Philippine Food Holidays

Philippine Food Holidays

21-28 October 2017

Filipino Food is the Next Big Thing

Discover why the world is now looking at the Philippines as the next hottest culinary destination!

Food Holidays is the New Luxury Tour Product

It provides a different dimension in exploring the Philippines through enriching experiences.

Following are the highlights of the 8-Day Gastronomy Tour:

– Discovery of stunning destinations

– Curated Cultural Immersion

– Dining with flavors of history

– Thrill of learning local cuisines

– Interactive experiences

– Empowerment of local communities

– Unlimited Fun!

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Package Inclusions for the 8-Day Package:

– Round trip airport transfers from Manila

– Deluxe accommodations as stipulated on the itinerary

– Air-conditioned transportation for land travels

– Round trip domestic airfare for the Bicol tour

– Meals (7 Breakfast | 6 Lunch | 6 Dinner)

– Creatively designed culinary experience

– Curated culinary tours

– Cooking demonstrations of century-old recipes

– Unlimited fun!

Package Cost Per Person Early Bird  Rate Regular Rate Last Minute
Twin Sharing $2,000 $2,200 $2,400
Triple Sharing $1,800 $2,000 $2,200
Single Occupancy $2,350 $2,500 $2,650
Payment Cut-off 31-Mar-17 28-May-17 31-Jul-17

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Contact Details

Mobile / Viber: + 63 918 9001415

Email: [email protected]

Itinerary

1

Manila

Welcome to Manila!

Gold Museum Tour + Degustacion Dinner on the Top

“Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms Gorgeous and historically intriguing exhibition from 10th – 13th centuries “

Journey back in time through an exhibit of more than a thousand gold treasures from early civilization.

Have an extraordinary dining experience at “Top of the City”. Be captivated by the panoramic view of the city by night. Indulge in the curated degustacion with visual presentation – the evolution of Philippines cuisine from heritage dishes to global fusion of influences from China, Mexino, Spain and U.S.A. The owner, Chef Jessie, will do a cooking demonstration of a claypot cuisine.

Accomodations: Manila Hotel

2

Binondo + Intramuros

Binondo + Intramuros: The flavors of 13th century trading between China and the Philippines + Life under Spain

Have a walking tour with Celebrity Guides who guided various international media and celebrity chefs! the famed Ivan Mandy will be guide in Binondo while Carlos Celdran will handle the Intramuros tour.

Nibble you way around the secret alleys of Binondo, hailed as the oldest Chinatown in the world. Beaming with over 400 years of history is the homes to the oldest flavors to China, 16th century Baroque cathedral and great shopping finds.

Intramuros is shown as the “Old Manila” that served as the seat of Spanish colonial sovereignty in the Orient for 300 years. Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Church, dine in a colonial house, check out the plazas, ruins, cobblestones, bulwarks and loads of historical treasures.

Return to the hotel to rest and freshen up. Go out for a cultural dinner show. Participate and learn on how to do the Tinikling (bamboo dance).

Accomodations: Manila Hotel

3

Laguna

Laguna: Coconut Plantation Tour

Experience the rural charm of being in a coconut plantation at Villa Escudero – ride carabao-driven cart and serenade with folk songs.

Meet Chef Cocoy Ventura, the F&B director of the plantation who used to work at the French laundry in Napa Valley, California. He will take the guests around the hacienda to have a glimpse of the coconut life – watch a farmer climbs and harvest fresh coconuts or experience grating a coconut the traditional way.

Have a rare opportunity to meet the legendary owner of the hacienda, Don Ado Escudero. He will conduct a cooking demonstration of his famed “Pansit Buko” , a recipe that he crafted during the WWII. hear the simulating story straight from the coconut scion.

Drive to Cavite and be captivated by Soya’s garden – a magical sanctuary of nature – artfully design to soothe your soul.

Accomodations: Sonya’s Bed and Breakfast

4

Cavite

Cavite: Ftom Farm-to-Table to Gourmet Dining

Learn the “Art of Living Well” from Sonya Garcia, the purveyor of the organic farm-to-table  dining in the area. Discover the simple pleasures of life form basic gardening, harvest fresh herbs and prepare a dish.

Have a leisurely stroll in the garden interlaced with colorful flowers and foliage, visit the country store for interesting products to buy, stop at the panaderia (local bakery) and have bite of traditional breads or visit the spa and try the soothing signature massage.

Checkout towards late afternoon and visit the viewing site of Taal Valcano, the smallest volcano in the world situated within an island, within a lake.

Have an early dinner at Antonio’s, an old house converted into a fine dining restaurant. It’s been listed at San Pellegrino’s Asia’s best restaurant and at the Miele Guide.

Accomodations: Manila Hotel

 

5

Bicol

Bicol: Sea-to-Table Dining Experience

Take a domestic flight from Manila bound to Bicol. Discover the thrill of harvesting sea urchins, and sea grapes – and eat them fresh. Experience a sea-to-table dining experience on-board a bamboo raft floating in the azure sea. Indulge in the coastal cuisines of Sorsogon.

Be captivated by the magic of the night with a curated firefly dinner cruise.

6

Bicol

Bicol: The Volcano and its Robust Harvest

Let us take you to the home of the majestic Mayon Volcano, known for it’s perfect cone shape. Visit a local community and learn the age-old-craft abanico(local fan) production using indigenous materials, learn how to make centuries old recipes like longganiza and pinangat , visit heritage sites like the Cagsawa Ruins and 400 year old Daraga church.

Accomodations: The Oriental Hotel

7

Bicol

Bicol-Manila-Farewell Dinner

Savor traditional cuisines then cool off with Halo-Halo, the
famous Philippine dessert. Go for shopping of local products
then fly back to Manila. Rest and prepare for a farewell
dinner.
Accommodations: New World Hotel

8

Manila

Departure from Manila or extend for few more days Optional Tours may be provided