Is McDonald’s All Day Breakfast Gone For Good?

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In a story by Fox News this week, suggestions that McDonald’s hugely loved all day breakfast might be a thing of the past in the U.S. The all day breakfast menu vanished from U.S. McDonald’s locations are Covid-19 hit hard. Many fast food operations took the unprecedented times to reduce and slim down menus. The simplified menus make for quicker more efficient kitchens.

Employees in the back of the house have long voiced concerns over how the breakfast items can slow down the production of the overall menu – often creating backups and bottlenecks at busy times. Most chains hope such simplification helps boost throughput as drive-thru becomes popular among diners.

Fans of the Golden Arches’ around the clock breakfast items, are not happy about the possible loss of the menu.

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Hi, I'm Stuart, nice to meet you!  I'm the founder, writer and wrangler at Gastronomic SLC; I'm also a former restaurant critic of more than five years, working for the Salt Lake Tribune.  I've worked extensively with multiple local publications from Visit Salt Lake to Salt Lake Magazine, not least helped to consult on national TV shows. I'm a multiple-award winning journalist and have covered the Utah dining scene for the better part of fifteen years.   I'm largely fueled by a critical obsession with rice, alliteration and the use of big words I don't understand.   I've also got a secret obsession with fast food too - and that's where Menu And Price comes in...