One of the fastest growing players in India’s quick service restaurant (QSR) sector, Westlife Development Limited (WDL) focuses on putting up and operating Quick Service Restaurants (QSR) in India through its wholly owned subsidiary Hardcastle Restaurants Pvt. Ltd. (HRPL). Listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE: 505533), Westlife Development operates a chain of McDonald’s restaurants in west and south India through its subsidiary Hardcastle Restaurants Pvt. Ltd. (HRPL).
WDL through its subsidiary HRPL operates McDonald’s through 242 restaurants (as on 30th June, 2016) across 32 cities. Westlife’s footprint covers Telangana, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and parts of Madhya Pradesh and provides direct employment to over 7,500 employees.
The Company’s service formats and brand extensions comprise standalone restaurants, Drive-Thrus, 24x7 restaurants, Breakfast, McDelivery (Web order placement, mobile apps) and kiosks at major transit points. McCafé, a popular brand extension, also serves a host of beverages. The menu features burgers, finger foods, wraps as well as hot and cold beverages besides a range of desserts.
WDL has been recognized for their contribution to the industry with several awards such as – ‘Make In India’ Awards for excellence in the QSR category 2015, The Economic Times Awards for excellence in Supply Chain & Logistics 2015, among the elite set of the 10 greatest value creators in India – WDL was awarded as one of Fortune India Next 500 companies in 2015.