Louise Emmanuelle d.G. Mabulo is an award-winning chef, entrepreneur, agriculture advocate, public speaker, and competitive archer. She promotes sustainable agriculture and farm-to-table cuisine.
From the United Kingdom, Louise migrated to a rural area in the Philippines where she runs her own farm and culinary lounge. There, she perceived the importance of ensuring food security and supporting the indigenous farmers of her locality.
Consequently, she established her venture, The Cacao Project, which aims to promote agriculture, fair trade, and reforestation while providing farmers with a sustainable, high-income livelihood. At the 2017 Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations, Louise won a lifetime fellowship from the Resolution Project for her social venture, The Cacao Project. She returned to the Youth Assembly again in 2018 as a Youth Ambassador and was recognized as one of the Outstanding Youth Ambassadors. She is a Regional Finalist for the United Nations Environment’s Young Champions of the Earth for Asia and the Pacific.
Louise also won the Best Dessert in Asia Award at the Disciples des Escoffier Young Talent Trophy at the Restaurant and Bar Show in Hong Kong. She is the youngest member of Disciples des Escoffier Philippines and was a finalist in the TV reality cooking show, Junior MasterChef.
Louise studied Economic Development and Social Entrepreneurship at Brown University, U.S.A. and the Watson Institute Philippines.She is an ambassador of Operation Smiles Philippines, Breville Philippines, and the Department of Tourism’s Flavours of the Philippines. She was awarded The Outstanding Young Farmer of the Philippines by JCI International in November 2018.