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February, 08 2014 09:40:00

McDonald's opens first restaurant in Viet Nam

The ribbon cutting ceremony of McDonald's is held in HCM City on Friday. — VNS Photo

HCM CITY (VNS)  — The world's leading food service retailer, McDonald's, opens its first restaurant in Viet Nam today in HCM City.

Located near the main gateway into the city centre, the McDonald's Da Kao is at 2-6 Bis Dien Bien Phu Street in District 1.

At the ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday, Nguyen Bao Hoang, founder of Good Day Hospitality, McDonald's developmental licensee for Viet Nam, said the restaurant would offer 24-hour dining and drive-thru service.

With a total floor area of more than 1,300 sq.m on property of 3,000 sq.m, the restaurant has two floors with a total of 350 seats.

Although the menu includes the well-known Big Mac burger and french fries, the company will also offer a McPork line of burgers created to cater to Vietnamese tastes.— VNS

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