The Bistro Group, a leader in the casual dining industry for over two decades, announces new restaurant openings to tap a wider market.
Recently launched was TGIFridays 26th branch at the Island Central Mall, the newest lifestyle hub in Mactan, Cebu.
Also opening this year at the Evia Lifestyle Center in Las Piñas are Italianni’s (May 23); Red Lobster (May 23); Modern Shanghai (first week of June) and Texas Roadhouse (third quarter of 2019). Texas Roadhouse will open at Robinsons Midtown on May 23.
The newly-developed Ayala North Exchange at the heart of Makati’s commercial business district will see Watami Japanese Casual Restaurant (May 24) and Italianni’s (first week of June) opening its doors to discerning food lovers.
“We believe that there is strength in numbers, along with brand equity that’s attached to these brands. There is a huge market waiting to be tapped in many places in the country that inspires us to embark on an aggressive expansion to bring our concepts closer to more and more Filipinos who love good food and Bistro’s quality service,” says Lisa Ronquillo, vice president for marketing of The Bistro Group.
Over the years, the company has successfully managed a diverse portfolio of 13 local and international restaurant concepts including Italiannis, Village Tavern, Denny’s, Texas Roadhouse, Buffalo Wild Wings, Red Lobster, and recently, Hard Rock Café Manila. Also under its portfolio are Asian concepts are Fish & Co., Watami, Baker & Cook, Modern Shanghai and Bulgogi Brothers.
The Bistro Group will have a total of 90 stores nationwide by the end of the year.