Chuchie Ledesma has been a professional makeup artist for 13 years. She has worked as a makeup artist and trainer for local and international brands. She is also a scholar (International Intensive Masterclass) at the Jung Saemmool Art and Academy in Seoul, South Korea.
Dr. Rainer Po graduated doctor of medicine from the University of Santo Tomas. He then further pursued specialty training in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology in Makati Medical Center. He has participated in numerous special training programs both locally and abroad and is currently a board-certified fellow of the Philippine College of Physicians and a diplomate of the Philippine College of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism.
Raymund is currently the chief sommelier who sources and evaluates wines for the portfolio of La Peregrina Filipina, a Philippine-based wine import company. He is a proponent of wine as culture, art, a lifestyle, and an all-important element in the world of gastronomy.
Manabu Sato is the representative of KEY CORPORATION Caghiya Brewery and the owner of Cafe Club Key. Born in Yuzawa City, Akita Prefecture, after graduating from university, Manabu studied abroad in England, where he discovered British pub culture. Inspired by the sense of community, where men and women of all ages gather, after returning to Japan in 2017, Manabu opened Caghiya Brewery in Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture, where he now brews his original craft beers. He also launched the Craft Beer Association and now hosts beer-related events in Kawasaki in an effort to help spread craft beer culture in Japan.
Dr. Athena Gaffud earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from The University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) in 2011. She finished as Top 10 in the class and received the award for the Best Undergraduate Thesis in Large Animals. She became board certified in the same year. She is currently running her own veterinary business and is a part of veterinarians.org as a fact-checker and a remote staff of an Oregon-based animal rehab practice.
For as long as she can remember, Dr. Kate Allison Alingod has always been surrounded by pets. Inspired to treat and care for animals at an early age, she has been a licensed Small Animal Veterinarian since 2019. She has been providing medical and preventive care to companion animals through wellness checks, consultations, treatment, and surgical intervention.
Isi is a full-time home-based Filipina culinary chef who loves serving the local, regional food she grew up eating from the Philippines. Isi has been passionately cooking for more than 10 years. She owns Chili Asylum, Haynayan Ketchups, and Eat Matters Philippines—and these home-based brands are led only by herself. She is also the Traveling Spoon Host for the Philippines and is currently a faculty in DLS-CSB SHRIM Department, teaching Filipino cuisine.
Charissa Vina Ramirez Celadiña is a highly experienced Physical Therapist and a dedicated professional in the field of healthcare. With a strong background in physical medicine and rehabilitation, Charissa has amassed years of expertise and demonstrated exceptional leadership as the Shift Manager of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department at a renowned private hospital in the Philippines.
Kevin Lee is an educator who specializes in Information Technology (IT). He also has years of experience as a technical support specialist and is well-versed in programming, application development, software testing, and user experience design. Furthermore, his passion for building custom computers and creating electronic devices and systems keeps him up-to-date with the latest trends and information.
Aina is a fashion stylist based in the Philippines who has done celebrity fashion styling and personal styling. Nothing excites her more than seeing her clients happy with how they look and feel. During her free time, Aina enjoys catching up on her favorite K-pop groups and going to the mall—whether it’s to shop, window shop, or have a cup of coffee.
Trish is a fashion stylist for different celebrities, tv shows, and advertisements. She has been in the industry since 2011 and has been sharing her love for fashion through styling and content creation. She loves upcycling different pieces and creating different looks with them. When she likes something, she buys them in all colors available if possible and styles them in different ways.
IDr. Alyssa Jean Rosalem is a Registered and Licensed Interior Designer in the Philippines. With 7 years of experience in the field, she is committed to bringing a unique, vibrant perspective and aesthetically pleasing design while enhancing the quality of life and culture of the occupants. Alyssa stays up to date with the latest trends and knowledge in the field of Interior & Architecture. She is passionate about learning new creative thinking skills and making a difference by sharing her understanding of designing a space.
Samantha Tidalgo is a former magazine editor with 15+ years of experience working as a creative consultant and stylist for major publications and other advertising mediums, such as TV commercials and events.
Gio Ocampo loves fashion! She previously worked as a visual merchandising manager for a global fast-fashion brand overseeing a store’s overall visual experience — from the windows to the indoor displays. She has a wide experience in styling different customer profiles that fit a certain lifestyle and mixed with the current fashion trends.
Michelle Estuar is the Head Coach of one of the indoor cycling studios in Metro Manila. She trains individuals interested in becoming cycling coaches. She also designs and develops programs to meet fitness goals. To add to that, she is a former triathlete, running coach, and ultra-marathoner, and has completed long-distance events such as a 102km run and a 10km open water swim. Michelle is addicted to anything related to sports and fitness as well as diet and nutrition. She has tried (and will keep on trying) the latest trends in diets, apps, equipment, gears, and accessories—she will do anything to stay fit and healthy.
Chef Philjim Gerald Sebastian is a professional chef with almost 11 years of experience in South East Asian, Western, Mexican, French, and Mediterranean Cuisines. His journey to becoming a chef started in the Philippines, and through his years of experience in different countries like the UAE, Seychelles Island, and parts of Asia like Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand, he honed his craft and gained different ranks in the kitchen. Chef Philjim is a graduate of De la Salle College of Saint Benilde (BS-HRIM). To add to all of his experiences, he is also a sole chef in a private sailing yacht traveling from the USA to the Caribbean islands where he is in charge of provisioning, stocking, budgeting, and cooking international cuisine for high-rank and well-known guests.
Exequiel F. Brobio, DVM, is an experienced Veterinarian with deep, practical experience in animal health and medicine. He provides customer technical support for animal health products and services, including pet and other animal healthcare-related products for veterinarians.
Dr. Chona Fabian-Madarang is a private practitioner specializing in women's health. She is always on the lookout for new innovations and inventions.
Dr. Franz Philip Joseph R. Ubaldo is a Licensed Veterinarian practicing both Companion Animal medicine and Veterinary laboratory diagnostics. He worked in the National Laboratory for animal disease diagnostics (BAI-ADDRL) as the head of the Pathology and Rabies laboratories. He also served as a senior evaluator of Veterinary diagnostic facilities that delved into the technical layout, biosafety, and biosecurity aspects. He currently focuses on preventive medicine and general pet health.
Chef Terrence has 30 years of experience working in the professional kitchen. He graduated from the Professional Culinary Institute in California, USA, and he was a former Culinary Instructor, Corporate Chef, and Executive Chef. He also won several awards in culinary competitions and is the founder and owner of Zilla Pizza.