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2013-04-15 16:23:51

Proceeds from gold-themed cups and experiential auction to benefit Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Center LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Woodford Reserve®, the Official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby®, adds a golden touch to the classic Kentucky Derby cocktail by unveiling the world's most exclusive mint julep cup. Celebrating the gold standard that Woodford Reserve has set by winning gold medals at every major spirits competition, the Woodford Reserve...

2012-07-17 06:25:14

NEW YORK, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- If bite-sized chicken can grow up, so can you! COMEDY CENTRAL has teamed up with KFC to create the original digital series and contest "Growing Up and Getting Out." Launching today, the five episode web series taps into the growing numbers of millennials (1 in 4) who are moving back home to live with their parents. The partnership also launches a socially-fuelled contest that asks fans each week to share pictures and stories on...

2012-05-25 10:22:26

Kentucky Fried Chicken Must Reject Blackmail Campaign WASHINGTON, May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a brazen attack against an American icon and job creator, Greenpeace has launched its latest blackmail campaign against Colonel Sanders and Kentucky Fried Chicken, leveling absurd accusations against the company's environmental record. Unfortunately, this is but another example of Greenpeace's smear campaign against American companies and job creators; KFC and Yum! brands must...

2012-05-07 06:24:50

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- We've grown up with America's favorite treat - fast food. From beloved childhood memories to classic Americana, the art of quick and delicious fare represents some of life's greatest pleasures and often marks milestone moments. Destination America invites fans to celebrate gastronomy-to-go as FAST FOOD MANIA (#FastFoodMania) makes its world premiere on Sunday, June 3 at 10 and 10:30PM E/P, diving into the pop culture...

2011-05-06 13:40:00

OWENSBORO, Ky., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Moonlite is no secret to lovers of burgoo and barbecue mutton, so it was just another day when NBC Sports called wanting them to cook Burgoo with Chef Bobby Flay for a Kentucky Derby Special. The Bosley Family has been cooking up Kentucky's traditional soup Burgoo at the Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn for four generations. The burgoo recipe became a discussion between Moonlite and Bobby Flay when he wished to put Lima Beans into the soup. While Bobby Flay...

2010-10-08 15:35:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Centerplate, the leading hospitality provider to North America's premier sports stadiums and convention centers, celebrated the opening of Louisville, Kentucky's new state-of-the-art arena, the KFC Yum! Center, with the announcement today of a series of new menu items designed specifically for Louisville fans and guests. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101008/CL79352 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101008/CL79352 )...

2010-05-14 11:12:00

CHICAGO, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the national KFC "Buckets for the Cure" program, more than 140 KFC Restaurants in Chicago and Northwest Indiana have been raising money by selling pink buckets since April 14. Local KFC store are donating 50 cents for each pink bucket sold to Komen for the Cure. Funds will be used for education and research about the causes and treatment of breast cancer and the search for a cure. The program runs through May 24th. The KFC Chicago/Northwest...

2009-06-30 08:00:00

Popular KFC Hitmaker Song Contest Returns to Recognize Everyday Pride in Community LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary lyricist MC Lyte and chart topper David Banner will add sizzle to KFC's search for the next hot musician in this year's "Hitmaker" song contest, now in its third year. All aspiring musicians are invited to submit their hottest beats to win national exposure and great prizes as part of KFC's Pride 360 program. The grand prize winner will receive a "Hitmaker"...

2009-06-09 08:43:00

To Celebrate Its Grilled Menu, KFC Teams with MySpace to Cook Up Nationwide Quest to Find the Ultimate KGC Fan and Possible New Brand Icon LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colonel needs a counterpart. For 65-plus years, the image of Colonel Sanders has represented Kentucky Fried Chicken. Now KFC embarks on a worldwide search, with online partner MySpace, to identify a new iconic face for the brand's revolutionary new Kentucky Grilled Chicken (KGC). The search for the ultimate...

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2009-03-26 12:10:00

Kentucky Fried Chicken says it will move beyond filling up patrons' stomachs, by providing pothole repair for residents of Louisville, Ky. The fast-food chain has offered to fill up potholes throughout Louisville in return for the right to stamp the newly repaired road hazards with the stencil slogan, Re-freshed by KFC, Advertising Age reported Wednesday. This program is a perfect example of that rare and optimal occurrence when a company can creatively market itself and help local...