MAX’S Group Inc. announced on Wednesday a partnership with Alibin Group Inc. to establish a flagship Max’s Restaurant in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The first store is scheduled to open next year.
“We welcome the opportunity to once again serve distinct flavors of home to our countrymen based in Canada,” Max’s Group President and CEO Robert F. Trota said. “We will strive to become part of their growing list of preferred dining destinations through our classic best sellers.”
This is the fifth development agreement inked by the company for the year.
“Our tie-up with Alibin Group will anchor the success of this endeavor,” Trota added. “They are equipped with the necessary knowledge and business acumen to foster our shared vision.”
Alibin Group is a privately held Canadian company, comprised of family shareholders and operators.
It has experiences in retail business, food services, accounting, finance and private capital market, architectural and information technology. Winnipeg, Manitoba, has been the Alibin family’s home since early 1990’s. They have formed business network and alliances, which will be integral in marketing for their businesses.
“We are honored to be in partnership with Max’s Group and ecstatic to spread the standards, tradition and experience set by its founders in Winnipeg,” Alibin Managing Director and CEO Hipolito Alibin Jr. was quoted in a statement as saying. “Our extensive research determined that the people of Manitoba have been clamoring for a Max’s Restaurant.”
Max’s Restaurant currently operates a total of 175 stores, including 27 franchised branches overseas.