Posh party marks 35 years of fast food success in High Street

A fast-food joint was transformed into a formal dining room, complete with red carpet and live musicians, to mark its 35th year of business in Bedford.

Tuesday, 16th February 2016, 3:58 pm
Updated Wednesday, 17th February 2016, 7:20 am
McDonalds franchisee Ismail Anilmis celebrates 35 years with Richard Fuller MP, Mayor Dave Hodgson and members of Bedford BID PNL-160216-163045001

McDonald’s threw a posh party for 80 guests, including Mayor Dave Hodgson, Richard Fuller MP and members of the Bedford BID team.

Franchisee Ismail Anilmis, who started as a crew member when the High Street restaurant first opened, now owns it along with six others. He said he is “thrilled” to be celebrating 35 years.