The brilliant chefs of F1 Hotel Manila showcased their creativity and won a number of awards at the recently concluded Philippine Culinary Cup held at the SMX Convention Center last August 1 to 4.

Regarded as the most distinguished culinary competition in the country, The Philippine Culinary Cup is endorsed by the World Association of Chef Societies (WORLDCHEFS), which counts numerous outstanding chefs from different Asian countries as some of its members.

The F1 Hotel Manila 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 U.S. 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 for the Pasta Category, Billy Laigo for the U.S. Beef Category, and the team who joined the Filipino Cuisine Challenge – Rolando Pascual, Geomel Bautista, and again with Chef Angelo “Chubby” Timban earned a Silver medal.

The world-class creations of the F1 Hotel Manila Chefs can be experienced at the hotel’s F All-Day Dining and the Canary Lounge. For inquiries, call 908-7888 or visit www.f1hotelmanila.com

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