Melaka, 8th July 2013 – In conjunction with the upcoming celebration which is the Holy Month of Ramadan, Philea Resort and Spa, the largest and biggest log resort in Malaysia, distributed 7,000 packets of Bubur Lambuk to the public, guests and associates of the resort.
The preparation beginning as early as 8.00am in the morning for setting up of tents, tables and chairs while the chefs cooked up a storm of delicious Bubur Lambuk led by our Executive Chef cum Food and Beverage Manager, Chef Azmi bin Desa, and supported by Sous Chefs, Chef Fezerine and Chef Jackie Helmante, and team.
The culinary team started cooking the bubur lambuk at 8am in order for it to be ready for distribution at 2.30pm.
“This was our fourth year embarked on the Bubur Lambuk giveaway Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) event, the objective of this event was held to show our way of appreciation and to strengthening closeness with the local community and to mark the holy month of Ramadan”, mentioned Ronald Choong, Resort’s General Manager.
“As early as 2.30pm, our staff members teamed up themselves at the road in front of the resort and presented containers of Bubur Lambuk to passing vehicles which was turned into a drive-through. The amounts of ingredients used up for this CSR event are 250kg of rice, 40kg of chicken, 40kg of beef, 10kg of dried shrimp plus condiments and we are happy to receive many positive feedbacks from the public. This delicacy is tasty and filling, it contains both flavors which are chicken and beef making it an ideal Buka Puasa dish”, said Chef Azmi Desa, Executive Chef cum Food and Beverage Manager.
“We have also prepared approximately 200 containers of Bubur Lambuk for orphans from the homes of Kompleks Rumah Anak Yatim Fatimah Al Zaharah (KAYFAZ), Bukit Katil and Lembaga Pengurusan Kebajikan Anak Yatim dan Miskin (PAYASUM), Sungai Udang”, mentioned Connie Chin, Director of Marketing Communications.
In line with the upcoming Ramadan, the rsort also set up a counter for public to purchase the early bird vouchers at only RM72nett for the “388 RASA-RASA RAMADAN” buffet dinner led by Chef Azmi and and his team with specially handpicked traditional recipes includes Sup Gear Box; Kari Kepala Ikan; Asam Pedas Melaka; Daging Gulai Kawah; Ayam Percik Kelantan; Ayam Palembang; Daging Hitam Manis; Rusuk Kambing Herba and many more are available too.
Also on hand to support the event were Tourism Malaysia Melaka and Melaka Tourism Promotion Division (BPP). The event was graced by the Guest of Honour, YB Datuk Hj. Ghazale bin Muhamad, Timbalan Exco Pelancongan, Pembangunan Sungai, Pantai dan Pulau-Pulau Negeri Melaka and En Abdul Kadir Md Idris, General Manager of Melaka Tourism Promotion Division.
Associates from various departments working together to pack the porridge into individual container.
YB Datuk Hj. Ghazale bin Muhamad (first from right) stirring the bubur lambuk together with the management of Philea Resort & Spa Mr Lim Beng Weh, Director of Finance (first from left), Chef Fezerin bin Senafi, Sous Chef (second from left), Ms Connie Chin, Director of Marketing Communications (second from right) and the cooking team.
YB Datuk Hj. Ghazale bin Muhamad observing the packing process of bubur lambuk by resort’s associates.
YB Datuk Hj. Ghazale bin Muhamad distributing bubur lambuk to a motorist and wished them ‘Selamat Berpuasa’.
Associates of Philea Resort and Spa Melaka handing over the porridge packets to passing motorists entering to Malacca city via the Ayer Keroh Toll here.