Skills is the new global currency according to SKD Academy – one of the leading Culinary schools in the Philippines recently held a 1st Culinary Summit in Amoranto Theater in Quezon City entitled “Power up! Skills is the new global currency”.

It was a whole day event that discussed the different aspects of becoming a chef.  The day was filled with celebration of empowerment that was imparted to its students and the public.  The culinary school believes that being empowered to have skills is the new global currency.  They aim to help the students acquire a new set of skills or enhance their existing culinary skills turning them into a competitive and the best workforce in the country.


“Passion and hard work are what drives having a valued skill set.  Together, we want you to have an edge as when we conquer the culinary world”, Mr. Jefferson Camba mentioned in his opening speech during the summit. To end, this event was a tribute to all of the talents and skills of its students as they raise it to a level that has a potential to go global.

Instructors of SKD Academy together with Mr. Jefferson Camba, Chairman of SKD Academy (4th from left) and Chef Ronel Britania, Executive Chef of Malacañan Palace (5th from left).


“As our commitment to turn ordinary people to extraordinary achievers, SKD Academy continuously provides opportunities to its students through a wide spectrum of education tools and programs”.Our students consistently rate their learning experiences with our school as excellent while majority of our graduates are enjoying successful careers in the hospitality and culinary arts industry in the Philippines and beyond”. Campus Director Mr. Louie Edem said.


The school is rated amongst the best in education quality; it holds the record as the only remaining school in Quezon City with a successful 100% passing mark in the national skills and competency verification by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority.

SKD Academy offer a truly international study environment that connects our students to the working world, giving them the best possible opportunities for a successful career. SKD Academy is arguably the Philippine’s most exciting and fastest rising trade school.

For inquiries about SKD Academy, you may contact 09175171118 or log on to its Facebook page, Academy for Culinary Arts. 

This event was supported by Destileria Limtuaco & Co. Inc., Cheester, Hunts Spaghetti Sauce, Tramontina, Creamy Delight and Absolute pured distilled water among others. 

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