Chef Vicky Pacheco of Chateau 1771 Group of Restaurants at The Maya Kitchen This August “No Boarders Cuisine”

Chef Vicky PachecoI know most of us here are familiar with some of Chateau 1771’s restaurants, cafes and bars. Chateau 1771 is a group of restaurants, bars and cafe composed of Chateau 1771, Cafe 1771, Sentro 1771, Wine Bar 1771, Side Bar and 1771 Elpueblo.

Chef Vicky Pacheco, the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Chef of Chateau 1771 will be demonstrating this August 31, Saturday, 9am-1pm at the Maya Kitchen. She will be demonstrating signature dishes of each of the restaurant concept in the group.

  • Lemon Chicken is crisp fried organic chicken leg nuggets coated with honey-lemon sauce from Chateau
  • Salbacho Pizza, a Sidebar staple, is topped with salami, bacon and chorizo
  • Fresh Smoked Fish Spring Rolls from Sentro is a fresh lumpia of tinapang bangus, salted egg, mustasa, onions and tomato
  • WineBar’s Lacquered Salmon is grilled salmon steak with soy sauce and honey reduction, mashed potatoes with parmesan
  • Café’s Bread & Butter Pudding is brioche type bread baked in a luscious custard with butter and real vanilla bean.

I’m really excited to watch her do these and experience their restaurants signature dishes!

About the Chef

Chef Vicky first joined Chateau 1771 as Assistant Restaurant Manager in December 1988 and has since occupied several positions as Restaurant Manager, Executive Chef and Food and Beverage Manager.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Administration from the University of the Philippines then got a Food and Beverage Diploma at the Les Roches, in Bluche-Montana, Switzerland.

Prior to joining Chateau 1771, she trained at The Manila Peninsula Hotel, the Hotel St. Georges and the Eurotel Riviera. She also worked as Assistant Restaurant Manager at the Puerto Galera Restaurant and Parola Bar in Daly City, South San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

More of the Chateau 1771 group of restaurants

The first Chateau 1771 opened its doors in Malate in 1988 and has since relocated to its present location in Greenbelt 5. Its patented “No Borders Cuisine” is a blend of well-loved Swiss, Italian and French creations.

Café 1771 in Ortigas is a beautiful dining destination serving truly unique sandwiches, breakfast, lasagna, stews, pizza and dessert.

WB 1771 is the group’s Wine Bar concept with a wine selection from 11 countries and 48 regions while SideBar is the perfect place to unwind with great food and wine.

The group has not entirely left behind the Filipino palate with its trailblazing Sentro 1771 restaurant concept. It made famous sinigang na corned beef, rated GG and more. The people behind it describe themselves as ‘living, breathing and dreaming’ Filipino food.

For more information on other course offerings, log on to or e-mail [email protected] or visit The Maya Kitchen Culinary Center every Tuesday to Saturday at 8F Liberty Building, 835 A. Arnaiz Avenue (Pasay Road), Makati City or call 8921185 / 892-5011 local 108 / Mobile No. +63947 835 2290.

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