Burger King Corporation (often abbreviated as BK) is an American company owning the Burger King chain of hamburger fast food restaurants headquartered in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States.
As in all other countries, Burger King uses the system of franchising in Russia. Today its Russian master franchisee is represented by Burger Rus Ltd (joint company of Burger King Europe, VTB Capital and the Shokoladnitsa owner Alexander Kolobov).
The first Russian outlet opened on 20 January 2010 in Metropolis Moscow shopping centre (the Voykovskaya metro station) and the second one launched in the Evropeisky Moscow shopping centre. As of August 8, 2015 there are 293 restaurants in Russia, including 152 in Moscow and Moscow region, 36 in Saint Petersburg.
Burger King is going to expand in Russia to 500 restaurants by 2016.