MARCO Polo Davao’s Lotus Court has been awarded as one of T Dining’s Best Restaurants for 2018.
Held at Raffles and Fairmont Makati, T Dining, Philippine Tatler's new cross-platform lifestyle brand, was well attended by restaurateurs, chefs, gourmands, hoteliers, foodies, oenophiles and the best of society.
“Lotus Court is an exquisite array of Cantonese fare while enjoying a panoramic view of Davao skyline,” says the Tatler review. “Service is impeccable and the ambience, while very formal, is cosy and welcoming”.
Lotus Court won the prestigious award together with 172 culinary gems in the whole country and the only Cantonese restaurant that made it on the list from Davao region.
The award is evaluated on the feedback of professional chefs and client feedback.
“We are very honored and proud to represent not only Marco Polo Hotels but Davao City. We are but as a destination for culinary adventures," says Executive Chef Alex Destriza who was present during the BRG Launch. He adds, “There is no other way but to get better and introduce innovations to make our guest experience unforgettable.”
Meanwhile, the hotel ushers the year of the dog with their special Chinese New Year's Eve celebration at the hotel this February 15.
Guests can witness the traditional Dotting of the Eye to signify the start of the celebration at the hotel entrance which will be followed by the Dragon and Lion Dance by Wushu Lion Dancers.
An auspicious spread at Lotus Court also awaits guests who waited to enjoy a special Chinese New Year’s Eve buffet. For P1,500nett per person, they can savor some of Lotus Court's signature items - Peking Duck, Yin Yang Lapu-Lapu, Chili Crabs and savory seafood items and homemade tofu. Traditional Tikoy (in classic and Ube flavors) will be available in the buffet as well as the retail area for takeaways. While partaking their dinner, guests will be entertained with a cultural performance from the students of Colegio de San Ignacio.
The Chinese New Year Celebration is also widely celebrated by Marco Polo Hotels in all its 14 properties in China, Hong Kong and the Philippines.
For reservations on the Chinese New Year’s Eve buffet at Lotus Court, you may call (082) 221 0888 loc. 7232. (PR)
Published in the SunStar Davao newspaper on February 12, 2018.
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