Al Ahli Holding Group is a multi-diversified international conglomerate with over four decades of successfully dealing with business activities ranging from real estate to turnkey construction, engineering and infrastructure, retail and trading, technology and logistics, lifestyle and fitness, entertainment, hospitality and innovative developments.
Backed up by Al-Ahli Holding Group, Little Manila is the world’s first all-Filipino themed food concept in the United Arab Emirates. With its first outlet in Dubai, this is one of the leading projects of the Food & Beverages division of the Al Ahli Holding Group.
The company plans to expand across the GCC region with Little Manila targeting the third largest expat group in the region. The themed restaurant concept would however not only target the vast Filipino expat community but also those who are eager to explore the different culinary delights throughout the UAE and in different international markets.
The group announced its exclusive franchise rights with six of the most beloved food and beverages brands in 2015.
The Little Manila themed restaurant format will offer an array of food adventures from multiple brands in the likes of Binalot, Jay-J’s, Fruitas Group, Mochi Crème, Zagu, Fiftea and our in-house Kwekie Bites and Little Manila Bakery– under appetizers, main course meals, desserts, beverages and street food. Each of these brands have been handpicked to bring together a fulfilling experience and exciting variation of food and beverage options under one roof.
The company is looking at aggressive expansion strategy with plans to roll out multiple outlets in the near future and at the same time continuing the journey of further diversifying this collection of the most beloved food brands under the umbrella of Little Manila.
To establish the division as a key player for acquiring and successfully operating in the GCC franchised food services market with strategic partnerships and aggressive growth within a decade.
For our Shareholders
To create outstanding value through maximizing return on investment
For our Customers
To offer memorable dining experience, providing customers with top quality products and services
For our Employees
To provide an exciting environment that grows, values and rewards its people.
Loyalty to the cuisine, our valued customers and our respected partners, form the heart of Little Manila. We are strongly steered by the principles of honesty, integrity, trust and beliefs that serves as the building blocks for our business.
We abide by our values of delivering the finest quality food at reasonable prices while enhancing the customer’s culinary journey with our ever friendly and courteous service members here at “Little Manila” – “Atin Ito”
Mr. Joselito V. Joaquin Jr.
Executive Chef – Little Manila
A pioneer with a long standing experience in dishing out culinary delights from Asia and Italy, Mr. Joselito comes with an extensive experience of over 12 years. Certified in the culinary arts from the M.O.S.T Institute of Culinary Arts, he has worked with top brands throughout his career, heading various teams of experienced chefs with truly international and diversified backgrounds.
Little Manila has put together a Brigade de Cuisine completely driven by a passion for the authentic Filipino cuisine. With a deep understanding of the food culture, ingredients, flavors and loaded with innovation and hard work, our team serves delight with each dish that is panned out.