Monday, February 25, 2013

My SM, My City, My Cuisine Commends SOX Cuisine

The newly opened SM City in General Santos City never fails to amaze the locals as it gives tributes and pride last February 22, 2013 at the SM Event Center to the regional recipe that spans nationwide with their My SM, My City, My Cuisine.
the SOX bloggers with SM City - GenSan Assistant Mall Manager
 Engr Hermon L. Hernandez

This joint project of SM Supermalls and the Philippine Star with help from Homeworld, My City My SM My Cuisine highlights the unique flavor of Philippine regional cuisine through a culinary competition presenting two signature recipes from participating cities where SM malls are placed. 
Culinary Competition Winners Olimpio C. Pactes and Janeth P. Paghubasan 

The competition at SM City - General Santos showed off two signature recipes of bihod (tuna roe) for the entree and dessert from dried papaya and dried pineapple. 

Winners Mr. Olimpio C. Pactes for Tuna Roe Pinakamalan, a Maguindanaon dish for entree category and Mr. Janeth P. Paghubasan for  Dried Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Toast Bread for dessert category bagged Php 5,000.00 worth of SM gift certificates  and gift packs from Homeworld.

the distinguished board of judges for the cook - off competition

Winners were decided and chosen by the board of judges which included SM Foodcourt Manager, Mr. Donne Marcos, Ranchero Nuevo owner, Mr. Paolo Sunglao and SM City General Santos Assistant Mall Manager, Engr. Hermon L. Hernandez.
Tuna Buntot in Gata specialty from
Mrs. Sol Sunglao, Ranchero Resto Owner
The Launching Program commenced with audio visual presentation with Ms. Cora Alvina, Board of Trustee of Metropolitan Museum, was prepared and underscored GenSan’s food culture and featured personalities who play significant roles in GenSan’s food tradition and industry. It featured Chef Kring Macion, who shared their family heirloom recipe, Chicken with Pineapple. Another successful woman with great contribution in GenSan’s rich culinary culture was also highlighted, Mrs. Sol Sunglao, owner of Ranchero who demonstrated her original recipe which is Paksiw na Buntot ng Tuna in gata. And lastly, Ms. Marina Sudao, a native T’boli woman, shared with our guests and mall goers their food which native t’boli people usually have in their table. My SM, My City, My Cuisine calls for the unique blends and taste of the SOX chefs and the restaurants that showcase the  distinct liking of the SOX for great food. So, hail to SM City for highlighting the pride of Filipino cuisine nationwide!