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It's Official! We helped break a Guiness World Record!

Updated: Dec 18, 2019

Jovy Tuano, Filfood's Executive Director, at the Guiness World Record Attempt Stand at the Wafi Mall Dubai 2019

Filfood participated in the Philippines submission for the Guiness World Record for most varieties of international desserts on display, broken with a mark of 2,586 varieties last 07 Dec 2019 at the World of Food Abu Dhabi event at Umm Al Emarat Park.

Over 10,000 servings of desserts representing more than 50 countries were prepared by Chefs from world-class hotels, restaurants, caterers and Filfood Culinary Team (FCT) in collaboration with Emirates Culinary Guild and Purple Kitchen.

A total of 57 Filipino desserts were prepared by Filipino Chefs from FCT led by Executive Pastry Chef Roderick Hinampas of Sannine, Executive Sous Chef Antonio Lopez and Arlene Ricohermoso of Park Rotana Abu Dhabi, Executive Chef Enrique Suarez, Jr of Max’s Landmark Group, Brand Champion Chef Roberto Fortuno of Kitopi Kitchen Solutions and Chef Veron Vergara Ramos supported by Food photographers Dennis Castro, Maynard dela Cruz and Ellaine Fatima.

The Guiness World Record Judge in action. Photo Credit: Dennis Castro
We broke the record! Photo credit: Ellaine Fatima

We would like to thank H.E. Hjayceelyn M. Quintana, Philippine Ambassador to the UAE, for gracing us with her presence. Many thanks to Emirates Culinary Guild (ECG) lead by President Uwe Micheel, Chairman Andy Cuthbert and VP Administration Josephine Cuthbert for sharing the spirit and power of collaboration with Filfood.

The Filfood Team with H.E. Hjayceelyn M. Quintana, Philippine Ambassador to the UAE. Photo Credit: Dennis Castro

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