Asia’s premier food and wine event, the World Gourmet Summit, celebrates its milestone 20th year with a stellar line-up of world-class and Singapore’s own Masterchefs, as well as exquisite gourmet affairs. Savour the best of fine cuisine, great wines and unique dining with these highly anticipated events by purchasing your tickets today. 1. WGS 20 Best Farmers Market
1. WGS 20 Best Farmers Market
CulinaryOn, 16 and 17 April 2016, 10am to 7pm
A highlight of the WGS 20 Best Chefs and the ultimate foodie heaven under one roof, this weekend of culinary indulgence is fashioned after an “eating market” concept, featuring artisanal products and gourmet vendors, including Moët & Chandon Champagne Bar, Highland Park Whisky Bar, Uncle G’s Crispy Roast Pork, The Butchers Club, Casse-Croûte French Charcuterie and Edible Garden City, alongside more gourmet sweet and savoury stalls. Sanpellegrino and Singapore Straits Wine Company will also present ‘Water, Wine and Food’ pairing sessions. Entry is free so bring the kids and plenty of friends, and enjoy the spread. Car parking is FREE (One Raffles Place car park – enter via Market Street). Don’t forget to pre-register.
2. WGS 20 Best Chefs
1-Altitude, 16 and 17 April 2016, 9.30am to 4pm
A WGS signature event and Singapore’s premier culinary symposium and gastronomic collective, taking place at Singapore’s highest point, 282 metres above sea level. This two-day culinary affair features Gourmet Jam Sessions by prominent local and international culinary stars; a discussion by a panel of six esteemed industry personalities on the latest trending topic concerning the industry; and the sumptuous Farmers Market at CulinaryOn. Tickets can be purchased for half-day, one-day and two-day sessions
3. Le 3 Mamme Dinner
Forlino, 4 April 2016
Film and popular culture has portrayed “la mamma Italiana” as being central to the traditional Italian household. During this exclusive evening, diners experience a truly welcoming dinner hosted by 3 mammas – Mrs Giovanna Randone, Mrs Gianna Fossati and Mrs Maria Teresa Biovi. All three matrons are from the Liguria region, known as the birthplace of the now-popular pesto. They deliver a feast of traditional Italian home-cooked recipes, with influences and inspiration taken from Liguria’s strong food culture – a hearty and homely dinner event that will have diners falling in love with the simple and rustic cuisine of Liguria. Tickets are priced at $188++ per person.
4. 4 Hands French Gastronomy featuring Arnaud Bignon & Julien Royer
Odette, 9 April 2016, 7pm to 11pm
Two-Michelin starred Chef Arnaud Bignon of London’s famed The Greenhouse joins Odette’s star Chef Julien Royer in this 4 Hands dinner of luxurious French gastronomy. Known for his inventive interplay with ingredients, coined as “jeu des produits” (translated to “playing with ingredients”), Chef Bignon is a master of creating original flavour combinations and signature contemporary presentation that have put him in a league of his own. His collaboration with one of Singapore’s sought-after chefs, Julien Royer, will be a showcase of refined French cuisine at its best and a dinner not to be missed. Tickets are priced at $388++ per person.
5. St. Mortiz Champagne Topless Club – Singapore Chapter featuring Masterchef Reto Mathis and Chef Chris Millar
Stellar at 1-Altitude, 15 April 2016, 7pm to 11pm
This lavish WGS 2016 signature event takes diners on a sumptuous gastronomic journey, bringing the exquisite cuisine of the Swiss Alps to Singapore’s highest restaurant. Chef Mathis, also known as the “favourite chef of the St. Moritz jet set”, presents a luxurious menu of his famous truffles and caviar specialties, which will be served with some of the world’s most sought after champagnes. Tickets are priced at $388++ per person.
Celebrating 20 years the World Gourmet Summit runs from 28 March to 24 April.
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