110 jobs announced for five new Chopped outlets
Aramark to open Chopped at The Loop at Dublin Airport on 24 October, creating 15 jobs, with immediate positions also to be filled at five new Chopped outlets opening across Dublin and Kildare in the next month
21 October 2016 | 0
Healthy fast food outlet, Chopped has today announced a recruitment drive to fill 110 new positions across Dublin and Kildare. The positions on offer, a mix of full and part time, will service five new Chopped outlets opening in the next month. The fast-growing chain is looking for new store managers, supervisors, breakfast chefs and choppers.
Aramark, which recently agreed to an exclusive five-year strategic partnership with Chopped to expand the healthy fast food chain’s presence in the corporate, education and industry sectors in Ireland, will open and manage the new Chopped outlet at The Loop at Dublin Airport. “Chopped by Aramark” will create 15 jobs with the opening of the new airside location on 24 October.
In addition to the new Chopped airport experience, four other outlets will open over the next month in the Pavilions Shopping Centre in Swords, O’Connell Street, Talbot Street and in the Whitewater Shopping Centre in Newbridge, Co. Kildare. The new restaurants will join 13 existing Chopped outlets in Dublin.
Chopped is the creation of co-founders Andy Chen and Brian Lee. The duo founded the company in 2012 and they have overseen its rapid growth. Speaking at the announcement of the new outlets, Brian Lee, co-founder and managing director of Chopped described 2016 as “a real breakthrough year for Chopped” and said the company’s . “vision and plan from the start was to have a Chopped in all the main shopping centres and on every high street and thoroughfare in Ireland.” He added that Chopped has “a few more planned outside Dublin”.
Frank Gleeson, region managing director, Northern Europe, Aramark said it “we are changing the face of food service in Ireland through our focus on helping guests eating in Aramark restaurants live healthier lifestyles.” Chopped is therefore seen as the “perfect partner for Aramark”.
With its latest recruitment drive, Chopped says it is “on track to have over 350 people working as part of the Chopped family by the end of 2016.” Its impressive growth over the past year has recently seen the company named Ireland’s “Best Emerging Franchise” at the Irish Franchise Awards in April and Brian Lee named as a finalist in the “Best Emerging Entrepreneurs” category at the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.
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