Gear up for an exciting week at Marina Bay Sands, as the integrated resort ushers in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 for the first time in Asia. Highlights of the five-day event (22nd- 26th June) include a star-studded #50BestTalks, a 90-minute thought leadership stage show and live discussion titled Kitchen Karma. Headlined by Marina Bay Sands’ very own celebrity chef Tetsuya Wakuda; Italian restauranteurMassimo Bottura, whose restaurant Osteria Francescana was ranked the top honour in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018; French chef Eric Ripert of Le Bernadin in New York, and two of the World’s Best Female Chefs Ana Roš (2017), and Daniela Soto-Innes (2019).
Intimate masterclasses with the world’s leading chefs
On 23rd June, culinary enthusiasts can also interact with world-class chefs over three masterclasses. From 9.45am – 11.15am, witness the finesse of Copenhagen’s culinary genius and multiple-time award winner, Rasmus Kofoed, who will journey through the deep oceans to uncover some of the finest wild and organic seafood. From 12pm to 1.30pm, discover the treasures of Peru in a masterclass helmed by Virgilio Martínez and Pía León, the power couple behind Central in Lima, Peru, a three-time winner of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants. From 2.15pm to 3.45pm, meet the mastermind behind Gaggan in Bangkok, which will take its final bow in June 2020. Interact with culinary wizard Gaggan Anand and hear his remarkable journey in reinventing Indian cuisine. All masterclasses will be held at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre.
More gastronomic adventures at Club55, Black Tap and Rise Restaurant
For the month of June, Black Tap Singapore will also roll out the special pretzel crusted chicken sandwich (S$24++) to its gourmet burger line-up. The sandwich features a crispy succulent chicken fillet coated in a layer of savoury pretzels, served with beer cheese sauce, house-pickled jalapenos, bacon, buttermilk slaw, and fries.
From 1st June to 6th July, catch live screenings of selected Cricket World Cup matches 55 stories above ground at Marina Bay Sands’ premium lounge Club55. Cricket fans in Singapore can cheer on their favourite national teams over handcrafted cocktails and a delectable snacks. Sip on signature tipples such as Club55, a robust aged rum concoction spiked with basil, fresh sour mix and aromatic bitters, or blushing beauty, a vodka-based cocktail with grapes, and sparkling rosé. Pair these drinks with delicious bar bites such as battered calamari rings with garlic dip (S$16++) and spicy chicken wings with vegetable crudités and ranch dip (S$16++).
Mark your calendars on 28th and 29th June for a crustacean feast at Rise, as the international buffet restaurant adds eight premium lobster specials to its dinner spread. Highlights include the refreshing Japanese marinated lobster salad, the classic French lobster thermidor live station, as well as the fragrant wok-fried slipper lobsters with spicy garlic sauce. Dinners are priced at S$108++ for adults and S$38++ for children aged 12 and below.
Exclusive: Marina Bay Sands welcomes Hong Kong’s iconic Mott 32
Marina Bay Sands is set to introduce Mott 32, Hong Kong’s multi-award-winning contemporary Chinese restaurant, to Singapore in a partnership with restaurant group Maximal Concepts. Set to unveil later this year, Mott 32 Singapore will mark the Hong Kong based restaurant group’s first foray into Singapore, and its fifth international outpost after locations in Hong Kong, Vancouver, Seoul, and Las Vegas. The acclaimed menu will showcase time-honoured Chinese, paired with an exceptional mixology programme and a stunning ambience designed by award-winning interior designer Joyce Wang.
Located at B1-42/43/44, Galleria Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, the 149-seater Mott 32 will be open for lunch and dinner daily. The restaurant, which spans over 7,000 square feet, will also house a private dining room for an intimate dining experience. For more information, visit www.MarinaBaySands.com/Mott32.
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