Solane Kitchen Hero Chefs’ Edition Takes Final Stop In Manila
Solane, the leading LPG solutions brand, is down to its last leg as Solane Kitchen Hero Chefs’ Edition makes its final stop at Tiendesitas in Pasig City, Metro Manila. Solane Kitchen Hero is the first-ever cooking competition that aims to discover the next big name in the culinary world.
“Through this competition, we aim to recognize these chefs who are vital in bringing Filipino cuisine to the world stage. At the same time, we are on a journey to explore and highlight Filipino specialties that are unique to our provinces,” said Isla LPG Corp. CEO Ruben Domingo. “We’re on to our last stretch of the culinary competition and we’re back in Metro Manila to name the last Solane Kitchen Hero contender.”
Solane Kitchen Hero has conducted a total of 15 competition legs in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, resulting in 15 Solane Kitchen Hero finalists. The regional winners will compete in the semi-finals where the top 5 qualifiers will move on to the grand finals for the final cook-off to find out who among them will be hailed the champion of Solane Kitchen Hero Chefs’ Edition.
For this one-of-a-kind cook-off, participants must be Filipino professional chefs with at least three (3) years of kitchen experience gained locally or abroad. They must be currently employed as a professional chef in a hotel, restaurant, or any food service establishment.
The culinary creations will be judged by renowned chef and Solane Kitchen Hero ambassador Chef Sau del Rosario and bestselling author and Solane Kitchen Hero competition director Nancy Reyes-Lumen together with Chef Karla Reyes, Chef Myke Tatung, and food writer Nina Daza Puyat. It will be based on the following criteria: 50% featured ingredients and 50% originality and creativity. The competition will conclude on September 6, 2019 at Elements at Centris in Quezon City.
The winner of Solane Kitchen Hero Chefs’ Edition will take home P100,000 and will embark on a culinary trip to Japan with customized stops at different food and drink destinations. This exciting cooking contest is made possible with the support of dynamic organizations and brands championing the same passion for cookery in the country. STI serves as their official school partner while Midea is a co-presenter. Major sponsors are Masflex, Jolly, Jolly Heartmate Canola Oil, Dona Elena, and Dona Elena Al Dente. Minor sponsors are King Sue, Ajinomoto, Philtranco, Fastcat, Chef’s Garb, and National Bookstore.