BAKING FOR KIDS THIS SUMMER

Kids, learn to bake and have fun!
Gerardo’s is now offering baking for kids this summer starting after the holy week.
After 3 years of insistent public demand and requests from parents, Gerardo’s will finally offer Baking for Kids during weekends for kids starting at age 10 or higher.
Parents can now enroll their kids and inquire for further details or ask for …

Culinary Batch 11 now accepting enrollees!

Gerardo’s is now accepting enrollees for the Certificate in Culinary Arts Batch 11 set to start in April 19, 2010.
Already, this course had produced chefs who are now working in reputable hotels and restaurant in the Philippines, and there are many more who are set to go abroad.
According to Gerardo’s training officer Chef Faith, there are at least 3 of …

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KUYA DIDZ, Gensan’s newest food destination

Don Tacumba during his culinary days at Gerardo’s with some of his batchmates (from left to right) Elaine Casil of King Jan’s Lechon Manok, Yuyi Gahon (now working in Japan), Rica Fajargo of Iligan City (Faj House of Cakes), Don Tacumba and Edward Tan from Polomolok, South Cotabato. Not shown in the photo is Mrs. Letecia Du of General’s Brew …

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Chef Moonyen Perales, a success story of skills and character

“I believe that passion, self-discipline and perseverance to reach your dream, are what it takes in doing your best,” said Chef Moonyen Perales.
Moonyen Perales, a PGS graduate in this institution was formerly working at Marco Polo, and now he is hired as the 2nd cook of Marlow Navigation, a duly registered company in the Philippines but whose mother company is …

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Chef Mark Figuracion, Gerardo’s PGS Graduate: A Success Story

Chef Mark (right) with Steven Silva at the Marco Polo Hotel in Davao City.
Chef Mark Figuracion, a PGS graduate in this institution is now the head chef @ Dos Amigos Mexican Restaurant, Davao City. The said restaurant is owned by foreigner investors specifically a South African and a New Yorker.
During his on-the-job training, Chef Mark was awarded as an Outstanding …

GERARDO’S GRADUATES NEW CHEF WANNABEES

Gerardo’s School of Culinary Arts held its 2nd Commencement Exercise last April 17, 2010, at the ABCD Stars Convention Center, in Purok Matatag, San Isidro, Gen. Santos City.
A total of 94 students graduated and were awarded with Certificate in Culinary Arts. Numerous awards and certificate of recognitions were also awarded to deserving participants.
Among them are three exceptional cake decorators who …

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KIAMBA SEMINAR PANGKABUHAYAN NI MAYOR FALGUI

Gerardo’s conducted a free Seminar Pangkabuhayan last February 12 in the Municipality of Kiamba, Sarangani Province, on the initiative of Mayor Rom Falgui.
The seminar was planned by Mayor Falgui as early as 2007, but the availability of the chef-Instructors of Gerardo’s are always in conflict with the proposed dates until last February 12 where both Chef Faith, Gerardo’s training director, …

GERARDO’S AND KCC MALL OF GENSAN TO HOLD FREE LIVELIHOOD DEMO

Gerardo’s School of Culinary Arts and KCC Mall of Gensan will hold a free livelihood seminar every Saturday in the month of May in honor of all the Mothers in Gensan and the neighboring area.
The subjects are Desserts on May 8, Meat Processing on May 15, Ice Coolers on May 22 and Cake Decorating on May 29. The session is …

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TOP CAKE DECORATORS CITED FOR EXEMPLARY ACHIEVEMENTS

GENSAN’S TOP DECORATOR. Nanette S. Guinto receives her exemplary award from Chef Faith and Chef Gerry for her achievement as one of the best cake artist in Gensan.  Her creations are almost always part of Gensan’s best weddings and parties. Her shop, Nannete’s Cake Creations is found at Purok Malakas, Lagao, Gen. Santos City.
Two Cake Decorators from Gen. Santos City …