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Franchise Ideas: Above Sea Level PH


If you want to succeed in business, you have to stand out from the rest of the competition – and that’s exactly what Above Sea Level PH did, almost literally!

Instead of selling the usual ‘calamares’ (squid rings) on the menu, Above Sea Level PH creates a standing ‘butterfly’ figure from the squid. While some called it alien-like, the giant butterfly squid would quickly go viral on social media, driving a lot of people to the restaurant so they can also sample this Instagram-worthy food item.

Photo credit: ABOVE SEA LEVEL PH / Facebook

Above Sea Level PH claims to be the only restaurant offering this type of ‘standing squid’ presentation, making it popular among diners. But not only is the butterfly squid popular because of its appearance, people are coming back again and again to the restaurant because of its taste as well as the budget-friendly prices of the items on their menu.

The price of the butterfly squid depends on its size but, as an example, with a price tag of Php450 for one giant squid, with 4 servings of Java rice included, this is truly an easy favorite among diners!

On TV Show “My Puhunan” hosted by Karen Davila, the restaurant owners share their success story.

Polsan Pangidian and Winna Baldonado, the restaurant’s co-owners, shared the story behind the success of Above Sea Level PH.

The two, especially Polsan, had worked on various jobs, including as service crew in restaurants, call center agent, and even at the bank. But after they had a kid, the couple thought about trying their luck as overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Dubai.

They had already processed their papers and had saved Php200,000 for their pocket money when they had this ‘Eureka!’ moment while hanging out at a food park one day. There was an empty space at the food park.

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While they had no idea what they would do next or what food they would be serving, the two decided to not proceed with the Dubai plan and simply invest their pocket money in this business. Knowing seafood is popular but expensive, the two decided they would open a seafood business with affordable items.

The giant butterfly squid remains a popular item on the menu but Above Sea Level PH also offers other delicious and affordable options.

Above Sea Level PH is available for franchise – and a lot of franchisees have shared their success stories on My Puhunan as well. Most of them revealed that they got their ROI in as fast as 3 months. The restaurant is that popular!

Please watch the success story of ABOVE SEA LEVEL PH featured in My Puhunan for the 2nd time.. :)FOR FRANCHISING INQUIRIES:Please contact:+639164235001 (mobile)abovesealevelph@gmail.com (email)ABOVE SEA LEVEL PH (Facebook Page)@abovesealevelph (Instagram)Visit any of our branches below:METRO MANILA-Above Sea Level Main Branch (120 Maginhawa St, UP Village)- Fusebox Lifestyle Complex (Near UST)- Streat Maginhawa Food Park (91 Maginhawa St Up Village) – The Yard Underground Pasig (Oranbo Pasig)- The Yard StreetFood Cinema (Timog QC, Infront of Laffline)- Streat: Maginhawa Food Park (Maginhawa St. UP Village)- Container Turf (Bf Homes Aguirre ave)- Devourph (E. Rodriguez QC)- Terminal 8 Food Park & Lifestyle Hub (Marikina)- Borderline Food Park (Kalentong)- Yvan Navy Hub (Barangka Drive Mandaluyong)- Millenial Food Park (Brgy Villamor Pasay)- Pioneer Street Market (Pioneer Near TV5)- Caruncho Ave Pasig (Beside Fariñas Empanada & KFC)- District 89 Foodpark (Banawe QC)- Salo Park (Nakpil st. Malate)- Mercado Del Lago (Lakeshore Hall TaguigTARLAC CITY- City Walk Food Avenue (Tarlac City near TSU)BULACAN- Gourmet Food Park – Baliuag, Bulacan PHSAN FERNANDO, PAMPANGA – Yatu-Taste the WORLD Food Hall (Dolores San Fernando Pampanga)ANGELES CITY , PAMPANGA- Kalye 86 Food Market (KM86 Beside Gerry's Grill)BALANGA CITY BATAAN- The Bataan Food Park (Capitol Drive Balanga City)SAN JUAN, LA UNION- 2/F, LU Tower CenterANTIPOLO- Backyard Eats Antipolo (ML Quezon Near SSS)TAYTAY, RIZAL- Taytay, Rizal / Near NCBA, Beside Sea Oil)BINANGONAN RIZAL- Near Puregold and Rusi TANAY RIZAL- Manila East Rd. (In front of Jollibee and Vista Barista)CABUYAO LAGUNA- Cabuyao Laguna (Centennial Plaza Brgy San Isidro Putol St.)CARMONA CAVITE- Sunset Food ParkSTA ROSA LAGUNA- South StrEat Gourmand Container Park (Nuvali,Tagaytay Rd)IMUS CAVITE- Inbox Food Hub (Beside South Supermarket Aguinaldo Highway)ROSARIO CAVITE- Located at Trias Town Center BATANGAS- Pemica Building, Tolentino Rd, Kumintang Ibaba- 3:16 Food & Chill Out Park (Diversion, Batangas)AND MANY MORE BRANCHES OPENING SOON THIS 2018!!! :)Credits to ABS – CBN News My Puhunan

ABOVE SEA LEVEL PHさんの投稿 2018年5月15日火曜日

For franchising inquiries, contact:

  • +639164235001 (mobile)
  • abovesealevelph@gmail.com (email)
  • ABOVE SEA LEVEL PH (Facebook Page)
  • @abovesealevelph (Instagram)

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