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

1,107 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
27 April 2017
Employment effect (start)
27 April 2017
Foreseen end date
31 December 2017


American fast food chain KFC is to open five units or more by the end of 2017. The company has announced the creation of 1,107 new jobs by the end of 2017 when the company is expected to reach an employee base of 3,300.  With a total workforce of 2,193 employees, KFC currently operates 63 restaurants in Romania across various locations (Bucharest, Timisoara, Cluj-Napoca, Suceava, Oradea, Pitesti and Brasov).

KFC entered the Romanian market in 1997 as a franchise operated by US Food Network.



  • 27 April 2017: Profit.ro
  • 28 April 2017: Ziarul Financiar


Eurofound (2017), KFC Romania, Business expansion in Romania, factsheet number 90804, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/90804.