New Delectable Ideas from the SM Hypermarket Master Chefs

I have always been researching and trying new recipes to include in my weekly menu plan for my family.  After a hard day’s work and stressful day in school, I want to serve them something that they will enjoy eating at dinner and especially during weekends.
SM Hypermarket on its 10th Anniversary launched the SM Master Chefs Cooking Marathon. From July to September, every week in three months. SM Master Chefs will conduct a marathon of cooking demos that will tour SM Hypermarket Branches all over the nation, showcasing innovations in culinary products and cooking aids.


Being a cooking passionate, I took advantage to see one of their cooking demos held at the SM Hypermarket, Quirino Highway, Novaliches Branch.  The cooking demo done by Master Chef Kai Verdadero-o was not only entertaining to onlookers but as well informed us of a new culinary discovery.

Yours Truly and Chef Kai Verdadero-o

The SM Hypermarket Cooking Marathon is cooperated and aided by 19 master brands: Knorr, Nestle All Purpose Cream, Unilever Food Solutions, Tabasco, Lee Kum Kee, Lady’s Choice, Maggi, Clara Ole, Kikkoman Soy Sauce, San Remo, McCormick, Bounty Fresh Chicken, CDO, Purefoods Tender Juicy Hotdog, Purefoods Star Hotdog, Magnolia Cheeze Spread, Magnolia Purefresh, Magnolia All Purpose Cream and Magnolia Dari Crème.  Each brand is a familiar cooking aid seen in most Filipino kitchen nowadays. 
SM Hypermarket and the 19 master brands aim to bring innovative ideas, savor, add flavor and satisfy the Filipino’s love for eating.  Together they launched SM Master Chefs, a composite event made up of three components – a grand cooking demo, kitchen makeovers and a set of cook-offs that are set to make foodie history.
I am very happy to learn 4 new recipes added to my menus.  Chef Kai happily demonstrated how to cook Star Ranchero Rice, Chicken and Mushroom Baked Rice and how to make the delicious Peaches and Cream Caramel Trifle and the mouth watering Cheesy Hotdog and Fries Sandwich Overload. 

Star Ranchero Rice
Chicken and Mushroom Baked Rice
Peaches and Cream Caramel Trifle
Cheesy Hotdog and Fries Sandwich Overload
Don’t you worry, I will be sharing you the new recipes I’ve learned in my upcoming posts, so stay tuned. These new recipes are not only delectable ideas but will definitely fit our budget as well.

Chef Kai while demonstrating the Star Ranchero Rice with a volunteer from the onlookers helping her

Me and Divine, a fellow food blogger and friend

Chef Kai getting set to cook Chicken and Mushroom Baked Rice

Chef Kai with another onlooker volunteer, a HRM student doing the  Hotdog and Fries Sandwich Overload

With the SM Hypermarket’s Staff and Store Manager

See for yourselves, get new ideas, have fun and enjoy watching as you learn in these tremendous cooking marathons. Check out on SM Hypermarket Branch near you on their Cooking Marathon schedule.


Additional Resources:

There are accredited online colleges offering classes in culinary arts.

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