The chicken chain announced plans to launch a date night table service, which includes linen napkins, flowers, a silver candelabra and soft drink sommelier.
KFC said that research had suggested that more couples prefer a low-key dinner (38%) over an expensive slap-up meal (4%).
In addition, with the average expenditure on Valentines Day revealed as just ￡13, with more than half of men (52%) expect to foot the bill. The study also revealed that it’s the thought that counts as three in five Brits (62%) place value on effort over affluence with just 4% considering an expensive gift to be important.
With nearly one in five Londoners (18%) admitting they would be perfectly happy with a fast food feast for the special occasion, KFC expects to sell 20% more buckets than usual.
Gary Mather, Regional General Manager said; “A spicy zinger burger is all you need for love at first bite and our table is perfect for any hot date this Valentine’s Day. Our date night table offers diners the finest window seat with an exclusive view of Fishergate High Street, a perfect setting for our finger lickin good chicken.”
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