Tis the season to be jolly and enjoy food! Taal Vista Hotel’s specialty restaurant Taza Fresh Table recently launched its newest seasonal menu featuring culinary masterpieces delicately crafted by Taal Vista Hotel’s executive chef Jayme Natividad. Awarded as one of the food destinations included in the prestigious Best Restaurant Guide for four straight years by Philippine Tatler, Taza Fresh Table stays true to its origin of using the freshest and finest local produce as ingredients for its seasonal gustatory delights. Available for a limited time only, inspired by Adlai, Arugula, Hibiscus flower and Octupus, the menu include gustatory offerings such as Cream of Escalivada Soup, Organic Arugula with Market Vegetable Salad with eggplant, red & green peppers, carrots, goat cheese tart and rosemary-red wine vinaigrette, Squash Ravioli with cashew, sage and brown butter, Sous Vide Lamb Shank with caramelized onions, Adlai rice and Gremolata, Grilled Octopus with cucumber, jicama, carrots and truffle balsamic, and Éclair Choux pastry stuffed with matcha cream and hibiscus cream for dessert.
In addition to the delectable yuletide seasonal dishes, Taza Fresh Table also showcases a year-round menu of well-curated bestselling fares like its mouthwatering steak choices – 350 grams of Rib Eye local Wagyu, 300 grams of Australian Grass-fed Angus, 800 grams Australian Grass-fed Porter House and the ultimate 1.2 kg Tomahawk Bukidnon Wagyu goodness ideal for sharing for up to four persons. Other Taza Fresh Table well-loved dishes are Taza Salad – quinoa, cherry tomatoes, wild arugula, farm-fresh romaine, microgreens, Cebu dried mangoes, radish beets, a la minute tarragon-white wine vinaigrette; Cream of Kale Spinach Soup – Tagaytay spinach, kale, leeks, potatoes and crème fraiche; Lobster Fettucine – Batangas lobster, tomatoes, garden-fresh tarragon; Grilled Turmeric Chicken – yogurt, fresh turmeric ginger, cilantro, tzatziki and coconut rice; Tomahawk Pork Chop – caramelized onions and bananas, salsa verde and pork jus plus more sumptuous pasta, entrée, salad and soup delights.
According to the notable Executive Chef Jayme Natidivad – “Most of the salad greens come from farms within 15 km radius to help support local farmers, promote sustainability and assure freshness. Moreover, almost all of our dishes are made from scratch including the sauces and sour dough for our flat bread pizzas.” Another distinct Taza Fresh Table is that it uses probiotic-fed chicken and pork for its fares.
Taza Fresh Table at Taal Vista Hotel is located along Kilometer 60, Aguinaldo Highway, Tagaytay City 4120 Philippines. For inquiries and reservations, please call +63 (2) 917 8225, +63 (46) 413 1000 or +63 0917 809 1254 or visit the hotel’s website at www.taalvistahotel.com.