Oslo, Norway - From 11 to 14 September 2019, the kitchens of renowned Oslo landmark Theatercaféen opened their doors to two Filipino guest chefs from Grand Hyatt Manila for the project entitled “Theatercaféen Filipino Takeover”.
Theatercaféen, Hotel Continental, invited Filipino Chef Ana Liezl Enriquez and Chef Antonio “Jun” Cantiller, Jr. to cooperate with Executive Chef Stig Drageide to prepare a Filipino food extravaganza. Chef Liezl is presently the sous chef at the Grand Hyatt Manila’s premier a la minute restaurant, The Grand Kitchen, while Chef Jun has worked as a sous chef at Grand Hyatt Manila since 2017. The cooperation between Grand Hyatt Manila and Theatercaféen was preceded by a Norwegian Seafood Extravaganza in May this year for the Norwegian Constitution Day Celebration in Manila.
Friends of the Philippines, members of the Filipino community, Officers and staff of the Philippine Embassy in Oslo showed their full support to the event with the Theatercaféen brimming with guests. Chef Ana Liezl Enriquez and Chef Jun Antonio created an authentic Filipino menu featuring classics like adobo, kare-kare, and chicken inasal, and more. The guests, who were a mix of Filipinos, Norwegians, coupled with other nationalities, were totally delighted with the Philippine cuisine, after a taste of their special Filipino lunch and dinner menus.
Theatercaféen, Hotel Continental, Oslo, which is known as one of the most popular places to dine in Oslo for more than a century gained a new highlight to its premiere restaurant with the resounding success of the Filipino culinary “Takeover”. END