A time to feast at Marina Bay Sands

Culinary Masters on show… Justin Quek

A three-day gourmet food and wine festival at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands is set to engage and educate food-lovers in 2013.

The inaugural Epicurean Market will bring together the finest in culinary delights from Singapore and abroad with offerings from acclaimed restaurants and chefs including Nancy Silverton, Daniel Boulud, Tetsuya Wakuda and Justin Quek.

“What’s amazing about Marina Bay Sands is the sense of openness and knowledge sharing that takes place every day among the celebrity chef restaurants – it really is like a melting pot of cultures and cuisines,” says Justin Quek of Sky of 57.

“Epicurean Market is a great way for us to share this camaraderie with an audience, and also to a great extent, demystify what it is we do every day.”

The market will feature daily talks, demonstrations, workshops and master classes. Between bites, visitors can visit the Beer Garden or pick up gourmet items at the Market Place.

“We are offering a taste of Marina Bay Sands through a powerhouse display of the finest in food, wine, cheese and spirits, delivered by our community of chefs and vendors,” says Tamir Shanel, Vice President of Food and Beverage at Marina Bay Sands.

“It will be a great opportunity for guests to discover something new, expand their gastronomic knowledge and experience choice culinary picks.”

The market will also showcase a collection of cognacs, the Courvoisier 12 Year Old and the Courvoisier 21 Year Old, as well as some of the world’s leading single malt whiskies.

The Epicurean Market will take place in the Sands Expo and Convetion Centre from Friday 25 to Sunday 27 January 2013.

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