Pinoy chef joins 'Let It Snow' in Canada.
Anton Amoncio is still in high spirits after participating in "Let It Snow," a chef exchange program by the Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence held in Calgary, Canada. It's the first time a Filipino chef joined the exchange. His trip was made possible through the Culinary Exchange program of the Canada Beef Centre of Excellence in partnership with Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.
Anton, together with other world-renowned chefs, whipped up appetizing recipes using Canada beef.
The week-long event was in celebration of the 150th founding anniversary of Canada. Three events were held at different Canadian luxury resorts, highlighting the seasons of Canada: At the Fairmont Banff Springs in early summer, Fairmont Royal York Toronto in harvest season, and Chateau Lake Louise for winter. Anton's visit to the famous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is the finale of Canada Beef's Canada 150 celebrations this year.
Anton had his share of the limelight when he presented his own recipes using the best quality Canada beef: Beef Morcon Sliders, Bistek on Green Onion Blinis, and Beef Shortribs Sinigang in Green Mango. He proved once more that Filipino chefs are at par with the best of them when it comes to culinary artistry.
Anton is a talent of Asian Artists Agency.
WishCard for free
All-hits FM radio station Wish 107.5 launched the WishCard a few weeks ago at the Power Mac Center Spotlight in Circuit Makati.
Spearheading the launch of the WishCard and WishApp were Joseph Miranda, VP for Engineering, BMPI; Noel Peralta, CEO, 1K Solutions; Dr. Sarah Barba-Cabodil, host of the morning show in UNTV, "Good Morning Kuya;" Gerardo Etorma III, VP for Radio, BMPI; and Jay Eusebio, VP for Marketing & TV.
Wish 107.5 followers can get the WishCard by downloading the Wish App for free via Google Play for Android phones. Apple users can also avail of the App soon.
Authentic Japanese cuisine
There's a new Japanese eatery worth visiting and it's called Tokio CafAaAaAeA@ at Twin Oaks Place at Greenfield District in Mandaluyong Cit
The chefs are Filipinos who trained under the finest Japanese chefs. Tokio, a wordplay for Tokyo, aims to give its patrons a "Tokyo-feel" experience with its signature dishes as Shu No Zensai, Wagyu Steak, Obento, Sushi, Sashimi, among others.
Tidbits: Happy b-day greetings today, Jan. 6, go to Sharon Cuneta, Marissa Delgado, Cesar Gaupo, Chito Puato, Melchor Dee, Star Villareal, Vilma Dimacuha, Adele-Marie Almontero, and Bathazar Valenzuela... Jan. 7: Rep. Dante Liban, Councilor Lou Veloso, Apa Ongpin, Rosemary Lopez, Zenas Lozada, Ina Bautista, Tootsie Eduque, Louisebelle Hubert, Ditas Rodriguez, Ana Marie Lomboy, Jecelyn Macahindog-Leobrera, Eden Miro, Gina Onrubia, and Maddie Samonte... Jan. 8: Dr. Jaime Laya, Benjamin Yap, Judge Aurora Recina, Amparo Aspiras, Rowena Mendiola, Louismil Gala, Frances Alincastre, Carrie Javier, Graham Buenaseda, Tom Canchela, Dennis Evangelista, Irish Joy Abarquez, and Tanya Scaife...
Chef Anton Amoncio (rightmost) with Katrina Dumlao and Cyrinne Ellet Dela Cruz
(FROM LEFT): Joseph Miranda, Noel Peralta, Dr. Sarah Barba-Cabodil, Gerardo Etorma III, and Jay Eusebio