UCC Philippines Redefines Coffee Culture with the Opening of Clockwork One Ayala

UCC Philippines, a pioneer in elevating coffee experiences, unveils its newest venture, UCC Clockwork One Ayala. Located in the bustling Makati Commercial Business District, this groundbreaking establishment promises to redefine the coffee scene with its innovative offerings and exquisite ambiance.

Media guests were treated to an exclusive sneak peek of UCC Clockwork One Ayala during the soft opening event held on April 5. Renowned coffee aficionado and premiere coffee guru, Robert Francisco of the UCC Coffee Academy Philippines, conducted an awe-inspiring demo, showcasing the artistry and skill behind UCC’s renowned brews.

This latest UCC Clockwork branch is poised to captivate a diverse range of customers, offering a new menu concept tailored to meet the evolving taste and preference of trend-savvy Millennials and younger generations. With fresh choices and unparalleled service, One Ayala seeks to cater to the discerning tastes of urban dwellers and coffee lovers, ensuring that there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

UCC Clockwork reflects the pursuit of high precision and timeliness, akin to the intricate workings of a clock— from selecting the perfect coffee roast to determining the exact brewing time and measurements, until the coffee is served to the guests. Every aspect of crafting and serving food and beverages is meticulously planned and observed.

Highlighting an array of standout menu items, UCC Clockwork One Ayala invites guests to embark on a culinary journey like no other. From a selection of specialty blends to delectable treats, each item represents UCC’s dedication to quality and innovation. Customers can indulge further with food selections including the BBQ Wagyu Beef Burger, Miso Mushroom Risotto with Salmon, S’mores Feast, Tuscan Chicken Spaghetti, and Meatloaf with Gravy, all of which were featured items during the recent media event.

You can take a sip of signature drinks like UCC Sumiyaki, UCC Special Blend, Kori Kohi, or try newest concoctions such as Black Sesame Cream Cheese Iced Coffee, Tiramisu Latte, Clockwork Iced Tea, Lion’s Mane Mushroom Coffee and other delightful beverages.

Interestingly, One Ayala is thrilled to introduce Lion’s Mane coffee which is now gaining traction due to its purported benefits. This distinct coffee creation, made from a rare nootropic mushroom, is not only flavorful but also rich in antioxidants. It can help reduce inflammation, enhance focus and increase energy levels, presenting valued customers with a healthier and more nutritious option.

Step into the One Ayala branch and savor its unique charm, while enjoying a truly distinct dining experience. The café’s interior design exudes modern elegance, with sleek furnishings and inviting spaces that beckon guests to unwind and appreciate every moment. Whether seeking a quiet retreat or a dynamic gathering spot, UCC Clockwork One Ayala offers the perfect vibe for every occasion.

At the heart of UCC Clockwork One Ayala lies a showcase of cutting-edge coffee machines and equipment, curated to enhance the coffee-making process. From state-of-the-art champion machines like the Tempo Eagle Espresso Machine, the Marco SP9 Twin Head, and the Marco Friia to advanced brewing methods, each element embodies UCC’s commitment to excellence. Witness the artistry firsthand as skilled baristas expertly craft each cup with precision and care.

“Coffee holds a significant place in Filipino households, offering an opportunity to educate consumers about its diverse potential. UCC aims to be the epitome of premium quality coffee, enriching the Filipino coffee experience. With 24 years in the market, UCC has fostered a shared passion for coffee culture, bringing joy to every cup. Today, UCC proudly offers accessible, premium-quality coffee to Filipino homes, from bean to cup, as we strive for coffee excellence,” according to Hubert U. Young, Chief Executive Officer, UCC Ueshima Coffee Philippines, Inc.

The UCC Coffee Academy Philippines plays a pivotal role in shaping the expertise of UCC baristas, providing comprehensive training and guidance to ensure the highest standards of quality and service. Through rigorous training programs and hands-on workshops, the academy empowers baristas to deliver exceptional coffee experiences with every cup.

UCC Philippines plans to expand its footprint with the opening of additional branches in 2024, extending its reach beyond Metro Manila. As UCC continues to innovate and inspire, it remains committed to enriching the coffee culture across the Philippines.