Singapore, 6 February 2015 - For the first time, Sphere Exhibits, Singapore Press Holdings’ events and exhibitions subsidiary, will bring together Singapore’s top European culinary stars and their establishments in a year-long annual gourmet festival - Salon Gourmet 2015. Salon Gourmet 2015’s launch month takes place from 1 to 31 March 2015 and is presented by HSBC cards. Connoisseurs of European cuisines can look forward to more than 12 culinary events ranging from indulgent wine and spirits pairing dinners, sophisticated evening soirees to informative cooking demonstrations. Throughout the year, there are also monthly dinners and dining promotions exclusively for HSBC cardholders. The events will be held at critically-acclaimed European dining establishments including Scotts 27, Raffles Grill, Clifford, Stellar at 1-Altitude, L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, Bar-Roque Grill and Buyan Russian Restaurant & Caviar Bar.Headlining Salon Gourmet 2015 will be two Michelin-starred guest masterchefs Jean-Yves Leuranguer (1 michelin-starred Fouquet’s, Paris) and Ronan Kervarrec (2 michelin-starred La Chevre D’or, Nice). Chef Laurenguer will be hosted at Raffles Grill from 17 to 21 March and Chef Kervarrac will be hosted at Clifford from 24 to 28 March.The highlight event of Salon Gourmet 2015 will be the ‘Culinary Stars of Europe’ dinner where five of Singapore’s top European chefs come together to present an exquisite dinner featuring their signature cuisine with luxurious wines from Domaine Barons de Rothschild (Lafite). Even after the launch month, the festival continues with 11 monthly wine pairing dinners till February 2016 at various leading European restaurants such as Esquina, Antoinette, Le Bistro Du Sommelier and more.Ms Elaine Chia, Managing Director, Sphere Exhibits said: “Salon Gourmet represents our continued thrust into the gourmet dining sector with the aim of offering sophisticated diners the best dining experiences that Singapore has to offer. With the addition of Salon Gourmet, Sphere Exhibits’ portfolio of gourmet festivals covers the whole spectrum of cuisines that Singapore’s food and beverage scene offers, hence offering the industry a plethora of platforms to showcase their services and products.We are also pleased to have extended our partnership with HSBC for this inaugural event, following the success of Gusto Italiano. We are confident with this expanded partnership HSBC cardholders will be able to enjoy the best of Singapore’s European culinary scene.”Mr Ian Lim, Senior Manager, Gourmet and Festivals, Sphere Exhibits said: “European cuisine has always been a favourite amongst Singaporeans and this has led to a proliferation of diverse and high quality European dining establishments throughout the city. Salon Gourmet 2015 offers diners a unique opportunity to sample signature dishes prepared by Michelin-starred masterchefs and thematic dinners by leading European masterchefs in Singapore paired with multi-award winning wines and spirits the likes of Grupo Vega Sicilia, Chateau Grand Puy-Lacoste, Highland Park, Glenrothe’s and Snow Lepoard .At the highlight dinner of Salon Gourmet 2015, diners will for the very first time, be able to savour the signature dishes of leading European chefs in Singapore including Chef Julien Bompard (Scotts 27), Chef Damien Le Bihan (Deliciae Hospitality Group) and Chef Victor Cabelle Molina (Vida Vino).” Mr Harmander Mahal, Head of Customer Value Management, HSBC Singapore said: “Riding on the success of Gusto Italiano, we are delighted to partner with Sphere again in this exciting event. HSBC's participation in these world-class gastronomic events not only offers our cardholders an array of exclusive offers, but also demonstrates our commitment to bringing value and new experiences for our discerning customers."Reservations and ticketing for the Salon Gourmet 2015 events will start from 1 February 2015 for HSBC cardholders and from 15 February 2015 for the general public. As the presenting partner of Salon Gourmet, HSBC cardholders will enjoy an exclusive 20% discount off event ticket pricesBeyond the culinary events, HSBC cardholders can look forward to a specially curated selection of over 20 European restaurants which will offer a 15% discount on their a-la-carte menu for the period of 1 March 2015 to 29 February 2016. Reservations and ticket purchases can be made through the official website: www.salon-gourmet.com.sg or through the hotline at (65) 6319-4038. HSBC cardholders will enjoy 20% discount on all Salon Gourmet 2015 events.Salon Gourmet 2015Salon Gourmet 2015 is the star-studded gathering of renowned local and international culinary maestros with three Michelin-rated chefs present for the month-long event. The centrepiece of Salon Gourmet 2015 is the Culinary Stars of Europe