PIC Guam Exec Chef "JR" Taga Takes Bronze in New Zealand Competition

PIC Guam Exec Chef "JR" Taga Takes Bronze in New Zealand Competition

by Ken Stewart
The Guam Food Guy
CONGRATULATIONS to our Guam Representative in the World Chefs Gourmet Pacific Challenge in NZChefs National Salon 2016!!!
Chef Simplicio "JR" Taga garnered the 3rd place position competing in a field of seven chefs who were tasked to prepare a 3-course meal in this WACS (World Association of Chefs Societies) sanctioned event.
Chef Taga is the Vice-President of the Micronesian Chefs Association (MCA). He was accompanied by MCA President Peter Duenas who was there to attend a regional president's meeting.
Chef Taga's three courses shown in the collage were a Ravioli Starter, with a Chicken Ballantine Main, and a Salted Caramel Chocolate Mousse for Dessert. We are proud of our local chefs once again receiving international acclaim!

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