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Excite your tastebuds at RWS The GREAT Food Festival this Sep 21-24

Excite your tastebuds at RWS The GREAT Food Festival this Sep 21-24

If you just can’t get enough of gourmet food, this debut (and decadent) food festival will tempt your palate even more.

Any foodie’s dream will be reality as The Great Food Festival (TGFF) descends upon us this September 21-24 at Resorts World Sentosa (RWS).

All self-restraint will be out of the window once you get a whiff of the exquisite creations prepared by some of the finest chefs in the world. Here’s what to expect at this food festival that is poised to be one of the most exciting thus far in 2017.

Star Chef Arena

Embark on an epicurean adventure with a wide array of over 50 dishes by favourite Michelin-starred chefs and award-winning restaurants across the world.

Atlantic Black Cod Fish from Fratelli. Photo courtesy of Resorts World Sentosa. 

Many of the star chefs converging at TGFF’s Star Chef Arena are big names such as Enrico and Roberto Cerea (Italy) from the Three Michelin-starred Da Vittorio, who are also the names behind RWS’ Fratelli.

You will also be greeted with an unforgettable gastronomic experience with the likes of Emma Bengtsson (USA) who is the first ever Swedish female chef to run a two-star kitchen in the United States. She also hails from Two Michelin-starred Aquavit in New York.

Crispy Pork Neck with Cabbage by Emma Bengtsson, Aquavit (New York, USA). Photo courtesy of Resorts World Sentosa.

Expect gastronomia at its pinnacle with Florian Favario – Eric Frechon’s protégé from Michelin-starred Céleste at The Lanesborough in London (UK) and other masterful chefs from other parts of the world.

Organic Scotch Egg Truffle Mayonnaise by Chef Florian Favario at Michelin-starred Celeste at The Lanesborough (UK). Photo courtesy of Resorts World Sentosa.

Other equally astounding chefs are in the likes of Cat Cora (USA), the first and only female Iron Chef on Food Network’s Iron Chef America who fronts RWS’ Ocean Restaurant by Cat Cora; Scott Webster (Australia) of Michelin-starred Osia Steak and Seafood Grill at RWS; and Hal Yamashita (Japan) who is known for his nouvelle Japanese creations and headlines RWS’ Syun.

Herb butter cooked Hokkaido Scallops on bed of Bulgogi espuma and Sichuan crumble by Cat Cora from Ocean Restaurant. Photo courtesy of Resorts World Sentosa.

Masayasu Yonemura (Japan), chef-owner of contemporary Japanese-French Michelin-starred Restaurant Yonemura in Kyoto and Tokyo; TV personality Ian Kittichai (Thailand) of Iron Chef Thailand fame who helms RWS’ Tangerine; as well as Singapore’s popular homegrown celebrity chef Sam Leong (Singapore) who spearheads RWS’ Forest森 will also be cooking up a storm at The Great Food Festival.

Foie gras custard with port wine and parmesan foam from L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon. Photo courtesy of Resorts World Sentosa.

Resident chefs Michael Michaelidis of famed Joël Robuchon Restaurant at RWS, Singapore’s only dining establishment that has been awarded Three Michelin Stars for two consecutive years, and Lorenz Hoja ofTwo Michelin-starred L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon at RWS will be showcasing their culinary finesse at TGFF too.

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Last but not least, Ben Spalding (UK), an alumnus of The Fat Duck and L’Enclume and one of London’s most innovative young chefs today; Kristen Kish (USA), winner of Bravo’s Top Chef Season 10 alongside “father of fusion” Susur Lee (Canada) of Tung Lok Heen at RWS are bound to whet your appetite with their mouthwatering dishes.

The Star Chef Arena is for ticket-holders only. Dishes start from just S$10.

Rollin’ Sweet Times

Cakes by Cliff (Clifford Luu) – Berry Delight (Masterclass Cake). Photo courtesy of Resorts World Sentosa.

You can’t help but to be enthralled at these drop-dead-gorgeous creations. Who knew sweet treats could be such a feast for the eyes as well?

As Asia’s largest consumer dessert and pastry showcase, there are over 300 delectable creations to be tried or taken home at The Great Food Festival. 

Pink and Black Sparkling (Masterclass Cake) by Julian Angel. Photo courtesy of Resorts World Sentosa.

Easily rub shoulders with the trendiest bakers and dessert chefs from around the world and pick up tricks of the trade at free masterclasses.

