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2014

2014

  • March

    Best Brand Award under the F&B Category (Chicken Restaurant Brand) by the Korean government

  • 8th consecutive year of winning 'Top 100 CEOs Awards' by the Korean government

  • July

    Opened 1st Premium Cafe in Shibuya, Japan

  • BBQ Chicken Malaysia (Corporate Outlet) awarded Halal Certification by Jakim

  • Sept

    First Winner of Environmentally Sustainable Business Award by the Korean Ministry of Environment

2013

2013

  • June

    Expanded into Brunei/Russia

  • Aug

    Expanded into Bangladesh

  • Signed Master Franchisor Agreement for Mauritius

  • Sept

    Korean Award of Brand Creation

  • Nov

    Global Business Category awarded by the Korean government

  • Excellent CEO for Futuristic Management Award by the Korean government


2012

2012

  • Jan

    Expanded into Myanmar


2011

2011

  • Dec

    Launch of bbq Premium Cafe

2010

2010

  • Nov

    Expanded into Fiji

2009

2009

  • Apr

    Expanded into Turkey

2008

2008

  • July

    Expanded into Ireland/England/Nigeria/Ghana


2007

2007

  • Aug
    Master Franchise agreement for Asia Pacific, Middle East and South Asia
  • Jan
    Awarded the 5th Korea HRD Award
  • Master Franchise agreement for Mongolia, China

  • Master Franchise agreement for South East Asia including Malaysia and Singapore


2006

2006

  • Nov
    Master Franchise agreement for Australia
  • Oct
    Master Franchise agreement in 3 states of North China and Vietnam
  • Sep
    Established GNC Ad
  • BBQ advanced into Vietnam

  • The 3rd 2006 Global Management Award

  • Aug
    BBQ advanced into US, Beijing and Tianjin
  • Jun
    First master franchise agreement for Japan
  • Won the 14th Korean Productivity Award

  • May
    BBQ advanced into Japan
  • Won 6th Best Quality Brand Award

  • Selected as the hit item of the first half of 2006 by Seoul Economy Newspaper

  • Apr
    Awarded the 4th Korea Service Satisfaction Award
  • Mar
    Prime Minister Award by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy at 33th Business Day Ceremony

2005

2005

  • Dec
    Korea’s Best Brand Award – Awarded by Prime Minister (Korea)
  • Nov
    The Nation’s Best Brand – Awarded by Prime Minister (Korea)
  • Sep
    BBQ selected in the top 100 Korean brand (Brand Stock)
  • Jun
    Opened 1st & 2nd BBQ in Spain
  • Apr
    Won Presidential Award during the 4th Fair Trade Day (Fair Trade Commission)
  • Won 2005 Marketing Award

2004

2004

  • Nov
    Won HR Management Award (Korea Management Association)
  • June
    Advanced into Spain
  • Top 100 Korea Franchise

  • Awarded the 1st prize of the best brand by Women Consumers Association

  • 5th Korea Franchise Award

2003

2003

  • Nov
    Awarded 2003 Korea Customer Satisfaction Award
  • August
    Opened 5 outlets in China, Shanghai
  • July
    Achieved Korea Franchise Award
  • June
    Won the 2003 Korea’s consumer trusted company award
  • March
    BBQ advanced into China, Shanghai
  • Awarded the “Order of Industrial Service Merit” at the 30th Business Day Ceremony


2002

2002

  • Dec
    Korea Excellent Service Company Award by Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy (Korea)
  • March
    Awarded by Minister of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy (Korea)


2001

2001

  • Apr
    Achieved Korea Franchise Award
  • March
    Excellent Management Company awarded by Deputy Prime Minister (Korea)

2000

2000

  • Dec
    Commendation by Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (Korea)

1999

1999

  • Dec
    Awarded by Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (Korea)
  • Oct
    Created a history-making record of opening 1,000 bbq outlets within four years
  • Sept
    Founded the world’s first and only Chicken University
  • May
    Achieved Korea Franchise Award

1998

1998

  • Dec
    Ranked TOP of the hit products
  • May
    Achieved Korea Franchise Award


1997

1997

  • Dec
    Ranked TOP of the franchise group
  • March
    Opened its 500th outlet


1996

1996

  • June
    Opened its 100th outlet

1995

1995

  • Nov
    Opened the FIRST bbq outlet
  • Sept
    Established Genesis Co. Ltd

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