Epicurean Market: Marina Bay Sands Annual Food & Wine Event is Back for it’s Sixth Edition!

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Marina Bay Sands brings back its annual food and wine event, Epicurean Market from 13 to 15 December 2019. This years edition will kick off with a series of seven in-restaurant events on 13 December, featuring exclusive dinners hosted by celebrity chefs followed by a journey through an enchanting Christmas village with over 50 booths, offering over 60 signature bites from award-winning restaurants, endless tipples from renowned mixologists, 12 culinary and spirits masterclasses and a stellar line-up of vendors who will debut their festive produce and rare spirits, complete with a dedicated kids’ corner titled Santa’s North Pole at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre on 14 and 15 December.

Some Highlights of Epicurean Market 2019 includes:
For the first time, signature bars at Marina Bay Sands will join forces to put up an incredible Epicurean Bar, featuring 26 different handcrafted cocktails from 13 participating outlets. Enjoy all-time favourites such as Spago’s Love You Long Time and Waku Ghin’s Samurai Mule, alongside new concoctions such as the gin-based Sakura Blossom Martini by Renku and an exclusive preview of Mott32‘s signature cocktails – the tequila-based Hong Kong Iced Tea, and the zesty Hanami.

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New this year at the Market is a dedicated Food & Wine Concierge, led by Marina Bay Sands wine director Alphonse Kaelbel and master sommelier Mathias Camilleri who will not only provide general information and gift suggestions, they will also offer professional wine pairing tips and recommendations for guests who are looking for ideas to spruce up their festive celebrations at home.

Chef Wolfgang Puck, CUT and Spago

Learn from award-winning culinary chefs such as Waku Ghin’s Chef Tetsuya Wakuda and Ikejime Master Naoki Maeda who will be sharing the art of Ikejime – an artful skill in preparing fish to preserve its superior quality and flavours, while using a humane technique. Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck of CUT and Spago, will make his first apperance and will be presenting a culinary class with his Singapore executive chef Greg Bess on how to prepare the Perfect Risotto at home. Award-winning chef David Myers will demonstrate his signature pork katsu sandwich, paired ingeniously with Adrift’s signature handcrafted cocktails. Lastly, Mott 32’s Global Bar Operations Manager Ajit Gurung, will offer a sneak peek into the restaurant’s unique bar programme, ahead of Mott 32 Singapore’s opening in early 2020 at Marina Bay Sands.

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Be the first to try the newest creations from Marina Bay Sands well known establishments, modern Japanese restaurant KOMA, makes its first appearance at the Epicurean Market with tantalising dishes such as the Roasted Wagyu Beef with Wasabi Ponzu and Truffle Oil, Crispy Chicken Tomato Ponzu and Lobster Caviar Roll. New York’s famed burger and milkshake sensation Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer will also serve its well-loved favourites, such as the classic All American burger, the tangy Carolina burger and Fried Mozzarella. European patisserie Origin + Bloom ushers in the festive season with a medley of charming original creations and traditional festive goodies, perfect for holiday gifting such as the black symphony and tropical mango, and take home artisanal festive classics, such as the orange and raisin panettone and traditional stollen.

Other new dishes to look out for this year include a majestic 1.5kg Tomahawk Chop at CUT by Wolfgang Puck, LAVO’s Negroni Sorbet, Spago’s Porcini Agnolotti, and Waku Ghin’s beautiful sweet treats such as Basque Cheese Cakes. Contemporary Indian restaurant Punjab Grill will also be serving new flavourful dishes such as the Vegan Butter Chicken made using Beyond Meat Tandoor grilled chicken tikka, as well as the Palek Gucchi Mushroom Risotto Khichdi, an Indian version of porridge with morel mushrooms and spices. Local culinary icon Justin Quek elevates hiis Asian creations from JustIN Flavours of Asia with his signature Scallop Sea Urchin Har Gow with Yuzu and Lobster Emulsion ) and Sambal King Prawn Capellini Pasta.

Whisky

Be the first to access and taste selected premium produce and spirits, debuting in Singapore at Epicurean Market 2019 such as the Sakura Pork distributed by Huber’s – a heritage cross-breed between the Kurobuta and Duroc pigs, the meat features exceptional marbling and flavour. Whiskey lovers will also get the chance to taste the first-ever Mizunara Macallan Single Malt Whisky, distilled in 1988 and bottled after more than 30 years of aging, at the East Asia Whiskey Co. booth. Over at the Kirei Japanese Food Supply booth, enjoy the rare tasting opportunity of the DAIKOSHU by Sengetsu Shuzo, revered as world’s oldest aged shochu (more than 40 years). Sake master Akio Mimura will share the beauty and art of Japanese sake, alongside a showcase of the newly launched label Kobe 1717 from Sawanotsuru Sake Brewery, the designated sake label for Kobe City in 2019.

Bread Sreet

Exclusive Celebrity Dinners awaits visitors on 13 December with a series of seven exclusive dinners – Cuveìe five-course wine dinner at db Bistro & Oyster Bar, Sake pairing dinner at KOMA, Bespoke epicurean menu at Bread Street Kitchen and Back to my Roots dinner at CUT by Wolfgang Puck.

Marquee Nightclub 600

Look forward to an electrifying Epicurean Market after-party bash at MARQUEE Singapore on 14 December, Free Entry awaits the first 500 Epcurean Market visitors with as well as a complimentary drink when you sign up at the MARQUEE DJ booth.

Epicurean Market 2019 is happening from 13 to 15 December 2019 at Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Hall A to C, Marina Bay Sands.

Tickets are priced at S$49 per adult and S$25 per child (6 to 12 years) for a two-day pass. Sands Rewards LifeStyle members can enjoy 20% off tickets. Each ticket-holder will also receive a complimentary 16 oz sustainable bamboo tumbler, decked in festive prints. ).

For more details please visit: www.marinabaysands.com/epicureanmarket

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