Gerry's Grill to open restaurant in Qatar

By Louella D. Desiderio, The Philippine Star

Posted at Oct 14 2012 04:02 PM | Updated as of Oct 15 2012 12:11 AM

A peek at construction of Gerry's Grill in Qatar. Photo from the Facebook page of Gerry's Grill

MANILA, Philippines -- Restaurant chain Gerry’s Grill is opening two new outlets overseas and five within the country this year, in line with its growth plan.

In a statement, Gerry Apolinario, chief executive officer and president of Prime Pacific Grill Inc., the operator of Gerry’s Grill said the restaurant chain is opening its third branch in Singapore next month.

The third Gerry’s branch in Singapore will be located at Makansutra Glutton’s Bay at the Esplanade Waterfront.

Makansutra is a popular food destination among locals and tourists in Singapore.

“Aside from expansion, the opening of more branches in Singapore aims to promote Filipino cuisine in locales where many tourists go. It’s about time we go mainstream,” Apolinario said

Apart from the third Gerry’s Grill outlet in Singapore, the restaurant chain is also set to open an outlet in Qatar next month, which marks its entry in the Middle East.

The opening of two new outlets will bring Gerry’s overseas branch total to six this year.

It has two existing outlets in Singapore located at the Rasapura Masters food court at Marina Bay Sands and at the Cuppage Road, while it has another two in the US.

Gerry’s is also gearing for expansion within the country as it intends to open five more branches before the end of the year.

The new outlets will be located in Centrio in Cagayan de Oro, Robinson’s San Manuel in Palawan, Imus in Cavite, General Santos City, and SM City Dasmarinas.

Gerry’s currently has 52 branches nationwide.

Gerry’s offers Filipino dishes such as kare kare, grilled pusit, crispy pata and bulalo, among others.