Entrée.Pinay is a Melbourne-based group of Filipino entrepreneurs passionate about Filipino food and culture. In March 2019, Entrée.Pinay organised Barrio: A Filipino Neighborhood Feast Reimagined for the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. Barrio featured a masterclass, a book launch and two sold-out nights in the global dining series that showcased 13 Filipino dishes.
Philippine Ambassador lauds The Entree.Pinays
Philippine Ambassador to Australia Ma. Hellen De La Vega met The Entrée.Pinays founders Fides Santos-Arguelles and Grace Guinto and discussed initiatives that will contribute to mainstreaming Filipino cuisine in Australia.
The Ambassador congratulated The Entrée.Pinays on the success of Barrio and expressed appreciation for their efforts. The Ambassador said, “The Entrée.Pinays’ initial success is significant in promoting Filipino cuisine and ingredients in Australia and in contributing to the sustainability of social enterprises and artisan communities in the Philippines.”
The Entree.Pinays will also participate in the IFEX Philippines on 24-26 May in Manila. IFEX Philippines is the country’s biggest international trade exhibition for ethnic and specialty food, tropical fruits, vegetables, seafood, beverage, bakery and confectionary products, meat and poultry, Halal-certified products, as well as natural, organic and healthy food products.
Interested buyers may visit http://www.ifexphilippines.com/en/