You Can Now Get KFC Delivered To Your Home
KFC is the latest fast-food giant to jump on the delivery train. The fried chicken-slinging chain will be testing out delivery in the U.S., starting with Los Angeles, Orange County and San Francisco.
The company is delivering their food through DoorDash, a popular restaurant delivery service, starting today, according to KPCC. Customers will have to order through DoorDash's website, but laziness comes with a price: the delivery fee will cost between $4.99 to $6.99, depending on the delivery location. And yes, you can get everything that's on the KFC menu, even the biscuits, though some of the items will cost a bit more than usual.
KFC plans on expanding their U.S. delivery to Houston by the end of the year, with the possibility of adding more cities in the future. They are already doing delivery in other countries like China and Egypt.
The company's U.S. Chief Information Officer Chris Caldwell told NBC News that this isn't the first time KFC has tried delivery before—they did it in-house previously but not through a delivery service like they're doing now.
They do have a leg up from Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, which doesn't offer delivery. Their fellow fast food chains like Chipotle, Taco Bell and McDonald's have also been doing delivery through services as well. And KFC may not have to worry about the quality of their food being affected by delivery—like how In-N-Out is feeling about DoorDash—because KFC owner Yum Brands Inc.'s CEO Greg Creed said earlier this year, "The great thing about buckets of chicken" is that "it holds its temperature incredibly well."