YELLOW CAB PIZZA DEBUTS FIRST US BRANCH IN HAWAII

Yellow Cab Pizza, the New York-style pizza restaurant founded in the Philippines, officially opened its first U.S. branch this morning at 801 Dillingham Boulevard in the neighborhood of Iwilei in Honolulu, Hawaii.

With over 130 locations worldwide, Yellow Cab Pizza is one of the 14 brands owned by Max's Group Inc.(MGI), which also includes brands such as Max's Restaurant, Pancake House, Teriyaki Boy, Dencio's and Krispy Kreme.

It was registered as a trade name by the International Restaurant Group, Inc., whose partners include Mr. Michael and Mrs. Maly San Luis, owners of the nearby Filipino restaurant, Max's of Manila.

Aside from pizza, Yellow Cab also sells pasta dishes, chicken wings, desserts and other appetizers.

Mr. Bill Rodgers, Executive Director of the MGI Board, Mr. and Mrs. San Luis and Consul Joyleen E. Santos of the Philippine Consulate General in Honolulu led the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

To mark its Hawaii debut, Yellow Cab gave away free pizza to its first 50 customers. END

Source: Republic of Philippines Department Of Foreign Affairs