Burger King will expand in Poland


Burger King in Witramowo, Poland. Photo by iStock.

Burger King and McWin, a private investment company specializing in the restaurant and food technology sectors, have signed a master franchise and development agreement to develop Birger King in Poland. The pledge equates to more than 200 restaurants, according to a press release.

Burger King was in Poland in 2007, including its existing franchisees, and McWin will begin operating 20 stores following its acquisition of BK SEE Poland SA

“We are thrilled to share great news from Poland, where we have announced our intention to expand Burger King across Poland with McWin as our new master franchisee,” said David Shear, president of international markets for Burger King, in the press release. “We know that customers here love our world-renowned flame grill flavor and experience our brand through personalized digital innovation. We view this project as an important part of a broader plan to expand into Central Europe. and oriental that will allow us to bring our iconic brand featuring our tasty food to more customers than ever before.”

Led by Henry McGovern, founder of AmRest Holdings SE, one of Europe’s leading restaurant companies, and Steven K. Winegar, shareholder and senior executive of Zena Group and founder of Restauravia Grupo Empresarial, McWin is comprised of a team experienced industry and physical education veterans. with proven operational expertise, an unrivaled network in the food industry and deal origination capabilities, being the partner of choice for founders, investors and management teams.

“This is the first investment from our €525 million McWin Restaurant Fund, which we closed a few weeks ago. We are extremely proud to expand the Burger King brand across Poland, leveraging synergies on the McWin platform. We will place particular emphasis on enhancing the brand’s digitization and sustainability efforts in Poland,” McWin founding partner Henry McGovern said in the press release.

“Our more than 150 years of combined experience in successfully operating and scaling iconic hospitality industry brands across multiple countries will help us create long-term sustainable value for guests, employees and our communities, as well as the Polish economy as a whole. We couldn’t be more excited. This is the start of a hugely meaningful chapter for Burger King and McWin,” said Steven K. Winegar, founding partner of McWin, in the press release.

The Burger King system operates more than 18,700 locations in more than 100 countries.


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