Dubbed “Kusina ng Gerry’s” the do-it-yourself/fast casual restaurant has opened its first branch at the 3rd level of Lucky Chinatown Mall at
PPGI’s CEO believes that it was necessary to put up a different brand that would focus on the intricacies of a new dine-in concept for more efficiency and a clearer identity. “Operation is simple. Customers go to the counter to choose and create their own meals or opt for a la carte, pay, and the server will bring the food to their table,” explains Apolinario.
Kusina’s combo meals provide guests a choice of viand, rice or noodles, and vegetable side - kangkong or pinakbet. Price range is from P120 to P160 pesos. A full meal at Gerry’s averages P250. “You save about 40%,” adds Apolinario.
Kusina also offers a la carte items, among them Gerry’s popular menu such as kare-kare, crispy pata, lechon kawali, sisig, and many others.
because budget is within reach.”
The first Kusina is a 200-square-meter restaurant that can accommodate at least 120 guests. A full service Gerry’s branch usually requires 250 square meters and can seat 200 guests.
Aside from the first branch in Binondo, Kusina is set to open in four more locations within the second quarter of 2012: Imus,