– Thursday, November 4, 2021


The Department of Tourism Regional Office V headed by our Regional Director Herbie
Aguas in partnership with LGU-Mercedes through the Municipal Tourism Development
Operations Center and the Camarines Norte Provincial Tourism Operations Office
successfully conducted this activity which is under the DOT Tourism Industry Skills
Program or TISP in Juanita's Events Place, Mercedes, Camarines Norte which was aimed to
train the local cooks, stakeholders and tourism front liners in the municipality to
professionally prepare and handle food for tourists, learn the basic food handling
techniques, learn how to prepare and properly present dishes for tourists, spread the
benefits of tourism to the grassroots level and to showcase Filipino Cuisine and local
dishes. Chef Ram P. Villaluna, a DOT Certified Trainer was the resource speaker on this
2-Day training workshop. Minimum Standard Health Protocols were observed during the
conduct of this undertaking.

📷: Vince Ricafrente / Emman Dilanco / Mercedes Tourism / Alvin Magana

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