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Week-long Chinese New Year Fête at Park Inn by Radisson

Buffet highlights at Park Inn by Radisson Davao

Text and photos by Jojie Alcantara

Fellow media friends and I were treated to a sneak peek of the Chinese New Year weeklong celebration of Park Inn by Radisson Davao as it ushers in the Year of the Monkey with Oriental culinary delights at the RBG All Day Dining Restaurant and Al Fresco.


Chinese New Year at Park Inn by Radisson Davao © Jojie Alcantara

Chinese New Year at Park Inn by Radisson Davao © Jojie Alcantara


For the first biggest celebration of 2016, both in the Philippines and Asia, Chinese food takes center stage as one of the most popular cuisines globally, and most especially in Davao City.


Media friends and Park Inn officers at Park Inn by Radisson Davao

Media friends with Park Inn officers at Park Inn by Radisson Davao


From January 30 to February 6, 2016, an extra twist is offered to Park Inn’s Signature Supersize Meal which is called Supersize Chinese Lauriat, a hefty meal good for a family of 6 to 7 persons.


Chinese New Year at Park Inn by Radisson Davao © Jojie Alcantara

Chinese New Year at Park Inn by Radisson Davao © Jojie Alcantara


The Supersize Chinese Lauriat features Chicken Salad with Crispy Rice Noodles, Bamboo Shoot Soup, Beef with Ginger Sauce, Bok Choy & Young Corn with Quail Eggs, Shanghai Chicken Noodles, Fried Pork and Shrimp Wanton, Chinese Sausage Fried Rice. Desserts served are Sweet Red Bean Buchi, Four Flavors Nian Gao, Lychee Gulaman and Fruit Platter.



For only Php1,999 net per set meal for 6-7 persons, indulge in an 8-course feast mix with Chinese dishes, from starter to dessert. On hand are also a lineup of choices for soup, main course, rice and drinks, plus a serving of assorted desserts and fruits.


Park Inn RBG staff © Jojie Alcantara

Park Inn RBG staff © Jojie Alcantara


As the annual Chinese New Year approaches, the emphasis is on family gathering together to welcome and celebrate new beginnings. The Chinese New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet is on Sunday, February 7, 2016. All families dining will also witness the Dragon Dance starting at 7:00 PM onwards, plus a chance to pick from a jar of specially designed Fortune Cookies to know what the year has in store for them.


Media friends with Park Inn officers © Jojie Alcantara

Media friends with Park Inn officers © Jojie Alcantara


Park Inn’s culinary team, headed by Sous Chef Ma. Kristina ‘Teng’ Collantes, will fill up buffet stations with a delicious spread from appetizer to dessert.  Certified best sellers include premium seafood items, flavorful entrees and decadent desserts.



SunStar's Ace Perez and Jojie Alcantara (me!) with Kenneth Ong of Edge

SunStar’s Ace Perez and Jojie Alcantara (me!) with Kenneth Ong of Edge


The buffet offers Crab and Corn and Molo Wanton Soup, and entrée which includes Steamed Broccoli & Bok Choy in Tausi Sauce, Special Chinese Noodles (served with rice buns), Sweet Chili Shrimps, Twice Cooked Chicken Beef Brisket, and Hoisin Roasted Pork Ribs. Buffet highlights include Roasted Pork Lechon, Roasted Lapu-Lapu with Sweet & Sour Sauce, Crab Stir Fry, Steamed Pompano with Light Soy and Dimsum Station. Feast among assorted desserts like the Year of the Monkey Cake, Buchi, Nian gao, Lychee & Black Gulaman, Egg Tarts, Mango Sponge Cake and Seasonal Fruits.


Reading my fortune cookie

Reading my fortune cookie


This special limited offer for Chinese New Year’s Eve Buffet on February 7, 2016 at 7PM is for only P850 net per person with free flowing fruit juices. Call 272 7608 for reservations and inquiries.

Kung Hei Fat Choi!

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About Jojie Alcantara

Jojie Alcantara is a multi-awarded photographer, writer, artist and TV personality whose works are featured in tourism campaigns (It's More Fun in the Philippines), covers and spreads of books and international magazines. She is a frequent traveler in search of inspirational stories and heartwarming images of nature and people. She is also a brand endorser and advocate, social media influencer and motivational speaker who gives photography workshops to universities and organizations. A former TV host, she has done a few commercials, several hosting gigs and speaking engagements. In 2013, she received an award from the City Government of Davao for her significant contribution in the social media. She has been a web designer/blogger since the 90s and has seen the evolution of the internet and social media transition from the perspective of a traditional media person.

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