"Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro  Photo courtesy of TLC UK

International celebrity chefs to give free workshops in Manila
(philstar.com) - November 3, 2017 - 3:21am

MANILA, Philippines — Travel and Lifestyle Channel (TLC) brings back the TLC Festival to the Philippines on Saturday, November 4.

Last year, more than 100,000 Filipino fans thronged the festival. This year’s edition, themed “Go Lokal,” is a celebration of all things Filipino, showcasing the best that the Philippines has to offer.

The festival will kick off at 10 a.m. on Bonifacio High Street. Revel in gastronomical experiences, timeless entertainment, and a stellar celebrity line-up.

Comedian Eri Neeman once again hosts the event, which will be headlined by some of TLC’s most popular celebrities – America’s all-time favorite baker "Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro and celebrity chef Luke Nguyen.

At last year’s festival, Valastro was warmly welcomed by Filipinos, which is why he is back for another cake workshop. Episodes of the latest season of "Cake Boss 9" will premiere on November 15, and it will air every Wednesday at 9 p.m. on TLC Philippines.

Chef Nguyen will also be at this year’s festival to dish out cooking tips and share his latest gastronomical escapades from "Luke Nguyen’s Street Food Asia." Episodes from the show will air from November 13 to 16, Monday to Thursday, at 6:15 p.m. on TLC Philippines. Chop, slice and sauté your way into the TLC Kitchen. Tickle your taste buds and transform your well-loved Pinoy dishes into something fresh and exciting with TLC chefs at this cooking workshop.

Also at this year’s festival are Patty Lee and Sharon Huang – two vivacious new hosts from TLC’s "Fun Taiwan" series. Look out for familiar faces Ramon Bautista, RA Rivera, Jun Sabayton, Lourd De Veyra and Angel Rivero from Discovery Channel’s "You Have Been Warned Asia," as well as Troy Montero from "Worst Vacation Ever," who will be joining in the fun.

Check out the three exciting zones – Kanto Kultura, Byaheng Bayan and Street Sarap, which will uncover Philippines’ unique culture, arts and cuisine. Completing the local experience is a concert by rock legend Ely Buendia.

Admission to the festival is free.


WATCH: TLC Festival

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