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Swissôtel Clark launches Verona Brunch Club in their Italian fun-dining Ristorante di Verona

 

Swissôtel Clark just added another reason to visit their vitality-inspired property with the launching of their first ever Verona Brunch Club (VBC), a dining concept aimed at changing how you enjoy brunch forever.


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The fine exterior of Swissôtel Clark

Beginning  October 9, 2022, Swissôtel Clark's Ristorante di Verona located on the hotel's fifth floor plays host to morning diners by dishing a complete set of vibes, beats and cheers every Sunday.


The alfresco dining of Ristorante di Verona

End your week with a bang by indulging in a luxurious brunch at VBC between the hours of 11:30 am and 3.00 pm, where you may dine al fresco while taking in the breathtaking scenery of the Zambales mountain ranges while sipping free-flowing champagne and enjoying the variety of carefully crafted menu selections.


Another great addition to Clark's culinary scene


I attended the opening of the Verona Brunch Club at the Swissôtel Clark with a group of fellow culinary and travel writers and was immediately impressed by the assortment of balanced yet sumptuous entrees and main courses offered.


Indoor dining area of Ristorante di Verona

To calm my ravenous appetite, I began with a few choices from the Danish bread aisle and then moved on to "light" appetizers like beef carpaccio crepe with arugula, pine nuts, crispy parmesan cheese, plus bruschetta with bottarga, shrimp salad, and mushroom soup on the side.


First off, Danish bread and other pastries

Freshly made pizza, green pea soup, cold meats, and varied cheese were among the first courses enjoyed by my fellow writers at the other table. Another food writer tried out the oyster bar that serves the chewy and savory crustacean in three ways: Rockefeller, fresh and baked cheese.


Fresh oyster to smoothen up the palate

Verona Brunch Club does not offer a traditional buffet service but rather allows diners to order from a full menu, ensuring that all food is prepared and served promptly straight from the kitchen. 


Waiting to get a slice of Porchetta

Having finished the pastries and appetizers, I dove into the "heavier" dishes on the menu, such as the pan-seared salmon fillet, beef tenderloin with red wine reduction sauce, wagyu double beef burger, porchetta, and cod fish.


Love this soft medium rare beef tenderloin

By the time one of the waiters asked me what I want for dessert, I hardly had any space in my belly. Still, I'm not the kind to turn down some sweets, so after my brunch I indulged in a glass of champagne and a few delicious desserts, including a Candied Banana Mille Fruille, a Swiss Chocolate Cheese Cake, and a Mascarpone Cheese Cake.


Pop some drink to celebrate good food

As I simmer down from the feast of a brunch I just had, I looked around me and saw most of my fellow diners are composed of groups of friends and families and a few tables engaging in sort of business meeting. The concept of "brunch" dawned on me as a wonderful excuse to get people together around a table  to enjoy great food without having to wake up so early or getting up too late in the morning.


Swiss Chocolate Cake

I think Swissôtel Clark’s Verona Brunch Club has just made me a ‘brunch’ convert.


Brunch + Free-flowing drinks


Swissôtel Clark’s Ristorante di Verona provides an all-inclusive dining experience with an open bar. Brunches with alcohol are the best, so host and guest alike can enjoy a glass of champagne, a mimosa, or a carefully crafted wine or cocktail.


Ristorante di Verona's wine and champagne collection

Ristorante di Verona has over 300 different wines available, so raise a glass to the bar's specialties. The Verona Brunch Club offers an all-inclusive dining experience for PHP 8,888 and above, including unlimited cuisine, champagne, and drinks of all kinds. You can get unlimited food and non-alcoholic drinks for PHP 3,888+, and unlimited food and alcoholic drinks for PHP 4,888+. Kids aged 6-12 can join the Verona Brunch Club for PHP 1,944+.


Catchy beats from a DJ set completes your brunch experience

For fans of classic breakfast, VBC also serves the standard fare of waffles, pancakes, and eggs. The menu of Verona Brunch Club also features a variety of other tantalizing breakfast alternatives. The charcuterie and cheese board offered during this breakfast is second to none, and it features multiple iterations of all your favorite morning fare.


The Swissôtel Clark, the newest attraction in northern Metro Manila, held its soft opening on March 1, 2022, and it features 372 guest rooms and suites in addition to 10 different dining options. The first floor of Hann Casino is home to Nasi, Kai, and Spice, three restaurants serving up unique takes on Filipino, Korean, and Asian fare.


Swissotel Clark is located at Lot 2A, Lot 2B, Lot 2E1 Manuel A. Roxas Highway corner Claro M. Recto Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga 2023. For more information contact (045) 306 2000.