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Crimson Resort & Spa Boracay appoints GM

Chroma Hospitality, the management company of Crimson Resort & Spa Boracay, has announced the appointment of Laurent Bourgeois as General Manager of the said resort that is set to open this year.   In his new role, Laurent will be responsible for all hotel and resort operations comprising 192 rooms: a Presidential Suite, 22 Villasmore

New chefs on the block

    HOJIN LEE, Chef de Cuisine – Goryeo Korean Dining Mastering Oriental cuisine requires a balance between the distinction of flavor and visual refinement. Chef Hojin Lee has managed to create that dynamic relationship within his dishes coming from years of honing his culinary skills in his homeland, Seoul.   As the Chef demore

Edsa Shangri-La named Valmores as new DOSM

Edsa Shangri-La, Manila announces the appointment of Gem Valmores, CHBA (Certified in Hospitality Business Acumen), as director of sales and marketing of the country’s premiere urban resort. Bringing twenty-four years of solid experience in the hospitality business, Valmores returns to the Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts where she first came on board in 2004 at themore

New World Manila Bay appoints new EAM

New World Manila Bay Hotel recently appointed Nantha Kumar as Executive Assistant Manager for Food and Beverage. Since taking on the position, Nantha has overseen the Food and Beverage operations of the hotel’s restaurants and bars, ensuring an exceptional dining experience for all guests. “We are glad to welcome Nantha to the New World Manila Bay family. Nantha’smore

Marco Polo Ortigas Manila appoints Bletcher as new executive chef

With the recent win of Forbes Travel Guide’s 5-star, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila sets new and higher standards starting off with its culinary expertise with the coming of the new Executive Chef, Alisdair Bletcher. Bletcher overwhelmed with over 40 years of culinary experience in the hospitality industry. Chef Alisdair has gained his expertise from severalmore

Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria and Holiday Inn Manila Galleria welcome new GM

The two prominent hospitality landmarks in Ortigas district welcome their new General Manager, Gaurav Rai. An Australian national who gained his wealth of experience from various international chains and brands in Australia, Asia, Europe, and Middle East, was recently appointed to lead two of InterContinental Hotels Group’s (IHG) premier brands in Metro Manila – themore

Food caterers association appoints new leaders

Food caterers association appoints new leaders

New board members and officers of the Food Caterers Association of the Philippines led by Danny Jacinto, chairman. Congratulations! #fcap #foodcaterersassociationphilippines #catering #caterer #food #association A photo posted by Hospitality News Philippines (@hospitalityph) on Sep 16, 2015 at 3:53am PDT The Food Caterers Association of the Philippines, more known by its abbreviation FCAP, has inductedmore

Marriott Manila’s chocolatier reaps silver at HOFEX

Marriott Manila’s chocolatier reaps silver at HOFEX

Marriott Manila’s chocolatier chef Christopher Balane won a silver medal for his chocolate showpiece at HOFEX 2015 in Hong Kong.   He bested 30 participants from different Asian countries for the top 2 position in the professional category for chocolate showpiece.   Called “Dark Disciples”, his 2-foot tall hand carved masterpiece was inspired from themore

CCA Manila chancellor is among ’10 Outstanding Nutritionists-Dietitians of the Philippines’

Dr. Veritas Luna, the chancellor for education of CCA Manila and ASHA, was named by the Nutritionist-Dietitians’ Association of the Philippines (NDAP) as one of the country’s Ten Outstanding Nutritionists-Dietitians of the Philippines.   Dr. Luna has steered one of the country’s first culinary schools to greater heights as its managing director from 2008 tomore

Executive Housekeepers Association of the Philippines announces new officers

The Executive Housekeepers Association of the Philippines introduced its first male president and a new set of officers during an induction ceremony at The Peninsula Manila on March 28.   EHAP will be led by Marlon Samson of Best Western Oxford Suites as president. The other officers who will serve until 2016 are Primitivo Josemore

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