Burger King, one of the largest fast food hamburger chains in the world, recently announced the opening of first Burger King restaurant in New Delhi.
Burger King, one of the largest fast food hamburger chains in the world, recently announced the opening of first Burger King restaurant in New Delhi. Approximately 100 percent of Burger King restaurants are owned and operated by independent franchisees. The restaurant opening in New Delhi is expected to be followed by additional openings in New Delhi and Mumbai as well as expansion in new cities and regions in 2015.Burger King India Private Limited is a joint venture formed last year by BK Asiapac, Pte. and Everstone Capital, a leading India and South East Asia focused investor with dedicated private equity and real estate funds, to develop the Burger King brand in India. “It is fitting that the celebration of our 100th country is happening in India as it is a vibrant and an exciting marketplace. We believe that we have the right partner and an experienced team to make this market a success for Burger King,” says Elias Diaz Sese, President, BK Asiapac, Pte. Ltd.
“We are extremely pleased to launch this iconic brand in one of the largest and most dynamic consumer markets in the world. We have combined Burger King brand philosophy of exceptional taste, fresh ingredients and good value with Indian flavours and locally sourced produce,” adds Sameer Sain, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Everstone Capital.
The opening marked not only the debut of Burger King in India, but also a milestone for the brand, which is now operating in its 100th country. Burger King operates in approximately 14,000 locations serving more than 11 million guests daily in nearly 100 countries and territories worldwide.