Chocolate and a syringe of Chocolate Ganache from N2 Extreme Gelato. Photo courtesy of Resorts World Sentosa.

Keep an eye out for Glonut (Glow in the dark donuts) from Black Star Pastry. Photo courtesy of Resorts World Sentosa.

Join Instagram star bakers Julián Ángel and Clifford Luu at our specially created garden-inspired studio which will showcase their expertise in making the most vibrant, out of this world and picture-perfect cakes!

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Rollin’ Sweet Times is for ticket-holders only. Desserts start from just S$4.

Heritage Lane

Tender-Braised Beef Rendang from [email protected] Photo courtesy of Resorts World Sentosa.

Immerse yourself in disparate culinary culture of the world such as Mexico, Italy, Spain, Thailand and Indonesia. Over 50 heritage-inspired dishes made with family recipes and long-standing cooking methods will have you salivating in no time.

What’s more, these dishes are whipped up by award-winning chefs, featuring some of the most talented in Singapore such as Eugenia Ong of [email protected] and Han Li Guang of Michelin-starred Labyrinth.

Ebisu from Ninja Bowl. Photo courtesy of Resorts World Sentosa.

There are even more star chefs such as Jordi Noguera of FOC Sentosa, and Stephan Zoisl of Chef’s Table by Chef Stephan.

Salmon and Pumpkin from Chef’s Table. Photo courtesy of Resorts World Sentosa.

The Heritage Lane is available for public access. Dishes start from just S$6.

Feast of Kings

If you have always wanted to dine like the Kings and Lords of yesteryear, there is a one-of-a-kind dining experience alongside Michelin-starred chefs you may be keen in.

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Seats to the Feast of Kings are limited. Register your interest here

Connoisseur Collection

Connoisseur Collection is a sensational series of 4-hands dinners taking place on 25 and 26 September where award-winning chefs from the Star Chef Arena meet the accomplished Resident Chefs of RWS in a rare team-up.

Benjamin Halat, CURATE at RWS. Photo courtesy of Resorts World Sentosa.

Savour the extraordinary creations and unique dining experiences produced by the ultimate collaborations between Ben Spalding X Benjamin Halat at CURATE; Kristen Kish X Cat Cora at Ocean Restaurant by Cat Cora and Florian Favario X Scott Webster at Osia Steak and Seafood Grill. More about TGFF can be found over here.

Cat Cora (USA), Ocean Restaurant by Cat Cora. Photo courtesy of Resorts World Sentosa.

Kristen Kish (USA). Photo courtesy of Resorts World Sentosa.

If you can’t wait to hit up The Great Food Festival after seeing all these, you’re in luck as we are giving away 50 pairs of entry passes to this coveted food festival! Read on to find out more.

Alvinology X The Great Food Festival

In celebration of Alvinology’s 10th Anniversary this year, we are having a special partnership with The Great Food Festival for all you loyal readers and fans.

We are giving away 50 pairs of entry passes (worth S$3,200 in total) to the first-ever ‘The Great Food Festival (TGFF)’ at Resorts World Sentosa. 

 

Kindly note that the redemption of ONE (1) Pair of TGFF entry pass entitles admission to The GREAT Food Festival Star Chef Arena (from 11:00am to 2:30pm) and Rollin’ Sweet Times (from 11:00am to 10:00pm) on 23 Sept 2017 only.

To win, simply complete the following:

  1. ‘Like’ the Alvinology Facebook page.
  2. ‘Like’ and share this post on Facebook and tag a friend with whom you’ll be attending The Great Food Festival at Resorts World Sentosa with. Remember to make the post public as we will be checking for it.
  3. Also, tell us a reason why you want to come to this amazing food festival of the year!
  4. Contest ends at 11.59pm on 19 September 2017. The winner will be notified via Facebook, and must be able to collect the prize in Singapore

Terms and conditions: Alvinology.com reserves the right to made any amendment to the terms and conditions without any prior notice. Facebook accounts created solely for the purpose of participating in contests (with no personal posts) will not qualify for this giveaway. The management’s decision is final and no exceptions will be made.

Resorts World Sentosa reserves the right to amend or add to the Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice.TGFF entry passes are not exchangeable for cash. Terms and Conditions of The GREAT Food Festival 2017 Event apply.

About The Author

Carrie Er

All we need in life is a wildcard and sometimes, a glass of bubbly to stay sane amidst all the chaos. Check out snippets of her life at @carrieer.

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