Fast Food Chain Seeks Branches in Costa Rica

A representative of the American restaurant franchise Chuck E Cheese's is planning to open three stores in the country, and is currently looking for spaces in the West and East of San Jose.

Monday, July 10, 2017

The representative company plans to open the first restaurant in Plaza Bratsi, in Heredia. Around $3 million will be invested in this location, and the process of remodeling the premises, importing games and hiring staff is currently being completed.
Adriana Álvarez, executive vice president of the brand for the country, told that for now they are planning to open three restaurants. "... "We have at least three locations in mind in the country, we are currently looking for locations in the west and east. This is a unique concept in the country, there is no other place with the characteristics of Chuck E Cheese's; a place of entertainment and food for adults and children."
"... This franchise will be added to the other informal American dining brands that operate in the country which include Outback, Chili's, Smasburger, Cosi, Denny's, Johnny Rockets and TGI Friday's."

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