Last Monday at Market! Market! Activity Center, Gardenia finally held its last leg of its inter-college cooking competition wherein students are challenged to think out of the box and create recipes for sandwiches that will offer new, innovative and exciting ways of serving our favorite breakfast/merienda food, Gardenia.
The competition did bigger than the previous years since it was with 100 teams from 20 colleges and universities from Luzon which includes Tarlac State University, Centro Escolar University-Malolos, Angeles Univesrity foundation, De La Salle University- Dasmarinas, Cavite State University, University of Santo Tomas, University of the East, University of Manila, St. Scholastica's college, Adamson University, National University, La Consolacion College, Philippines Women's University, St. Paul's College-Manila and University of the Cordilleras.
During the Semi-Final clash of the Top 20
Competitors from Benguet state University
Aside from the competition, Gardenia open up the event to the public. At Market Market's Entrance before Fiesta Market positioned a Gardenia Tasty Truck wherein people could request their favorite Gardenia bread for free!Partner brands includes
Ladies Choice, Nutella, Peter Pan Peanut Butter
There are booths that offer free tastes, discounted products including partner brands. For every single purchase of Gardenia, a customer is entitled for a raffle promo! Way to go, Gardenia!
Other photos from the events:
Gardenia Mascots interacts with the public
Play online and win Gardenia products instantly
Media Representatives were treated with Gardenia's very own unique recipes created by Gardenia's Resident Chef, Sir Benjo.
Corned Tuna with Tomato Cucumber Salsa
Mini Black Forest Tartlets
That cherry on top makes this the overall favorite of my Number 1 blog event escort, Clyde.
Gardenia Strawberry, Blueberry & Banana Smoothie, Gardenia Muesli Smoothie. Since, I'm introducing solids to Dave, these smoothies are his favorites! My co-bloggers could attest to that! hihi
Gardenia Chicken Tostadas
Gardenia Herb Garlic Cheesebun Fondue, this is Beth's cheese of table!
Gardenia Squidball Croquettes, my personal favorite!
Very sosyal presentation, good job Gardenia and Chef Benjo!
Who take home the bread?
3rd place (20k prize) – Elaine Francisco and Ramon Eloriaga of Manila Tytana Colleges (Team Lubdub)
2nd place (30k prize) – John Lustre Pestin and Adryx Ivan Rafols of La Consolacion College Manila (Team Funtoastic)
Champions (50k prize) – Jod Michelle Jacinto and Juan Carlo Caparas of Phil Women’s University (Team D’Pidabest Duo)
Congratulations to the winners, to the school they represent, and Gardenia for this very successful event! Thank you so much Ma'am Lariza and Ma'am Rosbel for having us.