After serving in 4 capitals, Barcelos aims big with its fifth Indian outlet in the capital city of Chennai.
Chennai, September 2018: Barcelos India, leading South African casual dining restaurant chain launched its new outlet on 27 th of September, 2018 at Express Avenue in Chennai. Express Avenue is Chennai’s entertainment hub – brimming with video games, multi-screen cinemas, domestic and international luxury brands . The 65 seater restaurant offers a best-in-class design with a host of amenities. Customers can enjoy a multitude of offerings. The restaurant will be open for service between 11am to 11pm to serve the exotic of flavours to its Chennai’s customer base.
Barcelos has witnessed exponential growth since its launch in India in 2015. Starting its journey from Khan Market, New Delhi, Barcelos is constantly expanding its footprint, satiating the nation’s palates through four operational restaurants situated in Delhi, Kolkata, Jaipur and Hyderabad.
The new outlet will bring a world-class casual dining experience for the Indian customer with great options for the health conscious Indian youth. Without comprising on taste, a range of fat-free, healthy and nutritious platters have been curated and included in the menu.
On the occasion, Mr Rohit Malhotra–Business Head India Operations said, “We are delighted to launch our second outlet in south India. With our revamped menu which includes more vegetarian and healthy dishes, we are sure we could capture the youth of Chennai. The location also equips us with a great advantage as the place attracts a plethora of young consumers. We are placing our bets on the franchise model of expansion to increase our reach and the results have been positive so far. We are doing our best to make our presence strong in India and achieve our target of opening 20-25 outlets every year after 2019.”
About Barcelos India
Barcelos Flame Grilled Chicken is a leading brand with a well established identity. Coming from humble beginnings with only a single operation found in Pretoria, South Africa in 1993, the founders of the brand, namely Costa Mazzis, Johan van Eyk and Beverley Vaskys, all are still actively involved in the daily operations of the company ensuring continuity and excellence throughout the brand. The group has its offices in Centurion, South Africa as well as national distribution centres in Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg and in Gaborone, Botswana. It also has a service office in London.The company has grown exponentially which led us to start franchising in 1998. We have been continually expanding and have become a household name the worldover ever since.