Burger Singh expansion plans revealed - 450 jobs, 100 outlets, and funding of this amount
Burger Singh: Presently, 280 employees are working at its outlets across India. The total number of outlets are 27 out of which 25 are in Delhi NCR, Jaipur, Dehradun, Nagpur and Pune.
Fast food chain Burger Singh today announced its expansion plans for the next three years. The company will be hiring over 450 employees by 2020 and setting up of 100 new outlets in the next three years.
Presently, 280 employees are working at its outlets across India. The total number of outlets are 27 out of which 25 are in Delhi NCR, Jaipur, Dehradun, Nagpur and Pune. When it comes to expansion, it aims to expand its footprint in regions like Delhi NCR, apart from Punjab, Chandigarh and Dehradun, said the company. The brand has also ventured in the UK with two outlets in London.
The Gurugram-headquartered company is planning to raise Rs 50 cr for expansion, hiring and to get the required technology.
"2019 is expected to be a landmark year for Burger Singh, and we are looking at growing our operations and revenues at least by double in the year. We are planning to expand our operations to more cities in India, which would demand additional manpower to manage the new outlets, and will be hiring aggressively to support our growth. Also, we need to multifold our staff in the corporate office, especially marketing, procurement and hiring teams, to keep up with the expansion, & business targets," said Kabir Jeet Singh, Co-founder and CEO of Burger Singh.
He said the company is planning to hire resources across all profiles, for delivery & outlets, pan-India and for the corporate office.
Burger Singh also plans to invest substantially in the burgeoning concept of drive-thrus, and launch 10 drive-thru outlets within the next three years.
“Consumer experiences are evolving, and the demand for swift and efficient food outlets has been validated by the popularity of drive-thrus. By 2022, over 10% of our outlets in the country will be drive-thru outlets,” added Singh.
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The company had raised over $4 Million in two rounds of pre-seed funding, and Series A funding from both strategic & angel investors.