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The campus of Hamburger University.
The campus of Hamburger University.

Hamburger University is a 130,000 square foot (12,000 m²) training facility of McDonald's Corporation, located in Oak Brook, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. The 'university' was designed to instruct personnel employed by McDonald's in the various aspects of the business. The institution has 'graduated' over 70,000 managers and has 30 resident 'professors'. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1024x768, 367 KB) This work is copyrighted and unlicensed. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1024x768, 367 KB) This work is copyrighted and unlicensed. ... McDonalds Corporation (NYSE: MCD) is the worlds largest chain of fast-food restaurants, primarily selling hamburgers, chicken, french fries, milkshakes and soft drinks. ... Template:Chicagoland McCity Oak Brook is a suburb of Chicago in DuPage County, Illinois in the Elmhurst-Villa Park-Lombard-Oakbrook area. ... Housing subdivision near Union, Kentucky, a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Nickname: The Windy City, The Second City, Chi Town, The City of Big Shoulders, The 312, The City that Works Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in Chicagoland and Illinois Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Incorporated March 4, 1837  - Mayor...


Hamburger University was founded in 1961, at a McDonald's restaurant in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. Class sizes today are over 200 students per class on average. 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Incorporated Village in 1956. ...


Trivia

  • Hamburger University is on an 80 acre (320,000 m²) campus.
  • 22 full-time international resident professors teach students from more than 119 countries.
  • The state-of-the-art facility includes 17 teaching rooms, a 300 seat auditorium and four special team rooms for interactive education.
  • Hamburger University translators can provide simultaneous translation of more than 27 different languages.
  • Restaurant employees receive about 32 hours of training in their first month with McDonald's.
  • More than 5,800 students attend Hamburger University each year.
  • Programs offered include the Bachelor's degree in Hamburgerology.
  • The Hamburger University is not in any way connected to the University of Hamburg.
  • Hamburger University was sent up in the 1986 comedy Hamburger... The Motion Picture.


Hamburgers so rock. The University of Hamburg was founded on the 1 April 1919 by Wilhelm Stern and others. ...


References

  • McDonald's Hamburger University official site
McDonald's
People: Dick and Mac McDonald | Ray Kroc
Ralph Alvarez | Fred L. Turner | George Cohon | Don Gorske | Michael R. Quinlan | Joan B. Kroc

Foods: Menu items | Arch Deluxe | Big Mac | Big N' Tasty | Big Xtra | Chicken McNuggets | Chicken Selects | Egg McMuffin | Filet-O-Fish | Happy Meal | Lean Beef Burger | McChicken | McDLT | McDonald's Fruit and Walnut Salad | McFlurry | McGriddle | McRib | Mighty Kids Meal | Quarter Pounder | Shamrock Shake | Snack Wrap | Special sauce McDonalds Corporation (NYSE: MCD) is the worlds largest chain of fast-food restaurants, primarily selling hamburgers, chicken, french fries, milkshakes and soft drinks. ... Richard Dick McDonald (February 16, 1909 – July 14, 1998) and Maurice Mac McDonald (November 26, 1902 – December 1971) were two early American fast food pioneers, originally from New Hampshire, who established the first McDonalds restaurant in 1940. ... Ray Kroc: American entrepreneur. ... Ralph Alvarez (born 1951 in Cuba) is a Cuban-American businessman and the current President and COO of McDonalds. ... Fred L. Turner was one of the first employees of McDonalds in 1956. ... George A. Cohon, O.C., O.Ont. ... Donald Gorske of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, is a Big Mac enthusiast who has eaten over 20,000 Big Mac cheeseburgers in his lifetime, winning a place in the 2005 Guinness Book of Records in the process. ... Michael R. Quinlan is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago and became the chairman of the McDonalds Corporation. ... Joan Beverly Kroc (née Mansfield) (August 27, 1928, St. ... This article is being considered for deletion for the 2nd time in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... The Arch Deluxe was a hamburger created and marketed by McDonalds with the intent of capturing the adult fast food consumer market, presented as a more sophisticated burger for an adult palate. ... The Big Mac is a type of hamburger, a signature sandwich sold by the McDonalds chain of fast-food restaurants since 1968, made with two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun. ... The Big N Tasty is a McDonalds fast food hamburger introduced in several U.S. cities in 1996 and nationwide on February 16, 2001 with NBA Superstar Kobe Bryant featured in the advertising campaign. ... The Big Xtra is a McDonalds fast food sandwich that was released in 1999 and became a regular menu item until replaced in 2001 by the smaller Big N Tasty. ... McDonalds Chicken McNuggets Chicken McNuggets (established 1983) are a fast-food product offered by the restaurant chain McDonalds. ... Chicken Selects are McDonalds menu item. ... The Egg McMuffin, introduced in 1973 by operator Herb Peterson in Santa Barbara, California, is the brand name for a breakfast sandwich available at McDonalds consisting of a slice of canadian bacon, a poached egg, and a slice of cheese on an English muffin. ... The Filet-O-Fish is a fish sandwich sold by McDonalds since 1963. ... Happy Meal logo, English Happy Meal logo, Japanese. ... Lean Beef Burger is a hamburger that is a healthy alternative to McDonalds regular menu. ... McChicken sold in India (Note the sesame seed bun)  It should be possible to replace this fair use image with a freely licensed one. ... The McDLT (McDonalds Lettuce and Tomato) was a hamburger product based on a novel form of packaging. ... The fruit and walnut salad is a fruit dish sold in US branches of global fast-food chain McDonalds. ... McDonalds McFlurry A McFlurry is a brand of flavored ice cream distributed by McDonalds restaurants. ... The McGriddle is the brand name for a breakfast sandwich available at McDonalds in Canada and the United States. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Mighty Kids Meal is a meal from McDonalds designed for preteens, who are older than those who might eat a Happy Meal, but still not hungry enough to eat from the full menu. ... A Quarter Pounder is a McDonalds hamburger made from approximately 1/4 pound (4 ounces or 114 grams) of beef, weighed before cooking. ... The Shamrock Shake is a seasonal dessert sold at select McDonalds fast-food franchises during March, to commemorate St. ... The Snack Wrap is a menu item available at McDonalds in the United States and Canada. ... Special sauce is the informal name given to the variation of Thousand Island dressing used in the McDonalds Big Mac hamburger. ...


