Organizers of the recently-held Chefs on Parade 2011 (COP 2011), the culinary event organized by the Hotel and Restaurant Association of the Philippines (HRAP) last February 10-12, turned over their check donation to Tuloy Foundation, Inc., the event’s sole charity beneficiary. The event was held at the Culinary Arts Center of Tuloy sa Don Bosco Streetchildren Village last April 2, 2011. The organizing committee was headed by Mr. Richard Masselin, General Manager of The Pan Pacific Manila. Fr. Rocky G. Evangelista, SDB, President and Project Director of Tuloy, accepted the check.
Lunch in their honor was prepared by the Tuloy chefs under the supervision of Chef JP Migné, chef consultant of Tuloy Culinary Arts School, instructors Chef Clara and Chef Juday. The student chefs served fried lumpia with smoked bangus filling and mango salad for appetizer, Malay Chicken Rice served with three superb sauces for entrée, and a platter of Pinoy delicacies for dessert.
As the guests were having lunch, the Tuloy chefs expressed their gratitude by reciting an original poem and singing “Glowing Inside.”
Mr. JM Tanalgo, Ways and Means / PR & Publicity Committee Chairman of COP 2011, also gave the chef uniforms which the judges used during the COP competition.
The guests visited the Chapel of the Forgiving Lord before they left. They expressed awe and amazement of the village because of its cleanliness and beauty.