SABORES DE MEXICO
A Celebration of Mexican Cuisine
September 17 – 26, 2014
CRIMSON HOTEL, in partnership with the Embassy of Mexico, is bringing to the South an exceptional dining experience with “Sabores de Mexico” or FLAVORS OF MEXICO, a celebration of Mexican cuisine which will run from today until September 26, 2014 at Cafe Eight.
Crimson Hotel is a landmark hotel in southern Metro Manila and accommodates business and leisure travelers in its 325 guest rooms and 20 suites. With its stylish rooms, modern amenities, chic lobby, and exceptional dining outlets, Crimson Hotel provides the cosmopolitan spirit mixed with the trademark Filipino hospitality like no other.
I was lucky to be a part of this festivity in my homeland, the South! :P It was also an honor to meet the new british General Manager of Crimson Hotel, Saurabh Kukreja. With 15 years of hospitality experience, Saurabh, at 34, is one of the youngest general managers in the country.
Saurabh’s impressive career background includes his stint with The Savoy, The Berkely, and The Bentley Kempinski Hotel in London He also took office in the Starwood and Onyx Hospitality Group, Thailand, and served as the resident manager at the Amari Watergate in Bangkok.
Sabores de Mexico: A Celebration of Mexican Cuisines promises a unique culinary experience executed by two international chefs armed with the finest Mexican spices & ingredients.
Bringing the best of Mexico is guest chef Daniela Romerom -a native of Mexico, and resident Executive Chef Alessio Loddo, who combined their talents to add flair to the gastronomic menu.
Some of the dishes Chefs Daniela & Alessio came up with are: Chicken Flautas (fried corn tortilla stuffed with chicken), Mixiote (pit-barbecued meat made in mutton, chicken or pork), Shrimp Aguachile, Alambre de Res (beef with onions, mushrooms and white cheese), Conchinita Pibil (slow-roasted pork with banana leaf), Rajas con crema (sliced Poblano pepper with cream) and Chamoyadas (frozen mango with pikin chile).
Discover the rich and flavorful gourmet dishes of Mexico as prepared by featured chef Daniela Romero for lunch and or dinner buffet starting at Php 1,000++ per person. For reservations, call Cafe Eight at 863.2222 loc 1612
In other news..
August 1 to December 30, 2014 | Php 1,250++ per person
Celebrate your birthday at Café Eight and get to dine for free when you dine on the day, or three (3) days before or after of your birthday. Celebrants may enjoy a generous spread of international fares for free when they come in with at least two (2) full paying guests.
Terms and Conditions:
1. The complimentary birthday lunch or dinner buffet is valid on the actual, or three (3) days before or after the celebrant’s birth date.
2. The birthday celebrant must bring an original and valid government issued picture I.D. with the date of birth imprinted on it. (i.e. SSS, Driver’s License, Passport, School ID, etc.)
4. The birthday celebrant must be accompanied by at least two (2) full paying diners.
5. The Café Eight birthday promo may not be combined with other hotel promos, discounts and/or privileges.
Promotion is valid until December 30, 2014. Per DTI-FTEB SPD Permit No. 0331 Series of 2014.
Muchas Gracias Senoritas TWINKLE LACSAMANA & KARINA LEAL for having us over & for inviting us to join in the colorful festivities. And Muchas Gracias Senor Boss for taking me along as always! Until the next time! :-*