Friday, June 1, 2018

Jayjay Sycip is new Executive Chef of Discovery Country Suites

Discovery Country Suites proudly introduces its newest addition to the family: Executive Chef Jayjay Sycip. Leading the team behind Restaurant Verbena’s delectable offerings, his vast knowledge and experience is sure to stimulate growth towards sustainable, hearty dishes that are sure to satisfy the taste buds of loyal patrons.

Chef Jayjay is proficient in Classical French, Mediterranean, American, and Asian Cuisines, around which he builds concepts and develops them all the way through operations. An expert in the field, he will supervise various culinary aspects including menu development, kitchen workflow, management, research, and strategy.

Since 2008, Chef Jayjay has worked in the kitchen as a chef, and recipe consultant for several hotels and restaurants. He even co-produced and co-hosted a travel cooking show for a few years. In his early years in the industry, Chef Jayjay was always looking into the trends—following what was cool and new—but these days he’s more into mastering the classics and really enhancing it.

As he takes on the role as new executive chef of Restaurant Verbena, Chef Jayjay looks into sustainability—sourcing fresh, quality ingredients from the local farms in Tagaytay. His direction is headed towards knowing where his food is coming from, as well as supporting the local farmers of Tagaytay.

With over a decade’s experience, Chef Jayjay is eager to set on a new journey of teaching, learning, and a good deal of cooking at Restaurant Verbena of Discovery Country Suites Tagaytay.

Restaurant Verbena is located in Discovery Country Suites, along 300 Calamba Road, San Jose, Tagaytay City, 4120 Philippines.

For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 5298172, email or visit

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