Food, Glorious Food

Food, Glorious Food
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First Published: Thu, Apr 09 2009. 08 40 PM IST

Updated: Thu, Apr 09 2009. 08 40 PM IST
For the first time ever, the summit will be featuring six Michelin-starred chefs, including Mediterranean and French chefs Heinz Beck and Regis Marcon as well as Atul Kochhar, the first Indian to have been honoured with a Michelin star. There are multiple events each day, from 19 April till 2 May, including wine masterclasses, culinary workshops, outreach programmes—all of them involving lots and lots of food and drink.
Our picks for the must-attends:
• The Spanish Gala Dinner, featuring Spanish wines and the cuisines of Sergei Arola and Oriol Balaguer (20 April, Sentosa Resort & Spa. S$248 or around Rs8,300).
• Atul Kochhar’s culinary workshop (21 April, Miele Kitchen. S$88).
• Foie Gras Dinner featuring the cuisine of Dorin Schuster and wines from Robert Weil (22 April, Les Saveurs, The St Regis. S$428)
• Regis Marcon’s culinary workshop (24 April, Miele Kitchen, S$88)
• Champagne tasting and dinner paired with Asian cuisines (24 April, Swissotel. S$188)
• Sunday Brunch featuring Norwegian seafood (26 April, Ulu Ulu Safari Restaurant. S$148)
• Chianti Classico Wine fair and tutored tasting (26 April, The St Regis. S$148 and S$108)
• Heinz Beck’s iconic dinner (27 April, The St Regis. S$628)
• Le Cordon Bleu dinner featuring new culinary discoveries (30 April, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel. S$168).
To make it easier for Indians who want to make the trip, Kuoni Holidays India has a special package that includes return economy airfare, visa, airport taxes, 2 nights and 3 days in deluxe accommodation at the Naumi Hotel (, airport transfers and insurance, for Rs45,500 per person. As a freebie, there is a dinner at the hotel’s Rang Mahal restaurant, featuring Chef Kochhar’s signature dishes.
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First Published: Thu, Apr 09 2009. 08 40 PM IST