The World Street Food Congress 2017

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Just recently, The World Street Food Congress summoned foodies, fanatics and travelers in Makasuntra, SM Megamall for an exciting forum about gastronomical explorations of the dishes in The Philippines and other places in the globe with the theme “ Re-Image Possibilities”.

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KF Seetoh, the founder of the WFSC and a well known personality visited places in the Philippines and tried dishes from different regions of the archipelago. He explained that this country has a great potential in going global and being known for its distinct twists on flavours, texture and presentation. He featured Davao City, Bicol, Pampanga, Iloilo, Ilocos and Bacolod.

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Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, one of this year’s dialogue speaker will provide the latest update on the highly anticipated Bourdain Market in New York. WSFC and Makansutra founder KF Seetoh has been tapped as the advisor and consultant for Bourdain Market.

Chef Sau Del Rosario, A genuine pride of the Philippines when it comes to food innovation is the country’s WSFC 2017 captain. HE was there for a quick talk about the future of street food twists and a little back ground on how he was able to make it as the captain.

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Demo on how to create a fine, easy DIY street food was also showcased by a hot hot hot chef. I forgot to get his name but he’s yummy, oh his dish I mean, also. Lol.

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After the discussion and open forum, the dishes were unfolded to all those who attended but unfortunately due to time constriction, I had to leave early and just enjoyed taking pictures of the banquet. I can’t wait to visit the actual food extravaganza food as it will showcase dishes to places I wanted to go to and try their own local and native food.

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The World Street Food Congress will run from May 31 to June 4, 2017 in the SM Mall of Asia Concert grounds, Pasay City Manila.

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Entry fee of 150 php redeemable at food and beverage stalls.

Opening hours:

May 31 to June 2: 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM

June 3, Saturday: 1:00 PM to 11:00 PM

June 4, Sunday: 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more details in schedule and participating hawkers, you may visit http://wsfcongress.com

Special Thanks to:

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Makansutra (S) Pte Ltd

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Makansutra (S) Pte Ltd was founded in 1997 by entrepreneur-photojournalist, KF Seetoh and headquartered in Singapore. Its mission is to celebrate and seek greater possibilities in the exciting world of heritage street food culture. It has business interests in food guides, online content, eateries and street food markets, specialised events, consultancy projects and TV shows. In 2015, KF Seetoh and Makansutra was appointed curators and consultant for the Mega Bourdain Market in New York, USA. For more information, please visit http://www.makansutra.com

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Tourism Promotions Board Philippines

Tourism Promotions Board Philippines is the marketing arm of the Philippines Department of Tourism mandated to market and promote the county both locally and internationally to the world as a major global tourism destination highlighting the county’s uniqueness and assisting the development of its tourism products and services with the end view of increasing tourist arrivals and tourism investment. For more information, please visit http://tpb.gov.ph

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SM Supermalls (The Philippines)

SM Supermalls is the biggest developer, operator and owner of world-class malls in the Philippines. To date, SM Supermalls has a total of 60 malls in the Philippines and 7 malls in China, totalling a combined Gross Floor Area (GFA) of 8.9 million square meters. Over the years, SM Supermalls has become a key partner for most retailers in the Philippines. With over 18,000 tenants in the Philippines and in China, SM Supermalls remains to be a catalyst in nurturing start-up businesses evident with SM’s aggressive expansion over the last two decades. SM Supermalls’ healthy relationship with its tenants is the key to the development and growth of most retailers. These small to medium-scale enterprises (SME) in the Philippines, are considered to be the backbone of successful global economic developments. These SMEs are now major contributors to the overall growth in the Philippines through new investments and job creations. SM Supermalls continues to provide opportunities to start-up retailers that offer innovative concepts and unique ideas that cater to the evolving needs and wants of millions of shoppers in the Philippines and in key cities in China. SM Supermalls is owned by SM Prime Holdings, Inc. SM Prime is a publicly-listed company and is one of the largest integrated property developers in Southeast Asia.

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