Lyceum of the Philippines Culinary Institute Wins Eight Medals in Hong Kong International Culinary Classic

Last May 9 to 11, 2015, students and chef instructors of the Lyceum of the Philippines (LPU) showed off their knife and cooking skills at the recently concluded Hong Kong International Culinary Classic (HKICC) competition. After weeks of practice and preparations, LPU Manila were able to bring home an impressive haul of eight medals out of ten categories they competed in. An honor these students happily shared with their beloved alma mater and of the country.

"We couldn't be any prouder. As the team captain of the LPU team to HKICC 2015, I feel much honored to be part of this journey that was instrumental in uplifting not only LPU's name in the international culinary community. And in the same token did the country proud as well," said Chef Dan Basilio,  Culinary Director of LPU Culinary Institute (LPU CI). "This is a concrete proof that our methods and trainings here (LPU CI) are effective. And because of this, it inspires and motivates me to do better, to improve  and innovate, to seek the latest in the culinary field and happily share these learning to all of our students."

LPUCI winners were:
Name Award Category / Class
Gyle Gicana Silver Medal Sustainable Fish - Grouper
Paul Lyndon Fornoles Silver Medal Wedding Cake
Jolina Dela Cruz Silver Medal Plated Desserts
Angelique Chua Bronze Medal Beef Short Ribs
Chef Kazzie Sy Bronze Medal High Tea - Live Competition
Chef Winnie Wong Bronze Medal High Tea - Live Competition
Chef Jonathan "Boom" Jota Bronze Medal Sustainable Fish - Grouper
Silver Medal Beef Short Ribs

The Hong Kong International Culinary Classic 2015, a bi-annual culinary platform that pits the best of the best of Asia, was part of the 16th International Exhibition of Food & Drink, Hotel, Restaurant & Food Service Equipment, and Supplies & Services known commonly as HOFEX 2015.  The competition gathered not only the outstanding chefs and culinary students from Asia but also from other parts of the world. In order to excel in this type of tournament, participants are not only expected to have mastered classic culinary skills and methods, they must also be abreast with the latest advancement in the global culinary equipment applications.

"Students at LPU CI are more than able to master the use of the most progressive culinary equipment used and facilitated worldwide because of our world class facilities," shared Chef Dan. "By incorporating, the steady use of these equipment to our programs, we are able to expose our students to these type of kitchen set-up where they can practice their techniques and hone their skills on a daily basis. Such familiarization provided our students and faculty who joined the HKICC 2015 gain a huge advantage over their competitors."

To learn more about LPU CI, you may visit their
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You may also visit their office and campus at Victoria corner Muralla Streets, Intramuros, Manila. For inquiries, contact +632 318 4000 or email info@lpuculinary.edu.ph or marketing@lpuculinary.edu.ph. (The Lifestyle Portal)

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