The Bistro Group, a company that manages different international dining concepts, announced expansion plans for the first quarter of the year. In a statement, Bistro Group revealed its plan to open more branches of its existing dining concepts and introduce new restaurants to the local market, both local and international. It is aiming to surpass its previous achievement in 2022, when the group managed to open 41 stores in the Philippines. Bistro Group currently has 136 stores nationwide.
Its planned openings in January 2023 included branches of the following international food concepts: Bulgogi Brothers, Texas Roadhouse, Olive Garden, and Randy’s Donuts. Bistro Group president Jean Paul Manuud said that the company is also in current talks with other international restaurant businesses that wish to bring their concepts to the local dining scene in the Philippines. According to Manuud, the F&B industry in the Philippines displayed admirable resilience during the Covid-19 pandemic and is now forging ahead.
Other established chains under the Bistro Group are the Hard Rock Café, the Italianni’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, Rambla and Tomatito.