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With Chivas, Auro, and Amorsolo exhibit take the center stage

Photo shows from left: Aldwin Tolosa of BusinessMirror, Sheraton Manila Bay Director of Sales and Marketing Juvy Agudon, Sheraton Manila Bay Marketing Manager Steph Cabrejas, Divine and Buddy Recio of Travel Update Philippines and Hospitality News Philippines, Monsi A. Serrano Publisher of The Philippine Business and News, Chino Garcia of Chivas Regal and Richard Masselin General Manager of Sheraton Manila Bay

Sheraton Manila Bay hosted an evening of art and gastronomy with a one-night-only pairing event entitled “Whisky and Chocolate  Experience” on July 7, 2022 held at the recently launched &More by Sheraton and Unspoken Bar. Epicurean diners, media, and key influencers delight in the culinary 

Sheraton Manila Bay Whisky and Chocolate concoction carefully prepared

marriage of Scottish whiskeys from Chivas Regal and delish pastries baked by our seasoned culinary team using proudly-local Auro Chocolate in time for the celebration of World Chocolate Day. 

The curated pairing and tasting notes led by sommelier Chino Garcia of Chivas  Regal include White Chocolate Madeleine (made with Auro 32% White Chocolate)  and Mango Tart (made with Auro cocoa powder) paired with Chivas Regal 13 Sherry  Cask; Peanut Chocolate Caramel Lollipop (made with Auro Dark Chocolate and  Chocolate Nibs) and Espresso Dark Chocolate Truffle (made with Auro Dark  Chocolate) paired with Chivas Regal 18 years; and Chocolate French Macarons and  Bailey’s Irish Chocolate Mousse (both made with Auro 64% Dark Chocolate) paired with Chivas Regal 12 years

Chino Garcia of Chivas Regal explains how the pairing of Chivas Regal and Auro Chocolates are done with the guidance of Sheraton Manila Bay’s illustrious Chefs, Chef Plaridelio Adora and Chef Mark Collamat
Nicey Arafiles and Louise Par of Auro Chocolate

The exquisite pairing was complemented by a visually delightful exhibition of selected artworks of National Artist Fernando Amorsolo made of LEGO™ brick mosaic. On display at the hotel’s main lobby starting July 7, 2022, are Lego renditions of Amorsolo’s  Early Traders (1948), Bayanihan (1959), and Dalagang Bukid (1958).

Amorsolo Lego renditions of from left, Bayanihan (1959), Amorsolo’s  Early Traders (1948), and Dalagang Bukid (1958).disolayed at Sheraton Manila Bay Lobby
Leslie Araujo of Pinoy Lego User Group shares how they created the Amorsolo Lego renditions of his revered Bayanihan (1959), Amorsolo’s  Early Traders (1948), and Dalagang Bukid (1958).disolayed at Sheraton Manila Bay Lobby

Among those seen enjoying the event are members of the Amorsolo family led by Fernando “Nandy” LazFernando Amorsolo’s grandson and executive director of the Amorsolo Foundation and Leslie Araujo, president and LAN (Lego Ambassador  Network) ambassador of Pinoy LUG (Lego User Group). The exhibit is in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the proclamation of Fernando C. Amorsolo as the first national artist of the Philippines in visual art. 

Marketing Manager Steph Cabrejas, Fernando and Mary Ann Lazo of Amorsolo Foundation, DOSM Juvy Agudon, and Marketing Coordinator Alaiza Domingo

“Since the launching of &More and Unspoken Bar we have been inspired to create events that is not just focus on satisfying our senses with good food and beverage experience, welcoming ambiance, live entertainment, and unparalleled service but at the same time with a purpose.” said Juvy Agudon, the hotel’s Director of Sales and  Marketing.  

Sheraton Manila Bay Director of Sales and Marketing Juvy Agudon welcoming guests

Commemorative fine art prints of Project AMORsolo are for sale at Sheraton Manila  Bay from July 7 to 21, 2022 for only Php 20,000 per framed print with a Certificate of Authentication. Part of the proceeds from the sale of the commemorative prints will be  donated to San Lorenzo Ruiz Home for the Elderly and Bahay Tuluyan, a non-profit  organization for children’s welfare. 

Sheraton Manila Bay Marketing Manager Stephanie Cabrejas and Director of Sales and Marketing Juvy Agudon

On hand to welcome guests and to show them around the exhibit were hotel General Manager Richard Masselin, Director of Sales and Marketing Juvy Agudon and her team, Director of Room Crystal Monzones, Director of Finance Jennifer Labita, Director of Human Resources Edna Al Sharhan, Director of Engineering Nilo De Ramos, Executive Chef Plaridelio Adora, Marketing Communications Manager Stephanie Cabrejas, and Food and Beverage Manager Karla Delos Reyes. 

Chef Plaridelio Adora and Chef Mark Collamat

&More by Sheraton is located in the Main Lobby of Sheraton Manila Bay, M. Adriatico cor. Gen Malvar Sts. Malate. For reservations please call +632 5318 0788 or email Like us on Facebook and Instagram @sheratonmanilabay and Twitter at @sheratonmnlbay. For more information, please visit our website at

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