Italian Heritage from the Newest Executive Chef | Novotel

No doubt that Filipinos love to explore different types of cuisines. The booming of the food industry in our country this past few years is one of the reasons why. We keep on supporting new brands for trends or the fact that we all love to eat. For example, Italian dishes are one of the most loved flavors here as a lot of Italian restos are opening up for everyone.

In Cubao, Quezon City, Novotel recently launched their newest Executive Chef to take pride in serving authentic flavors of Italy. Chef Massimiliano Pauletto is now in-charge of Novotel's menu along with other chefs and kitchen crew. He develops new flavors inspired by family's Italian heritage.

Starting this month end of September up to the end of October, Novotel will hold their promotions for their well-loved Italian dishes. You can indulge with different authentic tastes to satisfy your cravings.

Italian Bento (Sept. 26 to Oct. 2 | 11am to 10pm)
For P690 nett, you can taste the rich Italian flavors of Puglia, Italy at the Gourmet Bar. Inside the box, you will have Burrata cheese, black olives, fresh tomatoes, basil, oregano, and extra virgin oil. It also has roasted pork belly cooked Roman-style "Porchetta". To end your meal, indulge with Sicilian brioche bread and lemon granite.

Risotto Station and Bruschetta Bar (Oct. 3 to 9 | 6pm to 10pm)
Novotel's buffet station, the Food Exchange, will feature dinner buffet for their Risotto Station and Bruschetta Bar. For the Risotto Station, a whole week of risotto specials would satisfy your cravings as different flavors with luxurious toppings will be released: Monday is lemon prawn, Tuesday is mushroom truffle, Wednesday is leek and squid, Thursday is oxtail, Friday is apple foie gras, Saturday is gorgonzola balsamic, and Sunday is potatoes and basil pesto. Aside from these, you can also have your favorite Italian antipasto at their Bruschetta Bar. The price during dinner buffet of Mondays to Fridays & Sundays is P1,6888 nett while Saturdays is P1,888 net.

Affogato (Oct. 10 to 16)
For only P160 nett, Indulge Gelato introduces an indulgent serving of affogato for all the coffee and ice cream lovers.

Cold Cuts, Cheese, and Wine (Oct. 17 to 23)
Taste the flavors of Italy with Sabor Bar de Vinos offer. For P1,500 nett, pair the special bottle of Fantini Sangiovese Wine with cold cuts and cheese platter.

Milan Happy Hour Aperitivo (Oct. 24 to 31 | 7pm to 2am)
Novotel's The 6th Pool Bar and Lounge offers a happy hour special from selection of pica-pica: tomato bruschetta, mini deep-fried pizza, mozzarella and cherry tomatoes salad, salami cold cuts platter and mini tiramisu for P350 nett. This special offer will also be paired by Italian cocktail.

Terms and Conditions: Prices are inclusive of service charge and applicable government taxes and not valid with other promotions or discounts.

Chef Massimiliano Pauletto creations would surely bring you to Italy by just visiting Novotel in Cubao, Araneta City. For bookings and inquiries, call +63 2 89907888. For more details, visit

All photos are courtesy of Novotel Araneta Center.

Novotel Manila Araneta Center
General Aguinaldo Ave, Cubao, Quezon City

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