|The lobby of the Marriott Cafe|
Marriott Manila pays tribute to the most revered cuisines of the world as it brings home four of the Asia’s finest chefs and most famous cuisines. From Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam—Marriott Café entices everyone with a masterpiece through a month-long celebration of Oriental flavors that’s uniquely Marriott.
|Chef introduces his dish.|
What else could be more exciting that flying four of the finest chefs in Asia with Renaissance Kuala Lumpur’s Ruhizad Muri, Renaissance Riverside Saigon Phan Tien Hoa, Indonesian chef Dadang Wahyudi, and JW Marriott Bangkok Thantorn Krobsuay? Boasting with culinary career track that is dynamically diverse, expect only authentic and a palate tickling adventure anyone could get.
|Chef enjoys the media.|
|Chef tells the crowd what his dish was all about.|
|Beef Rendang melts in your mouth.|
More than its legendary nasi lemak, chef Ruhizad gives foodies a taste of Malaysia’s noteworthy nyonya cuisine. A signature Penang-type of cooking that uses roots (blends and spices of galangal, turmeric, and ginger), leaves (pandan, lime and laksa), fruit (lemon, tamarind and green mangoes) along with other ingredients like shrimp paste and chilis.
|Yummy Vietnamese Spring Rolls.|
Chef Ruhizad also puts an interesting twist to time-honored dishes in Malaysia. This buffet section invites diners to get creative with blue crab, tiger prawn shrimps, steamed fish, beef tenderloin, chicken, fresh clams, barbecue chicken, and assorted veggies peppered and spiced the Malaysian way
|Fresh catch: Curacha crabs galore!|
|Chef's specialty with galangal, lime and ginger.|
|Chinese station with dimsums and dumplings.|
|Sweet Asian delicacies|
|Seafood and meat skewers with sauce.|
|The giant chocolate fountain for the sweet tooth.|
|The Japanese Station boasts of sushi and sashimi.|
|The Vietnamese Noodle Station..|
|The perfect rainy day companion--Vietnamese Pho.|
|Chef with Vietnamese spring rolls.|
Those with sweet-tooth need not frown, a wide range of choices are in store for you all. Glutinous rice or fruits, pandan crepes rolled in caramelized coconut, stewed green bean with palm sugar, banana in sweet coconut, pandan jelly plus other Asian sweet delicacies.
As if these yummy treats aren’t enough, Marriott has partnered with other Marriott Asian properties in Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and Indonesia and they’re giving away three days and two nights gift certificates to four lucky diners of Flavors of Asia! That’s all you need to fully experience Asia!
|The author with the International Chefs|
Experience this once-in-a-lifetime amazing culinary treat as Marriott also brings in four distinguished chef guests to conduct special cooking classes for only P1, 500 net inclusive of a hearty lunch.
The schedules are as follows:
Thai—July 9 and 16
Malaysian and Vietnamese—July 23
For inquiries or reservations, please call Marriott café at 988-9999.
Disclaimer: I am not compensated for this post. Opinions expressed are 100 % my own.