John Rivera was recently announced the winner of the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 national competition, and will advance to the global finals to take place in June 2018 in Milan, Italy.
“The standard has risen from previous years,” the judges said. “John was very prepared, focused, and meticulous in his approach.”
“This competition means a lot for young chefs and Filipinos in my generation, who are looking for their heritage and ways to show it in their food. We need to go out there and fly our flag.” Rivera said .
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