OverviewMUY Brands, LLC was founded by Jim Bodenstedt in 2003 when the company originally acquired 18 existing Taco Bell and KFC restaurants in West Texas and Corpus Christi. In October 2004 MUY Brands, LLC acquired 4 additional seasoned KFC & Taco Bell restaurants in Wichita Falls, Texas. In June 2005 15 existing Pizza Hut restaurants in South Texas were acquired by MUY Pizza, LLC. In late 2005 MUY Brands, LLC acquired another 9 Long John Silvers Restaurants in its core Corpus Christi and Rio Grande Valley markets and in early 2006, MUY Brands, LLC purchased another 9 existing Taco Bell Restaurants in Amarillo, Texas, in early 2007 acquired 32 Pizza Huts in El Paso and Corpus Christi, in mid 2008 acquired 15 LJS and A&W's, in late 2008 acquired 30 additional LJS and A&Ws, and in 2010 acquired 108 Pizza Hut's in San Antonio, Houston, and South Texas, which established the company as one of the Top 5 Yum Brands Inc.'s Franchisees.
MUY Brands is one of the largest private employers in Texas with over 7,000 employees, and is now the 15th largest Franchise Restaurant Company in the U.S.