QSR International, owner of various fast food franchises in the region, announced Tuesday that it will open eight new KFCs and seven Quiznos Restaurants in Costa Rica.
Tatiana Rodríguez, QSR development manager, said the company has already scheduled to open three new restaurants in the provinces of San José, two in Cartago, one in Alajuela and one in Limón.
Also, the franchisee announced re-openings, involving remodeling and expansion, in three of its current stores in Curridabat (east of San José), Paseo Colón (downtown San José) and in the western province of Heredia.
As for Quiznos, Rodríguez said they will be opening two new stores in San José, one in Cartago, one in Alajuela and three restaurants at the Juan Santamaría International Airport, where the company expects to invest $4 million after winning a contract for managing the food court areas for the next eight years.
QSR is also the owner of the Teriyaki and Smashburger franchises.