Cooking with a Purpose: Masflex KitchenPro Joins the Angat Buhay Program

It’s all about giving back for Masflex KitchenPro’s 5th anniversary

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When talking about the culinary scene, we often think about its grandeur. But truth be told, there is so much more than just the glitz and the glamour. Masflex  KitchenPro knows this full well. And so, for their 5th anniversary celebration, which officially kicked off last February 28 in Quezon Province, they had their sights set on giving back to the community.

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Kitchenpro Ambassador Chef Gene Gonzalez with Vice-President Leni Robredo while doing different vegetable cuts during the Knife Skills Workshop.

Led by Kitchenpro brand ambassador, Gene Gonzalez, and Vice President Leni Robredo, various cookware and kitchenware products were donated to students taking up the culinary track at Bagupaye and Pakiing Senior High School in Mulanay, Quezon Province. This is in line with the brand’s partnership with the Office of the Vice President’s ANGAT BUHAY – a program geared towards raising the quality of life of every Filipino family.

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Around 100 students from Bagupaye, Pakiing and Bondoc Peninsula High Schools learned the basic vegetable cuts, fish and chicken fabrications in Kitchenpro Knife Skills Workshop.

Among the activities that took place was the Knife Skills demonstration conducted by Chef Gene, in which students were taught lessons in the proper honing process, fish and chicken fabrications, and different vegetable cutting techniques. “I’ve always taught of giving public school students the proper education that will help them sustain and create more jobs and livelihood. We allotted a portion of the sales of KitchenPro products basically to culinary education, livelihood programs and scholarships,” Chef Gene notes.

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Chef Gene, Mr. Haresh and VP Leni awarded the scholarship certificates and turned-over the Masflex and Kitchenpro items to principals of Bagupaye and Pakiing National High Schools.

Masflex KitchenPro also awarded Culinary Scholarships to the top four students in these public high schools currently taking up Cookery & Bakery, Bread & Pastry, and Food & Beverage tracks. Along with this prestigious recognition, they will be studying the International Culinary Entry-Level Workshop in the Center for Asian Culinary Studies (CACS), a school owned by Chef Gene himself in San Juan.

The funding of the proceeds from the sales of Masflex KitchenPro products will go to culinary scholarships and culinary livelihood programs as part of its Culinary Social Responsibility efforts.

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Masflex KitchenPro Culinary Collection is a range of culinary grade products all designed, approved & endorsed by Chef Gene Gonzalez which has the secondary tagline “Designed by a Filipino Chef for Filipino Chefs & Kitchen Enthusiasts” as this is also the mission of the brand. Masflex KitchenPro products is available in all leading department stores nationwide and online in Lazada.ph. Visit their website www.kitchenpro.com.ph and www.masflex.com.ph for more information or call (+63) 917-5262121.