The biggest culinary event in Bacolod has begun! Sabor Bisaya! It’s three days of cooking contests and activities in which culinary schools and chefs from all over the visayan region of the Philippines gather together and show their skills and their talents! There’s also loads of suppliers and exhibitors showing up at the event too!
We took a quick look around the booths. There were so many people, culinary schools and students walking about. All the exhibitors were very interesting! There were cooking supplies, culinary equipment and even Bacolod Academy of Culinary Arts was there! It’s really a great place to visit especially if you’re in the food industry.
After we took a look around it was time to talk to the organizers and thank them for inviting us before going to check out the cooking events.
There were a couple of cooking events for that day. We were able to catch only a couple. The ones that we were somehow able to cover was the cake decorating contest and the supreme Rice contest. The participants are students from all over the Visayas area and they are extremely talented.
We were able to photograph the students and their work in the supreme rice contest. They were only able to pose for a short amount of time because they were lining up to be judged so I wasn’t able to catch their names or the schools that they came from. I think I also missed a couple of schools because they immediately went into the judging booth and therefore were unable to pose. Plus there were a lot of students taking pictures!
If you guys know the names of the students or their schools please leave us a comment! We’ll edit the information ASAP!
These kids are bursting with creativity and their creations are truly unique and delightful!
We would like to present to you a very interesting entry! These two young ladies are from the Banilad Center for Professional development in Cebu. They have the most interesting entry because it is practically a complete meal in itself complete with side dishes and tea! These girls really pulled out the stops. Their entry was so unique, healthy and delicious it generated compliments from one of the top chefs in Bacolod.
Today’s cooking contest was about Crabs for the student category. Check out some of the amazing dishes that the students made! If you know any of the students or from what school the dish is, please contact us and we’ll update the information right away!
After all the student entries, the time came for the professional chef category. They had to make dishes using pork ribs! It was interesting to see the various combinations that the chefs came up with! The excitement was so thick in the air. People were cheering for their favorite chef.
We were able to get a few pics of the participants.
Team Baca submitted a colorful and festive dish as their main entree.
The other chef that I got to interview was Chef Jun Celis. He was very excited and he even had the time to film a video response to our questions and describe the dish he made. I hope you can hear the audio!
I wasn’t able to catch the other Chefs but here are their entries!
UPDATE: Congratulations!! Bacolod academy for Culinary Arts won Gold finalist for the student divison!! Congratulations!!
We really had a lot of time at the Sabor Bisaya! Kudos to the organizers for a job well done! Let’s hope we have more fun events like this in the future!!