Who invented the Filet O Fish?

Lou Groen. Louis M. "Lou" Groen (August 8, 1917 – May 30, 2011) was an American entrepreneur, businessman, and lifelong resident of Cincinnati, Ohio. Groen invented the Filet-O-Fish sandwich in 1962. He invented the sandwich at his floundering McDonald's restaurant to satisfy his customers.

Similarly, you may ask, what kind of fish is the McDonald's fish fillet?

Our Filet-O-Fish is made of fish. Alaskan Pollock, to be exact. Breaded and served on a bun with tangy tartar sauce and a processed cheese slice. It's just that simple.

Where does filet of fish come from?

McDonald's 'Sustainable' Filet-O-Fish Threatens Alaska Fishermen's Livelihood. In January 2013, McDonald's made waves in the media by committing to use only wild Alaskan pollock, certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), to make its popular Filet-O-Fish sandwiches in the U.S..

Who invented McDonald's fish sandwich?

"So I invented my fish sandwich, developed a special batter, made the tartar sauce and took it to headquarters." That led to a wager between Groen and McDonald's chief Ray Kroc, who was preparing his own meatless alternative. "He called his sandwich the Hula Burger," Groen said.