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Benguet's Culinary Prodigy Wins Gold at the WorldSkills ASEAN Competition 2023

Photo Courtesy || Allen Gacweng

Cordillera - In a heartwarming triumph, Mr. Allen Gacweng, hailing from the scenic town of Mankayan, Benguet, has soared to new heights, capturing the prestigious Medallion for Excellence at the esteemed WorldSkills ASEAN Competition 2023 held in Singapore. 

Proudly representing the Philippines, Allen showcased his exceptional talent in the culinary arts, competing against 10 other skilled contenders from various ASEAN countries.

Allen's journey to success began as a dedicated scholar at the TESDA-Cordillera State Institute of Technical Education (CSITE) Main Campus, where he honed his skills in cooking. 

His unwavering commitment to excellence shone through during the Philippine National Skills Competition, where he secured the coveted Gold medal in Cooking, propelling him to the grand stage of the WorldSkills ASEAN Competition.

Undoubtedly, this remarkable achievement would not have been possible without the unwavering support and guidance of the esteemed culinary expert, Chef Mary Kristine Iris C. Pasion, whose mentorship played a crucial role in Allen's stellar performance.



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That's interesting and its one way of encouraging youths to engage in such activities.

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