If you are looking for a unique dinning experience Punong Gary’s Place in Silay City, Negros Occidental is a perfect place to go. The place offers not only great food but also serene ambiance. Punong Gary’s Place is an Asian Fusion restaurant that serves five course-plated meal from appetizer, salad, soup, main course and dessert.
The Punong is not a usual “fishpond” we normally see. The place is inspired in a Balinese Oasis surrounded by old big trees like narra, coconut, mahogany, lunok, rubber and bamboo.
Punong Gary’s Place is designed by the owner itself – Nonoy Ledesma, an architect by profession. Managed by his daughter Bing and her husband Chef Joey Benin. Joey Benin is a former Side A member, singer and songwriter. He was famous in his composition of “forevermore” that was used as a theme song in the hit series of the hottest love team – Liza Soberano and Enrique Gill. Sounds very interesting right?
Now back to the topic, Nonoy Ledesma injected objects of art in ever nook and corner of the place like the Buddha in yoga position, a small piano which double as a desk, stone figured beneath rubber tree and etc;
Punong Gary’s Place Mission
This was an excerpt from the about page of the Punong.
Punong Gary’s Place aim to transform community and bringing people together to enjoy good place, good food for a good cause.
They have employees from the Takas Youth Community, a local community which they support. In every time you dine to the Punong the proceeds help the Takas youth for their clean and green project. This project is about converting biodegradable materials into potent fertilizers through vermicompost. The produced fertilizers will go to homegrown farmers who will produce and supply vegetables and other root crops for Punong restaurant.
How to get there
Address: Hda. Tinihaban, Barrio San Jose, Silay City, Negros Occidental
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Punong Gary’s Place is an ideal weekend getaway for family and friends who want to get rid of the hustle and bustle of the metro. The place is also ideal for events like wedding, birthdays, anniversary and more.
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Photo credits: Lg Bacong, Punong Silay Facebook Page, Bride and BreakfastBreakfast, Juste Negro
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