Clark hosts 1st North Luzon Franchising confab, exhibit

April 15, 2011
CLARK FREEPORT — The Freeport has served as venue of the recently concluded 1st North Luzon Franchising Conference and Exhibit at the Holiday Inn Clark.
The event, which was held last April 13, was spearheaded by the Metro Angeles Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MACCII), in cooperation with the Ateneo Graduate School of Business and Association of Filipino Franchisers Inc.
The trade activity featured at least 28 franchise companies during the conference exhibit.
MACCII president Frankie Villanueva Jr. said the conference was highlighted by exhibits and seminars from experts in the franchising industry led by Paulo Tibig and Butch Bartolome, among others.
Tibig and Bartolome, along with 10 other franchisees, encouraged participants to put up their own franchising businesses.
Tibig, who tackled topics on franchising essentials, said the success rate of entrepreneurs in the scheme was pegged at 90 percent. He said putting up a new business has a 90% chance of failing.
Bartolome, who discussed “Is your business ready for franchise,” for his part said owning a franchise saves the franchisee from the rigors of paperwork involved in putting up one’s own business.
He added a franchise already follows a tested system which prevents the franchisee from falling into various financial traps, trial and error system, and longer return of investments.
Franchise owners and franchisees also delivered testimonials and success stories of their respective businesses.
Franchisors present during the event were Sweet Corner president Bong Magpayo, Lot’s A Pizza president Teresita Ngan Tian, Fiorgelato president Ricardo Cuna, Ahead Tutorial and Reviews president Rosanna Llenado, and JAP OK president Carl Quema.
Franchisees who led the panel discussion are Jess Nicdao, Jollibee; Geralyn Pabustan, Sweet Corner; Jay Ramos, Julie’s Bakeshop-Pampanga; Love Reyes, Aquabest; and Evelyn Salve, Lot’s A Pizza.
The companies that participated in the exhibit are Julie’s Bakeshop, Solerex, Minute Burger, World of Wellness, Tin Hao Dimsum, Generika Drugstore, Zenzest Asia, Seaoil Philippines, Big Apple Express Spa, Cosmotech Philippines, Laybare Waxing Salon, Ahead Tutorial and Reviews, Fiorgelato, and GMB Franchise Developers.
Others are Binalot, Focus Ventures, Sweet Corner, JM Peanut World, RBX (Rice in a Box), Japok, Chicco di Caffe, Lot’s a Pizza, Mr. Softy Ice Cream, Happy Haus Donut, Platowraps, Chichariffic, Acqua Suisse, and Aquabest.

Foodies and wine lovers travel north from Manila to wine and dine at Philippines’ best fine dining restaurant in Pampanga Clark Freeport worth the 60-minutes drive for a memorable evening of good food with vintage wine at Yats Restaurant & Wine Bar

This fine dining restaurant is also famous for its low carbohydrates “low carb” dishes highly recommended for frequent diners who are on a low fat food and favor healthy food. This is a unique restaurant that can help frequent diners maintain a healthy diet and enjoy delicious fine dining cuisine at the same time. Vegetarian dishes are a specialty here also and so are “halal” cuisines also.

Favorites of frequent diners, foodies and wine lovers are steaks, Wagyu, Foie Gras, lobsters, venison, kangaroo loin, osso buco, veal chops, Kurabuto pork, escargots and a good selection of cheeses to enjoy with fine Vintage port and Sauternes. Cuban cigars such as Monte Cristo, Cohiba, Upmann, Partagas, Romeo Julieta and Trinidad are also available in the Magnum Room which is a wine bar and lounge for before and after dinner relaxation. A good selection of Armagnac, Cognac, Single Malt, Vodka and other liquor is served in addition to the wine vintage wines some served by the glass.

Recent opinion survey of frequent travelers heading north towards Subic and Clark Pampanga revealed that the number one most frequently visited fine dining restaurant in Pampanga is Yats Restaurant & Wine Bar located in Clark Philippines.

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Getting to this fine dining restaurant of Angeles City Clark Freeport Zone Pampanga Philippines
How to get to this fine-dining restaurant in Clark Philippines? Once you get to Clark Freeport, go straight until you hit Mimosa. After you enter Mimosa, stay on the left on Mimosa Drive, go past the Holiday Inn and Yats Restaurant (green top, independent 1-storey structure) is on your left. Just past the Yats Restaurant is the London Pub.

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