At Kitchen 1B, our Culinary and Nutrition Council believes in the transformative power of food. With research, innovation, and a passion for wholesome nutrition, we are dedicated to promoting healthy living and aiding in recovery."

Kitchen 1B Culinary and Nutrition Council

The Kitchen 1B Culinary and Nutrition Council is a visionary group of experts dedicated to unlocking the transformative power of food and wholesome nutrition to support healthy living and recovery, with a focus on research, innovation, and a passion for food.

Cinty Yniguez

Cinty is a plant-forward wellness chef, yoga teacher, and lifestyle medicine and culinary nutrition coach. Cinty is the founder of Naked Foods, a line of handcrafted, preservative-free, plant-based food offerings. Her mission is to help people cultivate a healthy relationship with their mind and body through The Well Nourished Company’s wellness lifestyle solutions. 

Cinty's passion for healthy living stems from her personal experience with the loss of her parents to cancer. She earned her yoga teaching certification in Hong Kong and took up studies in Clinical Nutrition at Hong Kong University and Lifestyle Medicine and Culinary Nutrition in the U.K and U.S. 

Returning to Manila in 2015, she founded Naked Foods, which has grown into a successful brand with a growing base of customers. Through The Well Nourished Company, Cinty curates personal and corporate wellness lifestyle solutions that help people cultivate healthier relationships with their minds and bodies through healthy and sustainable lifestyle choices in food, movement, and mindful habits.

Now, Cinty also serves as Kitchen 1B's health consultant, adding to her impressive portfolio of work in the wellness industry.

Marivic Diaz-Lim

Marivic Diaz Lim is one of, if not the first, to open a restaurant in Salcedo Village in 2006. She is the brain behind Apartment 1B, the pioneer in the comfort food concept in the Philippines, serving only no-nonsense comfort food in its highest quality. Marivic is a graduate of the University of the Philippines and the Culinary Institute of America (Associate Degree in Culinary Arts, 2-year program). Marivic continues to pursue her passion for food with her flagship restaurant in Salcedo as well as Apartment 1B at The Henry Hotel in Pasay, and in The Henry Resort Taramindu Laiya. With the newest branch at Arya Residences, BGC.

She continues to bring innovation and quality dining experience with Kitchen 1B, a food delivery service in Metro Manila, providing restaurant-quality food that is both nutritious and delicious.

Chef Nikko Roa

Chef Nikko Roa is a highly skilled and experienced chef, with almost two (2) decades of experience in the industry. He has worked in various restaurants and hotels, honing his skills and expanding his culinary knowledge, as well as providing premium and quality dining experiences to guests.

Chef Nikko is known for his innovative approach to cooking, combining traditional techniques with a modern flair to create dishes that are both delicious and visually stunning. 

He has received numerous accolades and awards throughout his career, including <insert awards/recognitions>. Despite his success, Chef Nikko remains humble and passionate about his craft, always striving to push the boundaries of what is possible in the kitchen.

He is currently the Executive Chef at Apartment 1B, where he works alongside the restaurant's policy and vision to provide gourmet comfort food with unparalleled quality. With a passion for culinary arts, Chef Nikko Roa has established a track record of delivering high-quality, innovative cuisine that consistently exceeds guests' expectations. 

He is experienced in managing daily kitchen activities, overseeing staff, ensuring food quality and freshness, and monitoring and ordering stockings. Chef Nikko is also the lead for Kitchen 1B, the food delivery service of Apartment 1B, providing healthy and high-quality meals delivered straight to your doorstep.

"Food is not just fuel, it's information. It talks to your DNA and tells it what to do." - Dr. Mark Hyman

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