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

450 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
10 March 2016
Employment effect (start)
10 March 2016
Foreseen end date
31 December 2016


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%.”


  • 10 March 2016: dailybusiness.ro
  • 10 March 2016: Wall-Street.ro
  • 10 March 2016: Ziarul Financiar


Eurofound (2016), KFC&Pizza Hut Romania, Business expansion in Romania, factsheet number 86677, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/86677.