Dinner presented with the wines of Domaine Barons de Rothschild (Lafite), a one-time only dinner where five leading Singapore-based European chefs come together.Culinary Stars of Europe Dinner with the wines of Domaine Barons de Rothschild (Lafite)Date : 27 March 2014, FridayTime : 7.00pm (Reception) and 7.30pm (Dinner)Price : $222.40++ (HSBC Cardholders)$278.00++ (Other payment modes)Venue : Grand Residence, Grand Hyatt Singapore, 10 Scotts Road, Singapore 28211Dress Code : Smart CasualThe Grand Hyatt Singapore will play host to five of the city’s leading European Chefs. Chef Julien Bompard from Scotts 27, Chef Damien Le Bihan from Deliciae Hospitality Group, Chef Victor Cabelle Molina from Vida Vino, Chef Martin Satow and Chef Gottfried Schuetzenberger from Grand Hyatt Singapore will each feature one course paired with exquisite wines from Domaine Barons de Rothschild (Lafite). The highly anticipated event will showcase a rare combination of Europe’s best.Other notable highlights include:The Cuisine of Masterchef Jean-Yves Leuranguer* with Champagne Louis RoedererDate : 18 March 2015, WednesdayTime : 7.00pm (Reception) and 7.30pm (Dinner)Price : $270.40++ (HSBC Cardholders)$338.00++ (Other payment modes)Venue : Raffles Grill, Raffles Singapore, 1 Beach Road, Singapore 189673Dress Code : Smart CasualIndulge in an evening of traditional French flavours under the gifted hands of internationally renowned one Michelin-starred Masterchef Jean-Yves Leuranguer. For one night only, Masterchef Leuranguer takes centre stage as he presents a specially curated five-course menu to tantalise your tastebuds. The evening of classical creations will be further elevated to new gastronomic pinnacles when paired with the outstanding Champagne Louis Roederer from Reims, France which will include their Louis Roederer Cristal 2006.The Cuisine of Masterchef Ronan Kervarrec** with the wines of William FevreDate : 26 March 2015, ThursdayTime : 7.00pm (Reception) and 7.30pm (Dinner)Price : $214.40++ (HSBC Cardholders)$268.00++ (Other payment modes)Venue : Clifford, The Fullerton Bay Hotel, 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326Dress Code : Smart CasualBe delighted by one Michelin-starred Chef Ronan Kervarrec’s exquisite creations – with years of experience and a stellar reputation, you won’t be disappointed. Chef Kervarrec places importance on creativity, discipline and balance, making for a perfect meal. Set against one of the most mesmerising views of the city skyline and Marina Bay waterfront, Clifford at The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore is the perfect backdrop to enjoy fine French cuisine complemented with the wines of William Fevre which will feature two vintages of 1er Crus and two vintages of Grand Crus.The Louis Roederer Cristal Dinner with the cuisine of Chef Massimo PasquarelliDate : 5 March 2015, ThursdayTime : 7.00pm (Reception) and 7.30pm (Dinner) Price : $480.00++ (HSBC Cardholders)$600.00++ (Other payment modes)Venue : Presidential Suite, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore,7 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039799Dress Code : Smart CasualExperience world class champagnes with a lavish six-course meal in the comfortable and luxurious surroundings of the Presidential Suite at The Ritz-Carlton Millenia, Singapore. Enjoy the ultimate fine dining experience alongside Louis Roederer Cristal Champagne, with culinary delights created by Executive Chef Massimo Pasquarelli. Haute cuisine and fine champagnes await guests in this very special occasion. This evening is sure to be the most exclusive gastronomic event on the island.For the finest European dining matched with renowned French wines, look no further than these following dinner experiences at Singapore’s top restaurants:French Avant Garde with the wines of Domaine FaiveleyDate : 3 March 2015, WednesdayTime : 7.00pm (Reception) 7.30pm (Dinner)Price : $286.40++ (HSBC Cardholders)$358.00++ (Other payment modes)Venue : L'Atelier de Joël RobuchonHotel Michael, Level 1, Resort World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269Dress Code : Smart CasualFronting the dinner will be Chef Lorenz Hoja, Chef de Cuisine of L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon. With grand ambitions, he had one of his dreams fulfilled when he met Mr.Robuchon and worked for him in the two-Michelin-star Atelier in London from September 2006 to March 2009, and later a brief stint in the French Atelier (also rated two-Michelin-star) in 2010, before arriving on our shores.The evening serves up signature dishes of the Atelier brand exquisitely executed by Chef Hoja and carefully paired with the fine wines of Domaine Faiveley which is located in France, at the heart of Viticultural Burgundy. With fragmented vineyards and an average surface area