Announcing…. Ultimate Taste Test 2023: The Next Big Thing!

Ultimate Taste Test 2023 is a thanksgiving celebration of the success of home-based food entrepreneurs and the latest food innovations in Manila! We are proud to announce the Ultimate Taste Test 2023 Masters Edition on November 29, 2023, Wednesday at Gallery MiraNila by The Blue Leaf!

To apply as a UTT 2023 Food Supplier (Limited Slots):

ULTIMATE TASTE TEST 2023 (Masters Edition)
📆: November 29, 2023, Wednesday
⏰: 12.00 nn to 8:00pm right after The Choice Awards 2023 (10:00am to 12:00nn)
🏢: Gallery MiraNila by The Blue Leaf, Mira Nila Heritage Estate
Official Hashtag: #UTT2023

About the Ultimate Taste Test Legacy

This is the 5th UTT Masters Event and the 15th consecutive year of Ultimate Taste Test!

For the past 15 years, Our Awesome Planet’s Ultimate Taste Test has been the incubator and launching platform for many of today’s most popular and influential food entrepreneurs. They all started out as home businesses, and thanks to the publicity and exposure from their participation in the UTT, they have become very successful brands.

Among the Ultimate Taste Test success stories are Pepita’s Kitchen, from the Lechon Diva, Dedet de la Fuente; Carmen’s Best, the Best Ice Cream in Manila; the internationally renowned Risa Chocolates by Pamela Cinco; and Bhest Lasagna, rated #1 Best Beef Lasagna in Manila.

The winners of Ultimate Taste Test 2022 are (ranked based on average rating):

  1. @Flourpotmanila | Mazapan de Pili Cheesecake & Bleu Cheese Rolls by Chef Rhea 4.32
  2. @theblueapronph | Best Poke Tacos in Manila by Chef Ina 4.10
  3. @ticxs | Best Seafood Kare Kare in Manila! 4.06
  4. @karabelladairy | Best Liqueur Gelato Collaboration 4.05
  5. @Cocina.Murriel | Best Heirloom Smoked Ham in Manila!  4.04
  6. @croissantladyph | Best Croissaymada in Manila by Donnatela 4.03
  7. @cakes.bylouise | Best 80’s Chocolate Cake & Prune Cake! 3.99
  8. @cargofishph | Best Fish & Chips in Manila! 3.99
  9. @mangcesar | Best Angus Litson Baka in Manila! 3.95
  10. | Best Pecan Pies in Manila 3.92
  11. @amarelacucinapizzaph | Best Pizza and Chili Honey Sauce 3.90

    @destilerialimtuaco | Mint Cacao Chip and Barako Mudslide 3.99
    @vidaphilippnes | Zero Calorie, Sugar, Coloring Drink 3.92

Check out the UTT 2022 winners: Announcing…. Ultimate Taste Test 2022!

What to Expect at Ultimate Taste Test 2023?

1). Masters Event strictly by Invitation

#UTT2023 will be a private event with 300 invited chefs, food bloggers, media, food entrepreneurs, and VIP guests to rate, provide feedback, and support the home-based food entrepreneurs who are successful in the post-pandemic world.

Note: The Taste Test Event will run from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm, directly after the Choice Awards 2023 Awarding Ceremony from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the same venue.

2). Awesome Heritage Venue.

The event will be held in the beautiful Gallery MiraNila by The Blue Leaf at Mira Nila Heritage Estate, a high-ceilinged Spanish hall with an al-fresco garden area and a chill vibe, perfect for the taste test experience.

Read: Gallery MiraNila by The Blue Leaf

3). Awesome Food Entrepreneurs!

The taste event will feature the amazing food entrepreneurs who have thrived, innovated, and led the trends with their new products and creations.

Contact Person:
Rache Diaz
+63917 5318949

What Food Entrepreneurs Can Expect?

✅ 1. No Registration Fee.

Home-based food vendors and startup food entrepreneurs can join for free, but they must provide small portions of their latest products (enough for 300 food judges). All food entrepreneurs are welcome to join, provided that their products have not been previously featured in the UTT.

✅ 2. Minimal Setup Fee (₱1,500).

Minimal Setup fee for venue logistics, utilities, safety protocols, and cleanup. High-wattage appliances (more than 1,000 watts) will have an additional charge, such as microwave ovens and air fryers.

✅ 3. Awesome! Certified Feature

If your product is truly exceptional, it will go viral and spread throughout the food industry and food blogging community. The top food entrepreneurs who achieve an average rating of 3.8 or higher will be featured on Our Awesome Planet immediately after the event and beyond.

To apply as a food entrepreneur, register here:

Final Thoughts

This year’s Ultimate Taste Test will celebrate the next big thing in Manila food, showcasing the creativity of the best home-based food entrepreneurs in the city.

Email for clarifications, collaborations and event sponsorship.

We can’t wait to see you in this Thanksgiving Taste Test Celebration #UTT2023!

ULTIMATE TASTE TEST 2023 (Masters Edition)
📆: November 29, 2023, Wednesday
⏰: 12.00 nn to 8:00pm right after The Choice Awards 2023 (10:00am to 12:00nn)
🏢: Gallery MiraNila by The Blue Leaf, Mira Nila Heritage Estate
Official Hashtag: #UTT2023

Live an Awesome Life with Christ,

Founder & Digital Creator, Our Awesome Planet

Disclosure: Ultimate Taste Test is the longest running taste event in the country founded by Our Awesome Planet in 2008.

P.S. If you have any questions, suggestions or if you want to join as a participant or sponsor for Ultimate Taste Test, you can contact Rache Diaz +63 917 531 8949 or message us

To apply as a food entrepreneur, register here:

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