EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Five Guys

Company/Organisation:
Five Guys

Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Paris; île de France
Location of affected unit(s): Paris 8e

Company

Sector: Hotel / restaurants
Accomodation and food service activities
56.10 - Restaurants and mobile food service activities
Number Employed: 0
Group: Five Guys Enterprises

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 27-05-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-10-2016
Foreseen End Date: 31-01-2017
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

The burger restaurant network Five Guys, has announced that it will open its flagship restaurant on the "Champs Elyséees" in Paris by the end of 2016. The 1,500 square metre restaurant will employ 150 people. Over the summer, it will also open another restaurant in Paris, in the area of Bercy, but the number of jobs that will be created in relation to this restaurant is unknown. Five Guys has 1,350 restaurants worldwide (1,300 in the United States) and employs 40,000 people. The group expects to open 40 restaurants over the next two and a half years. A third restaurant has been announced in Paris, near Gare du Nord, by mid 2017.