per appellation of just one hectare, the number of bottles produced for each wine is therefore very limited.Gastronomic Postcards from Burgundy with the cuisine of Chef Julien Bompard and the wines of Bouchard Père & FilsDate : 31 March 2015, TuesdayTime : 7.00pm (Reception) and 7.30pm (Dinner) Price : $294.40++ (HSBC Cardholders)$368.00++ (Other payment modes)Venue : Scotts 27 - The Heritage Dining, 27 Scotts Road, Singapore 228222Dress Code : Smart CasualFor any Burgundy wine affcianado, the wines of Bouchard Père & Fils will always command respect and admiration. The wines are amongst the region's very best and continue to be very much sought after. Look forward to an exquisite evening featuring Chef Julien Bompard's specially crafted 6-course menu which includes Barigoule of Escargot with Artichoke and Tomato and Roast Baby Pig with Apple Stuffing paired with six exquisite wines which includes two vintages of premier Crus namely 2011 Beaune Du Château 1er Cru and 2010 Nuits - Saint - Georges Les Cailles.Located along Scotts Road, Scotts 27 is an “All-Private-Room” restaurant which extensively features the gueridon service, where food is finished and presented in front of the guests for optimal quality and entertainment.Stellar at 1-Altitude presents “Spring TIme in Provence” with the wines of Domaine Giraud Chateauneuf-du-PapeDate : 12 March 2015, ThursdayTime : 7.00pm (Reception) and 7.30pm (Dinner)Price : $174.40++ (HSBC Cardholders)$218.00++ (Other payment modes)Venue : Stellar at 1-Altitude, 1 Raffles Place, Level 62, Singapore 048616Dress Code : Smart CasualChefs Jean Philippe Patruno (UNA at One Rochester) who was raised in France by a Spanish mother and an Italian father, brings his uniquely rich and diverse heritage to the fore. Being known for revolutionising the London dining scene with his refreshing interpretation of the ‘small plates’ and authentic tapas culture, he has worked at three Michelin-starred Chez Nico. Chef Christopher Millar's (Stellar at 1-Altitude) culinary career includes positions at award-winning, iconic restaurants in London, Melbourne and Sydney. In Melbourne, both restaurants were under Chef Millar's care and were awarded one Chef’s Hat by the Age Good Food Guide and Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide respectively.For one night only, take a culinary journey to Provence together with the best of local ingredients from Singapore’s new urban farms where the duo comes together in creating a collaborative six-course menu featuring the best local seasonal ingredients paired with the famous Domaine Giraud Chateauneuf-du-Pape from Provence-Alpes-Cote-D-Azur.Le Celebration de Boeuf with the wines of Château Grand Puy-Lacoste & Château Haut-BaillyDate : 10 March 2015, TuesdayTime : 7.00pm (Reception) and 7.30pm (Dinner) Price : $134.40++ (HSBC Cardholders)$168.00++ (Other payment modes)Venue : Grand Hyatt Singapore, 10 Scotts Road, Grand Hyatt SingaporeDress Code : Smart CasualEnjoy the best of Bordeaux on 10 March as Grand Hyatt Singapore presents a celebration of exquisite beef dishes specially curated to pair with the wines of Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste and Château Huat-Bailly.Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste is a winery in the Pauillac appellation of the Bordeaux region of France. It does not look to increase its production in terms of quantity but more importantly to increase the quality of its production, with greater control, precision, and consistency of style from one vintage to the next.Château Haut-Bailly, also a Bordeaux winery, has a distinctive style that harmoniously combines classicism with modernity, elegance, finesse and softness with structure. Its wines are ranked among the Premiers Crus for red wine in the Classification of Graves wine of 1953 and 1959. Domaine Ponsot Wine Dinner with the Cuisine of Chef David Zuddas Date : 20 March 2015, FridayTime : 7.00pm (Reception) and 7.30pm (Dinner) Price : $486.40++ (HSBC Cardholders)$608.00++ (Other payment modes)Venue : Chihuly Room, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore,7 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039799Dress Code : Smart CasualOn the evening of 20 March, indulge in a five-course dinner specially crafted by international chef David Zuddas. With Chef Zuddas knowledge and background in Franch cuisine, the evening’s menu will definitely delight your senses. What’s more, each course will be paired with the exquisite Burgundy wines of Domaine Ponsot. Domaine Ponsot is known to express the richness of Burgundy terroir through "natural" cultivation practices. Human intervention is limited and only applied to the help that the vine needs, without ever trying to force it in any way. Of course, this way of working is only possible with full knowledge of the