Desert De Oro Foods, Inc. prides itself on having developed a culture of trust, loyalty and excellence. Additionally, the company places a strong emphasis on leadership development, managerial proficiency and operational excellence, which is consistently reflected in the recognition that DDO’s award-winning management team receives.  This combination of company culture and leadership focus has given DDO a significant advantage in operating restaurants and achieving sales growth even in the midst of an economic downturn.  Continued growth along with community involvement are the company goals.



Our Brands

Desert De Oro Foods Inc. is family owned and operated and owns 191 Quick Service Restaurants under the Yum Corporation including Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Kentucky Fried Chicken and Long John Silver’s


Passionate People Bring us to Life

Desert De Oro Foods Inc. was brought to life through the vision of Krystal Burge and Mark Peterson. People are our passion and that’s what makes our company so successful.



Desert De Oro Foods Inc. is a proud supporter of the local community. We are highly involved in the Boys and Girls Club, active on several community boards and take a critical role in making our community the best it can be. Giving back is the only way to keep moving forward.

Who Is Desert De Oro Foods, Inc.?

Our Mission
The Desert De Oro Foods Philosophy
Our Promise