Chef Don Colmenraes’ new cocktail series

May 26, 2022 by No Comments

RENOWNED Bacoleño Chef Don Colmenares is the new executive chef of Stonehill Suites located at 18th Lacson Street in Barangay 7, Bacolod City.Colmenares is a graduate of Enderun Colleges, an internationally acclaimed hospitality, culinary and business management school in Manila.Young and vibrant hotelier Margrey Sy officially presented him during a tropical-themed Cocktail party attended by young professionals, vloggers and showbiz personalities who came to grace event.During the event, Colmenares introduced his new cocktail series such as the Blue Havana, Summer Aperol Spirits, Amaretto Sour, Pink Senorita, Classic Negroni, Sangria Blanco, and Rose Spritzer, matched with hors’ d’ouvres such as Jamon bruschetta, mini-burger bites, kinilaw shooters, pizza and other edibles for the guests’ gastronomic experience.At the Skydeck’s rooftop resto-bar with a breathtaking view of the city, Sy and Colmenares welcomed the guests.Everyone was in high spirits as the cocktails flowed freely with a wide selection of appetizers prepared by Colmenares with the full backing of Sy.She likewise showed excitement in celebrating life with friends and guests after an almost two-year hiatus in the tourism industry.”This is the moment we celebrate life because everything is back to normal, and after two years of being held in the confines of our homes because of the pandemic, here we are now, appreciating and celebrating life amidst this tropical-themed ambiance,” Sy said.She said it is also high time to celebrate and unite after the divisive nature of the elections.Sy encouraged everyone to have fun and whatever we are going through and have gone through, life should continue.As this saying goes, “there is always light at the end of the tunnel,” the hotelier said.For his part, Colmenares urged everyone to be part of this culinary journey in Bacolod City.“The goal for Stonehill is to give our guests the full experience of a fivr-star hotel with amazing rooms, top-quality service and facilities and a unique Food and Beverage program,” he said.Colmenares also bared his plans to reopen Berbeza resto at Stonehill Suites this year so that the locals and the international guests can likewise enjoy his Southeast Asian-centered restaurant.Outside the kitchen, Colmenares is currently a member of the Sangguniang Bayan of Hinigaran after having been re-elected in the last May 9 elections.