What is McDonald's Fiji's history?

McDonald’s first opened in Fiji on the 1st of May 1996 in Nadi. The second restaurant opened in Suva in May 1997, the third opened in Laucala Bay in July 2002 and the fourth restaurant opened in Lautoka in December 2015. These 4 restaurants are serviced by a Distribution Centre that imports food and paper products into Fiji mainly from its global McDonald’s supplier in New Zealand. McDonald’s Fiji is owned and operated by Marc McElrath and currently employs more than 300 staff.

How do I book a birthday party and what does it cost?

Take a look at our Birthday Parties tab for more information on birthday parties, or for availability information or to book a party, simply contact your local restaurant.
Note Birthday Parties booking is only taken at Nadi, Laucala Bay and Lautoka restaurants.

How do I get a job at McDonald's?

To find out more about working at McDonald’s, take a look at our application tab.
Each McDonald’s restaurant also conducts its own recruitment. Contact your local McDonald’s restaurant and ask to speak to the Restaurant Manager on duty to find out when they are next recruiting and how to apply.

Are McDonald's French fries suitable for vegetarians?

Yes, McDonald’s Fiji uses only 100% vegetable oil to cook our world-famous French fries they do not contain wheat, gluten or beef extract, and are hence suitable for vegetarians.

What type of oil do you use for frying?

We use only 100% vegetable oil (palm-olein)

What type of milk do you use in your desserts?

Our cold desserts use milk-based solids and include vegetable oil.

Is the food served at all McDonald's Fiji restaurants certified Halal?

Yes, all McDonald’s restaurants in Fiji are Halal certified. This certification is issued by the Fiji Muslim League.

Is the food served at all McDonald's Fiji restaurants certified Halal?

Yes, all McDonald’s restaurants in Fiji received Halal certification from The Fiji Muslim League – the regulatory body approved McDonald’s food for consumption by Muslims in 1996.

I am a vegetarian. What foods can I eat at McDonald's?

The French Fries and Hash browns served at McDonald’s Fiji are suitable for vegetarians. We also gladly accommodate requests for customized orders without meat (eg. without beef, chicken or fish). Salad burgers are also available.

How often do you clean the grills?

The grills are cleaned after every use. In addition, every 24 hours, the grill will be shut down and thoroughly cleaned.

How often do you change the oil in your fryer?

The oil is filtered every day and we change the oil in the fryer at least once a week. Oil is checked regularly to ensure the quality of food cooked is not compromised.

How does the quality of McDonald's food compare to the food I serve at home?

Many of the items we serve at McDonald’s are from the same trusted brands you might find in the supermarket. We will only purchase from trusted sources from around the world.

How does McDonald's ensure food safety?

From the farms and oceans to our counters, we are renowned for upholding one of the highest food safety and quality standards in the world. In addition, on a daily basis, every restaurant conducts at least 30 food safety checks.