French Connection

Pardon my French, Mr. Angelo Lacson, Gerry Ele, and Geronio Ulayao are leaving tomorrow with 60 students for the Travel and Tourism Paris Tour. I think they will be gone for 10 days. Part of the trip is a visit to our partner school Instituto Vatel located in Paris, Lyon, and Nimes in France. Just in case you didn’t know…it’s already been inked that our school is part of the 14 Vatel schools world wide.

You MUST check out this link: http://www.vatel.fr/v_ang/instituts/kuala_ang.php

Christopher Goyokpin- throwing the towel

Goyok! Will visit you in the US…Okay? Here’s his letter:

Hi Chef!!! It’s been a long time since I last talked to you! How are things back in school? Anyway, I’m here in the states and I’m becoming a workaholic and it’s a good thing, for me at least hahaha. I’m currently working in Sundried Tomato Cafe as a Pantry cook and I just started last February. Things are going well, I finally found a kitchen atmosphere that motivates me to work harder. I know you heard this a dozen times about what we learn in school we would also apply it when we start working. Yes, it is true…especially over here of course, but…there are a lot of things that I had to force myself to unlearn and learn over again. A good example are the towels, I got so used to having a towel hanging off my apron whenever I need it. I guess for here in California, the standards have changed and we aren’t allowed to have towels hanging off our aprons anymore. Well that’s just one of the few

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Panangbenga Festival Baguio City

Over the weekend I did something really crazy…. Last Saturday I decided on a whim to hop on a bus (by myself) to meet up with friends staying at Camp John Hay Manor in Baguio City. I left Manila 2:00pm… paid Victory Liner P380 and arrived around 8:00 pm….. When I got there my friends and I had dinner at the Manor…by the fireplace as we listened to the songs of “Sonny & Pia”. It was so wonderfully cold! I sipped a fresh strawberry daquiri and was just so glad to be there.

We caught the last weekend of the Panangbenga Flower Festival….Session road was closed during the festivities to traffic and was converted into a giant tiange (flee market)! I was delighted to visit the over 200 stalls that was organized by the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Baguio (HRAB)…From stall to stall I was food tripping on Baguio longanissa (native sausage), Benguet coffee, bagnet, strawberries, Sagada oranges,Tantamco’s ube

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Goldilocks Winners

Grace Sevilla, Lalaine Lim, Jezel Domasin, Marian Huang, and coach Chef Peachy Juban won in the Best Roll and Round category of the 3rd Goldilocks Intercollegiate Cake Decorating Challenge held March 3, 2008 at the Mall of Asia. The event was sponsored by Avoset. Our students (with the heart of champions) won P100,00o worth of prizes. We won 2 out of 4 categories. Congratulations!

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