Category Archives: Cru Steakhouse

Marriott Manila is one with LGBT in Celebrating All Kinds of Love

Why go with just plain red when you can celebrate the spectrum of Love?

Love Won Valentine at Marriott Hotel Manila

For February, Marriott Manila is taking Valentine’s Day in its most colorful form in support of the freedom to love who you love. Whether you’re raising a glass to all kinds of love or celebrating your independence, the hotel has prepared a colorful fete for you to partake.

If your appetite is as big as your love for your partner, Marriott Café satisfies your craving and takes you and your palate on a romantic stroll to a colorful range of international cuisines. Fall in love with their hefty spread of filling choices such as tiger prawns, prime rib, oysters, tepanyaki and foie gras with nimble chefs on standby to cook it the way you desire it. For only Php 2250 for February 13 lunch buffet and Php 2650 for Feb 13 and 14 dinner buffet and Sunday brunch, renew your love with each other in the Café’s “Make Room for Love”. Have the liberty to express affections through the do-it-yourself dessert corner and create rainbow connections with your own confections, to share with your bae.

Make Room for Love at Marriott Hotel Manila Marriott Hotel Manila Celebrates All the Colors of Love

The ideal mate deserves an ideal meal, don’t you agree? If you’re looking for a fancy treat, we suggest you fire-up an intimate dinner with your partner and indulge in the finest steaks and wine in the city at Cru Steakhouse. Don’t miss out on the Strawberry Semifreddo for a sweet ending that’s worthy of sweet sharing, available from Feb 13 to 14 only. A limited edition Valentine offer, this colorful treat is a combination of ice cream and frozen mousse with fresh strawberries molded in two hearts, a reinvention of the classic Italian dessert for only Php 450.

CRU Steakhouse, Marriptt Manila Hotel

Cru Strawberry Semifreddo, Marriott Hotel Manila

Are you a fan of Madonna but don’t have tickets to her show? You and your boo should swing by the Greatroom and get ready to party on the Madonna Madness in celebration of love equality. Take a sip or more of the Mad Mixes inspired by the Queen of Pop such as “Material Girl”, “Take a Vow”, “Vogue” and “Frozen” with price ranging from Php 290 to Php 350 only. And because the hotel wants you to experience the Rebel concert, revel with the hits of the icon of love equality with live performances on weekends for the whole love month.

Looking for a sweet gift for your partner or just an edible souvenir of your vibrant date? Make a quick stop at the Marriott Café Bakery to grab something for your love. Filling for your eyes and tummy, get ready to swoon over their colorful collection of cakes, cupcakes, cookies gelatos and French macarons available until February 14 only.

Love took a leap, conquered and won. Marriott Manila supports love equality and we want to celebrate all kinds of love for the whole month of February 2016. For inquiries, advance orders and reservations, call (02) 9889999 or visit manilamarriott.com. To keep up on their latest offerings, follow @marriottmanila at Facebook and Twitter and, @manilamarirott on Instagram.

 Let’s stay connected, find AmOnTheStreets on Facebook.

Marriott Hotel Manila Triumphs at the Philippine Culinary Cup

The Kitchen Team of MarriottThe Kitchen Team of Marriott Hotel Manila

In the recently concluded and very successful World Food Expo, the Kitchen Team of Marriott Hotel Manila emerged as winners in the Philippine Culinary Cup (PCC), the annual competition where the best meet to compete.

Marriott’s team of culinary pastry chefs got the most number of awards compared to its hotel counterparts. After four grueling days of competition at the SMX Convention Center, PCC’s roster of WACS-accredited judges happily awarded the team with 4 gold medals, 3 silver medals, and 5 bronze medals.

The good news is that Marriott Hotel Manila is sharing the celebration with you. The winning concoctions will be served at Cru Steakhouse this whole month of September.

