KFC Will Let Customers Go Behind The Counter To Cook Their Own Chicken

KFC is opening up its kitchens, allowing customers to get behind the counter and see how the food is made - a bit like a chicken version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, if you will.

Chicken-loving punters will be able to get into the kitchens at around 300 restaurants on Saturday 30 March by picking up a ticket for a fiver. A bargain, eh?

Lucky ticket holders will be able to get a first-hand, exclusive look at what goes on inside KFC kitchens every day - and what goes into creating the Original Recipe chicken.

Ticket holders will get the chance to bread, fry and assemble their own chicken burger. Credit: KFC
Ticket holders will get the chance to bread, fry and assemble their own chicken burger. Credit: KFC

But those stepping into the kitchens won't just be standing by and watching others do all the hard work, because they'll also be kept busy: hand-breading chicken, frying it up and then building their very own KFC burger.

Of course, after all that hard work it's only fair that visitors are allowed to chow down on their creation, which will be served up alongside fries, some Original Recipe chicken, a side of their choice and a drink.

They'll also be given a KFC hat and apron and there might even be some 'chicken cheques' on offer... not bad for a fiver, is it?

And if all that isn't enough to tempt you to pick up a ticket, it's for a good cause - your £5 ticket fee will go to the KFC Foundation, which supports a number of local charities working with developing and nurturing young people.

Rob Swain, chief operations officer at KFC UK and Ireland, said: "We're really proud of the food we serve, and of all the care that goes into making our chicken taste as incredible as it does. We want to welcome everyone in to give them the chance to see what makes it so finger lickin' good and invite them to try keeping pace with our amazing team members. We can't wait to show the nation how it's done."


This isn't the first-time KFC has welcomed customers into its kitchens - back in 2017 it kicked off the idea with 100 restaurants on board, but with 300 signed up this year, you've got a better chance of being able to get involved.

If you fancy giving it a go, you can buy tickets here. They're served on a first come, first served basis, so don't hang around if you're keen on making your very own Zinger Tower Burger.

Featured Image Credit: KFC

Claire Reid

Claire Reid is a journalist at LADbible. Claire graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a BA in journalism. She’s previously worked at Trinity Mirror. Since joining LADbible, Claire has worked on pieces for the UOKM8? mental health campaign, the Yemen crisis, life in the Calais Jungle as well as a profile of a man who is turning himself into a cyborg.

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