A quick round up of restaurant news that caught out attention this week.
Jollibee plans to buy US brand
“The homegrown fastfood giant wants to become one of top 5 quick service restaurants globally”
How American Restaurants Are Courting Filipino Palates — and Vice Versa
“American restaurants are huge in the Philippines. Why not the other way around?”
Applebee’s to open first Philippine store in July
“Global Restaurant Concepts, Inc. (GRCI) has signed a new franchise deal to open three Applebee’s Grill and Bar restaurants in the Philippines, the company’s president said yesterday.”
Celebrity chefs opening restaurants in Singapore
“Ian Kittichai (Thailand), Wolfgang Puck (United States) and Jamie Oliver (United Kingdom)
Singapore’s Restaurant Andre among top 50 in the world
“Helmed by chef Andre Chiang, the fine-dining establishment slipped nine places from its position on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants last year, but remains the only restaurant in Singapore to make it to the top 50.”
Chipotle Becomes the First National Restaurant Chain to Go GMO-Free
“Chipotle has finally reached its goal of going GMO-free.”
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