Food & Travel

An All-Star Lineup at the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014

By admin on 5 December, 2013

David Thompson

For two days in February, food superstars will converge on Singapore for the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards. Imagine not only meeting and greeting the best chefs in the world in a gala dinner but actually learn from them in an all-day-forum and a series of hands-on workshops.

Here’s the amazing lineup of participating chefs:

Joan Roca, El Celler de Can Roca, (No. 1, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013)

Yoshihiro Narisawa, Narisawa (No. 1, Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013, No. 20 The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013)

Bjorn Frantzen, Restaurant Frantzen, (No.12, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013)

Ben Shewry, Attica, (No. 21, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013)

Andre Chiang, Restaurant Andre, (No. 5, Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013, No 38 The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013)

Manjit Gill, Dum Pukht, (No. 17, Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013)

Manish Mehrotra, Indian Accent (No. 48, Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants2013)

Loh Lik Peng, global hotelier and restaurateur, The Unlisted Collection

David Thompson, regarded as the world’s foremost authority on Thai cuisine and chef of Nahm (No.3, Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013, No. 32 The World’s 50 Best Restaurants)

Joan Roca

The all day forum happens on Sunday, 23 February 2014 at the Raffles Hotel and will tackle gastronomic trends through a series of talks, discussions, short films and open debates with the chefs. The forum concludes with a cocktail party wherein attendees can meet all the chef presenters.

Yoshihiro Narisawa

The “Signature Dishes” workshop happens on Monday, 24 February 2014 at At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy. In the several small classes, celebrity chefs will reveal techniques, inspirations and processes behind their most prized dishes. Classes are limited to between 15-20 participants and will run from 2 to 2.5 hours.

Tickets for the all-day forum, which include access to the cocktail party, are priced at SG$240 while a seat at one of the six workshops start from SG$250. Discounts of up to 25% are available for culinary industry professionals while a 10% early bird discount applies to general public until 16 December 2013. For ticket booking and enquiry visit

Andre Chiang

It’s a great gift for your food loving self. And you don’t have to travel halfway across the world to be within speaking distance to these food vanguards. All in one room. But let’s just hope that a Filipino establishment makes it to the list this year.


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