From 2-29 April, look out for the most highly anticipated food and wine festival in Asia. Returning for its 22nd year, World Gourmet Summit (WGS) will present a sumptuous line-up of gourmet affairs, masterclasses, events and exclusive WGS menus at award-winning dining establishments in Singapore.
The 18th Awards of Excellence kicks of the annual festival on 3 April 2018. This prestigious ceremony honours 34 outstanding winners of the Food and Beverage (F&B) and Hospitality industries.
WGS Signature Events:
WGS The Discovery Brunch at Tamarind Hill
8 April 2018
The best in the F&B industry comes together for one of the biggest gourmet parties of the year in our highly anticipated Sunday brunch. This is an affair for the most discerning of food lovers, with world-class cuisines and beverages in the spotlight.
Hommage à Paul Bocuse with Julien Royer at Odette
11 April 2018
For another year running, one of Singapore’s most acclaimed chefs, Julien Royer, brings his deep knowledge of his native cuisine to the table in a comprehensive heritage dinner
served on his home turf, Odette. Diners are in for an exquisite exploration into French
UNGA Event at CHIJMES
15 April 2018
Following the resounding success of last year’s inaugural UNGA event, this year’s event at CHIJMES will turn the cluster of restaurants and bars into a gourmet marketplace. Up to 40 stations will be manned by Singapore’s, and the region’s top experts to share information on products on offer.
The Hungarian Tasting Table at La Brasserie, The Fullerton Bay Hotel
16 April 2018
This unique Hungarian dining experience is presented by Chef Péter Szabó of Budapest’s highly acclaimed La Parilla. Chef Szabó is known for crafting dishes that are considered art on the plate and made from lesser known ingredients. Diners are in for an unforgettable culinary experience with the robust flavours of Hungarian cuisine.
Poland Finest Gastro-journey at Wooloomooloo Steakhouse
17 April 2018
Enter Artur Moroz, one of Poland’s top chefs and owner of Bulaj, a restaurant located on the idyllic seaside of Sopot. A supporter of the “Slow Food” movement, Mr. Moroz fervently believes in sourcing ingredients from local suppliers and promoting healthy living through his food. He’s here to serve us a special dinner, an exploration of Polish culinary culture through one of its most ubiquitous staples: geese.
Culinary Masterclass & Luncheon feat. Kevin Thornton at Miele
17 April 2018 (only for 12 guests)
Irish celebrity chef, television personality, and author Kevin Thornton is here to share his vast culinary expertise: just don’t ask him to serve you chips! One of Ireland’s top chefs, Thornton made his name as an ardent champion and philosopher of Irish food. Be prepared to push your taste experience beyond the walls of the restaurant in this masterclass and luncheon that promises to be nothing less than deliciously entertaining.
Mexico Fiesta at El Mero Mero
18 April 2018
Everybody loves a good fiesta and Singapore’s top Mexican restaurant El Mero Mero throws the best. Don’t miss out on an evening of vibrant Mexican flavours as Chef Juan Pablo and his team whip up delectable nibbles and drinks, from home-made nachos and guacamole to ice cold margaritas.
WGS 2018: NKF Gala Dinner at Swissotel Singapore Stamford
19 April 2018
The highly anticipated WGS Charity Gala puts the glitz and glamour into this year’s WGS festivities. Be treated to a sumptuous dinner crafted by Chef Robert Stirrup, a veteran in the industry with experience in numerous five-star hotels and Michelin-starred restaurants. The evening’s line up of activities include a silent auction, alongside live music and dance performances, with all proceeds going to NKF in their dedicated cause to provide kidney patients with affordable and sustainable treatment.
For more information:
Awards of Excellence (www.wgsawards.com)
World Gourmet Summit (www.worldgourmetsummit.com)
Full event listing (www.worldgourmetsummit.com/wgs2018/main.php/calendar/)