The World Gourmet Summit (WGS) is an international gastronomic extravaganza jointly organised by Peter Knipp Holdings Pte Ltd (PKH) and the Singapore Tourism Board (STB).
An annual epicurean festival that showcases the intricate craftsmanship of prestigious chefs; it is also an exposition of the internationally acclaimed vineries. Encompassing a series of dazzling events like the vintner dinners and celebrity dinners, it is a gourmet spectacular specially crafted for the discerning individuals who appreciates great wines and fine cuisines.
Chianti Classico Wine Fair
Wine is a key element in this festival of flavours. Discerning wine enthusiasts can embark on a journey to discover the intricacies of appreciating Chianti Classico wines. Lovers of the vine can look forward to the wine fair showcasing the top five Chianti Classico wines in a exhibition-tasting setting. Avid connoisseurs will be keen on the tutored tasting – a symposium led by the premier Chianti vintners. The Chianti vintner dinner paired with the cuisine of culinary legend, Heinz Beck aptly culminates this elegant affair.
Vintner dinners featuring the wines of Château Léoville Poyferré, Castello di Ama and more
Featuring vintages from acclaimed estates across the world, this year’s vintner dinner will see wines the likes of Château Léoville Poyferré, Castello di Ama taking centerstage amongst other grand cru wine. Truly, these vintner dinners mark the epitome of fine cuisine, great wines and unique dining that is synonymous with World Gourmet Summit.
Chill & Grill with Archipelago
Beer is just beer, or is it? Archipelago’s brew master Fal Allen’s passion for crafted beers paired at the dining table is undeniable in this region. Beer-lovers can look forward to discover the chemistry of malt, hops and yeast paired and prepared with a sumptuous cuisine at this beer-only event. Look out for the official World Gourmet Summit brew available for a limited time only, at the new concept gastro-bar The Queen & Mangosteen located within Vivocity.
urreal Gourmet with Bob Blumer & La Dolce Vita with David Rocco
Loyal followers of the World Gourmet Summit will be pleased to have Discovery Travel & Living’s Surreal Gourmet and Glutton for Punishment host Bob Blumer and namesake host of David Rocco’s Dolce Vita at the celebrity dinners. Whether gourmet fans prefer the gregarious Surreal Gourmet or the charismatic ‘Mr Italia’ David Rocco, an extraordinary gastronomic journey is almost guaranteed!
New Culinary Discoveries by the Masterchefs of Le Cordon Bleu
What epicurean delights can gourmet enthusiasts expect from three of Le Cordon Bleu’s finest masterchefs, Olivier Oddos, Arnaud Guerpillon and Hervé Boutin ? Hailing from Japan, Mexico and Australia respectively, these masterchefs’ will showcase a cuisine that is distinctly their own – a blend of technical skills imparted by the ‘it’ institution for culinary education with the regional style of cooking from their respective hometowns.
Get up-close and learn from the culinary stars at this year’s World Gourmet Summit! Masterclasses have become more intimate this year’s class sizes, allowing participants more opportunity to interact with the masterchefs and get the most out of each culinary session. Be prepared to dazzle your friends and family with this season’s finest recipes!
A Heart for Fine Dining
The World Gourmet Summit will continue to serve up fine cuisine for a good cause at the annual charity dinner aimed to raise funds for the needy beneficiaries of Community Chest.
Champagne paired with Asian Cuisine
Adding to the epicurean equation will be this year’s champagne fest which forays into new grounds – the effervescent premium pour is being match-made with the unpretentious flavours from the Far East.
World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence
This year’s award introduces a record high of eleven new awards, to recognise the diversity of the hospitality and food and beverage industries. The World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence is still open for public voting to determine the top three award finalists. Log-on now to www.wgsawards.com to cast your vote and you may stand to win attractive prizes!
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