Beyond 5 stars: foodpanda honors outstanding partner-restaurants
With its high-quality ingredients and budget-friendly prices, 24 Chicken has come a long way since its owner Jeff started the business in 2017 as a one-man team who did all the cooking and deliveries. The brand now has seven branches and an assortment of exciting flavors to choose from, including one of the best-sellers -- Jack Daniels boneless deep-fried chicken “[We are] very grateful for this award,” Jeff said. “We will continue to strive harder to bring the best quality and service to our customers.” Sarap na Binabalik-balikan Award: Mark & Grace Bakeshop
Mark & Grace Bakeshop began with simple pandesal offerings in 2017. Through the dedication and hard work of its owners, the business has grown and diversified its product portfolio with special pastries. Foodies can’t seem to get enough of Mark & Grace’s hopia ube topped with sesame seeds, Spanish bread, and fried ube, among other treats.
From a single store in March to 20 today, EmoTEAa Cafe owner Jeffrey said the secret to their success is compassion. He made sure to help his family and friends during the roughest stretch of the pandemic last year by giving them branches of his business. “As a partner, tinulungan talaga ni foodpanda ‘yung life namin,” Jeffrey said. Diskartepreneur Award: Jackson’s Fried Chicken
When the pandemic hit, foodpanda worked with the owner of Jackson’s Fried Chicken to satisfy Filipino’s fried chicken cravings. Agile, innovative, and delicious -- Jackson’s Fried Chicken hit it big with its crispy and juicy chicken popcorn as well as its winning take on Pinoy spaghetti. Juan for All, All for Juan Award: Yumzie
A strong sense of camaraderie defines the working relationship of employees for Yumzie. It has also paved the way for the snack bar to take home the pandawards “Juan for All, All for Juan Award.” Yumzie’s selling point is a hodgepodge of savory snacks from siomai to shanghai, to fries and smoothies. Catch the creative coronation and the winners’ reactions on https://www.facebook.com/foodpandaphilippines. Like and follow the Facebook page, including foodpanda’s official Instagram account at instagram.com/foodpanda_ph. Download and order through the foodpanda app now at www.foodpanda.ph.