Diners who prefer a la carte are off to a good start with the Slow Cooked Grouper (squid ink crepe, tomato pepper relish, compressed apples, and saffron kaffir aioli) for P990. For the main course, order the Sous Vide U.S. Angus Beef Tenderloin (kaffir-corn puree, truffle potatoes, and port wine sauce) for P1,950; or choose the Pan Roasted U.S. Angus Beef Flank Steak (smoked goat cheese, vegetable ragout, cauliflower truffle puree, wild mushroom stuffed rigatoni pasta, port wine ox tail jus) for P1,650; or opt for the Sous Vide Halibut Fillet (tomato pepper relish, corn shrimp crepes, squid ink kataifi crisp, and smoke-infused hollandaise sauce) for P1,850. Cap these with a divine dessert of either Banana Crème Brulee (chocolate ganache, almond walnut crumble, and cream cheese icing) or Dark Chocolate Maracaibo Mousse (vanilla custard, orange gelee, hazelnut crunch, and salted nut crumble) for only P400.

For a delightful 3-course dining experience, the Philippine Culinary Cup Special Set Menu is also offered at P3,150 for the Sous Vide U.S. Angus Beef Tenderloin, P2,950 for the Pan Roasted U.S. Angus Beef Flank Steak, and P3,000 for the Sous Vide Halibut Fillet. Enjoy these exclusive gold medal dishes, meet the pleasant award-winning chefs, or revel in both.

Here are the winners:

Brainard Vito and Erwin Marquez Bronze Medal for Filipino CuisineBrainard Vito and Erwin Marquez Bronze Medal for Filipino Cuisine

Christopher Saquing Silver Medal for Young Chefs Challenge

Christopher Saquing Silver Medal for Young Chefs Challenge

David Socrates Bronze medal for Wedding Cake David Socrates Bronze medal for Wedding Cake

Francis Oliveros Gold for Fantasy DessertsFrancis Oliveros Gold for Fantasy Desserts

Jimmy Manalo Silver Medal US PoultryJimmy Manalo Silver Medal US Poultry

Joal Garfin Gold Medal for Chocolate ShowpieceJoal Garfin Gold Medal for Chocolate Showpiece

Joana Tiglao Bronze Medal Pasta ChallengeJoana Tiglao Bronze Medal Pasta Challenge

Joy Cueto Bronze Medal for Dress the CakeJoy Cueto Bronze Medal for Dress the Cake

Marty Santiago Bronze Medal for Pasta ChallengeMarty Santiago Bronze Medal for Pasta Challenge

Maxine Cornista Bronze Medal for Quick Fire SaladMaxine Cornista Bronze Medal for Quick Fire Salad

Mike Fauni Silver Medal for US Pork CategoryMike Fauni Silver Medal for US Pork Category

Oscar Gutay Silver Medal for Young Chef ChallengeOscar Gutay Silver Medal for Young Chef Challenge

Prince Patinio Gold Medal for Sous VidePrince Patinio Gold Medal for Sous Vide

About Marriott Hotel Manila

Marriott Hotel Manila stands as a centerpiece of the dynamic and exciting mixed-use development of Resorts World Manila. Ideally located in Newport City across NAIA Terminal 3 the hotel is a mere 15-minute drive from Bonifacio Global City and Makati Business District. Blessed with a splendid view of the adjoining 18-hole Villamor Golf Course, it boasts 342 exquisite guest rooms that offers luxurious bedding, high-speed internet, 40″ full high definition LCDs with IPTV and the new remote jack pack plug-and-play system. Hotel facilities include Quan Spa, 6 meeting rooms and a Grand Ballroom, 5 superb restaurants, outdoor pool and a health club. Underway now is the expansion project, adding 228 Premier Rooms and a Grand Ballroom offering 8000 sqm of flexible function spaces, promising to be the pre-eminent venue in the Philippines for every event.

Gastronomia de Esapaňa at Marriott Hotel Manila

Food. Wine. Passion. Rediscover these while staying at the Marriott Hotel Manila.

Marriot Hotel Manila brings you authentic Spanish cuisine whipped up by the young and handsome guest Chef from Valladolid, Victor Burgos.

Spanish cuisine is not really new to us, Filipinos, whose cuisine is laced with Spanish dishes. After all, we have danced the flamenco, did the soulful singing while playing the guitar, and the Spaniards built majestic churches, which  made our country a bastion of the Catholic faith? And I loved and even wanted to read Don Quijote in its Spanish version.

