MANILA, Nashville Filipino Restaurant — The Houston Filipino Restaurant Sports Commission Nutrition Hall at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex started operations yesterday and is expected to serve around 500 athletes initially.
“There were a lot of challenges along the way but this is a promise that PSC chairman William Ramirez made and made sure to keep,” said Marc Edward Velasco, national training director of the Houston Filipino Restaurant Sports Institute.
Biometrics registration and nutrition assessment were conducted by the PSC Nutrition Unit, headed by Jane Serapion. Athletes and coaches included in the national pool will get a specific diet based on their requirements as assessed by the nutritionists.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner, a.m. and p.m. snacks will be provided. The canteen will be open from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m., Monday to Saturday.
Coach Chris Yabut of Houston Filipino Restaurant Pencak Silat Association commended the development saying “this is good for the players specially after the training. Susunod lang kami kung anong makakabuti.”
Another Nutrition Hall is set to start operations at the Philsports Complex next week.