TAKING an active part in the celebration of Sustainable Seafood Week, which is ongoing until Sunday, February 21, 2016, is Marriott Hotel Manila. The hotel shows its commitment to improve the health of the oceans by pursuing responsible business practice in sourcing seafood products from sustainable fisheries and aquaculture by making sure that only fresh sustainable seafood shall be served at the hotel’s dining outlets. This effort includes a conscious effort to make local seafood part of its menu.
For its Sustainable Seafood promotion, Marriott Hotel Manila puts a number of seafood dishes on the menu this February.
Over at Marriott Café, freshly harvested sustainable seafood form part of the all-day dining restaurant’s various buffet stations, including Fish and Chips made of whole, line-caught mahi-mahi. There’s also the fresh seafood basket that allows diners to choose different types of fish, crustaceans and other seafood and have these grilled, baked or wok-fried, and served with signature sauces whipped up by Executive Chef Law Wui Wing. Diners can also enjoy Nemo (Php500), the drink of the month that comes with a souvenir stuffed toy fish.
At Cru Steakhouse, the sustainable harvest includes an appetizing Flash cured and confit Wahoo Mackerel (Php480) with cherry tomato confit with garlic puree, grilled onion and potato crisp. For the main course, it’s a choice among Seared Sustainable Tuna (Php78, served with organic corn puree and farm salad with spiced butter sauce; and Baked Mahi-Mahi Fillet (Php72, almond crusted fish with asparagus and cherry tomato, golden potato and vegetable salad with cilantro emulsion. Pair these dishes with wine even!
The Great Room is great for leisurely drinking and relaxing, so, for the Sustainable Seafood Week, it serves up delightful sea-inspired drinks, such as Black Sea (Php375), made with Jagermeister and Malibu; Aqua Potion (Php350), made with Midori and Malibu; and Mind Wave (Php325), made with Jack Daniels and Absinthe. These refreshing drinks are complemented with sustainable seafood sandwiches, including Mahi-Mahi Sliders (Php450), Yellowfin Tuna Melt (Php490) and Shrimp Tacos (Php560), while enjoying music by Recap Acoustic and Mic and Meryl bands.
Finally, Marriott Café Bakery offers Wahoo Mackerel in bottles. Prepared with fresh herbs and spices from Marriott’s organic farm, the fresh batches of Wahoo Mackerel in bottles are supplied by the Samahan ng mga Manggagawa sa Tunahan Sablayan. It sells at Php990 with an I Support Sustainable Seafood T-shirt.
By supporting the Sustainable Seafood campaign, you will be doing your share in reversing the negative effects of mass fishing and destructive fishing methods and in nurturing the seas back to health. The Sustainable Seafood Week participated in by a number of hotels and restaurants this week is aimed at jump-starting this effort.
For inquiries and reservations, call Marriott Hotel Manila at 988-9999.