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August 25, 2022
Theme August Function
Venue Josh Boutwood's Helm
Location Helm, G/F The Plaza, Arya Residences, Mckinley Parkway, Bonifacio Global City
Date Aug 25, 2022
Time 06:30 PM
Registration Open until Aug 22, 2022
Dear Fellow Members,
Our August function, organized by Johnny Revilla,  will be a wine-paired dinner at Josh Boutwood's Helm at Arya Residences in BGC. From the restaurant's website:
Helm, an intimate, 10-seat restaurant is an expression of Josh’s life experiences and culinary training. His ever-evolving menu melds together his love of ingredients and his global perspectives of gastronomy .Designed with a minimalist eye in palettes of black, white, and grey. Helm’s dining experience centers Josh’s multi-course tasting menu and the one-on- one interaction between the kitchen and the guest.
At Helm, dining becomes theater, an interactive form of culinary performance art.
The menu is as follows:
Smoked quail egg salt and vinegar, Tuna tartar, Liver parfait and cucumber
Chawanmushi crab fat, abalone 
Champagne Bruno Paillard Blanc de Blancs NV
Bacalao, spinach, anchovy and parsley 
Lapu lapu, burnt onion and lemon grass tea, sunflower miso 
Zind-Humbrecht Brand Riesling Indice 2 2007
Potato, mojo rojo, mojo verde 
Yorkshire pudding cheese 
Chateau Figeac 2001
Raw beef, chimichuri, potato 
Pork belly, pork trotter sauce, fermented vegetable paste 
Domaine du Pegau Cuvée Laurance 2012
Papaya calamansi(palette cleanser) 
Melva Cake
Churro, crème Catalan ice cream
Huet Cuvée Constance 2003
Due to the size of the venue, this dinner is strictly limited to 10 pax. Please also note that aside from the usual requirement for all attendees to be vaccinated, a negative antigen test made no earlier than the day before the dinner will be required for attendance. This is due to the recent upsurge in covid cases and for the safety and peace of mind of all attendees.
Full details of the function are as follows:
What: Wine-paired dinner for fully vaccinated members and guests with negative antigen test

When: 6:30 PM, Thursday, August 25

Where: Helm, G/F The Plaza, Arya Residences, Mckinley Parkway, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Philippines

Assessment: P 6700.00 for members, P 7200.00 for guests

Attire: Smart Casual

Deadline: Reservations and cancellations should be in by 12 Noon, Monday, August 22, 2022. Reservations made and not cancelled by the deadline must be paid.

Reservations: Please make your reservations with Alda Navarro at Please note that there is a strict maximum of 10 pax for this function due to the size of the venue. The minimum number needed for this function to push through is 8 pax. If we do not get the 8 pax by the August 22 deadline, this function will be cancelled and a notice of cancellation will be sent out.
Covid-19 Precautions: Please send Alda a copy of your negative antigen test taken no earlier than a day before the function. If you take the antigen test just before coming to Helm, please bring a copy or picture of the negative test result for everyone's peace of mind.

Payment: Please make your cheques payable to any of the 3 named individuals below:

Luciano Nesi
Julius C. Labrador, Jr.
Alfredo Z. Pio de Roda III

Please make your payments by depositing directly to the Society's account at BPI Bel-Air Polaris Branch C/A 3075-8213-35. Please provide proof of payment by email to Alda at with your name clearly written. PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO ALSO SEND AN IMAGE OF YOUR VACCINATION CARD. Do not hand any payments to the individuals named above to avoid the inadvertent mixing of personal and Society funds.  We regret that at this time, Alda is unable to accept checks as she is not in Manila regularly. We encourage everyone to please make your payments before the function to avoid any misunderstandings.
See you at Helm!