Arts & Leisure

1st Makati Food Festival opens this weekend

Posted on November 05, 2015

THE CITY government of Makati will hold the first Makati Food Festival featuring Filipino and international cuisines on Nov. 6 to 8 at Greenbelt 3 Park, Ayala Center.

The festival will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and then reopen from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on those days.

There will be cooking demonstrations led by renowned chefs, along with free food tasting. Dishes from Germany, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, and Indonesia will be demonstrated and served.

Chef Bambi Lichauco will lead the cooking demonstration on Nov. 6 at 5 p.m., while “Adobo Queen” Nancy Reyes Lumen will hold a demo on Nov. 7 at 11 a.m., with chef Jean Manuel Montil taking his turn at 5 p.m.

On Nov. 8, a chef from Calidad Española Co., a company producing authentic Spanish chorizos, will give a cooking demonstration at 11 a.m., and Ms. Lichauco will be back for another cooking demo at 6 p.m. as part of the festival’s closing ceremony.

Participants include the Filipino Heritage Festival, Ayala Center, Greenbelt, Glorietta, Belinyas, Brakinho, Fly Ace Corp., German Club, the Embassy of Indonesia, Italfood and MGourmet, among others.