The Licean contingent clinched the title Overall Champion (Student Division) in the KUMBIRA 2023 held last October 11 to 13 at the Atrium, Lim Ketkai, Cagayan de Oro City. 

Kumbira is the biggest annual culinary festival in Northern Mindanao. Sponsored by CDO Hotel and Restaurant Association, this year’s edition of Kumbira was themed “Championing Local Flavors: Our Cuisine, Our Coffee.” 

The contingent of Tourism and Hospitality Management students garnered the following awards: 

Gold Medal: Dining Table Floral Centerpiece 

(Ara Patricia Regala & Kate Whinslet Balicao)

Table Setting for Two

(Shella Mae Jaramillo & Daynyll Sanchez)

Silver Medal: Beef Randang

(Nicollete Marie Antolo)

Dining Table Floral Centerpiece

(Shenah Jane Colaste & Clarisse Ann Biaten)

Table Setting for Two

(Aliyah Mae Enerio & Matthew Erik Liquigan)

Plated Hot & Cold Dessert

(Ayessa Glory Garcia & Czar Harold Velasco)


(Rodel De Luna & Chuckie Labio)

Mindanao Pica-pica Tray

(Krizia Loise Minaves & Kelly Ann Dadole)

Bronze Medal: Coffee Cold Brew

(Alvi Kate Mabale)

Chicken Humba

(Mahdel  Poncardas) 

Beef Randang

(Michael Jayson Dagohoy)

Regional Fruit Jam

(Fairy Lyn Tomada and Reyson Kharl Tadena)

Cake Decorating

(Danika Danielle Labrado & Moira Ricci Rodriguez)

Diploma: Latte Art

(Antonino Soriano Jr. and Hedge Isher Jamero) 

Coffee Cold Brew

(Jamaica Alico)

Buffet Table Centerpiece Mindanao Décor

(Abdul Hakim Derico & Paulette Tan) 

(Shuthelah Emmanuelle Seriña & Mitch Andrea Fuentes)

Cake Decorating

(Maria Nicolle Tadlas & Cyril Dy)

Mindanao Pica-pica Tray

(Clemente Ronulo III & Czarina Anne Yamaro)

Adelante, Liceans!

By: Liceo Communications and Promotions