Resorts World Manila (RWM) Gets Top Sponsorship for 2014 Philippine National Barista Championship

Allegro Beverage Corporation announces RWM as the Exclusive Platinum Sponsor of the country’s most prestigious barista competition, taking place October 15 to 17, 2014.

Manila, Philippines, August 08, 2014 --( Allegro Beverage Corporation (ABC), official organizers of the 2014 Philippine National Barista Championship (PNBC), has announced Resorts World Manila (RWM) as the prestigious Platinum Sponsor for the 2nd PNBC, taking place October 15 to 17, 2014. The official statement is made by Leo H. de Leon, President and General Manager of Allegro Beverage Corporation. The announcement coincides with the Coffee Expo that is being held today in RWM.

“We are delighted to have secured the support of Resorts World Manila for the 2nd Philippine National Barista Championship,” states Mr. de Leon. “With RWM as the exclusive Platinum Sponsor for the 2014 competition, I am confident that our planning and promotions for the event will progress with increased confidence and support from the local industry,” adds Mr. de Leon.

Ana Chua, Director for Sponsorships and Partnerships of Resorts World Manila says, “We are excited to pledge out support of the 2nd Philippine National Barista Championship --- the most prestigious barista competition in our country.” “This is a great opportunity and good-fit for Resorts World Manila as we are keen to strengthen our work with the local food and beverage industry. Events like Philippine National Barista Championship make this happen,” notes Ms. Chua.

The Philippine National Barista Championship encourages and recognizes professional achievement in the art and skill of espresso beverage preparation and service. During the competition, Baristas will prepare and serve twelve coffee drinks: four espressos, four cappuccinos and four original espresso-based signature beverages of their own creation, all within a 15-minute timeframe. Seven Judges, including four Sensory Judges, two Technical Judges and one Head Judge, will evaluate each of the competing Baristas. The winner of the 2014 competition will represent the Philippines in the 2015 World Barista Championship, April 9 to 12, 2015 at the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) Expo in Seattle, USA.

For more information, visit the competition’s official website

About Allegro Beverage Corporation

Allegro Beverage Corporation (ABC) is the country’s leader in providing complete beverage solutions and the exclusive distributor of the finest espresso equipment, brewers, coffee beans, gourmet syrups and sauces, and teas all used to produce sublime beverages with simple to complex flavours that cater to the most discriminating of tastes among beverage aficionados. Being at the forefront of providing comprehensive business solutions, ABC provides “Wow” service geared towards ensuring efficiency and peace of mind through a wide coverage with a growing network of service centers and dealers in strategic locations all over the country. For more information, visit

About Resorts World Manila

Resorts World Manila (RWM) is the first one-stop, non-stop entertainment and tourism destination in the Philippines that features exciting recreational thrills, outstanding performances, unique events, and spectacular lifestyle and leisure options. Conveniently located across Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3, RWM is an instant gateway to world-class Philippine hospitality.
The premier integrated lifestyle hub is home to three superb hotel brands: the all-suite luxury Maxims Hotel; the five-star brand Marriott Hotel Manila; and Remington Hotel which offers cozy and superb accommodations for great value. With a variety of sumptuous dining options of over 50 food and beverages outlets ranging from international fine dining to casual quick service restaurants, RWM also offers a wide range of culinary fare. For more information, visit

About Philippine National Barista Championship

Philippine National Barista Championship (PNBC) is the country’s premiere barista competition sanctioned by World Coffee Events (WCE), organizers of World Barista Championship. PNBC is also supported and sanctioned by the Association of Filipino Baristas Inc., licensed national body of WCE to the Philippines. PNBC encourages and recognizes professional achievement in the art and skill of espresso beverage preparation and service. The winner of 2014 PNBC receives the country’s highest national honour for a Barista, and gets to officially represent the Philippines to the 2015 World Barista Championship in Seattle, USA. Visit for more details.
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