About Me

TV Shows

Kitchen Confidence with Sandy Daza, Manila, Philippines - April 2012
A cooking show that features various recipes created and demonstrated by Sandy Daza before a live studio audience.

Word Of Mouth, Manila, Philippines - 2009 to 2010
A cooking show with food instructor and teacher Patty Loanzon showcasing simple everyday recipes for housewives and novice cooks.

Cooking With Sandy, Vancouver, Canada - 2002 to 2010
Hosted the first Filipino cooking show on the Shaw Multicultural Channel in Vancouver, Canada. The show featured Philippine delicacies and other staple dishes as well as international dishes and personal creations.

Cooking With Sandy, TFC (The Filipino Channel), USA – 1992 to 1996; 2003 to 2008
Cooking With Sandy was aired nationwide in the USA for all TFC (The Filipino Channel) subscribers.

Cooking It Up With Nora, Cooking With The Dazas & Cooking With Sandy, Manila, Philippines - 1987 to 2002
The first Filipino cooking show was first launched by mother, veteran gourmet and the “Julia Child” of the Philippines Nora Daza in 1957. The show was a resounding success due to it’s large and consistent fan base. In the late 80’s Sandy joined her as a co-host and the show was then renamed Cooking With The Dazas. After Nora left for Paris to put up a Philippine restaurant with her daughter Stella, Sandy took full control of the cooking show as host and then renamed the show Cooking With Sandy.

Del Monte Kitchenomics, Manila, Philippines - 1991 to 1999
The program was a Filipino homemakers’ cooking and kitchen partner since 1984. Short for Kitchen Economics, Kitchenomics provided housewives with budget-friendly recipes that are easy-to-do, delicious and nutritious.


Wooden Spoon, Philippine Cuisine, Manila Philippine 
Sandy’s Cuisine, Philippine Cuisine, Manila Philippines
Sandy’s Cuisine, Philippine Cuisine, Vancouver Canada
Mai Thai Express, Fastfood, Manila Philippines
Mai Thai Restaurant, Thai Cuisine, Manila, Philippines
Au Bon Café, Bistro Cuisine, Manila Philippines
Aux Iles Philippines, Philippine Cuisine, Paris, France
Maharlika Restaurant, Philippine Cuisine, New York City

Food Column

Word Of Mouth
Lifestyle Section, Philippine Daily Inquirer 1992 ~ Present
The Philippine's most widely circulated broadsheet.


Cooking With Sandy Daza, 2011
A guide to simple, easy-to-prepare delicious home-cooked meals.

Happy Eating!
A Philippine Cookbook based on home-cooked Filipino dishes created by Sandy Daza.






Ecole Cordon Bleu in Paris, France
American College in Paris, France
Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
Mandarin Hotel Cooking School on Thai Cuisine, Bangkok, Thailand


Culinary judge
Chef Judge for various culinary events throughout the Philippines
Chef Wars - Mindanao, Luzon, National Food Showdown 
Chef's On Parade - Market Basket

Chaîne des Rotisseurs, Manila Philippines 1992 ~ 1997
An international gastronomic association dedicated to bringing together both professional and non-professional members worldwide who appreciate and share a mutual interest in cuisine, wine and fine dining.

Representative and Alumni, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York USA 1977 ~ 1993
In charge of preliminary interviews for persons interested in studying at Cornell University Hotel School and Restaurant Administration in upstate New York.