GCG was established in 2009 through a partnership between Sourceasia Business, Inc. and Acorn Awardee, Chef Philip John Golding. Since then, the company has been involved in numerous hospitality related projects in and around the metro, with a wide range of services extending to several industries in the culinary forum. GCG’s expertise lies in educating and training budding restaurant and hospitality practitioners, as well as providing outsourced services to hotels and restaurants, maximizing productivity and contributing to the overall efficiency and profitability of their businesses. With years of combined experience in the field, GCG’s team of hospitality experts offer valuable insight and a deep understanding of the business and all its aspects – from sourcing the necessary personnel your establishment needs to giving management consultation to help optimize business, and everything else hospitality and restaurant-related.


Chef Philip John Golding has been in the Philippine hospitality business for over 18 years already, training and educating numerous culinary students as well as providing consultancy services to hospitality and restaurant businesses. He is the founding President of the Philippine Chapter of the Ordre Internationale des Disciples Escoffier, a prestigious group of talented chefs from around the world known for safeguarding and passing on culinary traditions to young apprentices. In 1996, he earned the British Hospitality Industry’s Acorn Award, a distinction given to the most promising culinary professionals under the age of 30. Shortly after, he proceeded to be chef-patron of Tutto, a 60-seat Mediterranean café, and in 1999 became the Executive Chef of Paper Moon Restaurant and Fashion Café Manila. He also

founded the Azzuro group of restaurants and served as general manager and executive chef of Yats International Wine Club, Restaurants, and Cellars in Clark, Pampanga from 2004 to 2011. He also held the position of chief examiner, lead instructor, and Vice President of the Center for Culinary Arts (CCA), the first internationally recognized culinary academy in the Philippines and is currently the head chef lecturer and linkage adviser at the American Hospitality Academy Philippines (AHA), the first American international school in the Philippines.

Being an advocate of the culinary industry, he co-founded the Culinary Education Foundation, which is responsible for sending less fortunate students to culinary school. He now continues his legacy of culinary leadership through the Golding Culinary Group, delivering total hospitality solutions and consultancy across industries.


SourceAsia Business, Inc. originated from a 53-year old company called United Philippine Lines, Inc., which provides Outsourced Human Resource services to international premiere cruise lines, cargo and tanker vessels, Having been in the Human Resource Business for over 5 decades has brought about various opportunities to the company, paving the way for the birth of SAB back in 2003.

SAB has been able to find its core business in providing multi-faceted outsourced services in various industries ranging from Human Resource Management, Training & Education to Outsourced Management Consultancy.