Stoked to have the opportunity to attend the Green Carpet Gala, The Venue Grand Launch at The Venue Function Rooms at Smallville Complex last September 14th. With the tagline ‘we make every event a momentous gathering, carefully planned to execute a detail of perfection’, The Venue offers function rooms for all occasions inside the booming Smallville Complex in Iloilo City.
Prior the Gala, The Venue had an open house exhibit that showcased Ilonggo exhibitors in different fields – events, photography, videography, fashion, and many more. Dubbed “a showcase of Ilonggo artistry of various fields, passion, and expertise”, the exhibit featured the following: Sommelier Selection, Emperador Distillers, Days Hotel Iloilo, Amady by Mayad, Artsy Savvy, Not Just A Box Events, Gastro Chef, Nautilus by Pj Arañador, G Atelier, CTR and Marrka Creative Concept, Buddy’s Party Needs, JNJ Photobooth, Nothing But Desserts, Helicam Philippines, to mention a few.
During the Gala Night, The Venue featured a wide variety of wines courtesy of Origine and Sommelier Selection. To add, a variety of cheese and ‘innovative Ilonggo hors d’oeuvres’ was served. The ‘ innovative Ilonggo hors d’oeuvres’ included the following: pulled pork adobo on malunggay toast kag alogbati, quenelled kamote balacao croquetta, tangigue ceviche, tanglad flavored chicken inasal, kesong puti tart na may lamayo kag dilis, linatik on pechay wrap, linupak nga saging with salted egg salad, crispy batchoy, la pinay salad on lumpia cone, arroz ala valenciana balls, bibingka burger, and fried sisig money bags.
The event ended with a fashion show featuring the Nautilus Collection by distinguished fashion designer Pj Arañador. The grand launching series of events at The Venue Function Rooms only shows the venue’s functionality, flexibility, and capability in hosting events for the Ilonggo crowd. For more information, visit The Venue Function Rooms at The Avenue, Smallville Complex, Glicerio Pison Avenue, Mandurriao, Iloilo City.
Innovative Ilonggo hors d’oeuvres presented
Linatik on Pechay Wrap
Nautilus Collection by Pj Arañador