26 CTHM students bring home awards in 14th National Food Showdown 2023

The UST College of Tourism and Hospitality Management students won different culinary and tourism-related competitions during the 14th National Food Showdown 2023 in Baguio City last September 21 to 23.

The following are the award-winning Thomasians, together with their Academic Staff Coaches:

Napkin Folding – Gold Medal

Tamika O. Okubo

Coach: Ms. Mary Angel D. Elacion

Travel and Tours – Gold Medal

Jhezel Reign M. Vergara and Simon Joshua Tinsay

Coaches: Mr. Arnulfo Ricardo A. Butiong, Ms. Catherine C. Mondejar, and Ms. Maria Christina Dolor E. Villarin

Baby Cakes – Silver Medal

Mikaela Margaret N. Dimaano

Coaches: Ms. Kathlyn Tisha G. Ortaliz, Ms. Maria Karmel Grace A. Labay, and Mr. Kristian Kristoffer A. Roque

Bellman’s Hour – Silver Medal

Maureen Joyce M. Teodoro

Coach: Mr. Juanito Luis S. Reyes

Best Modern / Traditional Recipe (Pinakbet) – Silver Medal

Angelo Gabrielle J. Lati and Danica A. Lara

Coaches: Mr. Reinald A. Andaya and Ms. Ramona Olga D. Ko

Coffee Concoction (Student) – Silver Medal

Louis Anjello A. Cheng

Coaches: Ms. Kathleen Fernandez and Ms. Mary Angel D. Elacion

Events Planning – Silver Medal

Kyle Alexandra A. Mararac, Krishna Andrei O. Martinzo , Aaron R. Pajo, Andrea Marie P. Siapoc, and Solomon M. Santiago

Coaches: Asst. Prof. Maria Concepcion A. Ang and Mr. John Jerick C. Santos

Floral Design Centerpiece – Silver Medal

Mathew R. Peñarroyo

Coach: Mr. Karl R. Baroro

Panghimagas (Kakanin Flambe) – Silver Medal

Rod Fredric C. Villamarin

Coaches: Ms. Maria Theresa B. Resurreccion and Mr. Reinald A. Andaya

Klasika Moderna Kulinarya – Silver Medal

Daniel V. Dalipe, Sofia Angela M. Paja, and Adrian G. Zapata

Coaches: Mr. Reinald A. Andaya and Ms. Ramona Olga D. Ko

Mocktail Mixing – Silver Medal

Eisabella Joy R. Baleva

Coaches: Ms. Mary Angel D. Elacion

Wedding Cake – Silver Medal

Franchezka A. De Roxas, Ma. Sophia Lorenz P. Aga, and Chandelle Abegail R. Silvestre

Coaches: Mr. Kristian Kristoffer A. Roque and Ms. Maria Karmel Grace A. Labay

Coffee Concoction (Professional) – Bronze – Highest Award

Ms. Allane Angela M. Manuel

Coach: Ms. Kathleen Fernandez

Pasta and Sauce Showdown – Bronze Medal

Emilio Andres P. Aganinta and Sophia Isabelle V. Hernandez

Coaches: Mr. Danillo P. Bustillos II and Ms. Ramona Olga D. Ko

Pralines – Diploma

Patricia Beatrice D. Penoliar

Coach: Mr. Elijah J. Coronado

The College also joined other competitions, such as the Annual HRT Quiz Bee represented by Rhev Jaerey M. Ricafrente, Justin Bryle V. James, and Marian Desiree S. Bayani. They were coached by Dr. Fhamela F. Sarmiento, Asst. Prof. Jane G. Devanadera, and Mr. Jame Monren T. Mercado. Another competition is the cocktail category represented by Norween B. Ardina and coached by Mr. Ramil M. Quiñones.

The competition was under the celebration of the Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism (HRT) Week organized by the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Baguio (HRAB). The event is also part of the celebration of the World Tourism Month and Baguio City’s 114th Charter Anniversary.

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