Over at our table where I hosted importers, strategic partners and businessmen to take part in the unique dining experience, my seatmate Natalie O' Brien, former CEO of MFWF, loved the new dishes, ingredients, stories and memories shared by the chefs and guests.
Fides Santos-Arguelles, cofounder and marketing director of Entree.Pinays, said it is an important milestone for the Philippines to be invited in an international event such as the MFWF, but equally important is how we can sustain this activity to further put on the global map the cuisine that we love most.
This particular event is part of the MFWF's Global Dining Series.
Drawing on their Filipino heritage, these gourmands will co-create an exclusive "BARRIO" menu, providing the entree for MFWF visitors to immerse themselves in the Philippines' rich culinary heritage.
Drawing on their Filipino heritage, these gourmands will co-create an exclusive BARRIO menu, providing the entre for MFWF visitors to immerse themselves in the Philippines rich culinary heritage.
Other events at the MFWF include The House of Food and Wine which will host the masterclass with Jordy Navarra, Nicole Ponseca, and John Rivera on 10 March.
The teams will be serving mostly handheld meals, said festival executive director Gigi Angkaw at the recent MFWF launch in Epicurious at ShangriLa Plaza, Mandaluyong City.
Reigning MFWF Food Truck champion is Florabel CoYatco, the chef behind Corazon, Crisostomo, Elias, Felix, Florabel, Johnny Chow and Sisa's Secret restaurants.
Drawing on their Filipino heritage, these gourmands will cocreate an exclusive barrio menu, which will provide the entree for MFWF visitors to immerse themselves in the Philippines's rich culinary heritage.
Other events at the MFWF include 'The House of Food and Wine' on March 10, which will host the master class with Navarra, Ponseca and Chef John Rivera ('San Pellegrino Young Chef of the Year' and executive chef at Restaurant Lumeon).
is open to the public, but the cook-off tickets can also be purchased online (visit www.mfwf.ph ).
This dining series is part of the Global Dining Series of MFWF