Wrocław, Poland, 2016-Nov-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — AmRest (WSE: EAT), the largest publicly listed restaurant operator in Central Europe, announces the opening of its 500th KFC unit.
The milestone location was opened on October 27th, 2016 in Sankt Petersburg, Russia. The restaurant is located in northern part of the city, near to popular subway station Grazhdanskaya. This is 64th KFC restaurant operated by AmRest in Sankt Petersburg and 114 th in Russia.
New KFC location was enthusiastically welcomed by local community. This 270 sqm restaurant offers over 50 seats and ‘Express Window’ service which operates 24 hours a day.
– This is another important milestone which has been reached by AmRest this year. Thanks to the accelerated organic growth we are closer to achieving the ambitious goal of 140 openings in 2016. Our guests welcome every new location with great enthusiasm. They appreciate the quality and taste of our meals as well as exceptional service. Despite demanding specifics of the Russian market, our financial results generated in this country confirm that our business is in very good shape. According to our observations there is still a space for development there, which encourage us to open more restaurants soon – said Wojciech Mroczyński, Chief Strategy Officer of AmRest.
The Company will continue to strengthen its leadership position in Europe through increased pace of organic growth and exploring M&A opportunities. Currently, AmRest operates 501 KFC restaurants in 8 countries: Poland, Czech Republic, Russia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Spain.
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