Montinola, Suzette, L.
Introduction to Culinary Arts, Culinary Arts and Sciences
A Communication Arts major from the Ateneo de Manila University, Chef Montinola then earned her Diploma in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Switzerland’s Ecole Les Roches in 1993. She channeled her energies into the hospitality industry, handling food and beverage departments of prominent Manila hotels such as the Mandarin Oriental and the Hotel InterContinental. Since 1999, she has set up and managed her own restaurant in Old Manila, La Cocina de Tita Moning. From 2004 to 2005, she earned her culinary credentials at the Center for Asian Culinary Studies in Manila and the Culinary Institute of America in New York.
Chef Montinola also served as a freelance writer for publications such as Mega magazine, Food magazine, and Get Asia Philippines, contributing articles on food, restaurants, recipes, and cooking techniques.