Artisanal Perfumery PureDistance Arrives At Singapore

22 Nov 2017

“A novel is a work of poetry. In order to write it, one must have tranquility of spirit and
of impression” said Fyodor Dostoevsky.

We were delighted to be presented with the opportunity to interview an inspiring individual in the world of perfumes: Mr. Jan Ewoud Vos. He is the founder and creative director for PureDistance, an artisanal perfumery from The Netherlands. Drawing inspirations from art, to music, movie and postmodernism, his insights span beyond fragrances and the perfumery business. Through our interview, we got a glimpse of his philosophy – of quality over quantity, and why less is better than more.


Special Set Menus Exclusive to AccorHotels Food & Wine Festival 2017

30 Oct 2017

AccorHotels Food & Wine Festival

To celebrate AccorHotels’ inaugural Food & Wine Festival across its 40 restaurants and bars from 4–12 November, participating hotels will showcase a special set menu exclusive to the nine-day festival. If you’ve been meaning to dine at some of these esteemed hotel dining rooms or enjoy some tasty tipples at hotel bars, don’t miss this opportunity and secure your reservations ASAP.

Offered only during the festival period, a set menu comprises a 3-course meal (tasting/buffet for one course) AND a glass of wine for dinner. The set menu prices will whet your appetites already: lunch set menus are priced at $15++, $27++, and $47++ while dinner set menus are priced at $27++, $47++, and $67++.


Ultimate Activity Guide For AccorHotels Food & Wine Festival Singapore 2017

23 Oct 2017

AccorHotels Food & Wine Festival Singapore 2017

Mark your calendar from 4-12 November for AccorHotels Food & Wine Festival Singapore 2017! This nine-day celebration of taste spans across 40 restaurants and bars serving a great range of cuisines and drinks, plus delicious activities and fun masterclasses to participate in throughout this inaugural festival.

AccorHotels is the largest hotel operator in Singapore with a full brand portfolio from ultra luxury to economy, making this festival a magnificent showcase of AccorHotels’ diverse dining options and leading culinary experts. AccorHotels network includes some of Singapore’s most esteemed hotel dining rooms across the city’s most impressive collection of properties including Raffles, Fairmont Singapore, SO Sofitel Singapore, Sofitel Singapore City Centre (opening Oct), Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa, Swissôtel Stamford Singapore, Swissôtel Merchant Court, Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy, Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay, Novotel on Stevens (opening Oct), Mercure Singapore Bugis, ibis Styles on MacPherson, ibis Bencoolen and ibis Novena.

So as you can imagine, there has never been a festival of this grand scale that speaks to the passion Singaporeans have for food. One key highlight of the festival is the never-before access to participate in exclusive activities with Singapore’s F&B superstars across the city. Learn a few kitchen secrets from the best chefs, enjoy an interactive cooking session as a family, participate in beverage masterclasses, or spend an evening indulging in a champagne pairing dinner – with twenty different events, masterclasses and special activities lined up, you’ll be spoilt for choices. Without further ado, here’s the full guide of activities not to be missed during AccorHotels’ Food & Wine Festival.