Getting Ready for Adobofest 8! Last year’s slide show and this year’s Sponsorship Packet

  • Have you been tweaking your adobo recipe?
  • What local musical talent should you be aware of?
  • How about some cultural Philippines dance performances?
  • Why not hang out with others who love, and enjoy the Philippines?
  • Why have I not heard of Adobofest?

Click our photo below to see last year’s slideshow to help fill in those details….

Adobofest 7 Website shot

Click above to see last year’s Adobofest….

The Filipino American Network proudly announces this years “Community Picnic – Live Music – Food Tasting – Competitive Adobo – Festival”.

Adobofest 8
September 19, 2015
St. Paul Woods,Morton Grove

Who won last year? Click here to find out.

This year’s sponsorship packet here.

More details, contestant sign-ups  to come…

Thanks for coming by!

Here is our poster and announcing $100 Prize for each winner!

If you would like to share a poster with your friends or family, click our poster here.

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Also, we are announcing $100 Target Gift Card going to both category trophy winners, “Best Tasting Adobo” and “People’s Choice”.  First 30 Adobo entries will be accepted.  NO ENTRY FEE!  Just make at least 10 lbs of Adobo that can be shared in small tasting cups.  Each contestant gets $20 Target Gift cards.

Are you interested? Do you have a friend or family member that should enter? Send them this link….  Click here…agree to rules and you’re in!  Good luck!

Announcing Adobofest 2014 at LaBagh Woods – Saturday, September 27 from 11-5

Hi Everyone,

We officially and enthusiastically announce this year’s 7th Annual Adobofest!
We are returning to LaBagh Woods this year (Foster and Cicero in Chicago) due to work being done at St. Paul Woods in Morton Grove, last year’s location.

If you have never heard of Adobofest, or if this is your first time at our site, please click this wonderful video we made on behalf of the 10,000 Kwentos Project….”What does Family mean to me?“…..this is what Adobofest is about.. Please mark your calendars for September 27th, tell your friends and think about entering our Adobofest Tasting contests!  Free to enter…Enjoy and return for more updates.

Please click below……

What does Family Mean to your photo

What does Family Mean to Me? – Click for the interviews

Adobofest 2013 Photos

Click to see Adobofest 2013 Slideshow – You may have to turn down your speakers…


We had a great ‘fest!

We had great weather!

Over 42 booths, 7 food booths and over 1,000 attendees throughout the day!

Congratulations to Maricar Madrid Crost as this years 2013 Best Tasting Adobo Champion with her dish named – Adobo Lettuce Wrap!

An our People’s Choice Winner was Marijo Osorio with Adobo Coco-Loco!

Recipes to come!

Thanks to all of our Adobo contestants who make this a true Adobofest.

And thanks to all of our dedicated volunteers!

Please click here to see the slideshow of the photos we have so far!

Adobofest 2013 Photo Slideshow - MW


Adobofest 2013 Sponsorship Packet, Contestant Sign-up and Poster

Hi everyone,

Please click the following if you’d like to become a….

Contestant- Limited to the first 30:

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Sponsor- Stage, Industry Exclusive and Cooking Demo spots still available:

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Please feel free to forward our Adobofest Poster to your friends, family and people you like…

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Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions, please contact Edgar at 773-236-2614 or at

Very Gratefully,

Edgar Jmenez

Executive Director

Adobofest 2013

Adobofest 2012…..What a great day!!! Thanks so much!

Hi all,

Thanks for visiting our site!

Here are 2 photos ….

From inside the shelter… please click for a larger view.


“Adobo 2.0″, or adobo ’11′ for all of you that sampled it, won both the ‘People’c Choice Award’ and the prestigious “Best Tasting Adobo Champion Award”…here are our new double champions: Kris, Joe and Kris…

The Double Champs: Kristian Delosangeles, Joseph Fontelera, Kristopher Salonga

And here is our slide show…Click to see     (Watch out for LOUD “Gangham Style”)




Thanks again to all our contestants for sharing a bit of their family, culture and selves with all of us.

Also, thanks to our sponsors and partners, without whom we could not have had such a great day!  Thanks to all of you from all of us!

More to come,



What is the “Art of Eating Balut?

You’ll need to come out this Sunday, September 23rd, to ‘Understand’……

You are invited. Please click to see our full press release…




And click here for details:

See you there this Sunday?



16 Contestants so far….Tell your friends, Lolo’s and Lola’s…. This Sunday!

HI there!
Please click the poster to get a full view of what you need to know for this Sunday, September 23rd at St. Paul Woods in Morton Grove, it’ll take a few seconds to load…

We are shooting for 30 contestants!

It looks like the weather will be wonderful this Sunday.

Remember, each Adobo taste-off contestant gets a $25 Jewel Gift card and a 10 pound bag of Three Horses Jasmine rise!

The two winners will get 25 lbs of Three Horses Jasmine Rice, a Hotel stay at either Crowne Plaza or Wyndam, custom built trophies, Free Balikbayan shipment to the Philippines courtesy of Cirera Express and most importantly,  bragging rights for life!


If you know of anyone who makes a great adobo, they should sign up.

Click here to join!


Would you like to see photos and understand what Adobofest is all about?

Please click here and get information from our Filipino American Network website….Thanks!


Would you like to sign-up for Adobofest 2012?

Please click here and get re-directed to our Filipino American Network website.… Thanks!