Sia II is well known on his remarkable “Mang Inasal” or Mr. Barbeque concept.
Who will think that unlimited rice will be patronized by many Filipinos?
He came from a businessman family. Apparently he took up Architecture instead of business course. His business started on their businesses such as Four Season Hotel, Mister Labada, and Injap Color Express.
On those businesses, his expertise on managing business has been mold where he put up “Mang Inasal” in Iloilo on December 12, 2003.
His nickname “Injap” came from “Intsik-Japan” where he was originally from China. And his mother, Jaruda is a Japanese.
The total concept of his business caters pride of Filipino such as, free “sabaw” (soup), unlimited rice, unlimited coke, barbeque, “sisig”, “leche flan”, and “halo-halo”.
As of March 2012 Mang Inasal branches are 433 with14,200 workers. He aims for the store 500th branch soon worldwide.
On 2011, Jollibee bought 70% of Mang Inasal after paying P2.8 billion of its secret of recipe and system’s operation.
Awards and Citation:
* Urban Leadership Award from the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI
* 5th YMMA Awardee for Entrepreneurship 2010
* Entrepreneur of the Year Philippines October 12, 2010 (Small Business Entrepreneur award)
* TOYM 2011 (The Outstanding Young Men) awardee for Entrepreneurship (Malacañan Palace last December 7, 2011)
*We are looking forward for the exact birthday of Mr. Edgar Sia