Press Release: Team Unilever Food Solutions (UFS) emerged victorious in the PCC’s Filipino Cuisine Challenge as the top scorer to bring home the Gold, besting more than 30 other competitively-trained culinary teams. In photo are (starting second from left): Chefs Carlos “Pipo” Aluning, Janice Lazaga and Joanne Limoanco-Gendrano with WACs judges Chefs Fernando Aracama and J Gamboa.
“It is a great honor for us to be recognized for the talent and skills of our chefs, and this Philippine Culinary Cup win is certainly a milestone for the entire team,” said Colin Butler, Unilever Food Solutions Philippines Managing Director. “Our passion for what we do drives us to keep learning and to try and outdo ourselves every day. This award is testament to that. We derive the greatest satisfaction from knowing that sharing what we learn with our partner restaurateurs, chefs and caterers can only affect them and the industry in the most positive way.”
The Philippine Culinary Cup is the only locally-endorsed culinary competition by the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) and is considered one of the best among the prestigious culinary competitions in the Philippines. It attracts hundreds of participants all over the Philippines coming from hotels, restaurants, and premiere culinary schools.
Chef Joanne, Chef Janice, and Chef Pipo are part of the UFS culinary team who provide continuous training programs on kitchen efficiency to food operators all over the Philippines through Chefmanship Academy. Training modules can range from food safety, costing to menu planning.
To know more about Unilever Food Solutions and how you can be part of our upcoming Chefmanship Academy sessions, visit www.UFS.com.
Unilever Food Solutions – Who We Are
At Unilever Food Solutions, we help chefs all over the world serve tasty, wholesome meals that keep guests coming back for more.
We create ingredients that save precious prep time in the kitchen, without compromising on flavour or flair. And constantly provide ideas and inspiration that keep your menu fresh and exciting. Our ingredients are some of the staples of professional kitchens in 74 countries around the world: Knorr, Lady’s Choice, Best Foods, Lipton and more.
We’ve been in food since the 1880s. We’re chefs ourselves. So we understand that critical balance between impressing your guests and making a profit. And how to keep your menus and recipes fresh and exciting, as times and tastes change.
For more information on Unilever Food Solutions, please visit: www.ufs.com.