Our History

Our History - McDonald's

Corporate Information About McDonald's SA

McDonald’s opened its first restaurant in South Africa in November 1995. Today, we operate close to 400 restaurants in nine of South Africa’s provinces.

McDonald’s is renowned for its training throughout the world. We have trained and employed over 12 000 South Africans at various levels, including franchisees, restaurant managers and crew. Currently more than 80% of all food served in McDonald’s restaurants is produced by local South African suppliers (according to our highest quality standards). The Muslim Judicial Council Halaal Trust approves all of our SA restaurants.

McDonald’s South Africa

  • McDonald’s opened its doors in South Africa in 1995
  • Today, close to 400 restaurants in all nine provinces across South Africa
  • Serving over 8 million customers per month
  • Employing over 12 000 people
  • Voted Deloitte Best Company to Work for 2009, 2010, 2011