EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

KFC&Pizza Hut Romania

KFC&Pizza Hut Romania

Geographic Location

Country: Romania
Location of affected unit(s): Romania


Sector: Hotel / restaurants
Accomodation and food service activities
56.10 - Restaurants and mobile food service activities
Number Employed: 3200
Group: American Restaurant System

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 10-03-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 10-03-2016
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2016
Planned Job Creation: 450

Additional Information

American Restaurant System, which operates food chains KFC and Pizza Hut in Romania, is to create 450 jobs in 2016 across the country. The open positions are for candidates as young as 16; no work experience is necessarily required for the advertised vacancies. The roles to be filled include cashiers, waiters and chefs.

Mark Hilton, franchise business consultant of KFC and Pizza Hut Romania stated that: “We know it is difficult for young people without experience to find a job. In the case, we offer them the chance to work for an international brand having the opportunity to start a career. KFC and Pizza Hut employees receive dedicated training and have the opportunity to progress quickly in their career. Since February the wages for the personal working in KFC and Pizza Hut Romania has increase by 20%.”