The country’s long-running campus-based culinary search, JOLLY University (JU), announces the champions for year 2017
* Grand Winner : Individual Category (Main Dish) – Bernice Angeline Tenorio of University of Sto. Tomas – JOLLY Chicken and Mushroom Empanadilla
* Winner : Team Category (Main Dish) – La Consolacion-Manila – Fish Humba with Assorted Mountain Vegetables
* Winner : Team Category (Pasta) – La Consolacion-Batangas – Lyurot Crema E Manga Pasta
* Winner : Team Category (Mocktail) – Lyceum of Subic Bay – JOLLY Chestnut Cream Corn Twist Shake
* Audience Choice Award – Arolf Gene Torres (La Consolacion College-Manila) – JOLLY Mushroom Beef Meatball Kaldereta with Cheese Crust
“I’m so happy and honored to be chosen among my fellow finalists. I dedicate my victory to my Mom, whose recipe inspired me in coming up with a hearty, easy-to-do JOLLY-themed dish entry. I’m very thankful to JOLLY and Fly Ace Corporation for this unforgettable opportunity and for the memories, which I believe greatly helped me grow as a future chef and kitchen practitioner. As a graduating student, I regard this win as a very wonderful gift,” said Tenorio.
The ultimate cooking finale has successfully attracted hundreds of supporters and participants from various universities from greater Manila schools including those from North and Central Luzon.
“One of the objectives of Fly Ace Corporation is to bring the best food and beverage brands from all over the world to the Filipino home and having this JOLLY University is one of the many activities where we aim to give back to customers and consumers. Fly Ace is quite passionate to help teach the youth, we feel it’s our responsibility to help train them in becoming better leaders,” said General Manager of Fly Ace Corporation Ramon Daez.
Now on its fourth successful year, JOLLY University offers student participants an unforgettable experience to develop their culinary, entrepreneurial, and leadership skills as future culinary and industry leaders. JU is an advocacy campaign by JOLLY Food Line, the No. 1 canned vegetable brand in the country. To date, JU has evolved into one of the biggest and successful culinary search events and pivotal learning platform for the Filipino youth.
“I thank all those who have participated and continuously supported JU’s mission throughout the years. This year, we have expanded our reach as more and more schools participate in this annual event. As we celebrate JOLLY Food Line’s 20 years, expect the brand to continue to provide Filipino consumers with nutritious and good quality canned vegetable and fruit products,” concluded Jun Cochanco, Jr., President of Fly Ace Corporation.
This year’s JU grand winners received Php50,000 worth of cash and prizes, trophies, culinary training workshop under CCA Manila, and an internship program under Fly Ace Corporation where they will receive comprehensive, job-ready skills development training from the industry’s best practitioners.
Fly Ace Corporation is one of the leading food and beverage consumer goods companies in the country today. Propelling limitless multiple-category growth by bringing the best of the world closer to Filipino consumers, Fly Ace Corporation’s portfolio of food and beverage products includes house brands and exclusively distributed brands. To learn more about Fly Ace, visit www.flyacecorp.com.
JOLLY is a canned fruits and vegetable line marketed and exclusively distributed by Fly Ace Corp. For more updates, visit jolly.com.ph or like its official Facebook fanpage or follow via Twitter and Instagram (@jollyeatsph).