Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Espoo, Vantaa and other locations
Hotel / Restaurants
Accommodation And Food Service Activities
Food And Beverage Service Activities
56.1 - Restaurants and mobile food service activities

500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
17 January 2017
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


US-based fast food chain Burger King is expanding in Finland with 500 new jobs. The Finnish restaurant and hotel company Restel, which has a master franchising agreement with Burger King, has announced plans to open up to 20 new restaurants and recruit 500 new employees during 2017. Restel manages the Burger King restaurants in Finland. 100 new employees are currently being recruited for new Burger King restaurants in the greater Helsinki area and recruitment of additional employees in other parts of the country is planned as new restaurants are opened.

The ERM most recently reported on the expansion of Burger King in Italy in September 2016


  • 17 January 2017: Talouselämä


Eurofound (2017), Burger King, Business expansion in Finland, factsheet number 89797, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/89797.