McDonald’s India has announced its entry in Andhra Pradesh with the launch of its first restaurant in the state. Westlife Development Limited owner of the Master Franchisee of McDonald’s restaurants in west and south India through its subsidiary Hardcastle Restaurants Private (HRPL) informed BSE.
“We are excited to introduce the Golden Arches with our first restaurant in Nellore. At McDonald’s we endeavor to delight our customers with a variety of range wholesome offerings in lunch and dinner. Our efficient model of supply chain sources 98% of ingredients locally. Quality, service, cleanliness and value form the unique value proposition which reflects in our food and hospitality,” said Gerald Dias, director, McDonald’s India- business operations, south.
Westlife Development focuses on putting up and operating Quick Service Restaurants (QSR) in India through its subsidiary Hardcastle Restaurants (HRPL) which is a McDonald’s franchisee with rights to own and operate McDonald’s restaurants in India’s west and south markets since 1996.
HRPL serves over 185 million customers, annually, at its 236 (as of March 31, 2016) McDonald’s restaurants across 30 cities in the states of Telangana, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh and parts of Madhya Pradesh, and provides direct employment to over 7,500 employees.