McDonald's India

McDonald's India Founded:1996

In India, McDonald's has two Indian entrepreneurs: Amit Jatia, Vice Chairman, Hardcastle Restaurants Pvt. Ltd, which has been awarded a Development Licensee status by McDonald's Corporation, U.S.A, spearheads McDonald's operations in West & South India, while McDonald's restaurants in North & East India is managed by Vikram Bakshi's Connaught Plaza Restaurants Private Limited, which is still a Joint Venture with McDonald's Corporation.

DescriptionMcDonald's is the world's leading food service retailer with more than 33,000 restaurants in 118 countries serving more than 67 million customers each day.


Milestones in McDonald's India Journey:



  • Launch of First Restaurant - 1996
  • Introduction of Happy Meals - 1997
  • Introduction of Drive thru - Kalamboli outlet - 2001
  • Launch of Delivery - Bandra Outlet in 2004
  • Introduction of Happy Price Menu - 2004
  • Introduction of Global Menu - McNuggets - 2009
  • Introduction of Breakfast Menu - October 2010
  • HRPL awarded Development Licensee - 2010
  • Introduction of Global Menu - McSpicy April 2011
  • Introduction of Global Menu - McFlurry October 2011
  • Introduction of McValue Lunch Meals - January 2012

Recruitment Process

McDonald's selection process is very systematic and comprises of 3 stages


1. Aptitude Testing and Initial Interview after screening the applicants' resumes, the short-listed candidates are called for a psychometric evaluation [a written aptitude test] and initial interview. The aptitude test gives insights into the applicants' verbal reasoning and critical reasoning amongst other important aptitude measures.


2. On the Job Evaluation [OJE] Short-listed candidates undergo a 2-day OJE at a McDonald's restaurant, which provides the candidate with an opportunity to look at McDonald's as a potential employer. It also gives McDonald's a chance to observe and assess the candidate's performance.


3. Final Interview: All candidates who attend the OJE are called for the final interview. This is where the final and overall assessment of the candidate takes place and selection decisions are made.


More Information

Key People


Products / ServicesBurgers, French Fries, Nuggets, Wraps, Beverages, Desserts

Contact Details

Location Mumbai
Phone Number-49134931
Company Office Address

Hardcastle Restaurants Pvt. Ltd., 1001 - 1002, Tower - 3, 10th floor, Indiabulls Finance Centre, Senapati Bapat Marg, Elphinstone Road, Mumbai - 400013