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Preview: Epicurean Market 2019 at Marina Bay Sands

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Marina Bay Sands’ hallmark food and wine extravaganza, Epicurean Market, is making a highly anticipated comeback from 13 to 15 December, setting the stage for another gastronomical celebration this holiday season. In its sixth edition, Epicurean Market will introduce an unprecedented format which sees the best of both its exclusive Signature Series and ever-popular food and wine show. The three-day event will kick off with a series of exciting in-restaurant specials on 13 December, before opening doors to its weekend fiesta at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre (Halls A, B & C) on 14 and 15 December. Guests can look forward to signature bites and tipples from over 50 booths, including Marina Bay Sands’ newest and upcoming restaurants; participate in more than 12 culinary masterclasses led by leading celebrity chefs; handpick gourmet produce and holiday treats from the festive market, and more.

From left: Wolfgang Puck of CUT & Spago, Tetsuya Wakuda of Waku Ghin, David Myers of Adrift, local celebrity chef Justin Quek

“I have heard many wonderful things about Epicurean Market, and am excited to finally be part of this massive food celebration. I look forward to welcoming everyone to my restaurants, and interacting with all the food lovers at this year’s Epicurean Market,” said chef Wolfgang Puck of Spago and one-Michelin starred CUT at Marina Bay Sands.

Says Chef Tetsuya Wakuda: “Every year’s Epicurean Market is a grand celebration of food and wine. My favourite part of the event is to discover new cultures and experiences as I meet old and new friends, fellow chefs and customers who share a common passion for food.”

“I am so excited to be heading back to Singapore for Epicurean Market 2019. It’s a fantastic event that I really enjoy being part of! I’m looking forward to not only leading a masterclass, but also welcoming guests to the launch dinner at Adrift, and sharing plenty of delicious bites over the weekend. Alongside our new Executive Chef at Adrift, Peter Smit, we will be honing in on our Californian Izakaya roots with a selection of dishes that will not only showcase some beautiful produce, but also pack a punch in flavours,” said celebrity chef David Myers.

Well-loved local celebrity chef Justin Quek added: “I am thrilled to be back at the remarkable Epicurean Market, where people gather over good food and great conversations. This year, I have prepared some new creations boasting unique flavours of Asia, and I can’t wait to share them with everyone at the event.”

Event highlights from previous Epicurean Markets

Begin your journey at Epicurean Market 2019 with a series of exclusive menus, dinners, and cocktail soirees helmed by a stellar cast of celebrity chefs, wine and spirits experts on 13th December. Highlights include an intimate Dry Aged CUTs with Wolfgang Puck dinner at CUT, a hands-on wellington masterclass at Bread Street Kitchen, KOMA’s first-ever five-course sake dinner, a special four-course wine-pairing dinner (S$168++) at LAVO, and an Epicurean Market kick-off party at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar from 5pm to 8pm. Here, guests can enjoy 1-for-1 signature cocktails over live music, and get a sneak peek of what will be available at Yardbird’s booth over the weekend. Culinary icon Wolfgang Puck will also host a chefs’ tasting dinner and cocktail reception at Spago on 12th December, just a day before the three-day fiesta commences.

Best known for its powerhouse line-up of celebrity chef and signature restaurant booths, Epicurean Market is set to welcome new participants at the marketplace this year. New York’s famed Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer, modern Japanese restaurant KOMA, as well as Marina Bay Sands’ newest European-inspired patisserie Origin + Bloom, will be amongst over 50 other booths to dish out delicious fare.

For the first time, the market will feature a world-class bar helmed by leading bartenders, offering the greatest hits from 12 bars across Marina Bay Sands’ restaurants, including the iconic Mott 32 from Hong Kong, which will offer patrons a preview of its signature cocktails before it opens in early 2020. Plus, enjoy an after-hours bash at Singapore’s biggest nightclub MARQUEE after.

Set to once again be one of the year’s most lavish, delightful food events, don’t miss your chance to attend Epicurean Market 2019 and get your hands on some of the best food Marina Bay Sands has to offer this December.

Epicurean Market 2019 runs from 13th to 15th December 2019 at Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Exhibition Hall A – C, Level L1. Tickets and more information available here

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