If you happen to be in Malaybalay City please do drop by at one of the new restaurants in town: Bukidnon Breeze Seafood Restaurant & Events Venue. My husband and I established it last May 8, 2015 at Brgy. Sumpong, Malaybalay City, near Villa Mercedes Inns.
The opportunity to open a restaurant was presented to my ex-boyfriend Arnel and I (coz he’s my husband now, haha! We got married on July 2015 👰) last October 2014 when my mom’s lessee opted not to renew their contract for 2015. That leaves my mom’s building vacant for 2015 so Arnel and I decided to open a restaurant. He loves to cook, we’re great foodies, (our vital statistics says it all, ha! 😂) and it would complement my mom’s cottages and pads plus we can cater at our existing events hall. Life Essential Spa is nearby too. That would make our area an all-in-one place.
We decided to name our restaurant Bukidnon Breeze because it’s cool here most of the time. Lower estates surround the lot so we can feel the uninterrupted cool Bukidnon mountain breeze.
Since our trade name bears the name of the province Bukidnon we opted to showcase bits of Bukidnon culture around.
Do the photos on the wall look familiar? They’re from my Kaamulan Street Dancing 2013 photo shoot. I had them printed on canvas at J-Tech Printing Services. Our original idea was to purchase paintings but they cost an arm and a leg. It’s art after all. But for a starting out restaurant we thought that it’s not so smart to invest in those yet so I searched for an alternative and this is what I came up with. And it turned out well.
Gawang Kamay Foundation made the wooden bicycle above from San Fernando, Bukidnon. They make lamps and other handicrafts out of bamboo.
See those decorative bamboo dividers? My mom ordered it in bulk last year from the municipality of Lantapan and had them made into movable dividers.
Since Bukidnon is known for its vast forests we added some wood designs like what we did on our counter (this is not the final look yet). If you look outside (please refer to first photo) we had our concrete veranda shaped like lumber in keeping with the wood theme.
As for our specialties, we are the only restaurant in Malaybalay City that serves authentic crocodile dishes directly from Palawan. My next post will be reviews about our food so stay tuned. 😉
Please use this map as reference if you want to drop by at Bukidnon Breeze Seafood Restaurant & Events Venue and are unsure how to get here. We are looking forward to serving you. 😊