Founded in 1955, McDonald s is a global food service retailer that operates more than 30,000 locations in over 100 countries. The restaurant serves various shakes, hamburgers, grilled and fried chicken products, salads, fruits, sandwiches and fish. It additionally offers french fries, chicken sandwiches, Quarter Pounders and honey wheat rolls. The restaurant s menu also includes the Ranch Snack Wrap, Big N' Tasty, Chicken Selects and McFlurry treats. It serves a variety of beverages and desserts, including Chocolate Triple Thick, Minty Mudd Bath Triple Thick and Strawberry Triple Thick shakes and McDonaldland cookies. The restaurant serves nearly 50 million people each day. McDonald s restaurants are owned and operated by independent franchisees of McDonald's Corporation.