In the tradition of celebrating exquisite cuisines from all over the world, The Peninsula Manila joins the Embassy of Australia in “Celebrate Australia 2013”, a fête to honor the best in Australian food, wine and culture. “Tasting Australia 2013,” which is set to be held at the Peninsula, promises to be the perfect opportunity for food lovers to also enjoy the talents of visiting Guest Chefs Greg Doyle, Steven Kelly, Nic Waring, and Adam Mathis.

Chef Greg Doyle of Sydney’s The Sailors Club is one of Australia’s most talented chefs, and he will demonstrate his cooking prowess at the hotel’s Old Manila restaurant, along with Chefs Steven Kelly and Nic Waring.

The Peninsula Tokyo’s Australian-born Executive Chef Adam Mathis is a member of a group of daring and innovative chefs who have emerged from the world’s smallest continent, and his exciting and new buffet festival selections, which you can taste at Escolta, will highlight native exotic prime cuts and bush ingredients.

There will also be a Kitchen Party with Chef Doyle and Chef Mathis, where you can enjoy the very best of Australian produce and wine while closely observing how these two top chefs work their way in the kitchen.

“Tasting Australia 2013” will also afford guests who avail of the special festival menus in Old Manila, Escolta and The Poolside Barbie and those who sign up for the Kitchen Party with Chef Greg Doyle and Chef Adam Mathis the opportunity to win round-trip tickets for two to Sydney courtesy of Qantas airways.

The buffet at Escolta costs P1,800 for adults and P990 for children under 12, while the Sunday brunch costs P2,100 for adults (add P800 for free-flowing champagne) and P1,100 for children under 12. The Aussie Weekend Barbie by the Pool costs P1,300 for adults and P850 for children under 12. The Kitchen Party with Chef Greg Doyle and Chef Adam Mathis costs P2,500, inclusive of unlimited wine. Prices are subject to 10 percent service charge and applicable government taxes.

For inquiries or reservations, please call The Peninsula Manila at (632) 887-2888, extension 6694 (Restaurant Reservations), e-mail or visit

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