Ms. China Cojuangco – owner of her new pastry business called “The Yummy Bunny” was featured today along with her delectable sweets right from her kitchen. China graduated from the Center for Asian Culinary Studies’ Professional Program.

Mr. Froilan Ferrer – co-owner of the catering business, Paresto Cafe was featured because of a entertainment-catering tandem with Raul Sunico. Froilan graduated from the Center for Asian Culinary Studies’ Certificate in Cooking and Baking Skills and moved on to bigger oppurtunities by also finishing our Professional Program.

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Here are excerpts and links to the articles from

“China Cojuangco, chef

By Cheche Moral
Philippine Daily Inquirer
First Posted 21:10:00 08/27/2008

MANILA, Philippines—Consider this a heads up.
Don’t be surprised if, in the run-up to the holidays, you find
yourself in a weekend bazaar, gingerly popping a morsel of
cookie sampler in your mouth from one of the vendors and look up
to see it’s China Cojuangco holding out the platter for you.

After a long absence from the spotlight, the pretty image model and stage actress is on a comeback, this time as a newly minted chef.

“I’ve always wanted to study [cooking], but since I’m the only one left with my parents”—all her sisters have gotten married—“I didn’t want to go through the hassle of asking permission [to study abroad],” says the youngest of five daughters of Peping and Tingting Cojuangco of the political clan. China turned 30 this year.

Instead, she enrolled and recently graduated from a yearlong professional program of the Center for Asian Culinary Studies in San Juan. Three months ago, she began her made-to-order pastry business, her first tentative step to a new career as baker.”

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“Raul Sunico: from concerts to catering
By Norma O. Chikiamco
Philippine Daily Inquirer
First Posted 21:08:00 08/27/2008

MANILA, Philippines—To the public, Raul Sunico is a
concert pianist who has won acclaim for local and
overseas performances. To his family and friends,
however, he is also a gourmet and excellent cook who
can whip up delicious meals.

Thus they were hardly surprised when he ventured into catering service. Not that he’s giving up his music career any time soon. The catering service, called Paresto Café, is run by his co-proprietor, Chef Froilan Ferrer. As proprietor Raul helps make business decisions and brings in clients when he can.”

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