facts, and current technology allows us to check the state of the soil, vegetation and maturity as never before. Indulge in intimate semi-casual dining experiences featuring authentic European cuisine paired with acclaimed wines and spirits:A Gastronomic Journey through Spain with the wines of Grupo Vega SiciliaDate : 28 March 2014, SaturdayTime : 7.00pm (Reception) and 7.30pm (Dinner)Price : $158.40++ (HSBC Cardholders)$198.00++ (Other payment modes)Venue : La Taperia, 1 Scotts Road, #02-10/11 Shaw Centre, Singapore 228208Dress Code : Smart CasualDiners can pique their appetite with an extravagant six-course menu featuring quintessential Spanish dishes paired with exquisite wines of Grupo Vega Sicilia for this exclusive one-night-only Gastronomic Journey through Spain. Expect a delectable dinner with tantalising Spanish flavours blended with contemporary cooking techniques.Vega Sicilia is unquestionably a unique wine, and one of the great Spanish classics. From a universal perspective, the peculiar characteristics of Vega Sicilia define it as a very Spanish wine and, in fact, it is one of the national wines that receive respect at the mention of its name. The Vega Sicilia wines enjoy a certain old but stately air, like period furniture; wines with great elegance, finesse, complexity and the ample capacity for maintaining their characteristics in the bottle for a long time.Classical French Journey with the wines of Domaine Fernand et Laurent PillotDate : 19 March 2015, ThursdayTime : 7.00pm (Reception) and 7.30pm (Dinner)Price : $126.40++ (HSBC Cardholders)$158.00++ (Other payment modes)Venue : Absinthe, 72 Boat Quay, Singapore 049860Dress Code : Smart CasualLed by rising star Chef Nicolas Reynard, Absinthe is best known for serving classic French cuisine complemented with signature Absinthe hospitality in a convivial environment, right in the heart of Singapore’s business district. Absinthe aims to revive appreciation for classic French cuisine, renowned for its careful preparation and attention to detail. Keeping strictly to French traditions of using only the freshest ingredients in season, Absinthe is best known for its classic French fare. The evening's menu showcases Chef Reynard's personal approach to French cuisine and his Southern French heritage, marked by Mediterranean influences. Embark on a classical journey of authentic French cuisine paired with the wines of Domaine Fernand et Laurent Pillot.Heirloom Recipes from Alsace with the wines of Domaines SchlumbergerDate : 25 March 2015, WednesdayTime : 7.00pm (Reception) and 7.30pm (Dinner) Price : $150.40++ (HSBC Cardholders)$188.00++ (Other payment modes)Venue : Bar-Roque Grill, Amara Hotel, 165 Tanjong Pagar Road, #01-00Dress Code : Smart CasualChef Stephane Istel spent his early years in the industry working for the man he credits as his first mentor – the “Maitre Cuisinier de France” Michel Royer – that sharpened his gustatory instincts, especially towards seafood, and put him on the gastronomic fast track. Chef Istel had a brief stint at the l’Auberge de l’Eridan of Marc Veyrat where he experienced working for a member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux association and a Michelin-starred restaurant before leaving France. After which, he embarked on his journey to North America where he worked under Michelin-starred Chef Daniel Boulud. On 25 March, be enchanted by the homely and rustic feel of Bar-Roque Grill which is inspired from the dazzling Baroque period of 17th-century Europe. The cuisine expresses a grand appetite for life which is refined yet hearty, traditional and innovative, and bursts forth from the passionate classic-contemporary soul of Chef Istel. The use of rediscovered traditional cooking methods is a special feature of Chef Istel’s French-inspired menu. For one night only, be dazzled by the five-course heirloom recipes of Chef Stephane paired with the fine wines of Domaines Schlumberger, with the largest vineyard block in Alsace; which will include Grand Crus from 2006 and 2008.Modern Spanish Cuisines with the wines of Emilio Moro Date : 4 March 2015, ThursdayTime : 7.00pm (Reception) and 7.30pm (Dinner) Price : $190.40++ (HSBC Cardholders)$238.00++ (Other payment modes)Venue : BAM! Tapas-Sake Bar, 38 Tras Street, Singapore 078977Dress Code : Smart CasualThe name Bam! is indicative of the flavour explosions you will experience as your palate is subjected to imaginative, surprising and above all, delicious combinations that are served up to the in-laid steel placemats adorning the concrete industrial counter. Having worked in several Michelin-starred establishments, Chef Moncayo never fails to pay close attention to colours, flavours and textures when it comes to his creations. The accomplished chef, Chef Pepe Moncayo knows that great food is not just about