BUCHAREST (Romania), September 23 (SeeNews) - Romania's Premier Restaurants, owner of the McDonald's Romania fast-food chain said on Friday it has reopened its Tomis Mall restaurant in the southeastern city of Constanta following a 4 million lei ($789,281/809,110 euro) investment.
The investment included the modernisation and digitalisation of the unit's operations, the company said in a press release.
The restaurant has a surface area of 158 sq m and a capacity of 85 people.
The company said it aims to continue the digitalisation of its network. Currently, 69 of total 93 McDonald's restaurants in Romania integrate the digital kiosk system.
McDonald's entered the Romanian market in 1994.
In 2016, McDonalds sold its restaurants and coffee-shops in Romania to Premier Capital, which operates the local licence through Premier Restaurants Romania. Premier Capital also holds McDonald's licence in Estonia, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania and Malta.
Premier Restaurants Romania had a net profit of 146.3 million lei and employed 4,181 people, at the end of 2021, data from the finance ministry showed.
(1 euro=4.9437 lei)