Hardcastle Restaurants Pvt. Ltd. (HRPL). has a Master Franchisee relationship with McDonald’s Corporation USA and has rights to own & operate McDonald’s restaurants in India’s west and south markets since its inception in 1996.
HRPL is a direct subsidiary of Westlife Development Limited (WDL), a company listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE: 505533) with a focus on putting up and operating Quick Service Restaurants (QSR) in India and currently operates McDonald’s through 242 restaurants (as of 30 June 2016) across 30 cities and 8 states in west and south India.
From its first restaurant in 1996 to 242 across the West & South India our story has been one that's built on quality and a solid constructive, permanent and ethical approach. Today, we are the World's biggest chain of quick service restaurants, serving millions of customers everyday.
Founders: Richard and Maurice McDonald
Headquarters: Oak Brook, Illinois, U.S.
Key people: Andrew J. McKenna (Chairman)
Steve Easterbrook (President and CEO)