Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Olympic Senior Executive Chef is a Filipino

Did you know that the one responsible for feeding thousands of athletes, officials and media professionals in the Beijing Olympics is a Filipino?


Yup! Ryan Jaranilla is the senior executive chef of the Olympic Catering Services Project of the Athletes’ Village in Beijing. He has an executive chef from Belgium, six sous chef from the US, England and Bulgaria, and 108 Chinese cooks under him to feed 12,000 athletes, 3,000 officials and 7,000 media professionals for the next two weeks.

Even if we don't win any medals, we already have a kitchen gold medalist in Chef Ryan.

Read more:
Olympic Lock-In
Filipino is Beijing Olympic Village Top Chef

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