Being a foodie in a city I love is indeed a fantasy land I love wandering in. And with different food shops to choose from, the foodtrip possibilities are endless. Mercato Centrale is one of those food places I love visiting for authentic, convenient and delicious dishes. And more than just great food, you can also find hardworking & creative food entrepreneurs in Mercato; Entrepreneurs once started small in the industry, now making a name for their awesome dishes.
This year, Mercato Centrale once again give these entrepreneurs a chance to have a breakthrough in the food business industry. Welcome to “The Next Big Food Entrepreneur” – a competition and now a tradition that has started since 2012.
In its first phase, I was invited to be a “food critic” (as I called it 😉 ) at their “Grand Taste Test” and I can tell how amazing these entrepreneurs aspirant was. We were given a taste of what it’s like to conceptualize, develop and bolster a product in the real market.
This year’s winner for this competition will win BIGTIME! As the winner will get Php 100,000 start-up capital, a total of 6 months rent-free stay at Mercato – managed markets, a chance to be featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, ProFamily Life Insurance worth 1 Million and regular mentoring with the Mercato Centrale Masters themselves, Mr. RJ Ledesma and Mr. Anton Diaz.
As Mercato Centrale’s esteemed guests, ready your taste buds as you take part and personally witness how these aspiring food entrepreneurs battle it out in this round of eliminations and ultimate taste test their concepts to become “The Next Big Food Entrepreneur 2015!”
For those interested to become food entrepreneurs in Mercato, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, log on to www.facebook.com/mercatocentrale or contact 09156602963.