The Little Philippine Bar Book Author:Gene Gonzalez Gene Gonzalez is president of Cafe Ysabel, Inc. that owns a chain of restaurants that have garnered the acclaim of culinary critics and connoisseurs. his interest in Philippine cooking has given rise to Lasap: Pagkaing Pilipino, a well-rated restaurant specializing in regional, ethnic and contemporary Filipino food and Bibingka Republic, a nat... more »ive rice cake chain using traditional cooking methods and ingredients.
He is presently chairman and senior partner of Supreme Food and Beverage Consultancy, Inc., a company that addresses the development requirements of the country's food and beverage industry.
Gene has received several important awards including the 1994 Hotel and Restaurant Association of the Philippines' Award of Excellence and the 1992 Ten Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) award for Culinary Arts. A founding member of Alta cocina Filipina, he is the author of Cocina Suplipena: Culinary Gens from Old Pampanga and the first four of Anvil Publishing's little books in this series: Ensalada, Adodbo, Pancit and Inihaw.« less