KFC is bringing its famous Kentucky Fried Chicken to the Tasmania suburb of South Burnie.

The latest KFC restaurant to open is led by Kimberly Rhodes who has been with KFC for 20 years. She previously worked at KFC Ulverstone and was most recently the assistant restaurant manager at KFC Burnie. Jaimi-Lea Evans and Luke Johnson will take on the role of assistant restaurant manager, having been with KFC for 10 years and four years, respectively. 

“The KFC South Burnie team is delighted to welcome local KFC fans who can now get their hands on the Colonel’s delicious Kentucky Fried Chicken. For locals who want to get their hands on the Colonel’s fried gold from the comfort of their home, delivery will also be available,” Rhodes said.

KFC South Burnie has already created 49 new jobs for the local area, providing opportunities for the new team members to develop skills in customer service and teamwork. Putting its people first, KFC seeks to nurture personal development offering both in-person and digital training initiatives.

“We’re thrilled to welcome 49 new team members into the KFC family, providing a significant number of jobs to the local area,” Rhodes said.

“We’re passionate about building a strong and confident team to ensure we provide both the best customer service possible and quality Kentucky Fried Chicken to the people of South Burnie. Our culture fosters the growth and development of our people by providing opportunities that help them gain lifelong skills, confidence and friends. We’re looking forward to watching our new team members reach their potential.”