Chuck E. Cheese Opens 50th International Franchise Store

Chuck E. Cheese’s® Opens 50th International Franchise Store

Family dining and entertainment leader celebrates success of international restaurants with milestone opening

DALLAS, Feb. X, 2017 – Chuck E. Cheese’s is celebrating the opening of its 50th international franchise location – marking a special milestone for the brand as its presence around the world continues to grow. The 50th location opened in Hofuf, Saudi Arabia and added approximately 50 jobs to the local economy.

“The 50th store opening truly highlights the continued success and accomplishment of our international franchise partners,” says Roger Cardinale, president of CEC Entertainment, Inc. “The concept we’ve created through Chuck E. Cheese’s is globally embraced by families. We’re thrilled to bring the Chuck E. Cheese’s experience of having fun, playing games and enjoying great food to more families and kids in communities around the world.”

As franchise partners expand the Chuck E. Cheese’s brand through new store openings around the globe, the local markets benefit from job creation, increased use of local resources and access to a unique family entertainment option.

“It’s been an honor to be a part of the development of the Chuck E. Cheese’s brand throughout Saudi Arabia,” says Talal Azhari, brand director Chuck E. Cheese’s, Unique Hospitality Group in Saudi Arabia. “We appreciate that Chuck E. Cheese’s recognizes the importance of tailoring our stores to appeal to the communities we enter. The brand has given us the flexibility to modify the concept to align with our culture and local customs while still providing families a safe, wholesome and fun experience.”

Chuck E. Cheese’s franchise partners currently operate in 11 countries. For more information about global franchising opportunities with Chuck E. Cheese’s, please visit

Contact information:

Ryan Huston

International Franchising Manager, CEC Entertainment, Inc.

[email protected]


About CEC Entertainment Inc.

For 40 years, Chuck E. Cheese’s has pioneered the family entertainment and restaurant industry with 600+ worldwide locations and 50 international franchise locations in 11 countries and territories. Each Chuck E. Cheese’s store provides guests with four unique guest experiences: a full restaurant, arcade, birthday parties and prizes and branded merchandise. Chuck E. Cheese’s features musical entertainment, arcade games, rides and play areas for kids of all ages, as well as a variety of freshly prepared dining options. Chuck E. Cheese’s brings kids and adults together in a safe, clean and wholesome environment to create lifelong memories of fun for every kind of celebration.