Makati to host international, local food festival

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Makati Mayor Romulo “Kid” Peña on Wednesday announced that the city will head an international and local food festival this weekend.

Peña said that the food festival will start on November 6 to 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Greenbelt 3 Park in Ayala Center.

According to the mayor, there are also cooking demonstrations from renowned chefs and free food tasting during the three-day festival.

“We will be having cuisines from Germany, Spain, Portugal, Belgium and Indonesia, and a whole lot more. People will learn them through cooking demonstrations, and the best part is, they will enjoy it too as there will be food tasting,” Peña said.

“We are happy that our city is finally launching its very own food festival,” he added.

Peña said that participants during the festival are the Filipino Heritage Festival, Ayala Center, Greenbelt, Glorietta, Belinyas, Brakinho, Fly Ace Corp., German Club, Embassy of Indonesia, Italfood and Mgourmet.