To celebrate its 20th founding anniversary this November, the country’s first and leading professional culinary education institution, the Center for Culinary Arts (CCA, Manila), will have a string of activities, on the theme “Sustainability, Innovation and Filipino Cuisine to the World.”
The CCA anniversary gala dinner on Nov. 21 at Edsa Shangri-La is a collaboration between CCA culinary director chef Sau del Rosario, Michelin-star French master chef Christian Tetedoie, Disciples Escoffier International chair Robert Fontana and Edsa Shangri-La executive chef Scott Brands.
This will be followed by an international business conference, “The Future of Food: Business Directions for Hospitality and Culinary Leaders,” Nov. 23, at the University of the Philippines Auditorium in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.
It has a powerhouse cast of culinary experts who will talk on the most pressing issues.
A CCA grand alumni homecoming is set Nov. 23, 7 p.m., at UP BGC—a fundraising event to benefit the scholars of the Culinary Education Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of The Cravings Group.
Capping the celebration is the “Clash of Clash 2016” on Nov. 25 at the CCA campus in Katipunan, QC. Now on its fourth year, event will have a fiery cook-off, a conference on food and beverage, and hospitality trends and developments.
Call Grace Cipriano at 0995-4565579 or Jette Naval, 0917-6676273; e-mail [email protected].
Shopee online Christmas shopping
Shopee, one of the leading mobile marketplaces in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, announced the Nov. 11 launch of its Shopee Christmas Time deals.
Filipinos can enjoy thousands of deals on items ranging from lip kits to today’s trendiest clothes to some of the most popular toys of the year.
“Our buyers and sellers love getting and giving the best deals on the holiday season’s hottest products,” said Macy Castillo, head of commercial business at Shopee. “Our Shopee Christmas Time campaign allows them to do that most conveniently on their phones, while enjoying free shipping.”
Shopee will be having multiple promos throughout the holidays, with discounts up to 88 percent, Flash Sales and surprise gifts.
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