Schedule of Events at Cavite Food and Culinary Expo 2019

Cavite Travel and Tours Expo [CTTE] had a successful venture before with Isla Events when they had collaborated for the very first time so the team behind it decided to do it again this year. Isla Events is now inviting everyone to Cavite Food and Culinary Expo 2019 happening from July 26 to 28, 2019 in Imus, Cavite province.

With the goal of promoting Cavite as a must-visit province, it also boasts of the region’s rich culinary and food heritage. The said event also targets to extend growth amongst micro-entrepreneurs especially those in the food business.

The event will serve as a venue where they can reach out to their target market as well as avail of various skills on upgrading their techniques, trainings, build more networks with other businesses and get to know various programs which offer financial institutions as well as concerned government,” added Agrazada.

The food exposition is highly endorsed by the province of Cavite, Department of Tourism, SM Super Malls, Imus government, schools, Food Panda, Herold Travel and Tours.

Cavite Food and Culinary Exposition 2019 

 Cavite’s heirloom and culinary specialties such as Imus Longganisa, Cavite’s version of Adobo sa Dilaw, Halayang Sampalok, Suman ng Kawit, Cavite’s Tamales, Café Amadeo among many others.

Among the all time favorite is Big Ben’s longganisa and heirloom dishes.

Food enthusiasts as well as culinary fans in mind as its target audience, There will be an array of food choices as well as a pool of culinary experts who will be sharing their expertise under one roof.

Schedule of Cooking Demonstration and Talks

July 26, Friday, 10:30AM Chef Christopher Guado Caraingan of Razorchefs Philippines will talk about coffee on his lecture dubbed as “How Kapeng Amadeo Saved Our Coffee Industry.”

There will also be a Basic Entrepreneurship/How to Put Up a Business lecture by Katrina Paula M. Caballe, Development Management Officer III PCLEDO Entrep Division, it will be held from 1-2PM.

Also scheduled on Friday, July 26, from 2-5PM, There will be Dimsum Making, Pastries and Delicacies Making to be conducted by Corazon A. Tepora and Fruit and Meat Processing lectures by Elvira B. Perlado.

July 27, Saturday, 11AM Chef Lea Tagle Monzon of Razorchefs Philippines and United Hotelliers of the Philippines will give a cooking demo of Halayang Sampalok.

Also on Saturday, July 27, at 3PM, Ige Ramos, an award-winning graphic designer and food historian will talk about “Looking at the Past to Forge a Delicious Future.” Book signing shall also follow for his Republic of Taste book.

On July 28, Sunday at 11AM-12NN, Chef Orvin Sayos of Lime and Basil Restaurant [Alfonso, Cavite] will be preparing Asian dishes from local source.

Also slated on July 28, Sunday at 3PM Chef Gene Gutierrez of Big Ben’s Gourmet Imus Longganisa creates exciting dishes from the famed Imus Longganisa.

Aside from these amazing talks and food demos, there will also be a talk on Entrepreneurial Activities in Travel and Hospitality, and Guest Relations Management by Deogracias Esplanada, MTSM, Retired Professor, DSLU-Dasmariñas, College of International Hospitality Management. The lecture will be held from 9:30AM to 5PM.

All the lectures, seminars and demos will be held at the Isla Events Center, Tamsui Avenue, Bayan Luma II, Imus, Cavite.

Save the date folks, come one, come all. Bring your family and friends to this grand event. Happening from July 26 to 28, 2019—come and visit Isla Events Center in Bayan Luma II, Imus Cavite for the Cavite Food Culinary Expo 2019!

There are no entrance fees for those who wish to attend the upcoming Cavite Food and Culinary Exposition 2019!

For more inquiries, call or text (046)458-4595/09778201028/091730058990



10 Tips on How to Start a Laundry Business by Whirlpool-Maytag

Whirlpool-Maytag is among the world’s first company to start manufacturing laundry machine in 1911. That was more than 100 years-ago! It started commercial laundry distribution in the country since the 1990’s.

Whirlpool-Maytag commercial washing machine and dryer

 10 Tips on How to Start a Laundry Business by Whirlpool -Maytag

10.) Location– A highly density district or good location is one of the key. Having a catchy name will also have some name recall.

9.) Price – In having a self-service laundry business, One can save money, time and security risk for having a laundry person doing the job. Some laundry shop would charge between Php 65 to Php 70 pesos for washing clothes and another Php 65 to Php 70 for drying in one cycle . One washing machine can wash between 7 to 8.5 kilos per cycle.

8.) Urbanization and Growth – There have been a surge in demand of having a laundry shop in many ares of the country. In fact more than 1,500 have chosen the brand as their partner in the laundry industry.

7.) Basic Human Need– The fast phase lives, Having an efficient washing machine is the answer. One does not rely on hand-washing clothes , shirts, bed sheet, comforter which takes a lot of time, water and labor.

Whirlpool , Technogas and Fujidenzo

It will use between 1 hour to 1 hour and 20 minutes from washing to drying of one’s dirty laundry.  This is faster compared to manual hand-washing.

6.) Recession Resistant – With devaluation of our currency a major problem in any business. But people will still use the laundry shop no matter how difficult the situation since it is a necessity.

