(Excerpted from Town & Country’s “The Country’s Most Eligible Bachelors” by The Town & Country Editors, originally posted on November 14, 2016 http://www.townandcountry.ph/people/heritage/the-country-s-most-eligible-bachelors-a1590-20161114-lfrm3)
From young scions and ascending heirs to rising stars and bona fide influencers, T&C surveys the most eligible bachelors in the country.
THE KITCHEN MAVERICKS
It’s not just skillful service and innovative recipes that are reeling in a discerning crowd of diners to these restaurateurs’ establishments.
Chef Allen Buhay
The chef and partner has catapulted Wildflour Café+Bakery into one of Manila’s favorite dining establishments and now oversees all four of its kitchens. He honed his craft working at Jean-Georges in New York and at Church & State in L.A. after studying at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Pasadena.
Chef BJ Mantuano
Raised in California, BJ helms one of Manila’s most well-loved casual dining spots as the sous chef of Wildflour Café + Bakery. Before that he worked with chef Cyrille Soenen of Brasserie Cicou.