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Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila Welcomes 2018 With Gastronomic Twists

Fusion Love On Valentine’s Day

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It’s a gastronomic twist to modern day romance when Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila presented Fusion Love on Valentine’s Day, 14th of February 2018. Love knows no boundaries as Spiral celebrated romantic diversity with the sumptuous crossover of cuisines as interpreted across 21 dining ateliers presented by master chefs create unconventional yet exciting pairings showcasing fusion dishes that tickle the palate.

Valentine’s Day Menu

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Romance takes center stage in the kitchen bringing love worlds apart together in an epicurean voyage. Chefs from different kitchens will be preparing unique dishes as well as Spiral’s signature favorites. Witness firsthand how the Singaporean Chilli Crab is given a quirky French twist or the Foie Gras given a Chinese touch with the Foie Gras Xiao Long Bao at Spiral’s Chinese Wok. Culinary artisans add a little Asian flavor to the Spanish Paella with a Korean infusion of Kimchi Chorizo at the Korean Atelier. Classic sushi rolls will be given a touch of East meets West with Maki Burgers at the Sushi and Sashimi Atelier. Discover the exotic combination of Indian cottage cheese and the Mexican tortilla with the Indian Butter Paneer Burritos at the North Indian Atelier. The Korean Atelier gives a fun twist to the classic tacos with the Korean Salmon Tacos. In an interesting flavorsome Italian – Indian combination, Spiral’s master chefs present the Chicken Makhani Pizza where the mild spice of curry replaces the traditional tomato sauce while chicken makhani (butter chicken) serves as toppings on the pizza. The Thai Atelier heats up the French Stove with the Tom Yum Chicken Wings. Over at the French Stove, the hearty clam chowder is enhanced with a Japanese spin with the Japanese Clam Chowder. Indulge in more fusion presentations at the Patisserie including the Mango Avocado Biscotti Crumble, Raspberry Jelly and Coconut Macaroons and moist cupcakes with cute His & Her animal frostings at La Patisserie.

Valentine’s Day Special Room Package

Valentine’s Day Special Staycation and experience a romantic seaside getaway escape to an urban oasis in the heart of Manila for a romantic sojourn available at Php7,300+++ inclusive of breakfast for two (2) at Spiral.

Spiral Celebrates Lunar New Year The Year Of The Dog

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila ushers in the Lunar New Year with a bountiful feast prepared by Spiral’s resident Chinese Chef, Chef Michael Tai. Indulge in a gastronomic journey featuring specialties that celebrate felicity and great happiness as Spiral celebrates the Year of the Dog.
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“The Year of the Dog is all about the Chinese concept of He Jia Huan Le which means felicity and intense happiness in the family, bringing about positive relationships. I have prepared a grand feast for families to share as they welcome prosperity, happiness and good fortune into their lives,” shares Chef Michael Tai.

Chinese New Year Menu

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The featured menu showcases recipes popular in China, Malaysia and Singapore and have been served to royalty in Imperial China. Enjoy dishes for overflowing felicity with the Double-Boiled Mini Buddha Soup, a shark’s fin soup of Chinese Fujian cuisine; Manchu Hot Pot popular in Mainland China and composed of pork, mutton, dried chilli and pink peppercorn; the luxurious Braised Abalone with Goose Web, a popular dish served during Chinese New Year and signifies abundance and wealth; Beijing-style Peking Duck Wrap served to the Mongol emperor of the Imperial Yuan Dynasty; Dezhou Braised Chicken, a traditional delicacy from China’s Shandong Province created during the reign of Emperor Guangxu of the Qing Dynasty; Sha Qui Ma, a meticulously-made delicacy of Manchu cuisine popular in mainland China and rarely available in the Philippines; and the Double Boiled Bird’s Nest with Rock Sugar made with premium sweetened bird saliva sourced from Indonesian wild edible-nest swiftlets and considered the “Caviar of the East.”
Spiral welcomes the Year of the Dog in festive style with a traditional Dragon Dance and breathtaking performances from featured Chinese acrobats. Get a glimpse of what the future has in store for you with Spiral’s special fortune cookies.
Celebrate Chinese New Year with family, friends and loved ones at Spiral available at the following rates:

  • February 15 – 16, 2018: Php2,850 nett per person for lunch and Php3,450 nett per person for dinner
  • February 17, 2018: Php3,600 nett per person for lunch and Php3,900 nett per person for dinner
  • February 18, 2018: Php4,650 nett per person for lunch and Php3,500 nett per person for dinner

