Little Chefs at Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria

This summer, Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria nurtures the cooking talents of its young guests with its Kids in the Kitchen program!

Learn from the best as Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria’s very own culinary experts teach participants the recipes of world-renowned IHG Culinary Ambassadors Chefs Ian Kittichai and Dean Brettschneider.

Interested parties may either join the Little Chefs, for children ages 5 to 10 years old, either on April 25 to 26, or May 16 to 17. Kids ages 11 to 15 years old may join the Junior Chefs category, either on May 9 to 10, or May 23 to 24.

Joining fee is at P3,500, inclusive of one (1) complete set of uniform (chef’s jacket, apron, side towel and toque), name tag, handout, snacks, graduation certificate, and lunch buffet for the participant at premiere buffet restaurant, Seven Corners, on the second day of the workshop, with companions given a 20% discount.

Don’t miss this opportunity for budding little chefs to learn from the very best. For reservations and inquiries call, +632 633-7222 or email


Irwin Allen Rivera loves his wife's cooking so much he's now twice the man he used to be. His English essay won a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature in 2012. His philosophical-horror story appeared in Philippine Speculative Fiction 8 (2013). He was managing editor and lead writer of Sites and Symbols 2 (2005), a coffee-table book about buildings in UP Diliman - his alma mater (BA Philosophy; MA Creative Writing continuing). He worked at the UP Diliman Information Office before shifting to web content writing. His sudden fiction, "Notwithstanding Pigs," initially a Friendster testimonial, appeared in Philippines Graphic (2006) and in Very Short Stories for Harried Readers (2007). He used to write for