Italian Food Franchise Expands in Guatemala

The Al Macarone chain has opened four new restaurants and expects to add another 13 by the end of the year.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Since beginning operations in 1977 the chain has inaugurated 62 restaurants, of which 11 operate as a franchise.

"We expect to have a total of 75 establishments by the end of 2010 and also start investing in the rest of the Central American isthmus using the franchise model," explained Francisco Farjardo, Al Macarone's head of franchise operations, to Elperiodico.com.gt.

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