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Top Asian Chefs Set To Excite Singaporean Palates

Tickets to various Asian Masters events are moving fast with limited tickets remaining.

Singapore, 24 October 2011 – The best of Asian epicurean delights will be celebrated during the second edition of Asian Masters, which will be held from 1 to 30 November 2011. Tickets to Asian Masters are now available and some events have been met with great enthusiasm.

Only a limited number of tickets remain for the following events:

  • Henschke Wine Dinner
    3 November, 8pm at Grand Ballroom, Grand Hyatt Singapore

  • A Gastronomic Evening at Iggy's with Domaine Faiveley
    8 November, 8pm at Iggy’s (Level 3 Hilton Singapore)

  • André's Asian Odyssey with M.Chapoutier
    24 November, 7pm at André (41 Bukit Pasoh Road)

Tickets are selling out fast for the following events:

  • Treasures Dinner with Celebrity Chef Susur Lee
    10 November, 7.00pm at Chinois (Hotel Michael, 26 Sentosa Gateway)

    In his first appearance in Asian Masters, celebrity Chef Susur Lee will present his special creations of Chinese delicacies at Chinois. Chef Susur Lee is an internationally-acclaimed Chef and has been awarded a host of accolades in his quest for culinary excellence, including the ‘At-Sunrice Global Chef© Award 2006’; ‘American Academy of Hospitality Services, Five-Star Diamond Award’ in 1998 where he was selected as one of the World’s Best Chefs; and the ‘CAA Diamond Awards/Four Diamond Award’ for seven consecutive years from 2002 to 2008. He was also featured in the reality programme “Top Chef Masters”.
     
  • Imperial Hairy Crab Banquet with Champagne Taittinger
    15 November, 7.00pm at Imperial Treasure Super Peking Duck, Paragon

    Coinciding with the hairy crab season, guests will be able to savour the flavours of hairy crab-inspired cuisines featuring dishes such as Braised Pork Meat Ball with Hairy Crab Meat & Roe paired with the prestigious Champagne Taittinger.
     
  • Asian-Inspired Champagne Brunch
    12 and 13 November, 10.00am and 4.00pm at Privé Waterfront Bar (2 Keppel Bay Vista, Marina at Keppel Bay)

    Featuring the culinary talents of The Prive Group’s Executive Chef Derek Ang and Pastry Chef Esther Cheng, the brunch will showcase an ingenious approach to an Asian inspired menu and signature creations coupled with Champagne while enjoying a laid-back alfresco dining experience with a saxophone performance and DJ set by DJ Kentaro.
     
  • An Oriental Truffle Dinner with Michele Chiarlo Wines
    18 November, 7.00pm at Cherry Garden, Mandarin Oriental, Singapore

    Guests will indulge in a premium and exclusive dining experience featuring Asian-inspired truffle cuisine paired with an exquisite selection of fine wines from Michele Chiarlo's single vineyards at Cherry Garden which was awarded the Asia’s Finest Restaurants 2010/2011 by The Miele Guide.
     
  • A Treasury of Family Recipes featuring Sam, Forest and Ma Ma Leong
    5, 12, 19 and 26 November, 10.00am and 1.30pm at Sam. Leong@Forest Cooking School (4A Craig Road)

    Celebrity Chef Sam Leong and his wife Chef Forest Leong will be back for the second time to hold four culinary workshops for Asian Masters. Each workshop will focus on a different theme. For this edition, Sam Leong’s mother will join in the cooking demo for one of the workshops featuring Mama Leong's favourite Asian cuisine.
     

Mr. Chua Wee Phong, Executive Director of Sphere Exhibits, said: “Response to Asian Masters has been most encouraging. The selection of Asian Master chefs has obviously excited many people who are looking forward to some unique Asian culinary experiences. I encourage everyone to get their tickets soon to avoid disappointment.”

“At American Express, we are always looking for ways to indulge our customers with special treats within easy reach,” said Mr. Kevin Alcott, Vice President and General Manager of American Express Merchant Services in Singapore and Thailand, “With Asian Masters, we are gathering some of Asian’s finest chefs along with their signature dishes in Singapore.  It is an exceptional experience for our Cardmembers as well as the community.”

Other highlights of Asian Masters include the Gourmet Signatures events by four top chefs based in Asia today – Chef David Du, Chef Max Levy, Chef Wan and Chef Ian Kittichai.

To commemorate the second edition of Asian Masters, more than 40 restaurants will be offering month-long dining offers, featuring exclusive Asian Masters three-to-eight course set meals. American Express Cardmembers enjoy 15 per cent discount on these menus.

Asian Masters is organised by Sphere Exhibits Pte Ltd (Sphere Exhibits), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) along with presenting partner American Express®.

For the full events listing, please see Appendix A.

Reservations and ticket purchases for Asian Masters events can be made through the official website: www.asianmasters.com.sg or through the hotline at (65) 6319-1888.

For more information of the various events, registration details and the list of participating restaurants, please visit www.asianmasters.com.sg.


Issued jointly by American Express and Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

For media enquiries, please contact:

Ms. Mandy Wong
Senior Manager
Circulation Marketing
Sphere Exhibits Pte Ltd
DID : (65) 6319-2150
Email : mandyw@sph.com.sg

Mr. Adrian Cheong
Manager
Corporate Communications Division
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
DID : (65) 6319-2261
Email : cheongcy@sph.com.sg

Ms. Sheena Yu
Head
Public Affairs & Communications ASEAN
American Express International, Inc
DID: (65) 6317 6338
Email: sheena.s.yu@aexp.com

Mr. Darius Goh
Consultant
Ate Consulting/Ate Media Pte Ltd
DID: (65) 6592 0549
Email: darius@ateconsulting.net

About American Express

American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success.

American Express prides itself as a strong player in the area of dining initiatives and culinary partnerships, including delivering a series of exclusive privileges that complements Cardmembers’ needs and lifestyle preferences. American Express’ dining programmes include Feed at Raffles, SELECTS and 10X Membership Reward Points. American Express continues to deliver premium dining experiences to their Cardmembers through working with partners like Sphere Exhibits to present Asian Masters and The Straits Times on the Spice of Life Series.

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About Sphere Exhibits Pte Ltd

A wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), Sphere Exhibits, which stands for "SPH Events, Roadshows and Exhibitions", aims to be the leading events company catering to a diverse mix of trade and consumer clientele.

Backed by a committed and experienced team of professionals and SPH's comprehensive range of media platforms, Sphere Exhibits’ shows, events and exhibitions centre on unique concepts that attract local audiences and regional participants. Among the Sphere Exhibits' events are The IT Show, COMEX, Licence2Play, Asian Masters and Kidz Academy.

Leveraging on its expertise in event conceptualisation, planning and execution, Sphere Exhibits delivers memorable and quality events that meet the objectives of its clientele and partners.

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia's leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms. It publishes 17 newspaper titles in four languages and over 100 magazine titles in Singapore and the region. Every day, 3 million individuals or 77 percent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH’s news publications. SPH’s internet editions of its major newspapers enjoy over 225 million page views with 15 million unique visitors each month. Other new media initiatives include AsiaOne, omy, ST701, STOMP and The Straits Times RazorTV. SPH has also ventured into broadcasting, outdoor advertising and properties. For more information, please visit www.sph.com.sg.