It was a repeat of last year’s Kumbira. Limketkai Luxe Hotel and Monster Kitchen both retained their titles as Champions in the Professional and Student Category, respectively at the close of Cagayan de Oro’s famed 3-day culinary competition held August 17-19, 2016 at The Atrium of Limketkai Mall.
Now on its 20th edition, with the theme “Cook Local, Taste Global”, the competition brought about the culinary skills of participating teams with some coming from as far as Davao and Kabacan.
The VIP Hotel finished 1st runner-up with Apple Tree Resort & Hotel grabbing 2nd runner-up.
Meanwhile, Monster Kitchen Academy will be going to Baguio City for the Grand National Chef Wars after winning the Mindanao Chef Wars.
Liceo de Cagayan University placed 2nd and Fr. Saturnino Urios University of Butuan City finished 3rd in the Students Category.
Browse over photos and list of winners below.
Here are the list of winners (data from COHARA Cdo).