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USLS HTM Department gains awards in Sabor Bisaya 2015 and Chefs War Regional Elimination

By Jairus Cambelisa On Friday, September 11, 2015


La Salle Culinary team on action, during the Chefs war regional elimination

Chefs War student contestant with the Judges from Manila (Jairus Cambelisa, Gerald Brylle Flores and Glennuel Paul Velasco)

Shrimp cake with pea puree, remoulade sauce and fruity salsa.-Vannamei Shrimp Challenge

USLS Hospitality and Tourism Management Department gained most of the awards in the “Sabor Bisaya 2015 and Chefs War Regional Elimination”, themed “Local to Global”. The event held from August 27 to 29 aimed to upgrade the quality of restaurants and hotels and industry professionals, and enable students to acquire a level of knowledge and skills especially in providing services to market at par with global standards.

The following events were Vannamei Shrimp Challenge: Gold, Chefs War: Silver, On the Spot Table Setting: Wine and Dine: Silver, Inasal to the World: Bronze, On the Spot Cake Decoration Challenge: Bronze and Dessert Flambé: Diploma.

The USLS-HTM team was comprised of HTM students of the different events, Chefs War: Gerald Brylle Flores, Glennuel Paul Velasco and Jairus John Cambelisa. Vannamei Shrimp Challenge: Ma. Thea Lovino and Ben Marc Lim. Inasal to the World: Romeo Lipa lll and Gabriel Angeles. On the spot Cake Decoration Challenge: Karen Vistar, Andrea Paula Salillas and Angelica Patino. Dessert Flambé: Janine Fritz Sandoval. On the Spot Table Setting: Wine and Dine: Jan Michael Jo, Justin Yee and Christian Calderon. Bar Tending Mock tail: Rene Semillier and Robert Grofen Dado

Dean, College of Business and Accountancy, Stephanie Calamba said that she is very happy and proud,” The College is proud and glad, even in our limited resources we earned the different awards. Hopefully next year, we will be able to gain more awards. Congratulations!” said Stephanie Calamba, Dean, College of Business and Accountancy.

“Congratulations contestants, coaches and students! We are truly proud of all your achievements. Indeed, hard work, passion and dedication reward all of you with this success.” said, Maribeth Pillo, Department Chair, Hospitality and Tourism Management

The “Sabor Bisaya 2015 and Chefs War Regional Elimination”, themed “Local to Global” is highlighted by the Chef's War Regional Eliminations where the winner will represent the Visayas in the national competition next month.