Flavours of the Philippines

Philippine Food Festival 2015

Philippine Food Festival 2015

The Philippine Department of Tourism, Philippine Airlines and the Grace Hotel are proud to announce that The Flavours of Philippines will return to The Grace Brasserie commencing from 16 July – 2 August 2015.

Dine and go in the draw to win a trip to Manila with Philippine Airlines as the major prize, with plenty more give-aways to be won.

This year, three top chefs from the Philippines will be flown to Sydney specially for the food festival.

Michelle Adrillana, Celebrity Chef and Food Consultant, will be leading the team with Celebrity Chef Sydney Roque and Pastry Chef Angelica De Leon accompanying her.

Chef Michelle, most recently was celebrity chef at The Filipino Food Festival at The Garden Hotel in Guangzhou, China. She has won numerous awards and is a highly sought-after chef at many festivals worldwide.

With a population of over 99 million people stemming from 120 different ethnic groups, the Philippines is made up of more than 7,000 islands and has a colourful history. With an abundance of cultural influences, this archipelago has formed a rich culinary identity.

Blessed with an abundance of seafood, tropical fruits and a distinct use of naturally sour and salty flavours, Filipino food is a subtle mix of its Asian neighbours as well as featuring influences from its early Spanish colonisation.

Flavours of the Philippines Food Festival will serve an array of exotic, succulent, spicy and aromatic dishes over the two week Food Festival. Lunch and dinner will be served buffet style in the historic Grace Brasserie.

Some of the food that will be served include:

Appetizers and Salads

Fishballs with Sweet Chili Sauce

Crunchy Bittermelon Salad (Ampalaya Salad)

Grilled Eggplant Salad (Ensaladang Talong)

Hot Buffet

Filipino Sweet and Sour Soup (Sinigang)

Seafood with Vegetables in Peanut Sauce and Shrimp Paste (Seafood Kare Kare)

Pork Adobo

King Crabs in Coconut Ginger Sauce

Carving Station

Roasted Crispy Pork Belly stuffed with Mushroom Adobo Rice

Dessert

Caramel Custard (Leche Flan)

Banana Fritters with Jackfuit wrapped in Spring Roll Paper (Turon)

Halo-Halo Station (Melange of Sweetened Fruits and Beans)

 

For bookings, call 02 9272 6670 or email: restaurant.reservations@gracehotel.com.au

Visit www.gracehotel.com.au for more information and Terms and Conditions.

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