Press Kit

McDonald’s has been a proud sponsor of the Olympic Movement for more than 35 years, and every dimension of our partnership reflects the Olympic ideals we share of excellence, teamwork and being your best. As the Official Restaurant of the Olympic Games since 1996, we are proud to feed the world’s best athletes, coaches, officials, media and spectators on-site at our four new Olympic venue restaurants.  We are connecting our customers to the Games by creating meaningful, relevant and fun experiences both on-site at the London 2012 Olympic Games and in our more than 33,500 restaurants around the world.

Chef Demonstrations at the Games
Date: August 3, 2012

To highlight our culinary expertise, menu innovation and quality ingredients on-site at the Games, McDonald’s Executive Chef and Senior Director of Culinary Innovation Dan Coudreaut is hosting a series of chef demonstrations in London. More

Gabby Douglas visits McDonald's Olympic Flagship Restaurant
Date: August 10, 2012

US Gymnast and Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas visits McDonald's Olympic Champions of Play kids at the McDonald's flagship restaurant at World Square in Olympic Park, London, England. More

McDonald’s Takes Olympic Stage to Announce Advances
Date: July 26, 2012

Olympic athletes and renowned children’s health expert support the legacy of McDonald’s Olympic focus on championing balanced eating and active play. More

McDonald's Champions of Play Ambassadors
Date: June 28, 2012

McDonald's Olympic Athletes talk about their favorite McDonald's foods, memorable Olympic moments and the McDonald's Champions of Play program. More

McDonald's Marks One Month Out From Games
Date: June 25, 2012

McDonald's today shared an advanced preview of its flagship Olympic Park restaurant for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. More

McDonald's Olympic People Opportunity
Date: May 23, 2012

McDonald’s provides unique opportunities for its employees and customers around the world. For the London 2012 Olympic Games, the company will feature two programs that celebrate top-performing restaurant employees and its world-class training and people development. More

McDonald's Celebrates 100 Days Until Games
Date: April 17, 2012

McDonald’s is marking 100-days-out from the Games with the official kick off of its McDonald’s Champions of Play program. Developed for kids ages 6 – 14, the new program underscores the company’s ongoing commitment to children’s well-being by encouraging a balanced approach to nutrition and activity. More

McDonald's UK's Mascotathon Olympic Program
Date: April 30, 2012

The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Mascots, Wenlock and Mandeville, will leave the starting blocks this weekend on a nationwide ‘Mascotathon’ tour of McDonald’s restaurants. More

McDonald’s Previews Sustainability Actions for Games
Date: April 4, 2012

McDonald’s Corporation today announced its support of the London Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games’ (LOCOG’s) vision to deliver the most sustainable Games possible. More

McDonald's UK Games Makers
Date: February 4, 2012

As part of its role as Presenting Partner of the London 2012 Games Maker Programme, McDonald’s will be offering a City & Guilds Level 2 Award in the Principles of Customer Service to those volunteers who are either unemployed or who took part in the Government’s Personal Best Programme. More