McDonalds South Africa Overview
We are talking about McDonalds, the American fast food company that got established in 1940 and has now expanded the business owning 80% of their restaurants across the world by franchisees. They are active worldwide serving over 68 million people in 119 countries every day.
The origin of the restaurant was started by Ray Kroc’s strong foundation laying out the commitment to keep the taste and work of the McDonald’s for years to come.
When it started in South Africa?
It got started with its first restaurant in South Africa in November 1995 converting the journey in operation to over 200 restaurants in nine of South Africa’s provinces.
What’s in the menu?
The menu is simple which includes Chicken McMuffin with Egg, Egg McMuffin, Hash Brown, Hotcakes, Mega McMuffin, Oats, SA Breakfast, Sausage McMuffin, BBQ Double Burger, Big Mac, Boerie Double, Cheeseburger, McCafe, Double Quarter Pounder with cheese, McFeast, McRoyale, Chicken McNuggets, Chicken Foldover Spicy, Chicken McBites, Fillet-o-Fish, Crispy Chicken Salad, Corn Cup, McFries, Caramel Sundae, Homestyle Donut, Carrot Cake, Chocolate Ganache Cake, Blueberry Muffin, Panini Cheddar and ice-cream with many more.
They also have approval from the Muslim Judicial Council Halaal Trust for all their South African restaurants.
Why they are so popular?
They put forth the following mentioned promises as their priority to satisfy their customers;
• Values & Leadership behaviour
• Resources & Recognition
• Learning Development & Personal Growth
• Competitive Pay & Benefits
• Resources to get the Job done
This believes are must for strengthening out their team work in the country serving over 8 million customers per month and getting voted as Deloitte Best Company to work for 2009, 2010 and 2011. Also they have contributed a lot in employing over 10,000 South Africans at various levels from manager to crew.
How is their service?
They are available 24/7 with their services in the country plus have also introduced drive thru. Talking about their supplies, they have more than 80% of all food served in their restaurants from the local South African suppliers.
In the end, they are one of the country’s leading fast food chains.