Where Mozambique and Brazil meetDecember 15th, 2011 by Susan Reynard | Categories: food, hotels, industry, restaurants, tourism
The Polana Serena Hotel in Maputo, Mozambique now offers guests a Brazilian Feijoada buffet on Sundays from 1pm to 4pm at the all-day dining Varanda Restaurant. It includes a typical Brazilian welcome drink, a Caipirinha. Feijoada is a traditional dish popular in Brazil, Portugal, Mozambique, Angola and Goa in India, consisting of stew made from beans with pork and beef and served with various other dishes.
Varanda restaurant has views over Maputo Bay and the Polana swimming pool. It offers guests both buffet and a la carte choices with contemporary dishes and Indian Ocean seafood. The relaxed yet elegant Varanda restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, with live music played on Saturday evenings.
A trademark of Serena Hotels is the collection’s commitment to an “open door policy” and this includes the food and beverage offering. The hotel’s executive chef Cosmas Kituku and his culinary team are on hand to discuss guests’ enquiries and special requests.
The Serena Group comprises a collection of 32 luxury resorts, safari lodges and hotels located in East Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda and Mozambique) and Southern Asia (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan). TPS Serena Hotels is an affiliate company of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED). AKFED promotes tourism by building, rehabilitating and managing hotels and lodges that contribute to economic growth in an environmentally and culturally sensitive manner.