5.) Minimal Space  – One can start having a laundry business from a minimal area of 20 to 25 square meters. In some instances, Some started in their own garage and having 4 set of industrial washing machine and dryer.

4.) Minimal Labor Needed– For those who wanted to start a laundry business. One can immediately start with just 1 or 2 staff manning the shop.

3.) Cash Transactions– Unlike in other form of business, One is assure of daily cash or liquidity payments in operating one’s  laundry business.

2.) Technical Expertise– Whirlpool-Maytag can help you built your business. Aside from providing their technical expertise, One can avail of the zero ( 0%) interest rate for those who plan to sign-up their survey form.

Mr. John K. Sioco ( operations director)

1.) High Success Rate and Fast Return of Investment – A typical return of investment in ordinary business is between 20 to 24 months. But in Whirpool -Maytag business plan.  Partners had proven otherwise, Some of them have recoup their investment within 8 months to 13 months. But a typical partner in the business can get their investments between 17 to 18 months. ( depending on location). One successful partner had over 60 laundry stores!

international recognition

Whirlpool-Maytag Commercial Laundry is ready to help you get started. To schedule a consultation, you may contact Ms. Windy Punzalan at (0917) 8236285 or email

You may also drop by anytime at their showrooms located in Quezon City, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, and Bacolod. You may also visit their website at

Excellence Appliance Technologies  : Address #22 D. Tuazon street corner L. Castillo street, Quezon City 1113, Metro Manila, Philippines

Landline : 230-1555 / Fax Number: 712-0537


10 Ways to Enjoy Dining Experience at Hodai Japanese-Korean Fusion Restaurant

Hodai which means “all you can ” in Nihongo or Nippongo.  The restaurant is a fusion between Japanese, Korean and international dishes.

Hodai just recently open their doors last May 2019 and had been attracting great reviews and accolades from food connoisseurs and their customers. The cat in the logo is similar to neko cat which invites luck or customers to the place.

Hodai Japanese and fusion dishes buffet at #14 Examiner street

10 Ways to Enjoy Dining Experience

10.) Large Space– There use to be a large house which occupies about 600 square meters of lot with almost 400 square meters of dining space. The house was converted into a restaurant by the proprietors. Which have a sitting capacity of between 150 to 160 at any given time.  There is an amble parking space.

9.) Family Oriented– For those planning to dine at the restaurant, One can try to walk-in or make reservation in advance.

8.) Ambiance– Large windows and high ceiling allows natural light to enter inside the restaurant. Modern lighting and fixtures are an added bonus for those who wish to take photos and Instagram.

second floor

The second floor had nice wooden floors, simple wooden chairs and tables would greet customers.

7.) Friendly Staff – Another plus for visiting this restaurant are the friendly smiles and service oriented culture by the staff.

different kinds of sushi rolls

6.) Unlimited sushi rolls– If you will choose between GOLD or Silver unlimited and sushi rolls is one of the dishes included. one will surely enjoy their sushi rolls.

Hodai Gold and Silver  in-house promo

5.) Tempura– If you are lover of deep fried shrimp and vegetable tempura. This is a place to visit.

4.) Pork Tankatsu and Teriyaki– Deep fried pork tonkatsu with nice sauce and lettuce topped with chopped spring onions. Another dish is their teriyaki with their special sauce.

3.) Miso Soup and Rice– One would be delighted to know that there is free miso soup and white rice included in their promo.

Korean Fried Chicken

2.) Korean Fried Chicken– available in two flavors: deep fried chicken with glaze sweet sauce and garlic with sesame seeds. Another one is the spicy version. This dish is comparable to well-known korean style fried chicken in the industry.  Children, teens and adults will surely like it.

buffet dishes

1.) Affordable – There is an ongoing in-house promo for those who wanted to taste their dishes. It comes with ” Bronze”, “Silver” and “Gold” promo. What is nice about their buffet is that the food serve is not sitting on a buffet table but served ala-carte style.

Promo:  Weekday
1+1 Gold set Php 599.00 (for 2 pax)

Weekend and Holidays

Silver set Php349.00 and Gold set Php 419.00

How to Commute:

1.) From EDSA Quezon Avenue, ride a jeepney bound to West Avenue/ SM North/ Project 6 ( from Delta Theater) and get off at Examiner Street. Walk towards the restaurant ( just in front of ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Operation Sagip Center)

2.) From EDSA North, walk towards SM Savemore/ Paramount. One may opt to ride jeepney bound to Quiapo and get off at Examiner Street ( Php 9.00). Walk towards the restaurant.

3.) West Avenue: Another option is one can take a tricycle to the restaurant (P15 per person or Php 40 special )

4.) West Avenue- One can walk between 10 to 15 minutes walk from Paramount theater to Hodai .

Note: Promo prices posted at this site are subject to change without prior notice from the management of the Hodai restaurant. 

 Hodai Fusion restaurant

Address: #14 Examiner street near West Avenue,Barangay West Triangle, Quezon City

Contact : 0956 460 5848 / 0920-234-1200

Operational Hours: Monday to Sunday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm , 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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