Illo’s Home Buffet opens in Makati

Saturnino ‘Chef N’ Rovillos, (2nd from right), owner and founder, cuts the ceremonial ribbon at the opening of Illo’s Home Buffet at the Makati Palace Hotel with (left to right) Mark Anthony Villaroman Agapito, chief operating officer of Illo; and celebrities Michelle Vito, Andrea Del Rosario and Karen Davila. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

THE third restaurant branch called Illo’s Home Buffet in Makati opens its doors. The restaurant is one of the branches of Illo’s Party Tray which was born in Paranaque in December 2019 founded by Saturnino ‘Chef N’ Rovillos and his wife Anne.

The food industry became a social media sensation when artists and celebrities expressed their approval of their products online. But when the pandemic hit the country in early 2020, Chef N immediately turned into a ghost kitchen to keep the business afloat.

With their slogans “Dine at Home” and Celebrate Life Every Day”, they encourage their customers to continue celebrating the milestones of the new normal. The ghost kitchen business has completed its first year in business serving 5,000 families during the pandemic.

Now, with its third branch at the Makati Palace Hotel, Illo’s Home Buffet with a new slogan “This is Your Home—Where Dining is a Fine Art”, offers not only good food but also the beauty of art.

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Upon entering the elegant restaurant, you will notice artwork everywhere. From gold tableware to well-designed artwork in every corner of the restaurant, you’ll enjoy the buffet and the museum at the same time.

It offers a wide selection of cuisines ranging from Italian to Spanish to Filipino, almost anything you crave can be found at Illo’s Home Buffet.

Illo’s all-day buffet promotion is now available Monday through Sunday through November 15.

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