ICYMI. Let's welcome KFC's First Filipino Colonel, none other than Ronaldo Valdez.
LOOK: KFC's First Filipino Colonel
May 30, 2017 at 2:24 AM
Posted by : Marie Li
Filed Under : Food & Restaurants
Manila, Philippines - A week ago, KFC Philippines released a search for the their first Filipino colonel. Top three actors vied for the most anticipated role: Batangueno-comedian Leo Martinez, movie and television veteran actor Ronaldo Valdez and character/theater veteran actor Pen Medina.
Leo Martinez gives us another dose of his trademark Batangueño charm as he auditions for the role of the First #KFCFilipinoColonel. Find out who gets the part on May 29. Gai-own!Posted by KFC on Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Intense method actor Pen Medina went through some intense preparation to get the role of Colonel. Yun nga lang, ibang colonel. Ooops. Watch out for the #KFCFilipinoColonel reveal on May 29!Posted by KFC on Wednesday, 24 May 2017
We know you want more. Watch Ronaldo Valdez show off his groovy moves while auditioning to be the First #KFCFilipinoColonel. Who's it gonna be? Countdown to May 29!Posted by KFC on Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Watch their funny audition:
But this week, KFC announced who landed the role of Filipino counterpart of Colonel Harland Sanders. It is none other than Ronald James Gibbs aka Ronaldo Valdez.
The First #KFCFilipinoColonel
A fine day for our country. After decades of waiting, we officially have our First #KFCFilipinoColonel! Let’s give him our full support in upholding the fresh hand-breaded quality in each piece of original recipe chicken. So help us gravy!Posted by KFC on Monday, 29 May 2017
Congratulations Colonel Valdez!
Source: KFC Philippines on Facebook