April 24, 2023

Consul General Arlene Magno Visits Filipino Restaurant Grandt Kitchen in Surrey

Consul General Arlene T. Magno (2L) and Consul Analyn D. Ratonel (2R) with fashion designer Chynna Mamawal (3R) along with her parents and relatives from Vancouver during lunch at Grandt Kitchen. Also in photo is Ms. Evelyn Lopez, owner of Grandt Kichen in Surrey.

Vancouver, 18 April 2023 - Following the successful participation of up-and-coming Filipino fashion designer Chynna Mamawal in the Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW), Consul General Arlene T. Magno hosted Chynna and her family to lunch at Grandt Kitchen in Surrey on 18 April 2023 to promote the 2023 Filipino Restaurant Month in Canada (FRMC).  She was accompanied by Consul Analyn Ratonel.

Grandt Kitchen is one of the nine Filipino restaurants taking part in this year’s FRMC. The restaurant is particularly known for its delicious chicken inasal, lumpiang shanghai, lechon kawali and atchara.

The FRMC is Philippine Posts in Canada’s Common Cultural Calendar Project spearheaded by the Philippine Consulate General in Calgary, in partnership with the Philippine Department of Tourism – San Francisco and Department of Trade and Industry.  For the entire month of April, select Filipino restaurants in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, and beyond will be offering prix fixe menus.  END

For the 2nd FRMC, Grandt Kitchen offers pork and chicken inasal as part of its prix fixe meal.

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