Sunday, October 10, 2010

FV Foods 10th Anniversary Celebration

FV Foods celebrated their 10th anniversary with a little fiesta at their parking lot at their Warden Avenue location. The place was fine. The parking lot was converted into a little plaza with a stage. The weather was perfect. It was sunny but not hot for an Autumn Sunday last October 10.  Fun, food and friends combine to make it a very happy occasion.

I still remember it when it started. It rented a small space on Manville Avenue, a stone's throw away from the current location.  It was just a manufacturer and wholesaler with no retail operation yet.  It actually shared a space with a catering company. One will operate by night, while the other took over by day and I already forgot which one had the day or night shift. Then, it moved to the front with a small retail operation while the baking was done at the back. It did not take long and it moved to a bigger location, now at Warden which is now it's headquarters. Three more locations followed and the rest is history.  Time flies fast in this country.  And for Melchor Galeon and Flor Vendiola, it did seem fast.

To Mel and Flor, congratulations. It was a great 10-year ride and may the ride continue for many more years to come.
Flor and Mel cut the the FV Foods 10th anniversary cake.
Host Philip Beloso introduce the two entrepreneurs who made it all happen.
The Panaligan family enjoy the festivities. From left, singer Tess, Ampee, mom Genelie with Nadeene and Aubrey.
Nadeene and friend enjoy the party with a friend.

Zena Zagala does her Elvis impersonation.

Alan Ocampo, supervisor of FV, Dean Kristoffer Tijam, Chyrell Samson and Melchor Galeon of FV pose for a pciture.

DK Tijam serenades an FV worker at the anniverary party.

Mel and Flor pose with friends.

The hotdogs were actually good. It tasted like the hotdogs I used to eat in the Philippines.

Performer Inah Canlapan is interviewed by and host Philip Beloso.

Action Honda manager rafael Nebres enjoy the festivities with wife Sylvia.

Singer Nora Licop entertains the crowd.

Mel poses with Inah Canlapan.

Business goes on inside the FV Foods store.

Sago to quench your thirst.

Philip Beloso, Ed Joaquin, Flor, Gie and Ace Alvarez and Mel take a breather inside.

Pandesal eating contest for the guys.

Pandesal eating contest for the girsl.

Tess Panaligan sings halo by Beyonce.

Zena Zagala, Teresa Torralba, singer, Jojo taduran and mon Torralba enjoy the festivities.

Dispensing gulaman to the hungry masses.

1 comment:

  1. Great to see this FV foods 10th anniversary celebration. Recently a clothing store held their 1st anniversary celebration at one of NYC venues where they did outstanding arrangements. Had a wonderful time there.