SILVER MEDALIST IN THE PHILIPPINE CULINARY CUP 2019

SILVER MEDALIST IN THE PHILIPPINE CULINARY CUP 2019

The Philippine Culinary Cup 2019 is the most awaited culinary event of the World Food Exposition and celebrates its 10 years of culinary excellence.  Last August 7-10, different participants from different parts of the world highlight their innovative dishes with premium ingredients and intensive executions of professionals including non-professional contingents and battled the coveted title of Best Chef of 2019, over all champion for professional and non-Professional division and highest gold for each categories

The Hospitality Management Department of NCBA-Fairview joined for the second time to get the highest gold for The Filipino Cuisine Challenge and Young Chefs Team Challenge categories. Young Chefs Team Challenge was composed of Dino B. Balidoy and Jenald M. Pascual and competed with the different hotels, restaurants, and culinary institutions inside and outside of the country, with their entries: appetizer Local Seabass, Apple and Ginger Foam and Clam stocks and their main entrée Sous Vide Chicken Leg in Squash Puree, Red Wine Reduction and Adai.

While Filipino Cuisine Team Challenge is composed of three members, Mr. Chester E. Mogol, Erose Josiah Crystal and Dino B. Balidoy competed on the third day. With their determination, commitment and fighting spirit and with the endless support from the entire HM students of Fairview Campus. Hospitality Management of NCBA Fairview Campus bagged its first ever SILVER MEDALS in the history of NCBA for Professional and Non-Professional Culinary Competition.

The following are the Silver Medalist Entries

Appetizer: Zambongang Satti

Starch: “InadLai” Inasal na Adlai

Vegetable Dish: Sizzling Ginisang Munggo

Main Protein Dish: Pares

NCBA Hospitality Management Department Fairview Campus Ranked as “TOP 6” next to Okada Manila, Dusit Thani, F1 Hotel, University of Baguio, City Garden Hotel, Shangri-la Hotels and Resorts, Rits Café and Catering and City of Dreams and defeated some of the biggest names in the hospitality industry such as

Hilton Manila, Sheraton Manila Hotel, Bellevue Manila Hotel, LPU Culinary Institute, Hyatt Regency Manila City of Dreams, University of Batangas, St. Lukes Medical Center, Diamond Hotel, PACE, and Conrad Hotel.

Despite of different challenges, NCBA HM Department proves that they can conquer and passed the standards and expectation of local and international renowned judge Chefs across the world.

Striving for success and conquer their pessimistic thoughts give way to their victory. NCBA HM Department proves again that they can conquer and passed the standards and expectation of local and international renowned judge Chefs across the world.  Despite of any circumstances and failures there is still a stepping stone for a bigger door for development and more so of achievements.

Philippine Culinary Cup is sponsored and supported by the World Association of Chefs Society, Le Toque Blanches Chefs Association, and Pastry Alliance of the Philippines and Brought to by Peptarsus

Tribute to our Teachers

Tribute to our Teachers

A famous line stated: A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning. To return the good deeds of our mentors, last October 4, 2019, the various student organizations of National College of Business Arts of Cubao united in order to pull off a wondrous celebration in commemoration of World Teacher’s Day. The Education students prepared the Freedom Wall where all students can write their messages to the faculty, a program was given to them which was filled with numerous performances and tributes from the students. Heart felt messages surrounded the auditorium, signifying the students’ love for their professors. Even the NCBA Board of Directors gave their share by giving each faculty member cash and tokens.

The last segment of the program featured songs and dance numbers from the professors themselves. Mr. Bernard Macinas, Mrs. Zenaida Miranda, Mr. Reyneil Cabrera, Mr. Arsenio Macaspac, Mr. Jhul Rio, Mr. Norman Sabio, Mr. Jessie Aguilar and Mr. Mar Edwin Del Rosario rocked the auditorium with their performances.

The event ended at 4:30 PM with a torrent of emotions assailing the students and professors.

Fire Suppression Drill

Fire Suppression Drill

Last August 15, 2019, the National College of Business and Arts-Cubao conducted a fire suppression drill on the school quadrangle. The Bureau of Fire Protection adhered NCBA’s call and sent a team of firefighters to demonstrate what to do during a fire, and how to extinguish a fire. The Basic Education, and College Departments were present during the drill. A few employees accompanied by the Vice President for Finance and the Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, Mr. Edwin P. Torres, and Mrs. Ester P. David, respectively, graced the event by being present.

NCBA Cubao – Student Leadership Seminar

NCBA Cubao – Student Leadership Seminar

Leadership Seminar

On July 19, 2019, the Office of Student Affairs, under the direct supervision of its Student Affairs Officer, Mrs. Zenaida T. Miranda conducted a leadership seminar at the function hall of the HRM Building, Cubao Campus. The seminar’s objective is to enable all student organization officers to serve the school and its students more and to equip them with the skills that they need in order to achieve their goals and objectives. The seminar featured a guest speaker who graduated in NCBA Fairview back in 2014. The attendees of the seminar were old and new student organization officers.

The guest lecturer, Ms. Martha Lado discusses the characteristics of a good leader.

JFINEX and JMA posed for a group photo

MANILA FOOD AND BEVERAGE EXPOSITION: NCBA WON GOLD AND BRONZE

MANILA FOOD AND BEVERAGE EXPOSITION: NCBA WON GOLD AND BRONZE

The Young Hotelier Exposition (YHE) Culinary Competition, a highlight of MAFBEX that caters to promising and innovative students. This annual competition allows these students to think outside the box and unleash creativity. The Hospitality Management students from NCBA Fairview Campus competed for the category of food styling and photography and food truck wars.

For the food styling and photography category, all dishes must be photograph ready for photography, flair of whimsical, magical and wonderland as their theme for this year’s MAFBEX must adhere the entry. Team Moors (NCBA team) are composed of Christian Huidem, Angel Quilay and Darlene Carpio. Despite the tight competition against prestigious universities and colleges NCBA won the Bronze medal in the said competition, while FEU as silver and Gold for De La Salle Lipa.

While Team Pinoy Fusion (NCBA HM students) competed to showcase their entrepreneurial skills and culinary skills, as well to enhance their innovative thinking. The category is sponsored by McCormick as one of the few highlighted ingredients in the competition. Team Pinoy Fusion (NCBA) consist of Aljon De Chavez, Jenald Pascual, Angel Amparo, Ofelia Galario and Jovy Hansen.

NCBA Fairview is selected as one of the top six contenders that are critically and meticulously selected to fight for this year’s Food Truck Wars Champion. Fighting with their Perseverance, Determination, Commitment and Skills they conquered the competition and won the gold medals and were announced the Champion of the Food Truck Wars Competition against FEU, College of St Benilde, Emilio Aguinaldo College, La Consolacion Manila and Lyceum of the Philippines. 

NCBA Initiates Job Fair

NCBA Initiates Job Fair

One of the objectives of the Placement office is to provide graduating students a chance to meet potential employers. The Job Fair also gives job seekers the opportunity to learn more about potential employers and the opportunities available. The focus is on sharing information between organizations and job seekers. Right after the Founding Anniversary of National College of Business and Arts, the Placement Office conducted Job Fairs in its 3 branches, February 26th for Fairview, February 27th for Cubao and February 28th, 2019 for the Taytay branch.

Companies like Star Drug, TGP Company, Cloversoft, China Bank, SM Supermarket, Commission on Audit, Empire East Holding, and Sta. Lucia Realty among others were present to interview potential applicants. Graduating students from the three branches submitted their resumes in order to jumpstart job hunting. The whole-day affair ended with a smile on the face of the students for some were given positive remarks.