Wendy's hallmark square hamburgers and homey atmosphere were introduced in Columbus, Ohio, in 1969, and since that time the company has enjoyed phenomenal growth.
Wendy's International, Inc. is the operator, developer, and franchiser of the Wendy's restaurant chain, which is the number three hamburger chain in the United States, trailing McDonald's and Burger King. At the end of 2001, there were more than 6,000 Wendy's restaurants around the world; about 5,300 of these were located in the United States with the balance located in 26 other countries and territories.
Wendy's Restaurant Copycat Recipe
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup of milk
1/2 cup shredded Gruyere cheese
4 pieces applewood smoked bacon, cooked and crumbled
16 ounces frozen french fries
In a small saucepan over medium heat melt 1 tablespoon butter, when the butter is melted add flour. Stir in flour and cook for approximately 1 minute or until the flour begins to become fragrant like cooked pie crust.
Add in salt. Add half of the milk in and stir until the mixture thickens, then add in remaining milk.
Stir until the sauce is thick, add shredded cheese, stir until all of the cheese melts. You can thin down the sauce with additional milk if desired.
Cook fries according to package directions. Top with cheese sauce and crumbled bacon.