Singapore’s renowned coffee haven, Common Man Coffee Roasters, is set to make its flavorful mark on Philippine soil. A momentous contract was inked between the Jollibee Group and Ayala Malls, bringing this beloved café to the heart of Makati’s central business district – The Restaurants at The Ayala Triangle Gardens. Get ready for a caffeinated journey as we explore this exciting venture!
Brewing Excellence: Common Man’s All-Day Dining Experience
Common Man Coffee Roasters isn’t just a coffee shop; it’s a gastronomic adventure. With all-day dining restaurants scattered across Singapore and Malaysia, Common Man aspires to champion specialty coffee and redefine the brunch scene in Asia. Picture this: delightful meals, meticulously roasted coffee, and an atmosphere that’s anything but ordinary. It’s not just a café; it’s an experience.
Jollibee Group’s Coffee Quest: A Joint Venture with Food Collective
In a strategic move, the Jollibee Group partnered with Food Collective, Pte. Ltd., in August, solidifying their intent to introduce Common Man Coffee Roasters to the Philippines. The Jollibee Group takes the reins with a 60% ownership stake, setting the stage for a coffee revolution in the country.
Strategic Sips: Choosing Ayala Triangle Gardens as the First Grounds
“Location is key in establishing Common Man’s foothold in the country,” said William Tan Untiong, Jollibee Group Chief Real Estate and Design Officer. “The Ayala Triangle Gardens is at the heart of Makati’s Central Business District and a hub for many great concepts in the city. For this reason, it is only fitting that we set up shop in this prime location that will enable us to fully bring the signature Common Man Coffee Roasters concept to life.”
A Feast for the Senses: Common Man’s Creative Café Design
Michael Bovell, General Manager of Spa Esprit Food Group, which operates Common Man Coffee Roasters in Singapore, shared: “We are excited to launch Common Man Coffee Roasters in Manila at this very special location in Ayala Triangle. As with all our cafes, the café design is very creative and not the run of the mill. We are also excited to have a roastery on site so we can showcase the roasting process to our customers, offering a dining and sensory experience.”
A Personal Touch: Ayala’s Excitement and Nostalgia
Mariana Zobel de Ayala, Ayala Land Senior Vice President, expresses her delight at welcoming Common Man Coffee Roasters. For her, it’s not just a business deal; it’s a personal connection. Common Man holds a special place in her heart, having been her favorite café during her stint in Singapore. It’s a celebration of partnerships that resonate on a personal level.
“We are so thrilled to welcome Common Man Coffee Roasters in one of the most unique retail spaces in the country – a place where lasting memories are made, friendships flourish, and the spirit of community thrives,” said Mariana Zobel de Ayala, Ayala Land Senior Vice President.
“On a personal note, Common Man holds a special place in my heart, as it was my favorite cafe when I lived in Singapore a few years ago,” she added.
A Perfect Blend: Makati and Common Man
The signing ceremony was a blend of business acumen and creative anticipation. William Tan Untiong, Michael Bovell, and representatives from both Jollibee Group and Ayala Malls were present to mark the beginning of a flavorful partnership. The event concluded with the grand unveiling of the first look of The Common Man Coffee Roasters at Ayala Triangle.
A Glimpse of the Future: Common Man’s Arrival at Ayala Triangle
Very soon, Ayala Triangle will not only be a hub for business and leisure but a sanctuary for coffee aficionados. The Common Man Coffee Roasters promises a unique café design and an on-site roastery to showcase the fascinating coffee roasting process. It’s not just a coffee shop; it’s a haven for creativity and sensory delight.
Stay Tuned for a Coffee Adventure
Get ready, coffee enthusiasts! Common Man Coffee Roasters is about to transform your coffee experience. Soon, Ayala Triangle will resonate with the aromatic notes of specialty brews and the lively chatter of delighted diners. It’s not just a café opening; it’s a grand entrance into a world where coffee is an art, and every sip tells a story.
To stay updated on the Common Man Coffee Roasters journey, visit Common Man Coffee Roasters. Experience the extraordinary unfold in the heart of Makati!