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In Photos: Bea Alonzo Just Graduated From Culinary School!

"It is never too late to pursue new things. I am so glad I did it," wrote Bea, who can now officially call herself a pastry chef! 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sharing a little preview of my graduation dinner covered by @niceprintphoto ?????? #bakedbybea ????‍??

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The 30-year-old actress graduated from the Center of Culinary Arts, Manila after completing a short course on the Fundamentals in Baking and Pastry Arts. Wanting to explore new avenues to express her creativity and invest her time in, Bea enrolled at the prestigious institution in August and finished with flying colors after a month. 

Bea took to Instagram to express her joy at accomplishing the task, writing, "It has always been in my bucket list to learn baking but being intimidated by the idea that in order to be good at it, one must be precise and dedicated. I never really got my head around pursuing it."

"But this year, I promised myself that I will do things that intimidates or scares me. I promised myself that I will learn new things and try to go out of my comfort zone. So, I enrolled and had the best time of my life. I felt like a kid again learning a new skill. It made me feel good that I was enriching myself with new knowledge and also gaining new friends in the process," she continued. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Graduation Dinner ——————————————- Last night marked the end of my short course in CCA manila. It has always been in my bucket list to learn baking but being intimidated by the idea that in order to be good at it, one must be precise and dedicated. I never really got my head around pursuing it. But this year, i promised myself that I will do things that intimidates or scares me. I promised myself that I will learn new things and try to go out of my comfort zone. So, I enrolled and had the best time of my life. I felt like a kid again learning a new skill. It made me feel good that I was enriching myself with new knowledge and also gaining new friends in the process. It is NEVER too late to pursue new things. I am so glad I did it. Thank you @ccamanila for making it possible for me. ???? #bakedbybea

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Eager to share all the new things she learned, Bea contributed to whipping up a five-course dinner ending with a tiered cake she baked herself for specially selected guests. The celebration, which was styled by none other  than Gideon Hermosa, was held at one of her school's dining areas, right next to an open kitchen where everyone was free to observe and admire the TLC that went into creating such a scrumptious meal. 

Her menu included lip-smacking starters and mains like salmon gravlax with dill mustard sauce, asparagus bundle, black truffle sabayon, and chicken chasseur with potato nest. There to enjoy all of it down to the last spoonful were her good friends travel entrepreneur Angely Dub and NicePrint's Charisse Tinio, fellow actor Gerald Anderson, peers from the culinary center, and other members of her innermost circle. 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Gelato making day ?? #bakedbybea #cca

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Bea breezed through the night in style too, with her comfortably chic black ensemble that matched her apron, barely there makeup, and simple low ponytail.

To commemmorate the personal milestone, this beauty also made sure that her guests would have something to remember it by. Bea lovingly prepared giveaways in the form of jars containing sweet treats she made herself, labeled with "by Bea." Who knows—the label might turn into a full-fledged business in the near future! 

Inspiring her fans not just with her body of work as an actress but also with her continuous pursuit of knowledge, Bea is sure to reach even greater heights with motivation and ambition like hers!

 

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Photos courtersy of NicePrint Photo and from @beaalonzo