Brazil Fast Food was incorporated in Delaware in 1992 as Trinity. In 1996 it changed its name to Brazil Fast Food, and aquired Bob’s, its nationwide brand, which at the time had 78 stores. Bob’s was originally founded in 1952 by Bob Falkenburg, an American entrepreneur. Today Bob’s is the second largest Brazilian fast-food hamburger chain in operation with a presence in every State.
In the first quarter of 2007 the Company reached an agreement with Yum! Brands to operate its 4 KFC restaurants in Rio de Janeiro as a franchisee of Yum! Brands to manage and expand the KFC brand in Brazil.
In the third quarter of 2008, the Company, acquired control of Internacional Restaurantes do Brasil (“IRB”), IRB is Pizza Hut’s largest franchisee in Brazil, with 14 Pizza Hut restaurants in São Paulo. IRB also owned and operated café stores with the brand “In Bocca al Lupo”.
On October 23, 2008 Brazil Fast Food entered an agreement with Grupo de Empresas Doggis S.A. (GED) a leading food service company in Chile, to roll out the Bob’s brand in Chile, and to bring to Brazil the Doggis brand, Latin America’s largest Hot Dog fast-food network.
In 2007, to better develop the multi-brand concept, Brazil Fast Food created a holding BFFC do Brasil Participações, which owns and operates all brands.