Pizza Hut is an American multinational restaurant chain and international franchise founded in 1958 in Wichita, Kansas by Dan and Frank Carney. It provides pizza and other Italian-American dishes, including pasta, side dishes and desserts.
The chain has 18,703 restaurants worldwide as of December 31, 2019, making it the world's largest pizza chain in a number of locations.
It is a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc., one of the world's largest restaurant companies.