New Burger King restaurant to open in Whiteley near Fareham creating 40 jobs, here's how to apply

A FAST food giant has announced it is opening a new restaurant in Whiteley.

Wednesday, 3rd August 2022, 2:12 pm
Updated Thursday, 4th August 2022, 4:23 pm

Burger King has revealed its latest outlet will be near Fareham, creating 40 new jobs in the process.

The franchise, famous for its flame-grilled patties, will be setting up in the Whiteley Shopping Park.

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At the new Burger King site in Whiteley, 40 jobs will be created.

Jeremy Wright, people director of Burger King UK, said: ‘During what has been a very challenging few years for many businesses, we are delighted to be creating new job and career opportunities in the area, and look forward to welcoming 40 new starters into the Burger King family, at our new Whiteley restaurant.

‘Those who are successful in joining the team will enjoy a variety of staff perks; from flexible hours and free meals at work, to 50 per cent off food and drink for friends and family, sharing the unmatched taste of Burger King with those they love.’

Five managerial roles are set to be created, with applications currently being accepted.

These include openings for a senior assistant manager, two assistant managers and two shift managers.

Burger King is also recruiting 35 restaurant crew members, in front of house and kitchen roles.

Chiefs at the fast food chain plan said they want to open more than 200 restaurants across the UK in the next five years.

The business reported a 68 per cent increase in revenues to £211.7m, with like-for-like sales up by 46 per cent during 2021, and a £33.4m operating profit.

Mr Wright added: ‘We continue to be bold and ambitious in our growth plans across both locations and job opportunities.’

Mia Gordon, centre director at Whiteley, said: ‘It’s great to welcome another new brand to Whiteley in what is a very exciting time at the centre.

‘We’re sure Burger King will prove very popular with our visitors when it opens.’