City Garden Grand Hotel Holds 2nd GRAND Skills Competition

by - May 17, 2018

Today, students from the Far Eastern University, National University, Philippine Women University, Lyceum and the University of Sto. Tomas got together for City Garden Grand Hotel’s 2nd GRAND Skills Competition.

For the second time City Garden Grand Hotel hold the competition where the top 5 schools competed for the chance to be the best in the following categories: Table set up with Centerpieces, Food Art, Bartending/Cocktail Mixing, and Gourmet Student Meals.

For six hours, students took the time to set up tables with their own theme and menu, prepared gourmet meals, food art and concoct drinks. Then it was time for the judges to pick the best among the best. Judges includes Chef Miko Aspiras, Jill Meneses, Chef Dennis Peralta, Jason Hussein Ali, Jordan Tan.

Here is the list of winners for the following categories:


1st Place:        Far Eastern University (FEU)
2nd Place:       LYCEUM
3rd Place:        National University (NU)


1st Place:        LYCEUM
2nd Place:       NU
3rd Place:        University of Sto. Tomas (UST)


1st Place:        Philippine Women University (PWU)
2nd Place:       LYCEUM
3rd Place:        FEU


1st Place:        UST
2nd Place:       FEU
3rd Place:        NU

For the second time, UST got first place for the Table Set-up with Centerpieces category.

During the appreciation speech of City Garden Grand Hotel’s PR and Marketing Ms. Angela Louise Denilla, she promised that next year’s Grand Skills Competition will be even bigger and better.

City Garden Grand Hotel in Makati is a preferred hotel by travelers from all origins seeking comfortable luxuriant accommodations in one of Manila’s liveliest neighborhoods.

Celebrated for their Philippine Hospitality, the City Garden Grand Hotel have lavish furnishings and amenities, an expansive and flexible venues for business events and social occasions, fully-equipped gym and spa with 24 hour in-room services’ a 24-hour on-premise dining options, open-air rooftop pool, complimentary valet parking, a pedestrian-friendly area full of shopping, entertainment, dining, and leisure options, and of course a 360-degree view of the city’s skylines.

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