the best techniques, hard work and freshest ingredients - it is also about cooking with heart.For one night only, indulge in the sensational menu specially curated by Chef Moncayo focusing on the Catalan region. Showcasing his new and signature creations, each course will be paired with the exquisite wines of Emilio Moro. Emilio Moro wines comes from a selection of mid-aged vineyards representing the most important soil types, which reflects a variety of aromatic nuances and taste sensations, with complex and harmonious notes due in part to its 12 months of aging in oak barrels. A night not to be missed as Chef Pepe presents the perfect marriage of Spanish flavours!Rustic Russian Flavours Date : 11 March 2015, WednesdayTime : 7.00pm (Reception) and 7.30pm (Dinner)Price : $86.40++ (HSBC Cardholders)$108.00++ (Other payment modes)Venue : BUYAN Russian Restaurant & Caviar Bar, 9 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089593Dress Code : Smart CasualEnjoying the vibrant Duxton district, don’t miss Buyan, Singapore’s premier Russian restaurant that brings together cuisine and culture for an authentic dining experience. Buyan’s menu offers authentic dishes from Russia and the former Soviet Union countries such as Ukraine, Georgia and Uzbekistan where guests can enjoy large variety of tastes and textures. At the Rustic Russian Flavours, enjoy a sumptuous six-course menu with each course paired with specially created vodka-based.If you love to cook and love European cuisine, then these workshops are perfect for you!!! Eight of city's leading European chefs will be sharing their expertise for preparing signature dishes that can be easily prepared at home. With four demonstrations per day each lasting an hour, learn from the masters in the comfort of the well-equipped ToTT Cooking Studio.Flavours of Europe Culinary WorkshopsDate : 7 and 8 March 2015, Saturday and SundayTime : 10.00am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm, 4.00pmPrice : $20++ (HSBC Cardholders)$25++ (Other payment modes)Venue : ToTT Cooking Studio, 896 Dunearn Road, Singapore 589472Dress Code : Smart CasualIssued by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd Co. Regn. No. 198402868E For more information, please contact: Ian Lim (Mr) Senior ManagerGourmet and FestivalsSphere Exhibits Pte Ltd DID: (65) 6319 1653 Email: email@example.com Cheryl Chan (Ms) Senior Executive Marketing Sphere Exhibits Pte Ltd DID: (65) 6319 8539 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Yeo Siew Chi (Mr) Manager Corporate Communications & CSR Singapore Press Holdings Ltd DID: (65) 6319 1586 Email: email@example.com 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 Sphere Exhibits' events are The IT Show, COMEX, Licence2Play, Asian Masters, Gourmet Japan 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
Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.
Media The English/Malay/Tamil Media group comprises the print and digital operations of The Straits Times, The Business Times, The New Paper, Berita Harian and My Paper (English section). It also consists of Tamil Murasu Ltd, which publishes Tamil Murasu and tabla!; book publishing arm Straits Times Press; SPH Data Services, which licenses the use of the Straits Times Index, in partnership with the Singapore Exchange and FTSE Ltd; financial data company ShareInvestor; and the two English stations of SPH Radio - Kiss92 and ONE FM 91.3. The Chinese Media group publishes three Chinese newspapers - Lianhe Zaobao, Lianhe Wanbao and Shin Min Daily News; the digital editions of Lianhe Zaobao and Lianhe Wanbao, four student weeklies - zbCOMMA, Thumbs Up, Thumbs Up Junior and Thumbs Up Little Junior, ZbBz Newsgazine and My Paper (Chinese section). It also operates SPH Radio's Chinese radio station, UFM 100.3, and Focus Publishing, which produces a range of books and magazines including U-Weekly. SPH Magazines, SPH's wholly-owned subsidiary, publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles and has various online sites, like hardwarezone.com, herworldplus.com and luxuryinsider.com in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology.
SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today.
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Sphere Exhibits, Sphere Conferences, Exhibits Inc and Bizlink Exhibition Services organise innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions as well as large scale conferences in Singapore and the region. SPH Buzz is a modern retail convenience chain with a network of stores around the island.In addition, SPH also provides out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its digital out-of-home platform SPHMBO.Education
SPH has a 22 per cent stake in preschool and enrichment provider MindChamps.
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