The world’s third largest fast-food
restaurant chain, known as Kentucky Fried Chicken, or simply KFC, has branded
premium space at the newly opened Ocean Plaza shopping mall near the Lybidska
metro station in Kyiv. In oversized letters, the future restaurant is recruiting
employees and lists a telephone number.
A spokesperson for Yum! Brands in Moscow –
the parent company of KFC as well as other fast-food chains such as Taco Bell
and Pizza Hut – said he will confirm the restaurant expansion in Ukraine “only
after the eatery opens” and promised to invite the Kyiv Post to the door
The Moscow office of Yum! Brands reportedly
is overseeing the restaurant’s foray into Ukraine.