Business expansion
île de France; Paris;
Location of affected unit(s)
Paris 8e
Hotel / Restaurants
Accommodation And Food Service Activities
Food And Beverage Service Activities
56.10 - Restaurants and mobile food service activities

150 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
27 May 2016
Employment effect (start)
1 October 2016
Foreseen end date
31 January 2017


The burger restaurant network Five Guys, has announced that it will open its flagship restaurant on the "Champs Elyséees" in Paris by the end of 2016. The 1,500 square metre restaurant will employ 150 people. Over the summer, it will also open another restaurant in Paris, in the area of Bercy, but the number of jobs that will be created in relation to this restaurant is unknown. Five Guys has 1,350 restaurants worldwide (1,300 in the United States) and employs 40,000 people. The group expects to open 40 restaurants over the next two and a half years. A third restaurant has been announced in Paris, near Gare du Nord, by mid 2017.


  • 27 May 2016: BFM TV
  • 27 May 2016: Le Parisien


Eurofound (2016), Five Guys, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 87614, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/87614.