Cebu Goes Culinary 2012

The Hotel, Resort & Restaurant Association of Cebu, Inc. (HRRACI) once again brings back Cebu Goes Culinary, where the best in the field of culinary arts showcase their talent, creativity, and skill. Happening on August 3 and 4 at the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC), Cebu Goes Culinary 2012 adapts the theme, “Where flavors meet fun.”

The two-day activity, which starts at 8:00 a.m., features the student and professional categories. This event promises action-packed and visually appealing treats, from Chef Wars (a regional competition for the chefs in the Visayas where the winners in the competition will represent the region in the Chef Wars national competition in Manila), to the Dream Team challenge to Cold Platter Dessert, to cake decorating, to butter carving, to bread showpiece, to chocolate showpiece, to fruit and vegetable carving, to lechon carving, and cocktail mixing and many other gastronomic and exciting activities.

Close to 300 participants from the professional and student categories are joining. Some participants from the professional category include: Cebu Parklane International Hotel, Imperial Palace Waterpark Resort & Spa, Crimson Resort & Spa Mactan, Harolds Hotel, Radisson Blu Hotel Cebu, and Cebu City Marriott Hotel. Participating schools include: La Consolacion College from Bacolod City, University of Cebu – Main, Northeastern Cebu Colleges, Banilad Center for Professional Development, University of Cebu – Banilad, Southwestern University, University of San Carlos, University of Southern Philippines Foundation, University of Cebu – Lapu2x-Mandaue, Philippine School of Culinary Arts and St. Therese – MTC – Colleges – La Fiesta Site.

Some of the top food suppliers will also be displaying their products.

The events are open to the public; entrance fee to Cebu Goes Culinary is P100.00 for professionals and P50.00 for students.

Cebu Goes Culinary 2012 is powered by a dynamic team headed by overall chairman Ms. Corinne D. Joseph (D+B Wines), and co-chairperson Dr. Venus M. Empuerto (USP Foundation). Chairperson for the Professional category headed by Julita P. Urbina (Café Laguna) and supported by Chef Raki P. Urbina, Jose Guy Ceniza (Kaishu Japanese Seafood Restaurant), Michael OJ Pettersson (Kasai Village Beach Resort). Cenelyn D. Manguilimotan (Cebu Parklane International Hotel) heads the committee for student category assisted by Dottie Wurgler-Cronin (Alegre Beach Resort & Spa). Chairperson for the Display class is Marita A. Arambulo (Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel). Garry Garcia (Be Resorts Mactan) heads the Awards and Closing ceremonies, Hans Hauri (Marco Polo Plaza Cebu), for sponsorship. In charge of judges is Alfredo Malasomma (La Tegola), for Finance and Tabulation, Sergio Lim Jr. (Mango Park Hotel) and Bruce A. Winton (Cebu City Marriott Hotel). For physical arrangement and logistics, headed by Carlo Anton B. Suarez (Cebu Grand Hotel), and supported by Hembler V. Mendoza (Harolds Hotel), Brian Noel (Casa Verde Inc.), Mark Anthony Ynoc (San Remigio Beach Club), Paul Escalante (USJ-R) and Rene Osorno (UC Banilad).

Cebu Goes Culinary is co-presented by Sysu International Inc., exclusive distributor of Tabasco, Lee Kum Kee, Clara Ole, and McCormic, in cooperation with the Province of Cebu, Belcris, Unilever, La Germania, McCormic, D’ Fine Diners Trading, and Marco Polo Plaza. The event is sponsored by Solane, and is supported by D+B Wines, Nature’s Spring, Tablea, Ayala Center Cebu, International School for Culinary Arts & Hotel Management (ISCAHM), Graphic Star, Swiss Deli, and Culinary Exchange. Media partners include RCTV, Sugbo TV, Cebu Daily News, The Freeman, Sun.Star Daily, 92.3 Killer Bee and the official airline partner, Cebu Pacific.

Source: AmazingCebu

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