In time with the coming Independence Day, F1 Hotel Manila celebrated its 6th annual Filipino food festival, Luzviminda 6: Timeless Flavors, last June 7, 2018 at the hotel’s renowned restaurant, F All-Day Dining.
It was an experience to remember as I was able to taste dishes that were found in various region of our nation. Imagine being able to taste dishes are that well known in one particular province without even leaving the metropolis.
This year’s celebration was led by F1 Hotel’s executive chef, Angelo “Chubby” Timban, who, together with guest chefs, AJ Reyes and Zhe Jacinto, created a memorable feast for the guests.
What is Luzviminda?
Luzviminda is the culmination of our chefs’ talents and collaboration, bringing their skills and personal recipes to the fore to create the kind of authentic Filipino cuisine that would set your palate on a journey around the Philippines. Each chef has their own highlighted dishes during the festivity. Each chef exhibited their own highlight dishes; Chef Chubby’s delightful centerpieces were Insarabasab and Kalabasa Flan from Luzon; other regional dishes were Bulcachong and Pocherong Baka ni Tatay Ipeng in which dishes supplemented Chef Chubby’s flexibility in both creation and presentation of his expertise. Meanwhile, Vizayas was showcased with Chef AJ’s appetizing Kinilaw na Lobster and Sinuglaw while also serving Adlai and Smoked Corn Salad and Tamales Blanca that stemmed from various regions of the country where Chef AJ familiarized himself with to craft such delectable recipes. And of course, the feast wouldn’t be as satisfying without Mindanao’s Chicken Piyanggang and Beef Korma by Chef Zhe and her genuine Grilled Bicol Express and Raspberry Piaya that she effectively developed through diverse culinary aspects that can only be found in our country’s rich and beloved customs.
It was truly an honour to be part of the event starting with the ribbon cutting ceremony graced by the guests of honor Sharwin Tee, host of Curiosity Got Chef; Roberto Francisco, Chairman of Hotel and Restaurant Chef’s Association of the Philippines; F1 Hotel Manila’s Hotel Director Cindy Brual;, award winning TV and movie actress Jacyln Jose; Department of Tourism NCR Director Cynthia Lazo; and Attorney Jeff Martinez.
Luzviminda 6 stands tall and proud for bringing such a delectable tradition, passed on from one generation to the next, to the public. Luzviminda 6: Timeless Flavors will be available starting June 8-30, 2018 for only Php 1,699 nett per person at F All-Day Dining Restaurant. Satisfy your Pinoy cravings by having a taste of original Filipino flavors.
Embrace the essence of Filipino cuisine by checking out the Timeless Filipino Spread for this month of June. For inquiries and reservations, please call (02) 908-7888 or visit the website f1hotelmanila.com.
Thank you F1 staff, it was truly an experience being able to taste what the hotel restaurant can offer but having you on my side, ready to assist to all my needs and request was a memory to cherish as well
Till my next visit.