Aikyatchi: Chefs on Parade 2011!

The Hotel and Restaurant Association of the Philippines (HRAP) brings back Chefs on Parade, the Philippines’ most prestigious and much awaited culinary competition.

Chefs on Parade is an annual event featuring the country’s most avid culinary enthusiasts. First launched in 1974, it showcases creative skills and talents of globally competitive professionals and students as well as to showcase equally global products and services of the Hotel and Restaurant Industry in the Philippines.

Chefs on Parade 2011’s theme is “ULTIMATE ASIAN SHOWDOWN.” One of the major highlights of the event is the Asian Market Basket Competition, a showdown of chefs from other Asian countries featuring Asian Cuisine.

There will also be several cooking demonstrations, the launch of a coffee table book featuring the history of Chefs on Parade, and free workshops on topics such as cake decorating, wine appreciation, and food writing.

Other highlights will be the presentation of the Larry J. Cruz Culinary Award to an individual who has made a great contribution to the food industry, and an ASEAN-Filipino Culinary Journey featuring historical cuisine and savory dishes from the Southeast Asian countries.

The three-day event will be held at the SMX Convention Center on February 10-12, 2011. Non-HRAP members and the public may visit the site with a minimal entrance fee of P150 for day pass and P300 for season pass. Students and HRAP members are given discounts. Advertisers are also welcome..

Here are the schedules of the workshops and competitions:

For inquiries, you may contact:


RM 4016 Golden Rock Bldg.
168 Salcedo St. Legaspi Village
Makati City, 1229 Philippines

Tel: (632) 816.2421
Fax: (632) 816.2419

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