Posted on September 15, 2018

Due to the Philippines being a melting pot of exciting and varied cuisines, and to give visitors as well as residents an opportunity to experience the country's rich fare, Oryx Rotana Doha, has launched the ‘Pinoy’ Lunch on September 8th at the renowned “Choices” restaurant.

The inauguration ceremony was graced by His Excellency, Mr. Alan L. Timbayan, Philippine Ambassador to the State of Qatar and Vice Consul Kristine Bautista. They were welcomed in the traditional Philippines culture over famous Filipino drinks “sago at gulaman” served by waitresses wearing folkloric dresses.

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The Philippines and its warm people are known for their hospitality and the ‘Pinoy’ Lunch is an initiative by Oryx Rotana Doha to discover Philippines’ culture that is as vast and diverse as the cuisines on display. The exquisite menu for the gathering comprised of chef’s special delicacies keeping in mind the Filipino nationals’ tastes and their regional flavors. Guests indulged in gastronomic delight with their friends and family over the weekends and made it a memorable and enriching experience. The restaurant ran special offers for the luncheon, which included Special “Barkada” promotion (group rate) Book for 10 pay for 9 and special pool rate of QAR 60 per person or QAR 200 for group of 4. Following the success of the event, the “Pinoy” fiesta will be held every Saturday at 12.30 pm.

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On the sidelines of this event, Ghassan Dalal, General Manager of Oryx Rotana, Doha, stated: “We are extremely thankful to His Excellency, Mr. Alan L. Timbayan, Philippine Ambassador to the State of Qatar, for being part of this special occasion and spending his precious time with us to make this event a successful affair. Additionally, we are very proud to introduce the Philipine gastronomy and its aromatic cuisine flavours to the country. “

Oryx Rotana, Doha is strategically located close to Hamad International Airport and just a few minutes away from city center, the palm-fringed corniche and Doha’s business district. With its alluring modern architecture and warm hospitality, the hotel creates the perfect ambience for business and leisure guests.

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