It all started in 1958 in the State of Kansas (USA) when the brothers Dan and Frank Carney opened the world's first Pizza Hut restaurant, having borrowed $600 from their mom. Its success encouraged the brothers to open some more restaurants in the state including franchise-based units.
Success accompanied the case from the beginning
— 1958. The success of the first restaurant in his hometown
— 1959. Opened three restaurants
— 1961. The restaurant is open in the neighboring state
— 1965. Restaurants open network across the country
— 1968. The first restaurant outside the United States opened in Canada
Now Pizza Hut - the largest pizza chain in the world 110 countries - 14000 Restaurants - 1500000000 pizzas annually.