How to Start Above Sea Level Franchise in the Philippines

Above Sea Level brings forth, some of the ocean’s loved delicacies and turned them into mouthwatering dishes, attracting people of all ages. The quirky food presentation is quick to attract the millennials, while the taste of each dish, makes the people keep coming back.

It’s potential as a business is proven by some interviewed franchisees, found on a TV show hosted by Karen Davila. One of them tells the story of how his return of investment (ROI) was gained within six (6) months, which is relatively fast considering the cost of investment required to franchise Above Sea Level.

To know more about the franchising Details of Above Sea Level, continue reading below and find out the packages, payment procedures and how the success story of Above Sea Level started.

About Above Sea Level

above sea level franchise

In December 2016, the first branch of Above Sea Level was established by its founding owner Polsan Pangidian. The business started as a kiosk on a food park at The Yard.

the moment the menu was posted on Facebook, the flagship item of squid-on-stick, which bear similarities to a giant butterfly was deemed ‘instragrammable’ and caught the attention of people, enticing people-specifically, the millennials, which was the store’s initial target audience, to visit the place and dine.

Later on, Above Sea Level gathered patrons dining with them for their unique food presentation and delicious recipe. People coming from all age brackets started recognizing the store, which eventually helped the business expand, and soon it grew to a hundred branches and counting.

Above Sea Level Franchise Packages

Package A

Cost: 490,000-590,000

  • Kiosk
  • Food Park

Package B

Cost: 690,000-950,000

  • Dine-In Store
  • In-Line Store

Return of Investment

Return of investment within three (3) to six (6) months (Highly dependable on management, location and other factors)

Payment Method

The franchise packages of Above Sea Level can be paid into two installments. The first 50% is paid during the contract signing, while the remaining balance is fulfilled during the opening day of the franchisee’s site.

Above Sea Level Franchise Location Requirements

The kiosk and food park franchise packages require less than ten (10) sqm of space to accommodate all the necessary equipment to operate the site. While slot reservation for cost 50,000. The slot reservation is implemented as Above Sea Level limit their branches on target sites to avoid competition with each other.

Above Sea Level Contact Details

To know how to franchise Above Sea Level, kindly refer to the contact details below.


0956-735-2008 (SMS/Viber/Whatsapp) 0916-423-5001|0916 503 9806



Address: Main Branch-120 Maginhawa Street, UP Diliman, Q.C. (4PM onwards, Mondays to Saturdays)

Above Sea Level Franchise Benefits

  • No Royalty Fee
  • Free Training
  • Free Location Assistance
  • Free uniform and equipment needed to operate above sea level site
  • Free initial inventory
  • Free heavy duty deep fryer
  • System wide marketing program

Disadvantages of Above Sea Level Franchise

  • Cost of investment is relatively expensive.
  • Available locations are based on a first-come first serve basis.
  • The menu’s average cost per item may not suit a large scale of allotted food budget people have.

25 responses to “How to Start Above Sea Level Franchise in the Philippines”

  1. Nita says:

    But I love Happy Bagnet of Ms. Jerlyn Gumansing try it!

  2. Kayen Lucille Canuto Serrano says:

    Details for Registration and Other Requirement

  3. Procopio Trabajo II "Bobbie" says:

    I am pleased to request for details that are not included in the above information if ever there are still other things I have to know. I’m an NFA Regional Director and will be retiring in February 2020. I’m in the process of looking for aprospect business for me to have something to attend to when I retire. I look forward to your reply soon.

  4. Procopio Trabajo II "Bobbie" says:

    in addition to my earlier email, my residence for your info is Iloilo City.

  5. Mary Jane Rubia says:

    Hi pano pag kiosk type lng Po?

  6. I’m interested to know more and how to franchised Above Sea Levelthe Package B

  7. Gloria de castro says:

    I am interested and want to know more about the francise of package b

  8. Roselle G. ZANORIA says:

    Im from cebu , i would like to franchise your product. My propose location is along thw highway at Minglanilla Cebu.

  9. Abigail Angulo Samaniego says:

    Im interested.i want to know the franchise.

  10. Maria Teresa caldona says:

    I need to know more about the business.I’m interested .

  11. ROMULO MARQUEZ says:

    I am an OFW like your CEO / President of Above Sea Level Company.

    Presently working here in Abu Dhabi and planning for good soon.

    I am so interested to franchise one in Baguio. Please help and guide me accordingly sur.

    Thank you so much.

    Respectfully yours,

  12. Ferdinand Gastar says:

    Hi im interested ,How to franchise for this business im working abroad and willing to have business like this ,hoping for your help thanks.


    Inquiring about franchising and distributor package


    Inquiring franchising and distributors package

  15. Rolando Gotladera says:

    Interested for franchise and distribution package

  16. Fe Esperanza Jalimao says:

    May I have detais re above sea level franchise.
    Do you have list of most favorable locations for franchisees.

  17. Engr. Abner V Sarmiento says:

    I need to know more about the business franchise .I’m interested.

  18. Laurence Alcozar says:

    Hi there Above Sea Level Management,

    I saw your story at May Puhunan by Ms.Karen Davila, and me and my wife are interested in Co-Franschise.

    Can you please send us the details about Co-Franchise and how can we avail it. Thank you

  19. arvin dulay says:

    how can one be a co franchisee? what is the process?

  20. arvin dulay says:

    how can one be a co franchisee? what is the process? i watched this scheme at my puhunan kya mo last week.

  21. Marites Encarnacion Hebert says:

    hi im in ny interested to have a business how much and how ? thanks

  22. Joyal Komukai says:

    How much is the francise of above sea level ? And how?

  23. Melvin Ramos says:

    I want to franchise above sea level. May I know the process?

  24. Esperanza Concepcion says:

    Hello po! Im Esperanza Concepcion isa po akong ofw dito sa Japan. Gusto ko po mag inquire ng franchise nyo. Ang plan ko po na location ay sa Indonesia. Pwede po ba nyo ako tulungan makapag umpisa ng negosyo dito sa Indonesia sa Bali po ang location.

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