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Restaurant Empire PC

Another game by Trevor Chana, creator of such famous titles as Capitalism or Seven Kingdoms. This time it is an economic strategy in which we can deal with the creation of the world's best restaurant chain from scratch.

Strategy | Economic

PC / Windows
Restaurant Empire cover

developer: Enlight Software

publisher: Activision Value

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Game mode: single player

English language game language: English

game release date for PC:

25March2003

Restaurant Empire is the first game that faithfully recreates all the challenges of building and operating a restaurant franchise through a unique blend of business-simulation and RPG gameplay.

Starting with nothing except some cash and a passion for food, build a restaurant from the bottom up - hire waiters, decorate, even cook the meals! Buy, build, outsell and underprice your competition.

Featuring three culinary capitals to operate in, five restaurant cuisines to choose from, over 30 unique chefs to interact with and nearly 200 recipes to source, your business sense and culinary taste will be tested to the limit.

Not only do you control every aspect of running a restaurant from buying your restaurant to choosing its cuisine and decoration; you will also travel and meet with people that will help you establish your name as the greatest restauranteur the world has ever seen!

Will you use your culinary wizardry to out-cook chefs? What tactics and strategies will you employ to buy out the competition? You decide. With a combination of business strategy and role-playing game styles plus a free-form sandbox game mode, three huge cities, and over 30 playable chefs and a host of locations to travel to, Restaurant Empire is an epicurean delight of gastronomic proportions!

Choose the Campaign mode to discover the culinary world of Restaurant Empire, or play at your own pace and leisure with the Sandbox mode.

Experience a thrilling adventure in the culinary world with a story-based campaign featuring 18 compelling scenarios.

Use real-world business strategies to gain the upper hand against your competition, who play by the same rules you do.

Endless gameplay possibilities with over 300 recipes and ingredients, nearly 200 restaurant decoration items, 30 playable chefs, five restaurant themes and three large cities to explore.

3 painstakingly simulated world-famous culinary capitals, including Paris, Rome and LA.

Build your restaurants around world-famous landmarks such as the Arc de Triomphe in Paris and the Colosseum in Rome. Then adjust your restaurant's needs as your clientele grows.

Serve up breakfast, appetizers, soups, main courses and desserts with a total of 187 French, Italian and American recipes.

Set up restaurants with themes such as music and seafood with close to 200 decoration items at your disposal.

37 unique chefs to hire and interact with, including popular celebrity chefs. Acquire secret recipes from master chefs.

Vie for cibarious supremacy against competing chefs to take the crown of Grand Master Chef in the world-renowned Cooking Competition.

Form a restaurant empire the likes the world has never seen by marshaling world-class chefs to your orders.


Game score 7.85 / 10 calculated out of 575 players' votes.  

PEGI Rating

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty.

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Recommended: Pentium III 500MHz, 128MB RAM, 16MB graphic card, 700 MB HDD

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