Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Levi, Mikkeli, Imatra, Porvoo, Joensuu and others
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
26 September 2017
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


The US-based fast food chain Burger King is recruiting 500 new employees all across Finland. The plan is to expand the activities of existing restaurants with 200 new jobs and to open ten new restaurants with 300 new jobs during autumn 2017. New restaurants are to open at least in Levi, Mikkeli, Imatra, Porvoo and Joensuu. Burger King has so far opened 34 restaurants in the country in the past four years. ERM last reported of Burger King's expansion in Finland in January 2017, a recruitment that also aimed at expanding the business by 500 new employees.


  • 26 September 2017: Talouselämä


Eurofound (2017), Burger King, Business expansion in Finland, factsheet number 92227, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/92227.