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143 NEW CHEFS GRADUATES AT GERARDO’S
Gerardo’s School of Culinary Arts held its annual graduation last May 28, 2012 at the KCC Mall Events and Convention in Gen. Santos City.
There were 143 graduates coming from all walks of life, and from all places in the world. “Our students are coming to Gensan from various places Like Texas and Hawaii in the US, Apari, Bohol, Leyte, and in different parts of Mindanao including Cotabato City, Davao, Koronadal, Tacurong, Kidapawan and other areas...” says Chef Faith who is the head of the training department.
The event, which was the 5th Commencement Exercises by Gerardo’s, was highlighted by the awarding...
Mayor Darlene Antonino Custodio of General Santos City awarded Gerardo's with 25 slots for Commercial Cooking NC II and 25 slots for Breads and Pastry Production NC II.
The mayor's scholarship program is channeled through YADO, a department that is tasked to develop the cooking and baking skills and entrepreneurial skills of the youth of Genral Santos City, which is under the direct supervision of the city mayor's office of Gensan.
Mayor Darlene was Gerardo's guest speaker during it's 4th Commencement Exercises held at KCC Mall of Gensan Convention and Events Center last year. Mayor Darlene is also a culinarian who took...
The 3-Michelin Stars restaurant, and the number one restaurant in the world for five consecutive years, El Bulli, in Roses, Spain, served its final meals to selected guests last July 30, 2011.
El Bulli Restaurant is by appointment only. It takes several months, in some cases over five years to book a dinner at the 50 seats capacity restaurant. There are two million people wanting to book a meal in a year.
A typical dinner will cost one person about Euro 270 or $388 per head, excluding tips
The multi awarded...
TESDA Scholar @ Gerardo’s: A twist of Fate for an Orphan
Every success story has a key player…Every key player has a story to tell..
Let’s take a look on how Edgar Comedia Allado dared to make a difference….
From an orphan to a pickpocket;
From a car wash boy to St. Marcellin Foundation;
From being a TESDA Scholar to being a CHEF.
Chef Edgar as fondly called now was born on the 30th of May 1987 in Barangay Silway, San Juan, General Santos City. He is the youngest...
MY JOURNEY TO THE CULINARY WORLD AND THE LIFE OF BEING A CULINARIAN By CHEF NESTOR PANLAQUE JR (Gerardo’s Culinary Batch 10) of SHANGRI-LA MACTAN ISLAND RESORT AND SPA
"Chef Nestor J.Panlaque Jr. of Shangri-la Mactan Island Resort and Spa delievering his speech during the 4th Commencement Exericses of Gerardo's.
(This speech was delivered during Gerardo’s 4th Commencement Exercises held at KCC Mall Convention and Events Center last may 28, 2011)
Guests… graduates… Good morning.
I can’t believe I stand here before you today giving some thoughts on the life of being a culinarian.
I would like to thank Chef Gerry and Chef Faith for inviting me to be a part of this occasion. I never thought...
Jan Lloyd Chua, a former student of Hope Christian School in Gensan, is shown with representatives from DepED Gensan Division moments after being declared the National Champion during the STEP national skills competition held a few years back in Davao City.
"The champ after his triump with Gen. Santos City DepED representatives. His story is very inspiring since Jan is not a decorator when recruited by his school to join the competition. He was a school varsity player for basketball. His only association with baking and decorating cakes is his...