MR.UBE:The souperstar of the House In
the competitive space of the culinary business, only the toughest
survives. The saying “If you can’t take the heat, stay out of the
kitchen” is indeed true for most food entrepreneurs.
for Gerry Chua, a businessman with both a vision and a mission, the
heat in the kitchen even more fires up his passion to offer the best
dining experience. Try visiting his restaurant, Mr. Ube Rice and Noodle
House, and you’ll find out for yourself why this food mecca is already
making noise among culinary connoisseurs.
Chinese cuisine constitutes majority of Mr. Ube Rice and Noodle House’s
menu, there are an array of food offerings that will surely tickle your
taste buds. Take your pick: noodle soup, rice toppings, stir fry
noodles, dimsum, and a lot more.
take pride in the restaurant's specialty: our noodles. Our noodles are
made fresh every day. We use state-of-the-art Japanese technology in
making them,” said Chua. “Our ingredients are natural and they have no
preservatives. I am proud to say that the food we serve at Mr. Ube Rice
and Noodle House are MSG-free and they are non-greasy.”
the very basic chicken noodle soup to wanton noodle, Mr. Ube Rice and
Noodle House also features a variety of international noodle soups. Want
to try Thai? Order Thai Tom Yam. Hungry like a lion? The Singaporean
Laksa is for you. Craving for Japanese? Sip some Japanese Shoyu. If
Chinese is your choice, then Gokong Noodle should be on your plate.
These and more will let you experience a gastronomic adventure in this
Since Mr. Chua is also the visionary behind Eng Bee Tin Chinese Deli, some of its
varied product ranges can also be ordered at Mr. Ube Rice and Noodle
House. Its most famous ube hopia and all-time favorite tikoy can be had
when you visit any branch of this Noodle House.
a rich history that can be traced from humble beginnings in Ongpin, Eng
Bee Tin has mastered the art of producing world-class Oriental
delicacies. Because Chua knows his way around this business, he found a way
to reinvent a rather usual hopia by blending it with ube, the most
popular ice cream flavor at that time. The rest is history as Eng Bee
Tin’s ube hopia became a household name.
Bee Tin products are locally available in various supermarkets,
groceries, restaurants, office, and school canteens. The company is also
one of the biggest international exporters of hopia, delivering to
Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the USA.
Chua also ensures that quality is key. The company uses automated hopia manufacturing processes and implements a strict
hygienic standards of quality control by running the final product
through metal detectors, and packaging it in a hygienic pillow pack.
a businessman, Chua knows his responsibility to the community where his
businesses operate. In Ongpin where Eng Bee Tin is found, the
company donated to the local volunteer fire brigade as evidenced by the
purple firetrucks that make their way to fire incidents and
situations in the vicinity. His other business, Cafe Mezzanine, is also
making an impact on the community as its revenues are completely donated
to Binondo Paco Fire Volunteer. Recognizing the efforts and hard work
fire volunteers put into their job, they
get a 20-percent discount when they dine at Cafe Mezzanine, located at
the heart of Chinatown. That is if their free coffee is not yet enough.
commitment to our society should be never-ending,” said Chua. “Mr. Ube
Rice and Noodle House aims to acquire five units of ambulance to serve
the indigents who can’t afford to pay for ambulance service to
Chua’s entrepreneurial vision is deliciously complemented by his life
mission to touch lives. No wonder he is one accomplished man and his
businesses, successful without a doubt.
For more on Eng Bee Tin, visit http://www.engbeetin.com. MR. UBE RICE & NOODLE HOUSE BRANCHES: 707 ONGPIN ST. BINONDO MANILA TEL 288-8888 LOC. 131 284 E.RODRIGUEZ SR. AVE. QUEZON CITY TEL 722-4505 GROUND FLOOR GU-16 LUCKY GOLD PLAZA ORTIGAS EXT. PASIG TEL. 791-7389 ENG BEE TIN CHINESE DELI BRANCHES 628 ONGPIN ST. BINONDO MANILA 288-8888 ; 241-9999 650 ONGPIN COR. E.T. YUCHENGCO ST BINONDO MANILA 288-8888 ; 232-1223 LOC. 219 518 QUINTIN PAREDES ST. BINODO MANILA TEL 522-2289 ONGPIN COMMERCIAL CENTER ONGPIN COR. G.PUYAT ST. STA.CRUZ MANILA 735-4658 UNIT G-84 ODEON TERMINAL MALL C.M. RECTO COR. RIZAL AVE. MANILA TEL. 735-0755 GL 8 WELCOME PLAZA TAFT AVE. PASAY CITY TEL 8836-2670 LEVEL-2 WALTER MART CENTER CHINO RECES COR A. ARNAIZ MAKATI TEL 843-7256 G-41 VICTORY CENTRAL MALL MONUMENTO CALOOCAN CITY TEL 332-1579 B-16 LG VICTORY PARK & SHOP MALL ANTIPOLO RIZAL TEL 661-7615 GROUND FLOOR CASH & CARRY MALL SOUTH SUPER HI-WAY MAKATI TEL 401-6229 LEVEL 1 PADREA FAURA WING ROBINSON'S PLACE ERMITA MANILA TEL 401-3063 CAFE MEZZANINE BRANCH MEZZANINE FLOOR - 650 ONGPIN COR E.T. YUCHENGCO BINONDO MANILA TEL 288-8888 ; 241-9999 LOC 230