Andrea Brillantes Becomes First Endorser of This Rags-to-Riches Tapa Shawarma Brand

Young actress Andrea Brillantes has bagged yet another endorsement: local food franchise Tapawarma, a brand well-loved by customers for its tapa served in a shawarma-style wrap.

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For Tapawarma, choosing the “Kadenang Ginto” star as its first celebrity endorser in four years since it launched held much more significance than what people may think. As someone who had spent more than half her life under the showbiz limelight starting at the tender age of 7, Andrea is familiar with the enduring hustle of achieving success. She began her career doing commercials, joining the television program “Goin’ Bulilit,” and starring in many ABS-CBN dramas before finally landing her breakthrough role as the titular character of “​​Annaliza” in 2013. Not long after, Andrea began bagging roles in many other shows and movies, both as a protagonist and antagonist. Now, she is among the most recognizable Filipino teenage actresses and was even able to realize her 10-year dream of buying her family a new home despite the pandemic.

Similar to Andrea, Tapawarma’s success story began with hardship, perseverance, and a deep dedication to family. Tapawarma was founded in 2017 by a couple who, at the time, had to let go of a successful business that had 50 branches within Luzon due to unfortunate circumstances. Unwilling to surrender to failure knowing that they had a family to support, the couple decided to launch this new food brand utilizing used carts and equipment and started operating the store on their own. Eventually, their hard work paid off!

Tapawarma now has more than 150 branches nationwide serving loyal customers with a menu of affordably delicious meals that fuse together two Pinoy favorites—tapa and shawarma—to make sulit hunger-busters such as the ​​Tapawarma Wrap, Tapawarma Rice, Tapawarma Nachos, Tapawarma Noodles, Tapawarma Longwich, and Tapawarma Burger.


From starting at the bottom to becoming stars in their own right, both Tapawarma as a brand and Andrea as an actress owe much of their individual achievements to their respective families and understand the sacrifices they need to make to give their families a bright future. Truly, Andrea becoming Tapawarma’s first celebrity endorser is a match made in heaven!

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