Characters: Ronald McDonald | Mayor McCheese | Birdie the Early Bird | Hamburglar | Grimace | Captain Crook | Big Mac | Fry Guys/Fry Kids | Uncle O'Grimacey | Mac Tonight Listen to this article · (info) This audio file was created from an article revision dated 2006-01-14, and may not reflect subsequent edits to the article. ... Mayor McCheese is the mayor of the fictional McDonaldland, created for an advertising narrative for the McDonalds fast food chain. ... Birdie the Early Bird Birdie the Early Bird is one of the McDonaldland characters used to promote McDonalds Corporations restaurants. ... The Hamburglar circa 1970s The Hamburglar circa 1980s The Hamburglar circa 2003 The Hamburglar is a fictional character used in marketing campaigns for McDonalds restaurants. ... Grimace Grimace is a fictional character who is part of the marketing campaign of McDonalds. ... Captain Crook is a fictional character who was used in marketing for McDonalds Restaurants from 1971. ... In addition to McDonalds signature sandwich, Big Mac was the name of a character in McDonaldland, the fictional world created as an advertising campaign for McDonalds. ... The Fry Kids are McDonaldland characters used to promote McDonalds restaurants. ... Uncle OGrimacey Uncle OGrimacey is a character of the fictional McDonaldland, created for an advertising narrative of the McDonalds fast-food restaurant chain both in celebration of St. ... Mac Tonight was a mascot introduced by McDonalds restaraunts in 1983. ...


Places: Countries with McDonald's franchises | McDonaldland | The Hamburger Patch | McDonald's Museum | Ronald McDonald House | Hamburger University | Rock & Roll McDonald's Countries with McDonalds stores McDonalds is one of the most successful restaurant franchisers in the world, with locations in over 100 countries and territories. ... From left to right: Hamburglar, Ronald McDonald, Grimace and Birdie the Early Bird (as they appeared in a series of commercials for McDonalds). ... The hamburger patch was the term for the fictional gap in McDonalds hamburger expenditure. ... The McDonalds Museum is located near the site of the former McDonalds restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois opened by Ray Kroc in 1955, which the company usually refers to as The Original McDonalds. ... Parker Anderson-Stanley, four, visits with Olympic gold-medalist Cassie Campbell at Ronald McDonald House Southern Alberta in Calgary on Saturday, 2006-01-14. ... The Original Rock N Roll McDonalds or The Rock & Roll McDonalds is one of the most famous and busiest McDonalds locations in the world. ...


Other: History | TV campaigns and slogans | Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun. | McDonald's Menu Song | i'm lovin' it | Fast Food Nation | Super Size Me | Golden Arches | The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald | Legal cases | McDonaldization | M.C. Kids video game | Global Gladiators | McDonald's Monopoly | Supersize | Urban legends This is a timeline of the history of McDonalds. ... There have been many McDonalds TV campaigns and slogans over the years, and they are one of the most prevalent fast food advertisers. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The McDonalds Menu Song was an instant-win promotion created as part of an advertising campaign, which ran from 1988 to early 1989. ... im lovin it is an international branding campaign by McDonalds Corporation primarily aimed at people aged 15-24. ... Fast Food Nation, paperback edition Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal (2001) is a book by investigative journalist Eric Schlosser that examines the local and global influence of the United States fast food industry. ... Super Size Me is a 2004 documentary film, directed by and starring Morgan Spurlock, an American independent filmmaker. ... Golden Arches, the McDonalds logo The Golden Arches are the famous symbol of McDonalds, a fast-food hamburger chain based in Oak Brook, Illinois, USA. They were introduced in 1953, when Dick and Mac McDonald began franchising their company, as part of the standard building design: a pair... The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald was a series of retail animated video features produced by Klasky-Csupo for the McDonalds hamburger chain. ... McDonalds has been involved in a number of lawsuits and other legal cases the course of the fast food chains 66-year history. ... McDonaldization is a term used by sociologist George Ritzer in his book The McDonaldization of Society. ... M.C. Kids is the title of a video game released for the Nintendo Entertainment System by Virgin Interactive during 1991 in Europe (where it was called McDonald Land), and in February of 1992 in the United States. ... Global Gladiators (or alternatively Mick and Mack: Global Gladiators) is a platform game released for the Sega Master System and Sega Genesis. ... The McDonalds Monopoly game is a sweepstakes advertising promotion of McDonalds and Hasbro that has been offered in the United States, Canada and Australia. ... Supersize was a trademark that referred to the largest portion size available in meals offered by McDonalds. ... Golden Arches, the McDonalds logo. ...

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Hamburger University was founded in 1961, at a McDonald's restaurant in Elk Grove Village, Illinois.
Hamburger University is on an 80 acre (320,000 m²) campus.
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