In photo: Sofitel Manila Executive Committee marks the start of the festive season
By Alithea De Jesus
With the gradual reopening of the economy in the country after the whole world put to a standstill by the coronavirus pandemic, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila is ready to welcome everyone in time for the Yuletide season in celebration of joie de vivre (joy of living).
To top it all, Sofitel having popularized what luxurious buffet dining is in the country through Spiral will take to the center stage its newest food concept dubbed Spiral at Home, which is set to bring back the holiday cheer even from the comforts of home.
Executive Chef Bettina Arguelles showcases Spiral’s distinctive gastronomic flair with a plethora of sumptuous offerings that will surely feast the eyes and appetite. With an elevated menu that includes truffle and foie gras wellington, cheese fondue, and a crudo bar to name a few, Spiral takes epicures to a festive treat with guaranteed ALLSAFE cleanliness and prevention standards in place.
Intimate Christmas celebration away from Home
As everyone longs to enjoy the Christmas celebrations with family, friends, or colleagues, Spiral at Home redefines your celebration and even made more exquisite as Spiral presents a limited offering of a festive and specially-curated menu of the restaurant’s signature dishes from across its prestigious 21 dining ateliers. Best enjoyed with family, friends, or even with office colleagues for Christmas, New Year, and all other holiday feasts in between.
These heartwarming specialties are offered in two sets: the Classic Christmas Dinner that includes a 5-7kg whole roasted turkey or 3.5kg US prime rib with sides like sausage and herb bread stuffing, potato gratin, French beans with pickled mustard seeds, maple glazed root vegetables, and artisan bread rolls; and the Ilustrado Christmas Dinner that includes a cochinillo (4-6kg roast suckling pig) and paella valenciana with patatas bravas, roasted Mediterranean vegetables, and pan con tomate as sides. The Classic Christmas Dinner is available at Php 18,000 nett while the Ilustrado Christmas Dinner is available at Php 22,000 nett. For a special pop to the celebration, an add-on of two bottles of champagne is available for Php 5,000 nett. Advanced payment and three days pre-order are required.
In a unique twist to the traditional Christmas hamper, Spiral at Home presents the signature Spiral gastronomic experience in boxed sets and features a variety of regional favorites from France, India, Japan, South Korea, and U.S.A. Taking gourmands on a culinary journey around the world from the comforts of home, Spiral at Home is the perfectly delectable gift this Yuletide season. The first installment of specialties includes the Grazing Box, Indian Thali, Japanese Omakase Set, Japanese Chirashi Don Tray, Japanese Sushi Platter, Korean Signature Set, Churrasco, and Spiral Burger Royale Kit presented in a self-heating hotbox for a hassle-free food preparation this busy Yuletide season. Advanced payment and three days pre-order are required.
On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, Sunset Bar makes an exclusive return with a poolside food truck festival. A foodgasmic celebration awaits guests with an al fresco dining experience featuring a mouth-watering assortment of international cuisines and free-flowing beverages. The food truck festival at Sunset Bar is set at Php 4,299 nett inclusive of free-flowing champagne, wine, beer, juices, and soda.
For restaurant reservations, inquiries, and Spiral at Home orders, please call F&B Reservations at 0917-309-2161 / (+632) 8-832-6988 or email H6308-FB12@sofitel.com. Follow Spiral Manila’s Facebook and Instagram pages for more updates and fresh promotions.