Jobs in UAE: KFC, Pizza Hut master franchisee to recruit up to 500 people.
08 August 2022, 12:00 AM
31 August 2022, 12:00 AM
The UAE’s job market has bounced back strongly after the pandemic, especially in the food and beverages (F&B), hospitality and tourism and real estate sectors.
Americana Restaurants, which has master franchisees for global fast-food brands such as KFC, Pizza Hut, Hardee’s, Krispy Kreme, Wimpy and TGI Friday’s, will recruit up to 500 people to operate a new chain of a coffee franchisee in the UAE and region.
The company has signed a master franchise agreement with Peet’s Coffee, a US-based pure-play coffee and tea company.
Amarpal Sandhu, CEO of Americana Restaurants said, “We intend to open 50-100 stores in the GCC over the next 18-24 months. Americana Restaurants will launch Peet’s first Middle East store in the UAE in Q4 2022. The first store will be in one of the prominent and popular malls in Dubai.”
According to Cooper Fitch’s latest Gulf jobs report, the UAE saw a 10 per cent increase in job creation in the second quarter of 2022 as compared to the first quarter. The Emirates saw the highest job creation in the Gulf region.