This July at The Maya Kitchen

Chef Hasset Go (2)

Desserts with a twist take center stage at The Maya Kitchen on July 7, Saturday, 9am-1pm as Chef Hasset Go, one of the youngest baking prodigies in the country shows off his skills. Chef Go will demonstrate Energy Mug Cake, Coconut Calamansi Squares, Banana Jubilee Crepe, Pastel Tres Leches, Pandan-White Chocolate Mango Cake, Low Sugar Citrus Cupcake Crème Brûlée and Custard Spring Rolls.

The 23-year-old chef is a native of Misamis, Occidental where he learned how to bake from his mother. He skipped college to right away train under some of the country’s premier pastry chefs. The young boy who used to sell yema, pastillas and brownies to his classmates is now the co-owner of MedChef Homemade Cakes, Pastries and Desserts. The business supplies cakes and other baked goods to institutional clients. He is now also a food stylist, chef instructor and consultant to food establishments. A book of his unique creations is also in the works.

Lifestyle Courses for July include: Healthy Options by: Kanchan Sadhwani, July 7, Saturday, 1:30-5pm; Classic Cakes, July 14, Saturday, 9am-1pm; Coffee 101, July 14, Saturday, 1-6pm, Cake Pops Workshop by: Veronica Mesia-FHO home entrepreneur on July 21, 9am-3pm; and Decorated 3D Cake Topper Workshop by: Jane Reyes – FHO home entrepreneur on July 28, 9am-3pm.

Certificate Courses with Hands-On include: Fundamentals of Bakery Production, July 3-6 and 17-20, Tuesdays-Fridays, 10am-3pm; Cake Decorating (Basic and Advanced), July 4-6, Wednesday-Friday, 10am-3pm; Basic Culinary, July 10-13 and 24-27, Tuesday-Friday, 9am-3pm and July 14, 21, 28, Saturdays, 1-6pm; and Barista, July 14, 21 and 28, Saturdays, 1-6pm with 120 hours on-the-job-training.

For more information, log on to or; or visit The Maya Kitchen Culinary Center every Tuesday to Saturday at 8F Liberty Building, 835 A. Arnaiz Avenue (Pasay Road), Makati City or call 8921185 / 892-5011 local 108.


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