzler restaurants around Asia (Thailand and Japan).

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Collins Foods’ Australian operations date back to 1969 when the first KFC restaurant opened in Queensland. Collins Foods opened its first Australian Sizzler restaurant in 1985 in Brisbane.

1968 – Obtains KFC franchise in Queensland, Australia
1969 – Opened first KFC restaurant in Kedron, Queensland, Australia
1979 – Introduced the drive-through format to Australia
1984 – Original Fillet Burger introduced
1985 – Opened first Sizzler restaurant in Australia and 50th KFC restaurant
1989 – First food court restaurant format for KFC introduced
1992 – Sizzler expanded into Asia
2005 – Management and funds advised by Pacific Equity Partners acquire Collins Foods. Headquarters moved to Brisbane, Australia
2011 – Operating 119 KFC and 26 Sizzler restaurants in Australia and 59 Sizzler restaurants franchised in Asia
4 Aug 2011 – Lists on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX:CKF)
2013 – 42 KFC restaurants acquired in Western Australia and Northern Territory and makes investment for 50% ownership of Snag Stand business
2016 – Acquired 13 KFC Restaurants in New South Wales and Victoria and the remaining 50% of the Snag Stand business
Dec 2016 – Expand to Europe with acquisition of 12 KFC restaurants in Germany
Mar 2017 – Expand to 16 KFC restaurants with acquisition of The Netherlands
Jun 2017 – Acquired 28 KFC restaurants in Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia
Nov 2017 – First Taco Bell restaurant opened in Annerley, Queensland
Nov 2020 – Closure of remaining Sizzler restaurants in Australia

Where to find us

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