Mall festival features giant mango pizza

(From left) Olongapo City Councilors Lugie Lipumano, Jerome Bacay, Rodel Cerezo, Kaye Legaspi, SM Olongapo Central Mall manager Ana Lorraine Azucena, Metro Olongapo Chamber of Commerce president Ruben De Guzman and City Tourism head Fifi Legaspi joined together to slice the giant mango pizza at SM City Olongapo Central. The giant pizza was baked and prepared by Lyceum of Subic Bay and Gordon College HRM students. (Contributed photo)

A SHOPPING mall in Olongapo City featured a giant mango pizza during a food festival.

During the launching of the “Zambales and Tarlac Food and Adventure Bestival” over the weekend, SM City Olongapo Central showcased a giant mango pizza.

The 10-by-16-feet mango pizza was baked and prepared by the Lyceum of Subic Bay and Gordon College Hotel and Restaurant Management students.

The food festival is part of the “Local Frolic” segment of the North and Central Luzon’s Bestival campaign.

SM City Olongapo Central, SM City Olongapo Downtown, and SM City Tarlac highlighted the best in their provinces from must-eats, must-sees and must-dos during the festival.

Aside from the giant mango pizza, SM City Olongapo Central also featured a dance exhibition by the Zambaleño Dinamulag Festival Dancers from towns of Masinloc and San Felipe.

Meanwhile, SM City Olongapo Downtown also showcased various recipes infused with mango with a modern twist.

The Pase Ballo dance group of Gordon College opened the program with a “Sibit Sibit” dance exhibition.

Hosting these kinds of events is one of SM Supermalls aims to become a venue for the community to experience local culture and traditions.


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