Author: Jay McLean

Providing Filipino Food To Families Cooked The Way It Should Be

While living in Makati, I have traveled here and have eaten more than 7 times within 5 months and also inviting my Australian auntie to bring her family and eat the best Kare-Kare in Manila. I have already explained the top 8 dishes for Serye in my previous blog post of Serye Sucat, so here i’m going to share my personal AWESOME 3 of the 8. AWESOME AMBIANCE AND SERVICE Serye Restaurant and Cafe Diliman, QC branch is the older of the 2 restaurants however it continues to provide traditional awesome Filipino cuisine to families. I shared before about...

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Perfectly Executed, Straightforward Filipino Dishes!

Serye Restaurant and Cafe continues to provide traditional Filipino cuisine to families. As what my good friend and owner of the restaurant, Mr Alvin Reyes Lim explained, Serye is a play on their family’s surname “R-E-Y-E-S.” Engracia Cruz Reyes was his grandmother and founder of the Aristocrat Restaurant. On the other hand, his grandmother Teresita Reyes was the famous “Mama Sita,” founder of another popular brand in the Philippines, whose daughter was also named Engracia, Chef Alvin’s mother. Serye’s recipes and cooking traditions have been passed down through generations and is a part of the Reyes’ heritage that is worth...

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The Big Big Burger & Chef’s Special Spectacular At City Garden Hotel Makati!

We recently where treated to a lunch “spectacular” with an awesome host Ms Rinna Reyes (F&B Manager), their corporate chef, Chef Dennis Peralta who prepared our lunch for the day and their story telling, always smiling head chef, Chef Mario Bassig. Firstly, an awesome awesome thank you to you all for making this lunch spectacular, a very memorable one. We ate at their Le Jardin, City Garden Hotel Makati restaurant situated on level 2 of the hotel. City Garden Hotel in Makati is located at the corner of Makati Avenue and Kalayaan Avenue in the Central Business District of...

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10 Awesome Questions to Ask Every Hotel & Restaurant Customer, Part 2

Your hotel and restaurant customers should be at the top of the list of people to get advice from. Why? Because these are the people that pay you money; your business runs because of them, so the least you can do is listen to their feedback. So let us continue the 10 Awesome Questions to ask every customer you have right now! 6. What did you honestly think of our service? I know that business owners might not want to ask this question because it is a tough one, but it has to be asked. You might not want...

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Effective and Low Cost Marketing Strategies for Any Hotel and Restaurant Owner

Marketing need not cost you an arm and a leg! Below are effective and low cost marketing strategies that you might have overlooked. What’s more awesome is they are so easy to do. Discover these eight easy and incredibly low cost marketing strategies that you could easily apply to your own hotel and restaurant business right now: 1. Do the unfamiliar – If you want a better outcome for your hotel and restaurant then you must change your routines. Expand your network and attend functions. Be prepared to tell people exactly what you have on offer and do not...

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