Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Filipino Culinary Pride, a Filipino Food Festival at Diamond Hotel Featuring Chef Sau del Rosario and Chef Miko Aspiras

Crispy Pork Kare-Kare Macadamia
Diamond Hotel Philippines, indulges us as they bring in 2 of the most sought after and most celebrated chefs of our generation, with a feast of authentic Filipino culinary masterpieces, adding new interpretations and showing us how Filipino cuisines have evolved to become one of the world renowned flavors and respected by culinary experts all over the world, presenting Chef Sau del Rosario and 
and Chef Miko Aspiras in a grand celebration at Corniche in Diamond Hotel Philippines.

From June 21 to July 1, satisfy your cravings and be mesmerized with Filipino Culinary Pride, a Filipino Food Festival at Corniche restaurant in Diamond Hotel Philippines.  It's an impressive bounty of Filipino gastronomic treasures waiting to be rediscovered for only Php2,780 nett per person.

Begin your food journey with familiar flavors that are sure to bring many memories. Starring at the food festival are carefully curated dishes by a Filipino celebrity chef who has brought pride and honor to the country for all his accomplishments throughout the years. Appreciating the diversity of Filipino cuisine, Chef Sau del Rosario invested his talent in culinary arts, creating innovative dishes rooted in Filipino food culture. 

Find your way to the appetizers that will be showcased during the buffet, including Oyster Ceviche, a mouthwatering dish made from Aklan oysters with coconut cream, drizzled with calamansi and sprinkled with homemade chicharon for that added crunch; Maya Maya Mayonesa, a delicate classic favorite made from snapper with aioli, capers, black olives, eggs and spices; and Paku with Kesong Puti and Watermelon, a healthy mix of forest ferns from Pampanga served with palm vinegar and salted egg.  For the showstopper, get ready to give in to these sinfully delicious courses. 

Chef Sau's signature Paella Sisig

Saying that the Sisig Paella is gastronomically enchanting is but an understatement, it blends in the familiar sisig crispiness then with soft paella rice to complement the flavors, it has been a favorite of many foreigners and loved dearly by food enthusiasts, such as the late Bordain has said, Sisig should be brought out to the world to enjoy.
Duck Adobo
Ox-tongue with mushrooms (Lengua)
The Lengua is just unbelievable, sweet and buttery, I could have it all day long, and it's best with rice!  So be ready to gain a few more pounds than expected.

A must-try is the Crispy Pork Kare-Kare Macadamia  which is Chef Sau's  signature dish cooked with macadamia nuts and truffle oil. And of course, skip the diet for a day and get yourself some Lechon, an attention-drawer and crowd-pleaser in any celebration. Other dishes that will be served are Tamales Pampanguena, Sinigang Flan, Bangus Relleno, Lamb Adobo with Garlic Confits and more.

But with so much delectable treats prepared for us by Chef Sau, prepare yourself for a masterful dessert medley made by Chef Miko Aspiras, in short.... you need and must make room for dessert!

Young, award-winning Chef Miko Aspiras is taking the dessert buffet spread to a new level of experience with fruity creations to tickle your minds and your palette.  A sweet and satisfying blend of chocolates, mousse and fruity flavors that will surely satisfy your sweet cravings. 

Take a bite of Chef Miko's tempting Mansanas crafted from dulcey-cinnamon mousse and Granny Smith apple compote dipped in red glaze decorated with chocolate leaf and twigs. 

Strike your fancy with Cherry created from layers of fluffy chocolate sponge, cherry mousse and  cherry chantilly.  Find true bliss in the luscious yet citrusy Mandarin Cheesecake in Graham crust base garnished with fresh orange segments. 

Keso de Bola Macaron
At the live station, fall in love again with the Diamond Hotel Ensaymada served with Flambéed Morada and Rosella. Chef Miko will also feature other equally irresistible confections such as Dayap in coconut mousse with dayap curd dipped in praline cocos, Keso de Bola Macaron, Grape Choux and more.

Diamond Hotel Ensaymada served with Flambéed Morada and Rosella

Guests with a minimum spend of Php5,000 at the Corniche lunch or dinner buffet will get a raffle ticket for a chance to win a 2-night stay in Baguio. Plus, spend a minimum of Php20,000 and get a complimentary overnight stay in a Deluxe Room with breakfast for two.

For reservations, call 528-3000 at loc. 1121. You may also visit to purchase vouchers for the food festival.

Diamond Hotel Philippines is located at Roxas Boulevard corner Dr. J. Quintos Street, Manila. For inquiries, please call (632) 528-3000 or email For more information on Diamond Hotel Philippines, please visit

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