Cupcakes are Here to Stay at The Maya Kitchen

Cupcakes are everywhere as The Maya Kitchen holds a Cupcake Baking and Decorating class 1 to 5pm on January 18, Saturday. Learn recipes for Basic Vanilla Cupcake, Green Tea Cupcake and Sugar-Free Chocolate Cupcake.


For Certificate Courses with hands-on, the list includes Basic Culinary, 9am-3pm January 21-24, Tuesday to Friday. Learn cooking fundamentals and international standard techniques of meal preparation from soup, salad, pasta, main courses, sandwiches and desserts for home and institutional scale kitchens. The class includes workshop.

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Glenda Barretto’s Culinary Tales at the Maya Kitchen

Culinary icon Glenda Barretto makes one of her rare appearances on February 23,Saturday, 9am-1pm as guest chef of The Maya KitchenIn a culinary first, Barretto will talk about her decades-long dominance as a Filipino cuisine icon most notably her process in creating a dish and how she has managed to remain on top in a highly competitive field. She will answer questions and will share tips and tricks both as a chef and as an entrepreneur.

During the course of the dialogue, one of Barretto’s long time chefs will demonstrate recipes of well loved Filipino dishes. The culinary dialogue is a first for both Barretto and The Maya Kitchen.

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The Holidays Start Early at The Maya Kitchen

Holidays in the Philippines come in as early as September and Maya Kitchen is ushering its welcome as The Peninsula Manila Executive Chef Patrick Boucher takes his turn as the guest chef of The Maya Kitchen on September 29, Saturday, 9am-1pm.

Chef Boucher will demonstrate Turkey with Traditional Stuffing, Giblet Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, Orange Cumin Glazed Carrots and Roasted Pumpkin. The Chef will share old fashion holiday food tips and tricks as well as give suggestions on other holiday dishes and ingredients.

This native of Canada made a name for himself worldwide with his passion for creating both classic and ethnically diverse cuisine using the finest seasonal ingredients. He has had stints with The Four Seasons Hotel properties in Miami, Dubai and Bali. At The Peninsula Manila, he oversees Old Manila, Escolta, Spices and The Lobby.

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