Fast food chain Spartan to expand outside Romania

Spartan, a Romania-based fast food chain plans to open restaurants outside the country, wall-street.ro reported. The targets of dthis expansion will include the United Arab Emirates and Thailand as well as several European countries, according to Remus Cosovanu, franchisor of the chain on the Romanian market.

Mr Cosovanu operates seven Spartan restaurants in Timisoara, Cluj-Napoca and Deva. Together, they generated sales revenues of more than €4m in 2016. In February 2017, the chain launchde its largest restaurant at a high-street location in Bucharest. The unit spans across 280 m2 and cost about€110,000. Mr Cosovanu has also announced his plans to expand the chain by opening new units in Timisoara and Cluj as well as bringing the franchase to Hungary in

The Spartan chain has now a total of 31 fast food restaurants in Romania. They are located in Bucharest, Suceava, Arad, Brasov, Iasi, Cluj-Napoca, Timisoara, Botosani, Galati, Baia Mare and Constanta.