EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

KFC Romania

KFC Romania

Geographic Location

Country: Romania


Sector: Hotel / restaurants
Accomodation and food service activities
56.10 - Restaurants and mobile food service activities
Number Employed: 3000
Group: Sphera Franchise Group

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 15-09-2020
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 15-09-2020
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2020
Planned Job Creation: 480

Additional Information

American fast food chain KFC plans to hire 400 employees to cover increased demand. 32 of these jobs are for delivery couriers in Bucharest. The company plans to hire an additional 83 employees in the new locations it plans to open by the end of 2020.

With a total workforce of 3,000 employees, KFC currently operates 83 restaurants in Romania across various locations (Bucharest, Timisoara, Cluj-Napoca, Suceava, Oradea, Targoviste, Sibiu, Constanta, Brasov, Pitesti and Brasov).

KFC entered the Romanian market in 1997 as a franchise operated by the Sphera Franchise Group.