Celebrating Filipino Culinary Pride at Diamond Hotel Philippines


Guest celebrity chef Miko Aspiras; Diamond Hotel Philippines General Manager Vanessa Suatengco; Ambassador of Panama to the Philippines, His Excellency Rolando Guevara Alvarado; guest celebrity chef Sau del Rosario; looking on are (2nd row) Miss Earth 2017 Karen Ibasco and 2018 Miss Earth Philippines winners at the grand launch of the Filipino Food Festival at Diamond Hotel Philippines.

Diamond Hotel Philippines recently launched its annual Filipino Food Festival dubbed as Filipino Culinary Pride featuring celebrity chefs Sau del Rosario and Miko Aspiras. The ceremonial ribbon cutting that signified the grand opening was led by Diamond Hotel’s General Manager Vanessa Suatengco and was joined by the Ambassador of Panama to the Philippines His Excellency Rolando Guevara Alvarado, the guest chefs, and the Miss Earth Philippines winners.


Corporate clients, hotel partners and media friends were invited to the much-celebrated event at Corniche restaurant where they feasted on the featured chefs’ signature dishes showcased at the buffet stations. In the live cooking demonstration, Chef Sau featured his famous Crispy Pork Kare-Kare Macadamia that drew much attention from the attendees. Thereafter, Chef Miko Aspiras showed his creative pastry skills with his own take on the popular Diamond Ensaymada which he served with Flambéed Morada and Rosella. Adding excitement to the event were the dance performances of the Bayanihan, the Philippine National Folk Dance Company.


Catch the Filipino Food Festival until July 1 at the Corniche buffet for only Php2,780 nett per person. 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.

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