Young DeMolay’s Latest Cafe


Bro. Ian Karl L. Teatro, a 22-year-old owner and entrepreneur, recently opened his newest coffee shop in town. A proud member of the Tomas L. Cabili Chapter, Order of DeMolay, Bro. Ian is a graduating student of Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology, and his latest venture, Urban: Roastery + Kitchen, is his second branch of Urban Coffee Studio.

The grand opening of Urban: Roastery + Kitchen was held on February 8, 2023, at Tibanga Highway, Iligan City, Philippines. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was a significant event that was attended by a diverse group of people, including supportive customers, local artists, media representatives, and businessmen. Most notably, the local government was present, led by City Mayor of Iligan, VW Frederick W. Siao, PDDGM, and its 16th council.

Urban Coffee Studio has become a beloved fixture in the Iligan City community, and its recognition as the Best Local Coffee Shop during the 2022 Iligan Business Awards is a testament to its success. The awards ceremony was held on November 16, 2022, at Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology, where Urban Coffee Studio was recognized for its outstanding contribution to the local economy and community.

As a proud member of the TLCC family, Bro. Ian welcomes any Masonic Family who visits Iligan City or Urban Coffee Studio. The recent expansion and rebranding of the coffee shop into Urban: Roastery + Kitchen provide a complete dining experience, with a variety of food options in addition to its signature coffee. Bro. Ian’s dedication to his business and community has paid off, and his newest venture is a testament to his hard work and passion.

In conclusion, the opening of Urban: Roastery + Kitchen is a significant milestone for Bro. Ian, and the success of Urban Coffee Studio is a testament to his entrepreneurial spirit. With its expansion and rebranding, Urban: Roastery + Kitchen is poised to become a must-visit destination for coffee lovers and food enthusiasts alike in Iligan City.

Rephrased By Leg. John Louie Marfil, Chev., LOH, FDSAC#46 PP