Filipino chef Mike Tatung Sarthou has been named the World’s Best TV Celebrity Chef Outside Europe at the 22nd Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2017.
Chef Tatung won in the Best Authors and Chefs category with his book, Philippine cookery: From heart to platter.
The cookbook, the National Winner in the Gourmand Awards in January, won first place against entries from 57 countries.
The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards named Chef Tatung’s book as one of the world’s best, giving it the right to use the “Best In The World” self-adhesive sticker.
Chef Tatung’s Philippine cuisine cookbook was hailed one of the world’s best among 211 countries and 569 finalists in the 2017 edition of the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.