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

5,000 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
21 April 2022
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2022
Foreseen end date
31 December 2022


McDonald's, part of the McDonald's Corporation group, is an American multinational fast-food catering company, has a recruitment perspective of more than 5,000 people during 2022 and 12,000 people over the next three years throughout Italy.

In 2021, the company reported a 37% increase in turnover compared to 2020, confirming the positive sign for 2019 as well, for a value of over 400 million euros. A growth that translates into +20% investment in the food industry in Italy, where 60 new restaurants have been opened in the last two years and 5,000 people have been hired, with a target for the three-year period 2022-2025 of about 200 new openings. In Italy today there are 640 McDonald's restaurants.

As of today, the group's organisation is made up of 27,000 employees, 62% of whom are women, 55% young people under 29 years of age and 15% foreigners, all hired with stable contracts.



Eurofound (2022), McDonald's, Business expansion in Italy, factsheet number 106755, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/106755.