The Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games-themed restaurants have been launched ©Yum China

Yum China Holdings has unveiled themed KFC and Pizza Hut restaurants in Hangzhou, as part of its preparations for the 2022 Asian Games next year.

The company is the official exclusive supplier of Western food catering services, with KFC and Pizza Hut also selecting 28 Asian Games ambassadors from more than 40,000 employees in the Zhejiang Province.

They are to join the Asian Games support team at Hangzhou 2022 to provide catering services at the Hangzhou Asian Games Village, Hangzhou Olympic Sports Centre and other Asian Games venues.

Some of the selected employees were at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games in the same position.

Some shots from the Hangzhou 2022-themed restaurants ©Yum China
Some shots from the Hangzhou 2022-themed restaurants ©Yum China

"We are delighted to launch the KFC and Pizza Hut Asian Games-themed restaurants and announce Asian Games Ambassadors selected from our employees for the event," said Joey Wat, chief executive of Yum China.

"These are meaningful ways for us to welcome and promote Hangzhou 2022, generate public enthusiasm, and enable more people to experience the excitement of the Asian Games.

"With our strong supply chain and product innovation capabilities, we will launch a series of new Asian Games related products at KFC and Pizza Hut restaurants over the next year, offering customers a taste of the Asian Games."

The Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games are scheduled to take place from September 23 to October 8 2023, postponed a year due to COVID-19 restrictions in China.