McDonald’s staff and employees across Qatar celebrated the birthday of the fast food giant’s founder on Thursday.
Every year on this day, dubbed Founder’s Day, McDonald’s management and restaurant crew commemorate Ray Kroc, the founder of the famous fast food chain, by working shoulder to shoulder to spread the celebration to their customers.
“McDonald’s Qatar is committed to delivering unique and differentiated experiences to every guest. From greeting guests to noting their orders and delivering it to them with the brand’s signature warmth and enthusiasm,” said Kamal Saleh Al Mana, managing director of McDonald’s Qatar.
The celebration is a tradition originating from the US during the 1980’s, which saw employees from all parts of the world celebrate Kroc’s birthday and customers receive awards for their visits.
“We continue to draw inspiration from our founder by staying true to our commitment of being consumer-oriented. This day provides us with the exceptional opportunity to interact with our customers to understand them better and gain a deeper perspective of their needs,” said Mithqual Abu-Nasser, General Manager of McDonald’s Qatar.
Abu-Nasser added that all staff and employees work together to serve all their customers, which helps the company gain greater gratitude for the business. He added that the celebration revives Kroc’s passion and vision to provide a welcoming setting for their customers and ensure each employee’s work is appreciated.
McDonald’s recently came back under the local spotlight with its latest branch.
Opened in September, the new McDonald’s restaurant in the northern Al Khor city marked the 50th branch for the fast food giant in the Gulf state.
Designed to mimic the country’s tradition, heritage and hospitality, the store is expected to feed thousands of visitors expected to watch the FIFA 2022 World Cup games at the nearby stadium.
Similar to Al Bayt stadium, the McDonald’s branch provides visitors with a brief yet unique cultural experience in Qatar, where 1.5 million visitors are expected to flock to watch the 2022 major global event.