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McDonald's Largest Restaurant To Be Built For 2012 London Olympics (VIDEO)

07/20/2011 03:39 pm ET | Updated Sep 19, 2011

The Olympics is a time for breaking records and making history. Usually, athletes are responsible for these victories. This round, McDonald's will go for the gold(en arches).

The fast food chain has just announced plans to build the world's largest McDonald's restaurant in London's Olympic Park.

The giant eatery will boast 32,000 square feet and a 1,500-person seating capacity. The park will open just in time for the 2012 Olympics and Michael Phelps' insatiable appetite.

The massive establishment unseats the current champ, a McDonald's in Orlando, Florida.

McDonald's will employ a star team to help serve a projected 1.75 million meals during the games. 2,000 workers will be chosen from the chain's top-selling franchises all around the world.

The restaurant is one of four to be built in the area. The others will be located in the Park, the Olympic Village and the Main Press Center.

During the 29 days of the games, only ticket holders will be able to enjoy Happy Meals from the record-breaking franchise, but afterwards, anyone can feel free to chow down.

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