UB is 14-time champion in HRT Weekend


 The UB team that competed in the 14th Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Weekend 

(Photo: UB Media Affairs and Publications Office/Rene Pascua)

 

 

The University of Baguio (UB) has ruled the Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism (HRT) Weekend held last Oct. 4-6, recording its 14th championship win in the competition.

 

UB remains undefeated and presently holds the record for winning the competition for 14 straight years.

 

The UB team hauled 48 medals from 31 events, bringing home the Presidential Award, the highest award given at the event. UB garnered the most number of gold medals (18 gold medals), besting 34 schools in the student division and 16 hotels and restaurants under the professional division.

 

Likewise, UB dominated the quiz bee, grabbing the championship trophy for the fourth time.

 

The HRT Weekend, organized by the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Baguio, is an annual staging of the National Food Showdown - Luzon and a lineup of culinary skills competitions open to hospitality, restaurant, and tourism professionals and students.

 

Here are the UB winners:

 

 

Amuse Bouche

Bryan L. Laruan – Gold

Amayi Shizue B. Quetua – Gold

 

The Soup Kitchen

Giov C. Alipio, Louie Jonson C. Solis – Gold

 

Plated Desserts

Erika Grace A. Ocampo, Michelle Lorighee B. Udarbe – Gold

 

Wedding Cakes – White on White

Nick David M. Ramos, Lovelee Mariel D. Bajada, John Hienrick B. Viste – Gold

 

Creative Cake Decoration

Mercy Joy T. Miray, Princess M. Cawas, Fiel Thryssa P. Gorio – Gold

 

Pralines – Classic with a Modern Twist

Andrea Ann Faye F. Apo – Gold

 

The Housekeeper

Arric Amiel C. Sim, Alexander Marcuz S. Concha – Gold

 

Fruit & Vegetable Carving

Marciano C. Olongan, Jr. – Gold

Jenny G. Colingey – Bronze

 

Fruit & Vegetable Carving – Team

Marciano C. Olongan Jr., Jenny G. Colingay – Gold

Alfea Jade C. Manuel, Dare Nem Angel U. Domingo – Bronze

 

Cocktail Mixing – Finals

Rhojena T. Medrano – Gold

Florence L. Lorenzo – Silver

Renalyn D. Cutit – Bronze

 

Mocktail Mixing Competition – Finals

Ceidre S. Biongcog – Gold

Rowena B. Lopez – Gold

Jhezikka Frances B. Pascua – Silver

Dave Christian B. Realin – Silver

 

Table Setting Competition

Ma. Cecilia V. Godito, Raven King O. Monsalud, Erika C. Orpilla – Gold

Rommel P. Nierves, Sofia Marie C. Genove, Mark Raymond Angelo B. Guillermo – Silver

 

Coffee Concoction

Dexter N. Quebec – Gold 

Hanna Deza E. Diano – Silver

Genesis Kyline Evangelista – Silver

 

Pasta and Sauce Showdown

Zedric Anthony Elijah M. Butz, Jyra B. Emperador – Silver

 

The Compleat Chef – The Apprentice

Alea Faye D. Tubig, Sean Tyron D. Tomas, Isiah P. Raquel – Silver

 

Dessert Flambe

Crisar P. Buya – Silver

Bryan D. Ayang-ang – Silver

 

Events Planning

Faith Ann S. Villegas, Janine Ashley Ysabelle C. Cabebe, Drexler Andre E. Macario, Gemariah B. Busacay, Rojie May C. Santos – Silver

 

Napkin Folding

Shania Mae D. Pangda – Silver

 

Floral Bouquet Design

James Carl B. Madriaga – Silver

Garret D. Sebio – Bronze

 

Hospitality Services Entrepreneurship

Airelle Willowee G. Garcia, Kevin Patrick M. Placido, David Karel P. David, Lyka Angela C. Yao, Mer-one Ralph S. Bolinto Jr. – Silver

 

Chef Wars

Rodel E. Gayo, Jacy Mae P. Samaniego, John Michael M. Pua – Bronze

 

The Pantry Chef

Neil O. Mangaoang, Jenny L. Jose – Bronze

 

Baby Cakes

Denise Korine A. Balagot – Bronze

 

Floral Design Centerpiece

Ma. Lady Viben T. Agupitan – Bronze

Daniel Marc F. Luken – Bronze

 

Klasika Kulinarya

Adolf K. Batton Jr., Hazel Jovelyne G. Domingo – Diploma

 

Flairtending Competition

Rever P. Dawilan – Diploma

Francis Xavier L. Briones – Diploma

 

Centerpiece Design – Lobby

Mark Glen C. Jasmin, Steven Charles Ronquillo – Diploma

 

Quiz Bee

Marou Jamila Y. Bravo, Excel Jane S. Bartolome, Aileen Pearl A. Talusig – Champion

Wynoena Ella O. Aquino, Josefine Chelsee S. Lozares, Ian Orlando B. Aquino III – Silver

 

HRAB Got Talent

Mary Grace C. Zaporteza – Gold

 

 

 

 

 UB was hailed as the over-all champion at the event, which was simultaneously held with the regional elimination of the 12th National Food

Showdown. UB also snagged the Presidential Award and finished as the quiz bee champion.

(Photo: UB Media Affairs and Publications Office/Rene Pascua)

 

 

 

 

 

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