The Philippine Culinary Cup, held last August 1-4, 2018 at the SMX Convention Center, is the most distinguished culinary competition in the country. It is the only one endorsed by the World Association of Chef Societies (WORLDCHEFS), which counts numerous outstanding chefs from different Asian countries as some of its members.
Among the participants in the various categories are F1 Hotel Manila’s brilliant chefs, showcasing their talent and creativity. The team won a number of awards by combining diverse flavors throughout the competition. Finishing with a bronze medal are Alvin Austria and Elijah Mendoza for the Young Chefs Team Challenge; Geomel Bautista for the US Pork Category; and for the Dream Team Challenge – Frederick Ollet, Luwell Elisan and Chantal Vera who were coached by F1 Hotel Manila’s Executive Chef Angelo “Chubby” Timban. Aries Vivas vied for the Pasta Category, Billy Laigo for the US Beef Category, and the team that joined the Filipino Cuisine Challenge – Rolando Pascual, Geomel Bautista, and Chef Timban earned a silver medal, giving the competition a run for their money.
These hardworking and award winning chefs are F1 Hotel Manila’s pride, and it’s truly an honor to have them execute their long-honed skills at F All-Day Dining and the Canary Lounge. Experience world class cuisine at the heart of Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. For inquiries, call 908-7888 or visit f1hotelmanila.com.
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