Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda, Siauliai, Panevezys
Hotel / Restaurants
Accommodation And Food Service Activities
Food And Beverage Service Activities
56.10 - Restaurants and mobile food service activities

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
28 February 2022
Employment effect (start)
27 February 2022
Foreseen end date


Cili Pizza, one of the largest pizzeria chains in the Baltics, is to create 100 new jobs in different Lithuanian regions, mainly Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda, Siauliai and Panevezys. Following the outbreak of the Russian military actions, the Cili Pizza restaurant chain has announced it will employ 100 Ukrainian people who had to leave their country because of the war. The restaurant chain will also serve over 200 portions of hot food every day to the Ukrainian refugees in major Lithuanian cities. According to the management, currently Cili Pizza employs 8 Ukrainian nationals.

Cili Pizza is a pizzeria chain operating in Lithuania and Latvia and belongs to the parent company Cili Holdings. The parent company manages restaurants Cili Pizza, Cili Take Away and Soya. Currently, Cili Pizza owns 46 restaurants that employ 473 employees in Lithuania.



Eurofound (2022), Cili pizza, Business expansion in Lithuania, factsheet number 106367, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/106367.