Hooters has opened two outlets in Southeast Asia, Hooters of Singapore – Fusionopolis and Hooters of Jakarta.
Both locations are run by international franchisee Destination Group of Singapore, a Hooters 2015 Developer of the Year.
Hooters of Singapore – Fusionopolis is in the One-North Business Park in Buona Vista. The 240 sqm restaurant accommodates 103 guests and has more than 20 large-screen televisions. Fusionopolis is an integrated work-life-play-learn development comprising retail outlets, a fitness club, R&D businesses and apartments.
Hooters of Jakarta is in the Kemang Square shopping area, known for its upscale shopping centres, residences and nightlife. The 228 sqm Hooters restaurant seats 105 guests and has more than 16 large-screen televisions.
“We are continuing our steady progression of opening locations across Southeast Asia,” says Destination Group CEO Gary Murray. The company has a 35-location Southeast Asia development agreement with Hooters of America, with plans to open more outlets soon in Phnom Penh, Koh Samui in Thailand, Taipei and Manila (multiple locations).
While guests in SouthEast Asia are offered the Hooters standards of burgers, wings, appetisers and salads, they can expect menu additions that suit local tastebuds such as sauces, Indonesian sambal and Singaporean chili crab.
Hooters of America chief development officer Mark Whittle says more sites are being sought for the group’s restaurants in Bali, Bangkok, Cebu, Davao, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kowloon, Krabi, Kuala Lumpur, Macau, Manila, Siem Reap, Singapore, Taipei and Yangon.