Join us at our festival and discover unforgettable culinary moments crafted by chefs who love what they do.

24th & 25th March 2018

JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

Workshops & Masterclasses

Guided by our expert partners and chefs, we invite you to explore your passions through a curated collection of enriching experiences. Designed to leave you richer than when you arrived.

Immersive Wine & Dine

Our unique five course dinner will be presented by three of our internationally acclaimed JW chefs, and take you on an immersive adventure inside their imaginations. Interactive and stimulating, the dinner incorporates storytelling, performances, visuals, and music to surprise and delight at every moment.

Culinary Courtyard

Savour and sip a range of refreshments, amusements, and entertainment as you relax with family and friends. Delight your senses as you discover new tastes, smells, sights and sounds.

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Immersive Wine & Dine

Time:  

6:30pm to late, 24th March 2018
5:30pm to late, 25th March 2018

Venue: Ballroom

Join us for an immersive five-course dinner presented by three of our internationally acclaimed JW chefs. Each dish will take you on an immersive adventure inside their imaginations through visual storytelling, performances, and music to surprise and delight at every moment.

The Art of Plating

Dive into the principles of culinary styling and create beautiful dishes with expert stylist and photographer Dionna Lee.

Camera Eats First

Make every food photo a masterpiece with expert stylist and photographer Dionna Lee.

Inhale to Heal

Breath in and enhance your holistic well-being through the power of scent with Aromatherapy Associates.

Sound Bites

Listen to how sounds can influence our perception of taste with Sara Lenzi and Alberto Lomas.

Grape Expectations

Test your knowledge on fine grapes and get a taste of award winning wines from Treasury Wine Estates.

For the Love of Truffles
Presented by Chef Stefano

Test your truffle knowledge and learn how to distinguish, prepare, and cook with them with Chef Stefano.

Nourish to Flourish
Presented by Chef Sidharth

Learn the secrets behind delivering nutritional benefits with big flavors with Chef Sidharth.

Hidden Island Delights
Presented by Chef Matt

Explore the flavors of Phu Quoc and embark on a Vietnamese culinary journey with Chef Matt.

 

Event Schedule
for 24th March (SAT)

Event Schedule
for 25th March (SUN)

The Art of Plating

Venue: Media Bar

The Art of Plating

Venue: Media Bar

Camera Eats First

Venue: Media Bar

Camera Eats First

Venue: Media Bar

Sound Bites

Venue: Alpha/Bravo

Sound Bites

Venue: Alpha/Bravo

Sound Bites

Venue: Alpha/Bravo

Inhale to Heal

Venue: Delta/Echo

Inhale to Heal

Venue: Delta/Echo

Grape Expectations

Venue: Court Martial Bar

Grape Expectations

Venue: Court Martial Bar

For the Love of Truffles
Presented by Chef Stefano

Venue: Flow 18

For the Love of Truffles
Presented by Chef Stefano

Venue: Flow 18

Hidden Island Delights
Presented by Chef Matt

Venue: HQ / India

Hidden Island Delights
Presented by Chef Matt

Venue: HQ / India

Nourish to Flourish
Presented by Chef Sidharth

Venue: Flow 18

Nourish to Flourish
Presented by Chef Sidharth

Venue: Flow 18

The Courtyard

Venue: Ball room

Dining Experience

Venue: Ball room

The Art of Plating

Venue: Media Bar

The Art of Plating

Venue: Media Bar

Camera Eats First

Venue: Media Bar

Camera Eats First

Venue: Media Bar

Sound Bites

Venue: Alpha/Bravo

Sound Bites

Venue: Alpha/Bravo

Inhale to Heal

Venue: Delta/Echo

Inhale to Heal

Venue: Delta/Echo

Grape Expectations

Venue: Court Martial Bar

Grape Expectations

Venue: Court Martial Bar

For the Love of Truffles
Presented by Chef Stefano

Venue: Flow 18

For the Love of Truffles
Presented by Chef Stefano

Venue: Flow 18

Hidden Island Delights
Presented by Chef Matt

Venue: HQ / India

Hidden Island Delights
Presented by Chef Matt

Venue: HQ / India

Nourish to Flourish
Presented by Chef Sidharth

Venue: Flow 18

Nourish to Flourish
Presented by Chef Sidharth

Venue: Flow 18

The Courtyard

Venue: Ball room

Dining Experience

Venue: Ball room




Enriching Experiences

WORKSHOPS

The Art of Plating

Venue: Media Bar

Make your dishes beautiful to look at with the principles of culinary styling from expert stylist and photographer Dionna Lee. Learn about composition, balance, color matching, and the best use of ingredients while experimenting with a range of chef’s tools to elevate your own dishes from good to great.

Camera Eats First

Venue: Media Bar

Our expert food stylist Dionna Lee will help you get the most out of your photos. You’ll learn how to bring your food photography to life and create the perfect sharable snapshot using lighting, framing, scale, and enhancements. Make your friends want what you’re having, and indulge in all the “likes”.

Inhale to Heal

Venue: The Assembly – Delta/Echo

Discover how the power of scent can enhance your holistic well-being to overcome the effects of your environment, work, and travel. Experts in the art of blending essential oils, Aromatherapy Associates will guide you on how to create a more natural, healthy lifestyle through a “show-and-smell” experience.

Sound Bites

Venue: The Assembly – Alpha/Bravo

Did you know our perceptions of taste are deeply affected by the sounds we hear while we eat? Listen as acclaimed sound designer Sara Lenzi and food artist Alberto Lomas combine audio and flavour to create a unique, multi-sensory experience that brings to life your food in a way that you’ve never experienced before.

Grape Expectations

Venue: Court Martial Bar

In the world of fine wines, 90 points marks the difference between good and those that are truly outstanding – but can you detect the difference? Treasury Wine Estates, experts in the art of winemaking, will test your knowledge of this intricate ratings system, all while serving you a taste of their award winning wines, including Penfolds, Beringer, and BV.

CHEF MASTERCLASSES

For the Love of Truffles
Presented by Chef Stefano

While their wonderful aroma and distinctive taste have delighted millions around the world, not many know why truffles are so rare and expensive. Unearth their origins as Chef Stefano teaches how to distinguish, prepare, and cook with truffles. He’ll show you how the ingredient can transform your dishes from good to transcendent while demonstrating his signature truffle risotto.

Venue: Flow 18

Nourish to Flourish
Presented by Chef Sidharth

For Chef Sidharth, eating well begins with thoughtful balance of ingredients – a philosophy that drives each and every meal. Eager to share his passion, he will teach you how to build dishes that deliver nutritional benefits with big flavor.

Venue: Flow 18

Hidden Island Delights
Presented by Chef Matt

Be among the first to taste the extraordinary flavors of emerging hot spot, Phu Quoc, as Chef Matt guides you through a culinary journey of the Vietnamese island. Known for its distinctive fish sauce and peppercorns, get it on the secret on why it is becoming the favorite of foodie and travel connoisseurs.

Venue: The Assembly - HQ/India

The Courtyard

Time: 11am – 6pm, 24th - 25th March 2018  
Venue: Adjacent to Ballroom

Welcome to the Courtyard - presented by host Chef Stefano and our partners Illy and TWG. Savour and sip a range of refreshments, amusements, and entertainment as you relax with family and friends. Delight your senses as you discover new tastes, smells, sights and sounds.