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Whitegrass is Restaurant of the Year at G Restaurant Awards 2017

· 52 restaurants awarded
· 11 restaurants appeared on the list for the first time
· New: The G Hallmark of Excellence

Singapore, 20 June 2017  The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel, a publication of The Peak by SPH Magazines Pte Ltd (SPH Magazines), is proud to announce its highly anticipated G Restaurant Awards 2017, presented by OCBC Voyage. 

Into its eighth year, the annual awards recognises the best of the best dining experiences delivered by restaurants. A total of 52 honours was handed out at the awards ceremony held this evening at the Sheraton Towers Ballroom. 

Whitegrass received top honour and was crowned Restaurant of the Year 2017 for its unique modern Australian cuisine woven with Asian ingredients. Other category winners includeRestaurant Andre for Best Dinner Experience (Western) and Hashida Sushi (Asian); Best Business Lunch went to Otto Ristorante (Western) and Ki-Sho (Asian).  Best New Restaurant was awarded to The Dempsey Cookhouse & Bar (Western) and Violet Oon Satay Bar & Grill (Asian). Colony at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, received the award for Best Champagne Brunch. A total of 11 restaurants appeared on the list for the first time.

New this year is The G Hallmark of Excellence awarded to Les Amis, a stalwart that has been consistently meeting stellar standards since the awards was launched in 2010. 

Gourmet & Travel collaborated with veteran food critics Wong Ah Yoke of The Straits Times and Jaime Ee of The Business Times for a shortlist of top restaurants in respective categories. Over the course of six months, our editors and writers accompanied ambassadors, businesses’ head honchos such as Leslie Yeo, Michael Tay and Kathryn Yap, as well as wine experts Edwin Soon, Sandy Chng and Nicola Lee for incognito tastings at the nominated restaurants for final selection.

Ms Amy Van, editor of The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel, said: “Singapore’s constantly evolving culinary landscape has upped its game the past year, and we aim for the G Restaurant Awards list to be reflective of the current dining scene. Some of these top-notch restaurants have raised the bar with a sophistication and refinement that’s world-class. Adding vibrancy to the scene too is a bevy of casual chic independent concepts, brimming with creativity and personality.” 

The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel is a stylish and authoritative guide for high-net-worth individuals with discerning palates. The eight-year-old magazine continues to offer a global outlook with insider and expert knowledge, providing dining, entertaining and travel information, insights and recommendations. 

It is available at leading Singapore bookstores including Kinokuniya, Times, MPH and Times Newslink. Catering to readers with different reading habits, The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel will also be available on both iPad and Android devices. The digital edition of the magazine can be conveniently downloaded via platforms such as the Apple Newsstand and Magzter, where readers can access a replica copy of the print magazine on their tablet devices. 

The print and digital editions of The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel are both priced at S$12. 

G Restaurant Awards 2017 partners:  
Presenter: OCBC Voyage
Food & Venue Partner: Sheraton Towers Singapore 
Whisky Partner: The Dalmore
Wine Partner: Stellez Vine
Supporting Partner: Fiji Water
Supporting Partner: Jewels
Supporting Partner: Taste by Swiss Butchery 
Supporting Partner: Vita Coco
Supporting Partner: The Golden Duck Co
Supporting Partner: Gryphon Tea Company 
Organised by: The Peak, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd


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For more information, please contact:
Reena Tay
Marketing Executive
SPH Magazines Pte Ltd
DID: 6319 5833

Vanni Cheong
Assistant Manager
Corporate Communications & CSR 
DID: (65) 6319 1553


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A leading publisher in Singapore and the region, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of media organisation Singapore Press Holdings Limited. 

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