COMMUNITY: Pinoy family owners led ribbon cutting as Max’s officially opens today in Winnipeg

Big fans of   “Sarap to the Bones”   chicken can now enjoy all the tasty home-style meals from  The House That Fried Chicken Built’  in full swing.

Max’s  Restaurant Winnipeg officially  opens its doors  following  Grand Opening Blow out  today  hosted  by Filipino-Cansdian franchise owner Alibin Group Inc.

Alibin matriarch  Natividad  joined  her sons John, Frank, Arnel,  Hipolito Jr and  daughter  Sheila Alibin-Bernardo  as they  led the  excited crowd  in the ribbon cutting ceremony.

JR  shares how humbled they are   in  contributing to the local economy of Winnipeg employing   60 staff   to bring a Filipino cuisine  tradition that is Max’s.

“Here at Max’s Winnipeg, we stick to the  Max’s standard of  70 years of  bringing finest Filipino cuisines. It’s all max’s  authentic recipes that everyone loves.”






Today’s well-wishers included  Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman,    MLA Flor Marcelino. MLA Scott Johnson, MLA Jon Reyes, Councilor  Scott Gilinham, Councilor  Vivian Santos and some community leaders and business owners,  Alibin families and friends and  representatives from local media which included CKJS 810AM. A short program hosted by Tyler of  Virgin Radio was followed by a sumptuous meal.

Max’s is known to  serve  authentic   home-style dishes  made famous by its signature juicy and crispy Max’s fried chicken. The Winnipeg chain will continue to carry signature well-loved dishes such as fresh lumpia rolls, egg rolls, pansit, karekare, sisig, lechon kawali among  others plus some add ins.

According to  Angel Meneses,  Marketing    Manager of Max’s North America,  Max’s  has now   16 locations in North America.  Winnipeg is the  6th Max’s  in Canada following branches in Vancouver, Vaughn-Toronto, Scarborough,  Calgary and Edmonton.     The 4,500-square-foot, full-service restaurant  is located   at 1255 St. James St.




(Thank you JP Sumbillo, Nonie Manalili and Lucille Nolasco for some photos)

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