Starting May, the father-and-daughter’s Bicol-themed dishes will bring unique regional flavors to a wider audience.
Said luxury hotel earlier requested Albay Gov. Joey Salceda for a name of a local chef specializing in authentic Albayano cuisine.
Salceda recommended Grageda and her father, who were both champions at the 2014 Grand Kusinero Showdown professional and open categories.
For years, the provincial government of Albay, through an initiative called Culinaria Albay, has been among the first to promote food tourism to the rest of the country.—BICOLSTANDARD.COM