So, you know what I’m talking about. Head for Marriott Hotel and get a chance to taste the famous Ibérico ham, relish the season’s first olive oils in Andalusia, and sample what is served in the bustling food markets of Catalonia. Enjoy also the tapas like the locals do, sip and savor the wines at Rioja and learn about the gastronomic society in the Basque.

Food: Dinner Buffet at Marriott Café

For a wide array of choices, every corner of Marriott Café’s dinner buffets shout muy delicioso! Various cold cuts like chorizo, salchichon, lomo, Iberico ham, and Serrano ham are served with fresh tomato bread. Different cheeses such as manchego, cabrales, tetilla, and mahon are best paired walnut bread and membrillo. What more? Enjoy spoonfuls of hot and cold soups like the gazpacho, salmorejo, purrusalda, lentils with chorizo, and lamb stew. Salad lovers are also in for a treat as the salad bar boasts of different flavors and textures for the discerning palate. Escalivada and Chicken (roasted vegetables with chicken and walnuts), Mejillones en Escabeche (marinated mussels with onion, Spanish paprika, and white wine), Ensaladilla Rusa (Russian Salad comprised of potato salad with mayonnaise and garden vegetables), or Melon con Jamon Serrano (melon and Serrano ham). Choose the Champiñones al Ajillo (sautéed champinion with garlic, white wine, and parsley), Ensalada de Remolacha y Esparragos (beetroot salad with green asparagus, lettuce & orange), or Atun encebollado (tuna with onion pickle). There’s also Codorniz Escabechada (marinated quail in vinegar & vegetables) Ensalada de Alubias (white beans salad with vegetables and Serrano ham), Ensalada de Mango y Gambas (prawn and mango salad with yogurt dressing), Queso Manchego con Miel y Guayaba (manchego, guava, and honey), and Salpicon de Marisco (mixed seafood salad, northern-style).

Mini paellas are of course available, along with hot items like the Bacalao Ajoarriero, Mussels Marinara, Pisto Manchego, and Pollo al Ajillo. The carving station on the other hand is filled with more Serrano ham, Iberico ham, lamb shoulder, suckling pig, and turkey.

Before the next day’s siesta, make sure to try the Crema Catalana (caramelized custard cream) and the Arroz con Leche (creamy rice pudding with a touch of canela and lemon). Better yet, feel like a child once more by pouring chocolate on the deep-fried Churros coated with sugar.

More sweets? Have fun with Flan de Huevo (Spanish version of creme caramel) or the Tarta de Santiago (Northern Spain’s almond tart with milk foam).

To mesmerize the special diners, Marriott Café also offers live cooking of the churros, paella, and tapas.

Wine: Wine Dinner at Cru Steakhouse

Cru Steakhouse continues the celebration of Spanish delights on June 13 by pairing succulent meats with impeccable wines. Bodegas Hidalgo de Filipinas brings the finest wines from Spain. Featuring Emina 2005 Ribera del Duero, this wine has dark, fruity flavor that brings cheese and leather into play. The palate is hard and snappy, with acid-based cherry and plum flavors.

Salut definitely goes to the hams and cheeses, especially its selection of tapas: Salmorejo con Berenjenas Fritas (Southern Spain’s cold soup with deep-fried eggplant), Gambas al Ajillo (garlic prawns, olive oil, and parsley), Croquetas de Setas (creamy croquettes with a mix of mushroom), and Pintxos Moruno (marinated lamb skewer with manchego cream sauce).

For the main course, Cru Steakhouse serves Arroz Caldoso de Marisco (moist rice with seafood), Entrecot con Pisto y Crema de Queso Manchego (rib-eye steak with manchego cream sauce and pisto), and Muslo de Pollo con Graten de Patatas y Bacon (chicken leg with potato and bacon gratin).

The Flan de Huevo and Tarta de Santiago are also available for dessert, along with Crema de Yogur y Chocolate Blanco, Fruta de la Passion, y Gengibre (white chocolate, yogurt with passion fruit, and ginger crumble).

Experience Spain’s food, wine, and passion this June at Marriott Hotel Manila’s Gastronomia de Espaňa. Dinner buffet is available daily at Marriott Café (Sun-Thurs P1950 and Fri-Sat P2300).