Spiral Presents Le Grand Royal Brunch

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Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila starts the year in royal fashion as Spiral presents Le Grand Royal Brunch on the 28th of January 2018. The first in a series of leisurely lunch gatherings held in the multi-awarded Spiral restaurant, Le Grand Sunday Brunch adds color to the weekends of hearty gourmands with the following featured dates: April 29, July 29 and October 28, 2018.
This January, the Le Grand Royal Brunch is inspired by lavish and picturesque royal engagements. Spiral presents an opulent banquet feast in a grandiose brunch setting enhanced by a runway show by multi-awarded fashion designer, Albert Andrada under the creative direction of Robby Carmona.

Le Grand Royal Brunch

A quarterly special offer by Spiral, the Le Grand Sunday Brunch showcases a feast for the senses that spoil the most discerning epicures. With each offering presenting a thematic culinary production, the first in the series showcases mobile ateliers and luxurious dishes in sumptuous and artistic culinary interpretations by Spiral’s seasoned artisans. The Chinese Wok presents a premium dish in China, the Stuffed Bai Hua Fish Maw. A dish rich in collagen ideal for healthy and younger looking complexion, the dish was created especially for the Chinese Emperor. The North Indian Atelier showcases a dish for the Maharaja – the Murgh Shahjahani which originated from the royal Shahi Mughal Era. The Thai Atelier’s Tiger Prawn in Basil Fried Noodles with Nam Jim Sauce is prepared in elaborate fashion for the Thai princess. The Hot Japanese Atelier enhances its premium selection with the Fresh Tuna Yaki ShabuShabu, a flavorful offering fit for the monarchy. The Korean Atelier transports gourmands to Imperial Korean with the Grilled Beef Kalbi featuring special-cut beef short rib wrapped with zucchini and chilli bean paste. On to the Pearl of the Orient, the Filipino Atelier delicately prepares the hearty Grilled Stuffed Squid with Aubergine Salsa celebrating the marine life treasures and fresh produce offerings of the archipelago. Other featured dishes of Spiral’s enhanced selection includes Zucchini Cannelloni with Enoki Mushroom and Tofu, Tuna al Pesto with Crispy Garden Salad, Pan-seared Foie Gras, Beef Prime Rib, Crown Roast of Pork, Caviar and French Oysters. Grilled Specialties feature tasty Satays and a colorful selection for flavorful Mongolian Barbecue at La Veranda’s deck showcasing a scenic view of Sofitel’s iconic lagoon-shaped swimming pool. Gourmands are serenaded by Spiral’s live musical entertainment as they enjoy free-flowing champagne with their dishes of choice. Young VIPs are delightfully engaged with colourful interactive programs and animations.
Delight in the wonderful pleasures of gastronomy and embark in a journey of taste with family, friends and loved ones with Spiral’s Le Grand Royal Brunch. Rate is set at Php4,500 nett per person.

Le Royal Collection by Albert Andrada

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila presents an elegant and royal fashion show by international and multiawarded fashion designer Albert Andrada on the 28th of January 2018 in its first offering of the Le Grand Sunday Brunch at Spiral. Witness glamour come to life with a showcase of his haute couture tea party inspired collection in his fifth sartorial presentation at Sofitel.
Albert Andrada, a Fashion Design graduate of Slim’s Fashion School, grew up in different cities around the world including Karachi, Beirut, Bangkok and the U.S. territory of Guam. An established brand for bridal, evening gowns and corporate uniforms for multinational companies, Albert was among the Issetan Board of Fashion Designers. He is a member of the Fashion Designers Association of the Philippines. In 2002, he won the Designer of the Year Award, the most coveted recognition for the prestigious Swarovski’s Bridal Designers’ Competition Awards (Professional Category). Albert worked as the Royal Designer for the ruling family of Fujairah, a kingdom of the United Arab Emirates and resided inside the palace grounds for 10 years. In 2012, Albert re-established his roots in the Philippines and opened his fashion atelier in Manila. His designs were given the international spotlight as he was at the creative helm of the national costume and iconic royal blue evening gown of Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach. Most recently, he designed the Barong Tagalog worn by state leaders and dialogue partners during the 31st Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit Gala Dinner.
For inquiries and reservations, please call F&B Reservations at +63 (02) 832.6988 or email

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