Pinoy Food is now getting its due attention from the world food scene and our Pinoy street food flare is just as loved.
In an epic cook-off by some of the country’s most talented street food cooks, ten of the best street food cooks competed at the grand finals where they were tested, not only by the Kusina Master – Chef Boy Logro but also by a crowd of 100 people composed of students, drivers, shoppers, and other business owners, the ones who eat their dishes every day.
They gave it everything they’ve got, all the techniques, knowledge, and skill to win because only one will get to take home a life changing prize, his/her very own food stall at SM Hypermarket rent-free for a year as well as P100,000 pesos worth of prizes including large food packs, ingredients, cooking equipment, etc. courtesy of SM Hypermarket’s Food Service Center; the home of big packs and big savings; and other hotel, restaurant, and catering needs. In the end, Angelica Libed of Aling Mila’s Food Delivery emerged as the 2015 Best Pinoy Street Food champion at SM Hypermarket Sucat last November 30 and was crowned by Chef Boy Logro himself came home with 100,000 worth of prizes as well as the promise SM Hypermarket rent-free for one whole year.
A celebration of street food
Also part of the grand finals was a very tempting food fair that featured the food of contestants from the Best Pinoy Street Food competition as well as all-time Pinoy favorite food stalls. Lola Ebeng’s Prito, Sabaw, at Kulinarya, owned by last year’s Grand Champion Jones Guevara was also there showcasing his award-winning recipes.
The food fair offered the best of the best when it comes to street food and they were all gathered together at the biggest street food event in the country.
And on top of it all, everyone was treated to fun games, exciting promos, and must-have freebies arranged by the event’s sponsors; Unilever Food Solutions, Knorr, Nestle All-Purpose Cream, Maggi,
Pure Food Crispy Fried Chicken, Tender Juicy Hotdog, Purefoods Chicken Breast Nuggets, Del Monte, Joy, P&G, CDO Sweet Ham, CDO Ulam Burger, Bibbo Hotdog, Funtastyk Young Pork Tocino, CDO Chicken Franks, Sesame Hotdog, Holiday Squid Balls, and Idol Cheesedog.
An Epic Food Fight
The top ten contenders for the title of Best Pinoy Street Food 2015 Grand Winner was made up of incredibly talented cooks who surprised everyone with their kitchen handiwork.
Every contestant had his/her own specialties and cooking secrets that was used to conquer the competition. There were the veterans who have been in the kitchen business for decades, there was a
culinary school graduate who proved his kitchen expertise, as well as an entrepreneur with an innovative version of a classic Filipino merienda.
Even the competition was over, every contestant felt victorious
knowing that they were able to show everyone just how good they are in the kitchen. There was no doubt that this year’s finalists were the best at what they do and they got to prove it by competing at the
grandest stage of Filipino street food.