McDonald’s launches $200 wedding package in Jakarta

The quick meals large’s Indonesian arm is providing a brand new “Wedding ceremony Mekdi” package deal to {couples} getting hitched in Jakarta, the nation’s capital.

For round $230, McDonald’s is providing newlyweds numerous catering choices, together with 100 hen sandwiches and 100 servings of 4 hen McNuggets.

For a marriage with 100 attendees, the package deal works out at simply over $2 a head—or round 97% lower than the typical couple marrying in America paid for catering final yr.

Representatives for McDonald’s Indonesia didn’t reply to Fortune’s request for remark.

Nevertheless, Rizki Haryadi, a spokesperson for the corporate, instructed information outlet The Solar U.S. that McDonald’s was providing newlyweds loads of service choices for after their ceremony, together with meals stalls. He clarified, although, that the deal doesn’t embody exchanging vows in one of many firm’s eating places.

“The marriage package deal is just not for holding a marriage at a McD retailer, however just for meals,” he mentioned, noting that there was “a minimal buy of 200 merchandise.”

McWedding packages

For these desirous about tying the knot beneath the golden arches, McDonald’s has lengthy been providing marriage ceremony ceremonies and events in Hong Kong. The so-called McWedding packages, which reportedly price round $380, are customizable however can embody Chinese language or Western decorations, balloons, and an Apple Pie show in lieu of a cake.

McDonald’s isn’t the one massive title within the quick meals area to have forayed into the marriage business.

Taco Bell followers can get married on the firm’s flagship retailer in Las Vegas, which features a ceremony in its “chapel with a twist,” customized marriage ceremony merchandise, a Cinnabon cake and a Taco Bell sauce packet bouquet. {Couples} can ebook a $777 Taco Bell marriage ceremony simply 4 hours earlier than their ceremony, so long as they abide by Taco Bell’s marriage ceremony costume code: “no shirt, no footwear, no marriage.”

In 2020, an Australian couple had a KFC-themed marriage ceremony reception after successful a contest held by the corporate. The prize marriage ceremony package deal included a KFC photograph sales space, a marriage cake and buckets of the agency’s trademark fried hen.  

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