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World Cup Fever Hits Edsa Shangri-La, Manila

Edsa Shangri-La, Manila’s The Bakeshop recently unveiled a 36cm chocolate replica of the FIFA World Cup 2014 trophy for sale at P7,000net as well as a specially created, FIFA-inspired in-room dining menu to celebrate the international football competition. 

Executive Pastry Chef Martin Frowd made the 3kg chocolate World Cup trophy by hand, spending an arduous amount of time to capture every single detail of the beautiful golden trophy. The World Cup chocolate trophy is made of luxurious white chocolate with 30% cocoa, giving it a sinfully rich flavor. 

The hotel’s World Cup craze has reached fever pitch, with general manager Patrick Schaub making the rounds of neighboring embassies that are participating in this year’s games and presenting them with personalized chocolate trophies. 

Guests staying at Edsa Shangri-La, Manila may enjoy the World Cup games in the privacy of their rooms or suites. A special FIFA-inspired a la carte menu is offered by the hotel’s in-room dining, with favorites such as Mandoca Frita or fried potato and cassava with avocado and tomato relish, mouth-watering World Cup 500g beef burger and Misto Quente or pan fried sandwich with York ham, gruyere cheese and Dijon mustard, among others. 

For inquiries, please feel free to contact our Restaurant Reservations and Information Center through (63 2) 633 8888 or email You may also follow Edsa Shangri-La, Manila on and on Twitter and Instagram through @edsashangrila.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages more than 90 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 38,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Mauritius, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in Mainland China, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar and Sri Lanka. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at

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