Mesa is a chain of quick service restaurants that specializes in nutritious and delicious sandwiches and sides for the whole family to enjoy at lunch and dinner. Launching in Q1 2017, Mesa creates delightful experiences through a menu of tasty meals served in an inviting environment by a professionally trained staff.




Building Mesa

The journey from MVP to operations to growth

Insights from research

During the 2015 Mature Adulthood Seed, our team observed the everyday habits of 40-65 year olds in Bogotá, Colombia, and Mexico City, Mexico. We saw many lifestyle-related health issues but learned that as much as people wanted to, eating well was difficult while balancing work, family and social lives.

Business model

Mesa is a quick service restaurant chain that offers a set menu of sandwiches, sides and drinks for lunch and dinner. The target market includes Gen X and Millenials, and aims to shift the Colombian pallet to more fresh and complex — yet fulfilling meal options. Elevating the sandwich experience, Mesa has its sights set on the burger market.

Initial challenges

Set to one its doors in Q1 2017, Mesa has recruited a talented team of hospitality, business, and design experts. With a launch plan that includes multiple physical locations, Mesa will test and iterate not only its menu offering, but its service and interior design experience and business model, simultaneously in different settings.

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Meet some of our team

Andrea Atehortua
Business Analyst @ Polymath

Yohana Sanabria
Product Developer @ Mesa

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