Company Profile

JEM Restaurant Management Corporation was founded back in 1956 by Joseph F. Desmond. JEM started with one Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant and has now grown to fifteen KFC’s, twenty-three Wendy’s and JEM Farms one of the largest walnut ranches in North America.

JEM currently employs nearly 1,200 full and part-time employees in Kings, Tulare, Fresno, Madera, Santa Clara, San Mateo and Butte counties.

JEM is a full service management corporation with a finance, marketing, human resources, information technology, and operations departments.

Joseph F. Desmond

1920-2007