Returning to the Great Food Expo Cooking Stage Chef Maricel Gentile is a culinary sensation with roots in Manila, Philippines. With over 30 years in the culinary world, Maricel’s journey spans from elite New York establishments to her founding of Maricel’s Kitchen in 2017, which encompasses catering, food trucks, and cooking classes that immerse attendees in the vibrant tastes and cultures of Asia is on the Cooking Stage Saturday at 12:00 and 2:00 and Sunday 1:30 and 3:00
12:00 Delicious Flavors of the Philippines with Sauteed Rice Noodles
2:00 Pork Spring Rolls
1:30 Delicious Flavors of the Philippines with Spring Rolls
3:00 Pork Spring Rolls,
Through her classes, online, and notable TV appearances, Maricel has spread the joy and flavors of Filipino, Korean, Japanese, Thai, and Chinese cuisines, making her a true ambassador of Asian culinary arts. A familiar face on PBS’s Emmy Nominated “A Table for All – with Buki Elegebe,” Maricel has been the Chef Ambassador for the South Korean Ministry of Fisheries (“K-Seafood”) since 2019, championing Korea’s seafood heritage on a global stage.
Adding to her culinary ventures, Maricel has recently launched “Pork Republic,” a ghost kitchen specializing in delectable Asian-inspired pork dishes she gre up loving. As she prepares to release her cookbooks, “Asian Cooking at Home: Maricel’s Simple, Flavorful Recipes for Everyday Meals” and “Seoulful Seafood – A Journey into Korean Seafood,” Maricel continues to be a bridge between cultures, introducing the world to the authentic tastes of Asia with her signature warmth and expertise and she’s online @MaricelsKitchenUSA