Exactly a week ago, I had the great opportunity to meet the TLC hosts Janet Hsieh of Fun Taiwan and the Fabulous Baker Brothers Tom and Henry Herbert at the TLC Appreciation Dinner. The exclusive event was held at Erwan Heussaff’s Niner Ichi Nana at the Bonifacio Global City. Erwan is currently the leading travel and lifestyle channel’s brand ambassador to Southeast Asia. He has his mini food segments aired on TLC called Food Fix.

The said appreciation dinner last November 20 was held to welcome the TLC personalities and present them before the press and the major sponsors of the main event TLC Festival 2015 which took place the following day. I’m happy to share that the outdoor festival turned out to be a huge success.

Thank you TLC for bringing them over! And for giving Random Republika VIP access. 🙂

Catch these TLC stars via channel 62 on Sky Cable and channel 29 on Cignal TV. For more information on programming schedule, check out tlcasia.com.

Here are some of the photos from the event:

TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers

TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers

TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers

TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers Rustan's The Marketplace
Delicious variety of cheeses and cold cuts from Rustan’s The Marketplace

Rustan's The Marketplace TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers

TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers
TLC personalities Janet Hsieh, the Baker brothers Tom and Henry Herbert , and Erwan Heussaff got to chat with Discovery Network executives prior to the program proper

TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers

TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers
The event was hosted by Eri Neeman

TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers

TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers
Food blogger and restaurateur Erwan Heussaff (who also owns the event venue Niner Ichi Nana) displayed his drink mixing prowess at the bar
TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers
Discovery Network Senior Vice-President for Southeast Asia Louis Boswell did the welcoming speech and acknowledged the sponsors
TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers
Eri Neeman at work
TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers
Was too busy observing Erwan’s mixing skills I forgot to pay attention to what drink he was preparing! But I did hear there were EGG WHITES in there.

TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers

TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers

TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers
ABS-CBN Media Now Sales Director Tootsy Angara got to try the drink
TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers
Media sponsors and sales and marketing executives

TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers

TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers
Never mind I wasn’t able to focus on dinner, this was the highlight of my night! Ultimate fangirling moment! 😉

TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers

TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers
Just had to have this one taken by the official photographer 😉

TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers

TLC Appreciation Dinner TLC Festival 2015 Henry Herbert Kate Adajar Janet Hsieh Tom Herbert Erwan Heussaff Fun Taiwan The Fabulous Baker Brothers
Cute and functional giveaway

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Despite being in the field of brand marketing, Kate still nurtures her love for the arts through dabbling in creative hobbies such as illustration, visual design, makeup artistry, and cake decorating. Recently, she has also discovered a fondness for watercolor painting and calligraphy.

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