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Les Toques Blanches Philippines Culinary Team Reaps Medals In FHA Culinary Challenge 2008 Singapore

Great Food Solutions, one of the country’s premiere food solutions providers, and a proud team sponsor, congratulates the Les Toques Blanches Philippines Culinary Team for garnering 13 medals from the Food and Hotel Asia (FHA) Culinary Challenge 2008 held at the Singapore Expo last April 22 to 25.  The FHA Culinary Challenge is one of Asia’s most respected culinary competitions, held bi-annually and drawing competitors not only from Asia, but also from the US, Europe and Australia.

Our Les Toques Blanches Philippines Culinary Team, headed by Team Captain Ariel Manuel of Lolodad’s Café won 13 medals in 14 competitions (1 Gold, 6 Silver, 6 Bronze).

Team Philippines was composed of Virgilio Timola and Anatolio Bleza of Makati Shangri-La Hotel, Arnold Guevarra of Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Amador Mendoza of Manila Pavilion Hotel, and Reno dela Victoria of Waterfront Hotel Cebu. Plus apprentices Marge Villena of Lolo Dad’s Café, Andy Tabotabo of CCA Manila, Janet Lazaga and Ryan Otmana of Malacanang Palace, with team captain Ariel Manuel of Lolo Dad’s Café at the helm.  Managing the team is J. Gamboa of Cirkulo and Milky Way Restaurants with Fernando Aracama of Embassy Cuisine and PR & Events Consultant Nana Nadal.

 

The team brought home the following accolades from their trip:

Ariel Manuel  - Team Captain, Lolodad’s Cafe
Plated Appetizer Bronze Medal
Plated Dish Silver Medal
Live Cooking - New Asia Cuisine Silver Medal

 

Marge Villena, Apprentice, Lolodad’s Cafe

Andy Tabotabo, Apprentice, CCA, Manila

Team Live Cooking - Two To Tango Bronze Medal

 

Arnold Guevarra, Sous Chef, Tivoli Grill, Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Live Cooking – Neptune’s Catch Gold Medal
Plated Dish Silver Medal
Plated Appetizer Bronze Medal

 

Boy Timola, Sous Chef, Makati Shangri-la Hotel
Plated Appetizer Silver Medal
Plated Dish Silver Medal
Live Cooking – Field & Forest Bronze Medal

 

Tony Bleza, Demi-Chef, Makati Shangri-la Hotel
Ethnic Asian Display Bronze Medal
Live Cooking -Asian Family Meal Silver Medal

 

Likewise, the team participated in the Valhrona Asian Pastry Cup, represented by James Antolin of CCA Manila, Buddy Trinidad of Park Avenue Desserts and Pauline Diaz-Lagdameo of ISCAHM.

Les Toques Blanches Philippines Culinary Team 2008

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