Gerardo’s sponsored the recently concluded Miss Pearl of Sarangani held at Alabel, Sarangani Province, last December. The candidates visited Gerardo’s for a 1-day special session that includes some hands-on cooking and baking activities. The winner gets a scholarship from Gerardo’s. Photo shows (from l-r) Chef Faith, Gerardo’s training officer, the eventual winner Ms. Alabel Sandra Mae Matutino (Ms. Pearl of Sarangani), Ms. Glan Rowena Gallogo (2nd runner-up), Ms. Malapatan Shina Marie Batiancila (1st runner-up), Ms. Maitum Shiela Mae Marquez, Ms. Kiamba Majorie Buhisan, Ms. Malungon Jean Deguinon, with Chef Gerry. Not shown in the photo is Ms. Maasim Mia Marie Rocacorba.