IT’S graduation time—so it’s time to treat our dear graduates to some gastronomic delights and weekend relaxation packages after a whole school year of information overload in school coupled with homework and projects! Here are some of the available graduation treats in the metro to help you plan your graduation surprise.
APPETIZER PLATTER FOR FREE!
Burgoo celebrates with the graduates of 2015 with a free Supreme Sampler. No minimum purchase needed. Just dine in any Burgoo restaurant—located at Tomas Morato, Squezon City; Power Plant Mall, Rockwell Center, Makati City; The Podium; Robinsons Galleria; SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City; Gateway Mall, Cubao, Quezon City; The Block at SM City North EDSA; SM City Marikina; Fairview Terraces; The District Ayala Mall in Cavite; SM Southmall, Alabang; and Starmall, Taguig City—and present any proof of graduation, such as diploma or certificates, to get the free appetizer platter.
The sumptuous Supreme Sampler is a combination of Burgoo’s well-loved appetizers Buffalo Wings, Cheddar Cheese Fries, Mozzarella Sticks and Onion Rings.
For inquiries or reservations, call 927-7424, 898-1815, 687-5565, 726-4663, 913-6112, 556-0091, 633-6256, 442-0115 or 477-1932.
Gumbo salutes the graduates of 2015 by giving away free Pepperoni Pizza to graduates who dine with their respective families in any of Gumbo’s restaurants. To enjoy the free Pepperoni Pizza, groups of diners simply have to present any proof of graduation. No matter what the total amount of their bill is, they get a free Pepperoni Pizza.
This, they can enjoy with Gumbo’s other specialty dishes, such as Cajun Blackened Salmon, Barbecued Shrimps, Family Feast, Baked Artichoke Formaggio, Cream Dory with Mango Salsa, Seafood Jambalaya, Fish & Chips, Ultimate Seafood Feast, Halibut Pesto, delightful pizzas and pasta and must-try desserts.
Gumbo restaurants can be found at SM Mall of Asia’s Entertainment Hall, SM City North EDSA’s The Block, Robinsons Place Manila’s Midtown Wing, SM Megamall’s Atrium, Gateway Mall and Robinsons Magnolia. For inquiries and reservations, call 556-0238, 442-0106, 567-1820 or 635-3015.
GRADUATES EAT FOR FREE!
Got graduates in the house? This calls for a celebration, and what better way to celebrate this momentous event than with a sumptuous feast for the entire family. At the Eastwood Café of Eastwood Richmonde Hotel, there’s even a special treat for the graduate—he (or she) gets to eat for free when dining with at least four family members or friends availing of the restaurant’s lunch or dinner buffet at a regular rate of Php1,080 nett for weekdays and Php880 nett for weekends. Simply present any valid proof of graduation in 2015, such as diploma and graduation program, to enjoy the buffet, which boasts of a feast of Asian-inspired and Filipino dishes.
This graduation offer is good until March 31, 2015, for lunch buffets from Monday to Sunday and for dinner buffets from Friday to Sunday. For inquiries or reservations, call 570-7777.
ROOM AND BUFFET OFFERINGS
Over at Crimson Hotel Filinvest City in Alabang, a grand feast and a splendid retreat await graduates this graduation season with the hotel’s special room and buffet offerings.
Available until April 30, 2015, the special Rewards of Success room package lets graduates stay in a Deluxe Room for Php5,800 net per night or in a Premier Room for Php6,800 net per night, inclusive of a bountiful buffet breakfast for two at Crimson’s Café Eight.
Graduates get the chance to unwind and celebrate with a choice of six bottles of beer or a standard five rounds of party drinks served with pica-pica at the Pool and Deck Bar.
Graduates who avail of Café Eight’s lunch buffet (Php1,125 per person), dinner buffet (Php1,375) or Sunday Brunch (Php1,600) with a minimum of four members of his or her family or friends are treated to a free graduation celebratory cake or a bottle of wine. All these buffet offerings feature a sumptuous buffet spread of delectable international cuisines.
To avail of the Rewards of Success room package or the graduation cake of bottle of wine when dining at Café Eight, graduates just have to present a valid school ID or graduation diploma. Prior reservation is encouraged, so, for inquiries and reservations, call 863-2222.
TWO DINING PACKAGES TO CHOOSE FROM
Graduates of 2015 can party with family friends over a lavish commemorative feast at Diamond Hotel Philippines, which offers two dining packages to choose from: Keeping It Simple and Making It Big and Memorable.
The Keeping It Simple package is a lunch or dinner buffet for four persons at Corniche or Kaiseki set lunch or dinner for four at Yurakuen, which comes with a free gift certificate for an overnight stay in a Deluxe Room for Php12,000 nett.
Priced at Php19,999 nett, the Making It Big and Memorable package offers a grander fete which lets the graduate delight in an overnight stay in a Deluxe Room with breakfast for two, plus a choice of either a lunch or dinner buffet for eight persons at Corniche or Kaiseki lunch or dinner buffet for eight at Yurakuen.
Both the Keeping It Simple and Making It Big and Memorable graduation packages are available until the end of April 2015.
Graduates can also opt for a relaxing stay at Diamond Hotel with the Graduates Room Package priced at Php5,500 nett for an overnight stay in a Deluxe Room. Stay for two nights and the rate goes down to Php5,300 per night. This package includes breakfast buffet for two at Corniche, free Internet access for three hours in the room per stay, 20% off on massage and reflexology, 10% off on beverage at the Sky Lounge and Poolside Bar, use of Health Club and Spa facilities, use of the swimming pool, and free shuttle to the mall from Friday to Sunday. This room package is available until the end of March 2015.
Diamond Hotel also offers banquet packages for graduation parties. For inquiries or reservations, call 528-3000. Diamond Hotel is located at Roxas Blvd. corner Dr. J. Quintos St., Manila.