MaArTEA Afternoon Tea at The Lobby and MaArTEA Talks in Salon de Ning

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Tea and Sympathy for the National Museum of the Philippines – that’s the philosophy behind the MaArTEA Afternoon Tea Collection.

Believing that we can all depend on one another for the well-being of the whole, The Peninsula Manila Executive Chef Xavier Castello and his team have created a delicious selection of pastries and savories and paired them with the Tsa Alaya line of hot and cold teas using leaves and herbs picked from various regions of the Philippines to come up with the MaArTEA Afternoon Tea Collection

MaArTEA Afternoon Tea Collection MaArte at the Pen 2018

The MaArTEA Afternoon Tea Collection is a supplementary fundraising activity of MaArte at The Pen 2018, an ultra-luxe bazaar highlighting the best in Filipino craftsmanship, highlighting jewelry, fashion, home linens, travel accessories, lamps, scents and accessories from top and emerging designers and artisans who create beautiful and unique pieces that support local communities. Something new to look forward to this year is the Pinoy Man Cave where exhibitors will come out with special lines just for men

MAArte at The Pen 2018 is a three-day affair that runs from August 10 to 12, 2018 and is an annual project of the Museum Foundation of the Philippines, Inc. for the benefit of the National Museum of the Philippines.

MaArte at the Pen 2018

Now on its 10th edition, the MaArte Fair, organized by the Museum Foundation of the Philippines, Inc., highlights the men in our lives by creating: Len Cabili’s Filip+Inna, Jojie Lloren for La HerminiaPiña, Creative Definitions, Balay ni Atong, Natalya Lagdameo, and TDLG (Tweetie de Leon Gonzales).

Throughout the month of August and until September 5, The Lobby will be serving a selection of organic MaArTEAs: Tropical Summerwith mango and pineapple blended with lemongrass; Lemon Gingerwith tanglad soothed by ginger, and turmeric; sweet Pandan; and cleansing Java Banabawith balbas pusa and banaba, all developed by Tsaa Laya.

These will be accompanied by delicious savory nibbles that will include Poached prawn salad seasoned with celery, onions, garlic aioli, and pickled shallots; Smoked honeyed ham with  kesong puti, heirloom tomatoes, and slathered with basil pesto; Lemongrass panna cotta; Davao chocolate ginger mousse; Peninsula English raisin scones served with pots of dalandan curd, Baguio strawberry jam, and clotted cream; and many more.

MaArTEA Afternoon Tea will be served at The Lobby and is priced at P1,250 per guest or P1,850 with a flute of Champagne. On August 10 to 12, however, it will be served at The Upper Lobby on the second floor.

Part of the proceeds raised from the MaArTEA Afternoon Tea will be donated to the Museum Foundation of the Philippines, Inc.

A side event during the three-day MaArte at The Pen Fair 2018 on August 10 to 12, 2018 at the second floor and the third floor Gallery of The Peninsula Manila are the MaArTEA Talks in Salon de Ning – a series of 90-minute talks co-hosted by León Gallery where select business owners will offer entrepreneurial tips and insights on their enterprises and how these have helped support local communities. 
MaArTEA Talks in Salon de Ning

August 10, 2018 
3:00 pm
"Design Innovations and Inspirations for Aranaz and Siklo"

Amina Aranaz – Designer/Owner of Aranaz and Founder of SoFa Design Institute
Clarice Eucacion – Proprietress of Siklo Pilipinias; 

August 11, 2018 
3:00 pm
“Art as Investment”

Tonico Manahan – Art Impresario

August 12, 2018 
3:00 pm
“Pre-Hispanic Gold and their 2018 Counterparts"

Victor Estrella – MFPI Grantee, Research Title :  Ancient Goldworking Technology In  Butuan, Northern Mindanao
Knoi Esmane – Director, Guild of Philippine Jewelers and Chief Creative Officer of Hoseki

For inquiries or further information on MaArTEA Afternoon Tea or MaArTEA Talks in Salon de Ning, please call +632-887-2888, extension 6694 (Restaurant Reservations), email diningpmn@peninsula.com or visit the website peninsula.com.

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Incorporated in 1866 and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (00045), The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited is the holding company of a Group which is engaged in the ownership, development, and management of prestigious hotels and commercial and residential properties in key locations in Asia, the United States and Europe, as well as the provision of tourism and leisure, club management and other services. The Peninsula Hotels portfolio comprises The Peninsula Hong Kong, The Peninsula Shanghai, The Peninsula Beijing, The Peninsula Tokyo, The Peninsula Bangkok, The Peninsula Manila, The Peninsula New York, The Peninsula Chicago, The Peninsula Beverly Hills, and The Peninsula Paris. Projects under development include The Peninsula London and The Peninsula Yangon. The property portfolio of the Group includes The Repulse Bay Complex, The Peak Tower and St. John’s Building in Hong Kong; The Landmark in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; 1-5 Grosvenor Place in London, UK, and 21 avenue Kléber in Paris, France. The clubs and services portfolio of the Group includes The Peak Tram in Hong Kong; Thai Country Club in Bangkok, Thailand; Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel, California; Peninsula Clubs and Consultancy Services, Peninsula Merchandising, and Tai Pan Laundry in Hong Kong.

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