SM Hypermarket Pinoy Street Food Winner Hailed


Filipino food is already impressive and has gained fans all over the world, this goes same with Pinoy street food which is a favorite by many, if not by all. And in each family there will be a chef that has their own version of Filipino favorites. 

SM Hypermarket recognizes the potential of Pinoy cooks and how they can par with chefs of hotel ans restaurant, that is why they have set up the Best Pinoy Street Food Cooking Competition.

In an epic cook-off by some of the country’s most talented street food cooks, ten of the best street food cooks competed at the grand finals where they were tested, not only by the Kusina Master - Chef Boy Logro but also by a crowd of 100 people composed of students, drivers, shoppers, and other business owners, the ones who eat their dishes every day.

They gave it everything they’ve got, all the techniques, knowledge, and skill to win because only one will get to take home a life changing prize, his/her very own food stall at SM Hypermarket rent-free for a year as well as P100,000 pesos worth of prizes including large food packs, ingredients, cooking equipment, etc. courtesy of SM Hypermarket’s Food Service Center; the home of big packs and big savings; and other hotel, restaurant, and catering needs. In the end, Angelica Libed, owner of Aling Mila’s Food Delivery and Catering emerged as the 2015 Best Pinoy Street Food champion at SM Hypermarket Sucat last November 30 and was crowned by Chef Boy Logro himself. Angelica Libed came home with 100,000 worth of prizes as well as the promise of opening her food business at SM Hypermarket rent-free for one whole year.

A celebration of street food

Also part of the grand finals was a very tempting food fair that featured the food of contestants from the

Best Pinoy Street Food competition as well as all-time Pinoy favorite food stalls. Lola Ebeng’s Prito, Sabaw, at Kulinarya, owned by last year’s Grand Champion Jones Guevara was also there showcasing his award-winning recipes. !

The food fair offered the best of the best when it comes to street food and they were all gathered together at the biggest street food event in the country. !

And on top of it all, everyone was treated to fun games, exciting promos, and must-have freebies arranged by the event’s sponsors; Unilever Food Solutions, Knorr, Nestle All-Purpose Cream, Maggi, Pure Food Crispy Fried Chicken, Tender Juicy Hotdog, Purefoods Chicken Breast Nuggets, Del Monte, Joy, P&G, CDO Sweet Ham, CDO Ulam Burger, Bibbo Hotdog, Funtastyk Young Pork Tocino, CDO Chicken Franks, Sesame Hotdog, Holiday Squid Balls, and Idol Cheesedog. !

An Epic Food Fight

The top ten contenders for the title of Best Pinoy Street Food 2015 Grand Winner was made up of incredibly talented cooks who surprised everyone with their kitchen handiwork.


Every contestant had his/her own specialties and cooking secrets that was used to conquer the competition. There were the veterans who have been in the kitchen business for decades, there was a culinary school graduate who proved his kitchen expertise, as well as an entrepreneur with an innovative version of a classic Filipino merienda.

And even after Angelica Libed was crowned and the competition was over, every contestant felt victorious knowing that they were able to show everyone just how good they are in the kitchen. There was no doubt that this year’s finalists were the best at what they do and they got to prove it by competing at the grandest stage of Filipino street food.

Below are the names of the top 10, the top 4, and the winner as well as their businesses and the store they represent. They were asked to cook their own version of a pasta dish and will be judged by the audience via taste test and voting afterwards.

Top 10 Finalists


  • Kennetth Ian Nadela of Bad Boy’s Kitchen representing SM Hypermarket FTI
  • Paul Anthony Garcia of Irma’s Manandal representing SM Hypermarket Pasig
  • Raymond Sombilon of Mangkuk Ilonggo representing SM Hypermarket Sucat
  • Vivian Tiongkiao of Crunch ni Munch representing SM Hypermarket Sucat Lopez
  • Daniel Corbilla of Bibingkit Food House representing SM Hypermarket Las Piñas
  • Maricon Luares of G-Mak Catering representing SM Hypermarket Antipolo
  • Angelica Bonifacio of Inbisito Eatery representing SM Hypermarket FTI
  • John Bryan Castillo of Dad Jim’s Diner representing SM Hypermarket Las Piñas
  • Erlinda B. Franco of Madam’s Eatery representing SM Hypermarket Cainta
  • Angelica Libed of Aling Mila’s Food Delivery and Catering representing SM Hypermarket Valenzuela
From the finalist, the final four were chosen to advance to the final round wherein they are asked to recreate a dish that Chef Boy Logro made himself. They were given time to shop and time to cook the dish. 
  • Raymond Sombilon of Mangkuk Ilonggo representing sa SM Hypermarket Sucat
  • Angelica Bonifacio of Inbisito Eatery representing SM Hypermarket FTI
  • Erlinda B. Franco of Madam’s Eatery representing SM Hypermarket Cainta
  • Angelica Libed of Aling Mila’s Food Delivery and Catering representing SM Hypermarket Valenzuela
After tasting and deliberation from the final panel which includes Chef Boy, the  Grand Winner was Angelica Libed of Aling Mila’s Food Delivery and Catering representing SM Hypermarket Valenzuela

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