03 February 2017

Sustainable Seafood Week at Marriott Hotel Manila

A few weeks ago Marriott Hotel Manila launched the 2nd Sustainable Seafood Week at The Marriott Grand Ballroom.  It is a nationwide environmental awareness campaign which is lead by Marriott Hotel Manila and joined by other hotels and restaurants. 

It is no secret that seafood is diminishing the world over and it is such a welcome relief that Marriott Hotel Manila and other hotels and restaurants vow never to be part of its further decline by sourcing seafood products only from sustainable fisheries and aquaculture.  It clearly shows their commitment to help improve the health of the bodies of water by making responsible business practices and supporting the cause.

Come take a peek at the media launch and see how you can also embark on the movement to save the seas.

Fresh Crystal Bay Oysters 
from New World Hotels and Resorts

Tuna Nicoise
from Hyatt City of Dreams Manila

Sous vide mackerel with artichoke purée, pickled vegetables and beetroot chips
from Hyatt City of Dreams Manila

Fresh Oysters
from The Discovery Leisure Company

A spread of colorful vegetables, crispy dried fish (locally called dilis) and salted egg
by Samba, Shangri-la at The Fort

by Samba, Shangri-la at The Fort

Mahi Mahi with Tausug Black Curry
from Agos by Chef Tatung Sarthou 

Potatoes Gnocchi sauteed with Seafood and Cherry Tomatoes

Texas Shrimp Straw Hats and Shrimp Rolls
from the Discovery Suites and Discovery Primea Station

Tuna Taco Salad with caviar and orange tobiko
from Grind Bistro

Tuna lollipop with foie gras mousse green mango, green apple, red radish salad, salmon roe
and calamansi gastrique from Grind Bistro

Curacha Toasties with spanner crab meat topped with salted egg and bacon
from The Peninsula Manila

It was such a good sight to see.  Brilliant and esteemed  Chefs of different hotels and top restaurants gathered together and giving their commitment to the Sustainable Seafood campaign.  Kudos to Marriott Manila Hotel for being at the forefront of this event and making this happen. 

Isn't that worth a toast?

A toast to supporting only responsibly-sourced seafood from fisheries and aquaculture!

Marriott Hotel Manila's Executive Chef, Meik Brammer, shares: “I am proud to have Marriott at the forefront of a global effort. As a chef, I do feel responsible of ensuring what we offer our guests are both high-quality and from sustainable sources so we have more years of great food and satisfied guests”

Marriott Hotel Manila's Prawn Cocktail Buffet dramatically comes down and makes a grand entrance

Everybody dig in!

A lone fisherman on a boat and his prize catch, all made of chocolate
I must say, this chocolate cake is to die for!

With Marriott Hotel Manila's Director for Marketing Communications, Michelle Garcia

and with Hope Velasco, Marketing Communications Assistant at Marriott Hotel Manila

Having a great time at the media launch with Vannah Santiago, Michelle Garcia and Cheshire Que

But the fun doesn't stop here.  For the whole month of February, Marriott Manila takes the lead on the nationwide Sustainable Seafood advocacy to raise awareness on this environmental campaign by serving sustainably caught marine products from local sources.

Join the movement of saving the seas as you Dine to Sustain:

Ocean’s Harvest buffet at Marriott Café goes bigger this February.  Seafood on ice selections are twice as delicious with choices of Whole Tiger Prawns, New Zealand Mussels, White Shell Clams, Curacha and Slipper Lobsters. Pick your crustaceans and have it cooked your way.  At the Asian corner are the rare Live Mud Crabs and Abalone which are best eaten with their home-made sauces such as salted egg, X.O. and Singaporean chili.  More selections at the same price of Php 2,500 nett every Friday and Saturday evenings. 
Ocean's Harvest | Marriott Cafe
Live Abalone station is added on the fresh seafood selection

Love is definitely in the air.  Make your date night more memorable by taking part on a good cause while indulging on top-notch dishes by Cru Steakhouse.  Highly-acclaimed Cru Steakhouse has prepared a 4-course dinner that includes the Barbecue Wahoo Mackerel which is the most sustainable fish. The set dinner is priced at Php 2,300 nett.  You can also order the Barbecue Wahoo Mackerel a la carte at Php 990 nett.
Cru Steakhouse 4-course Set Menu

Appetizer | Tuna Nicoise
Line caught Palawan tuna tartare, baby romaine, French beans, olive soil, quail egg, potato and tomato confit

 Soup | Seafood Consomme
Cuttlefish linguini, butter poached Selva shrimp, coconut-lime custard, spicy ginger relish

 Main course | Barbecue Wahoo Mackerel
Asian barbecue glazed Wahoo, baby corn tempura, pineapple salsa, brown butter popcorn puree

Dessert | Ube McClair
Purple yam macaron, creme patisserie, Chantilly, jelly dalandan coulis, Good Shepherd ube cream and pili nut crumble

You can also grab from their “Sea Bites” menu at the Greatroom.  Easy-to-eat snacks like House-smoked Wahoo Mackerel Sandwich, Spicy Yellowfin Tuna Tartar, and Kataifi Wrapped Selva Shrimps.  These will keep you company as you relax with friends at The Greatroom. 
Greatroom | Sea Bites
Kaitaifi wrapped Selva Shrimps with Asian Slaw and Sriracha aioli  

Dive into both sustainable and delicious seafood dishes at Marriott Manila.  Catch it before it sails
away!  For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 988-9999.  Keep up on their latest offerings, find them on Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat @marriottmanila and @manilamarriott on Instagram.


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