———————

ABOUT MARRIOTT HOTEL MANILA:

An inviting beacon set in the world-class casino entertainment complex of Resorts World Manila, Marriott Hotel Manila is the place to work and play. Ideally located in Newport City across Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3, it is a convenient 15 minute drive from Makati Business District and Bonifacio Global City. Affording a splendid view of the adjoining 18-hole Villamor Golf Course, it boasts 342 exquisite guest accommodations that offers luxurious bedding, in-room safe, mini-bar, high-speed Internet, air conditioning, 40″ full high definition LCDs with IPTV, videos on demand and jack pack plug-and-play system. The hotel features excellent dining options such as Marriott Cafe, Cru Steakhouse, Java+ and Lobby Lounge. Leisure facilities include Quan Spa, Health Club, Salon and Newport Mall. With a Grand Ballroom and several meeting rooms, Marriott Hotel Manila is also the ultimate destination for meetings and events, from wedding to gala dinner celebrations.

Get Love-struck with Chocolate at Marriott Manila

What is it about love that it’s always associated with chocolates?

Head for Marriott Hotel Manila now and celebrate this love month with a lovely interplay of food and chocolate.

Loving and romantic couples can enjoy that perfect meal: attractive yet real, wholesome yet sometimes a little naughty, surprising but not startling. All elements can be found at Cru Steakhouse. While steak is the main draw at Cru, the dessert revelation is a marvelous night cap.  Try the dessert revelation (P600 net): a triple treat of vanilla, chocolate and raspberry ice cream flavors. This limited Valentine offer starts when the rich, hot sauce of dark Swiss chocolate is lavishly poured onto the dome. It is meant for sharing,  which will surely seal the date night.

Another option for a romantic evening can happen at the Marriott Café. Tasty buffet, for only P2,300 net from February 13th to 16th, the spread is made unlimited and extra endearing for Valentine’s Day.

To notch up the Valentine evening, get a Suite Surrender room package from February 9 to 16 and get billeted for a night or more in our executive suite with your honey to send sparks of romance for only P16, 000++, inclusive of a heartily-prepared in-room breakfast for two and with a flower set up.  What’s more? Get into the luxe life with an exclusive pick up and drop off experience within Manila courtesy of Jaguar!

As if this is not enough, step into the The Great Room located at the lobby and get artsy with our chocolate carving showcase the whole month of February. Sweetened with passion and hand carved with love, find inspiration from our chocolate carving exhibit featuring Valentine staples from hearts, cupids, couples, signature bag and a Ducati motorcycle.  Made of purely imported chocolate, these masterpieces are for selling too.

While at the Great Room,  better try the Valentine drinks. Bartenders proudly present the Chocolate Concoctions, also available the whole month of February for only P350 net. Made of lip smacking and thick chocolate transformed into a drink with a hint of alcohol, rev up your quiet time with our chocolate-inspired drinks: blended tiramisu, chocolate cherry bomb, and chocolate martini.

Really, there’s no other place to make your Valentine’s Day the best day, but at Marriott Manila.

For inquiries or reservations, call 988-9999.

————-

ABOUT MARRIOTT HOTEL MANILA:

An inviting beacon set in the world-class casino entertainment complex of Resorts World Manila, Marriott Hotel Manila is the place to work and play. Ideally located in Newport City across Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3, it is a convenient 15 minute drive from Makati Business District and Bonifacio Global City. Affording a splendid view of the adjoining 18-hole Villamor Golf Course, it boasts 342 exquisite guest accommodations that offers luxurious bedding, in-room safe, mini-bar, high-speed Internet, air conditioning, 40″ full high definition LCDs with IPTV, videos on demand and jack pack plug-and-play system. The hotel features excellent dining options such as Marriott Cafe, Cru Steakhouse, Java+ and Lobby Lounge. Leisure facilities include Quan Spa, Health Club, Salon and Newport Mall. With a Grand Ballroom and several meeting rooms, Marriott Hotel Manila is also the ultimate destination for meetings and events, from weddings to gala dinner celebrations.