SM Hypermarket “Best Pinoy Street Food 2015” Winner Named!

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SM Hypermarket “Best Pinoy Street Food 2015” Winner Named!

Pinoy street food has been a favorite among the working-class Filipinos, But lately, it has gotten into mainstream society and the ‘balut‘ (duck embryo) got some foreigners raving for it as well!

Recognising this trend, SM Hypermarket started the search for the Best Pinoy Street Food in 2014. Now on its second year, the search for the “Best Pinoy Street Food” has once again hosted some of the country’s most talented street food cooks.

Best Pinoy Street Food Grand Finals

Best Pinoy Street Food Grand Finals

Bibingka

Bibingka & Kakanins!

Pinoy Street Food Booths

Pinoy Street Food Booths

In an epic cook-off last November 30, 2015, ten of the best street food cooks gathered at SM City Sucat in Paranaque City, to compete at the grand finals. They were tested, not only by the Kusina MasterChef 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.

The Top 10 Finalists were the following:

  • Kennetth Ian Nadela of Bad Boy’s Kitchen representing SM Hypermarket FTI
  • Paul Anthony Garcia of Irma’s Manandal representing SM Hypermarket Pasig
  • Raymond Sombilon of Mangkuk Ilonggo representing SM Hypermarket Sucat
  • Vivian Tiongkiao of Crunch ni Munch representing SM Hypermarket Sucat Lopez
  • Daniel Corbilla of Bibingkit Food House representing SM Hypermarket Las Piñas
  • Maricon Luares of G-Mak Catering representing SM Hypermarket Antipolo
  • Angelica Bonifacio of Inbisito Eatery representing SM Hypermarket FTI
  • John Bryan Castillo of Dad Jim’s Diner representing SM Hypermarket Las Piñas
  • Erlinda B. Franco of Madam’s Eatery representing SM Hypermarket Cainta
  • Angelica Libed of Aling Mila’s Food Delivery and Catering representing SM Hypermarket Valenzuela
Top 10 Finalists

Top 10 Finalists

The Judges

The Judges

Jones Guevara

Jones Guevara, 2014 Grand Winner

SM Markets

Crunch Time!

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.

Best Pinoy Street Food 2015 Winners & Prizes

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 or her very own food stall at SM Hypermarket rent-free for a year as well as Php 100,000 pesos worth of prizes including large food packs, ingredients, cooking equipment, among others. These are all courtesy of SM Hypermarket’s Food Service Center; the home of big packs and big savings; and other hotel, restaurant, and catering needs.

The first round identified two winning teams of 2 to form the Final 4 which competed individually in their quest to concoct and imitate the dish of Chef Boy Logro.

Top 4 Finalists

Top 4 Finalists

Chef Boy Logro

Finale Dish by Chef Boy Logro

The Top 4 Grand Finalists were:

  • Raymond Sombilon of Mangkuk Ilonggo representing sa SM Hypermarket Sucat
  • Angelica Bonifacio of Inbisito Eatery representing SM Hypermarket FTI
  • Erlinda B. Franco of Madam’s Eatery representing SM Hypermarket Cainta
  • Angelica Libed of Aling Mila’s Food Delivery and Catering representing SM Hypermarket Valenzuela

In the end, Angelica Libed, owner of Aling Mila’s Food Delivery and Catering who represented SM Hypermarket Valenzuela emerged as the 2015 Best Pinoy Street Food champion and was crowned by Chef Boy Logro himself. Angelica Libed went home with Php 100,000 worth of prizes as well as the promise of opening a food store at SM Hypermarket rent-free for one whole year.

Angelica Libed

Winner: Angelica Libed of Aling Mila’s Food Delivery and Catering representing SM Hypermarket Valenzuela

Cash Prize

Php 50,000 cash + More = Php 100,000 worth of prizes

Pinoy Street Food Showcase

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.

Best Pinoy Street Food 2015 Grand Winner

Best Pinoy Street Food 2015 Grand Winner

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.

SM City Sucat’s SM Hypermarket was packed with food enthusiasts and spectators that day which simply showed Filipinos’ love for food, Pinoy street food, in particular.

SM Hypermarket Food Service Center

SM Hypermarket Food Service Center

Best Pinoy Street Food 2016

See you in “Best Pinoy Street Food 2016” !

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Congratulations once again to the Top 10 and to Angelica Libed, the grand winner of Best Pinoy Street Food 2015!

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