Arla Foods, a global, farmer-owned dairy company with a vision to bring health and inspiration to the world naturally, launches Arla Pro dairy foodservice concept created for the professional kitchen.
Presented recently in an event at Green Sun Hotel to an audience composed of industry partners, foodservice executives, and renowned chefs from all over Southeast Asia, Arla Pro is forging meaningful partnerships to create better food and promote better business through its top-class products, personalized service, strong foodservice expertise, innovative support, and market insight resources. Ultimately, Arla Pro hopes to come up with innovative products, develop marketing concepts, and create new trends in dairy consumption with its partners.
The jampacked event also included talks, and cooking and baking demonstrations with top chefs, and food stations from Arla’s partner restaurants Figaro, Amici, Pizza Telefono, Six Doors BBQ Buffet, and Fleur de Lys Patisserie & Café.
Arla Foods’ regional chefs Chef Dan Basilio and Chef Pauline Lagdameo took the stage to demonstrate how to bake desserts such as chocolate tarts and verrines using Arla products. The highlight of the event was the baking demo was done by Taiwanese Chef Chen Yao-shun, champion at the 6th biennial The World of Bread (Mondial du Pain) competition held in France in 2017. Chef Chen, who led the team from Taiwan that bested 18 other teams from around the globe, emphasized that the secrets to good bread are good ingredients.
Anurag Verma, Zomato Philippines Head of Partnerships, gave an insightful talk on “Restaurant and Food Trends,” where he left a useful tip for aspiring restaurateurs: “Don’t base the concept of your restaurants on trends. Trends are very seasonal.
Culinary professionals Chef Him Uy de Baron and Chef Ryan Abuejela showcased the versatility of mozzarella cheese with a variety of dishes and gave some cooking tips for home chefs. “Only use wine that you can drink. Don’t go for cheap wine,” shared Chef Him during his cooking demo of ramen with mozzarella.
The event also marks the partnership between Arla Foods Philippines and Global Pacific Distribution Network with the latter appointed as the official foodservice distributor of Arla in the Philippines.
Global Pacific is a premier food service distribution and importation company offering the best and highest quality products sourced from around the world. Arla Pro is also exclusively sold in S&R Membership Clubs nationwide.