Thai Food

Our Vision

Our Vision

To be the world’s leading Thai F&B group.

Our Vision

To be the world’s leading Thai F&B group.

Our Mission

We genuinely care about making people feel good and valued.

Our Principles

We only serve food we would share with our children.
We only treat people as we like to be treated ourselves.
We care about the earth and how it has supported our lives.
We share our passion for real food and memorable experiences.
We are the COCA Community. We live and breathe our recipes every day.

Our Principles

We only serve food we would share with our children.
We only treat people as we like to be treated ourselves.
We care about the earth and how it has supported our lives.
We share our passion for real food and memorable experiences.
We are the COCA Community. We live and breathe our recipes every day.

AN AMAZING TEAM

Our Team

Pitaya Phanphensophon
CEO & Chairman

Pitaya is a man with an irrepressible zest for life, an infectious smile and a genuine passion for the culinary arts. He is also the driving force behind the global success of COCA & Mango Tree Restaurants Worldwide…

Having taken the reins of the business from his father, Pitaya successfully expanded the brands on a global stage. His love of cooking, commitment to quality and deep understanding all aspects of the operational side gives has been the secret of his success and kept the group fresh as it continually finds ways to innovate and look to the future.

“Being born into the restaurant business, it’s in my blood. I wish to see our brands and restaurants around 500 years from now. That’s called taking the long view,” he says.

Natalie Phanphensophon
Chief Operations Officer

Natalie is the 3rd generation working at COCA and Mango Tree Restaurants Worldwide – and she brings with her a firm belief in digital innovation and a deep sense of community.  She grew up in the UK and travelled around Europe…

in her formative years where the sights, smells and sounds of the region’s famous cuisines in many ways shaped her future path.

Born with a passion for food and hospitality, Natalie graduated BSc in Nutrition from King’s College London and continued MSc in Food Science. She began her career at a three-Michelin-star restaurant and worked closely with Chef Heston Blumenthal before joining Unilever where she became heavily involved with product development as a nutritionist.

Natalie is well-versed in the food industry and is bringing new ideas to 62-year family business – including a philosophy of organic freshness that has led to the launch of the COCA Boutique farm in Thailand and collaborations with numerous small-holding local rice farmers.

Trevor MacKenzie
Managing Director & Partner

Trevor is an accidental restaurateur, and a natural one. A true and passionate believer in his product, Trevor shares the vision of his CEO: to take the brand, and the magic of Thai and Asian cooking to a global audience…

eventually planting the seed in every major international city worldwide.

A brief stopover in Thailand sparked a chain of events that resulted in a meeting with Pitaya. Since joining the group, the company has won a slew of prestigious awards, including Outstanding Thai Franchise to the World.

Not a man to rest on his laurels, Trevor is a relentless adventurer forever dreaming up fresh quests to challenge himself. No less exhilarating has been the ride that has seen COCA & Mango Tree Restaurants Worldwide international outlets grow to now gross over USD90 million annually, across 70+ outlets, with a target of 100 restaurants worldwide by 2022.

Vayupak “Chef Jom” Muangjorn
Executive Chef, Mango Tree Worldwide

Mr. Vayupak Muangjorn, or “Chef Jom” as he is better known, is the culinary expert who oversees the training and development of Mango Tree’s chefs…

 and helps to bring the authentic flavours of Thailand to diners at the group’s restaurants all around the world.

Vayupak “Chef Jom” Muangjorn

Executive Chef, Mango Tree Worldwide

Mr. Vayupak Muangjorn, or “Chef Jom” as he is better known, is the culinary expert who oversees the training and development of Mango Tree’s chefs…

 and helps to bring the authentic flavours of Thailand to diners at the group’s restaurants all around the world.

Trevor MacKenzie

Managing Director & Partner

Trevor is an accidental restaurateur, and a natural one. A true and passionate believer in his product, Trevor shares the vision of his CEO: to take the brand, and the magic of Thai and Asian cooking to a global audience…

eventually planting the seed in every major international city worldwide.

A brief stopover in Thailand sparked a chain of events that resulted in a meeting with Pitaya. Since joining the group, the company has won a slew of prestigious awards, including Outstanding Thai Franchise to the World.

Not a man to rest on his laurels, Trevor is a relentless adventurer forever dreaming up fresh quests to challenge himself. No less exhilarating has been the ride that has seen COCA & Mango Tree Restaurants Worldwide international outlets grow to now gross over USD90 million annually, across 70+ outlets, with a target of 100 restaurants worldwide by 2022.