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.

AccorHotels Food & Wine Festival Singapore 2017

1. Popiah Wrapping Session

Date/Time: Sunday 5 Nov, 2-5 PM and Saturday 11 Nov, 7-9 PM
Location: Ibis Singapore on Bencoolen
Price: $25 nett per pax
Registration: H6657-FB@accor.com
An interactive hands-on experience of preparing and assembling a classic Singapore delicacy, suitable for families with children. Limited to 30 pax.

2. Pasta Necklace Crafting Session

Date/Time: Sunday 5 Nov, 12-2:30 PM and 6-10 PM and Saturday 11 Nov, 12-2:30 PM and 6-10 PM
Location: Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay
Price: Any family dining with children at The Square Restaurant (applicable for food & wine menu only, menu starts from $27++)
Registration: H5993-FB8@accor.com
Join this fun-filled pasta crafting session that will bring a burst of spring colors into your home and stand a chance to win a 2D1N stay at Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay. Limited to 25 pax.

3. Latte Art

Date/Time: Sunday 5 Nov, 2:30-4:30 PM
Location: Ibis Styles Singapore on MacPherson
Price: $20 nett per pax including a slice of cake
Registration: H9411-FB2@accor.com
Experience the creativity of latte art hosted by latte art expert Ms. Tina. Limited to 10 pax.

4. Bar Apprentice

Date/Time: Monday 6 Nov, 6-7:30 PM and Thursday 9 Nov, 6-7:30 PM
Location: Fairmont Singapore
Price: $42 nett including 2 cocktails
Registration: dining.singapore@fairmont.com
Get first-hand tutelage from award-winning head mixologist Bannie Kang as she hosts this interactive cocktail class. Learn the tips and tricks to crafting your very own concoction and make new friends through this bar apprentice program which includes two refreshing tipples. Group of 8 pax minimum.

5. Gourmet Cooking @ The Garden

Date/Time: Monday 6 Nov, 2:30-4:30 PM
Location: The Garden, Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort &Spa
Price: $47++ per pax inclusive of Set Gourmet
Registration: H9474-FB1@sofitel.com
A 2-course cooking session for those who order the Lifestyle Set Menu at the Garden. Limited to 15 pax.

6. Cooking Session for Kids

Date/Time: Tuesday 7 Nov, 3-4:30 PM and Friday 10 Nov, 3-4:30 PM
Location: Ibis Novena
Price: $20++ per kid
Registration: H7451@accor.com
In this cooking lesson, kids get to make their own cookies and smoothies with healthier ingredients. While learning to bake and blend, kids can choose a set meal to enjoy alongside. Note: Two days advance booking required. Limited to 20 pax.

7. Frappe Workshop

Date/Time: Tuesday 7 Nov, 2:30-4:30 PM
Location: Ibis Styles Singapore on MacPherson
Price: $20 nett including savory treats
Registration: H9411-FB2@accor.com
Latte art expert Ms. Tina and Chef Louie demonstrates how to prepare this delicious icy coffee drink.

8. Chocolate Making with Cacao Barry Academy

Date/Time: Wednesday 8 Nov, 1-6 PM
Location: Fairmont Singapore and Swissotel Singapore
Price: $80 nett per pax
Registration: dining.singapore@fairmont.com
This special event features a visit to the Cacao Barry® CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ featuring a chocolate factory tour and an interactive demonstration on the art of creating a Crémeux base by Fairmont Singapore’s Executive Pastry Chef, Sebastien Cocquery-Beraud. After which, get creative with a hands-on session of cocktail- and tapas-making at Anti:dote conducted by the bar’s talented newlyweds – Head Mixologist Bannie Kang and Chef de Cuisine Tryson Quek. Limited to 20 pax.

9. Peranakan Cooking Session

Date/Time: Thursday 9 Nov, 3:30-5:30 PM
Location: Swissotel Merchant Court
Price: $35 nett per pax with tasting
Registration: dining.merchantcourt@swissotel.com
Executive Chef Louis Tay, who beat out 29 other countries and took the gold for Singapore in the Culinary Olympics 2016, leads this cooking session where participants learn how to make 3 Peranakan dishes, assisted by Sous Chef Lok Jun Wah. Limited to 50 pax.

10. Auchentoshan Taste Experience

Date/Time: Thursday, 9 Nov, 6-8pm
Location: SO Sofitel Singapore
Price: $30 nett per pax
Reservation: 8655@sofitel.com
An interactive cocktail workshop where guests are invited to concoct their very own cocktails. Each ticket comes inclusive of 3 specially prepared cocktails for participants to enjoy.

11. Singapore Sling Masterclass

Date/Time: Thursday 9 Nov, 6:30-8 PM
Location: Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay
Price: $25 nett per pax
Registration: H5993-FB8@accor.com
Led by a guest bartender from the Long Bar at Raffles Hotel, the birthplace of Singapore Sling, learn the secrets of how to shake, stir, mix, and create this iconic cocktail by the Singapore River. Limited to 30 pax.

12. Chocolate & Champagne Xperience

Date/Time: Friday 10 Nov, 7-10 PM
Location: SO Sofitel Singapore
Price: $198 nett per pax
Registration: H8655@sofitel.com
An introduction to the luxurious world of chocolate and champagne, followed by a decadent champagne pairing dinner with a playful chocolate dessert for a sweet ending. Limited to 40 pax.

13. Latte Art Making with Sarnies Coffee

Date/Time: Saturday 11 Nov, 11 AM – 1 PM
Location: Novotel Singapore on Stevens
Price: FREE ENTRY
Registration: http://latteartmakingclass.peatix.com
Our local coffee partner Sarnies shares techniques on how to skilfully pour decorative works of art into your cup of latte. First come first serve.

14. Parent and Child Thai Cooking Class

Date/Time: Saturday 11 Nov, 12-2 PM
Location: Novotel Singapore on Stevens
Price: $45 nett for 1 parent and 1 child under 12 (Additional adult at $25 nett)
Registration: H9543-FB3@accor.com
Get ready for a fun afternoon of culinary bonding time between parent and child in this interactive cooking session held at Le Balcon (sheltered outdoor area). Limited to 25 pax total.

15. Parent and Child Mediterranean Cooking Class

Date/Time: Saturday 11 Nov, 12-2 PM
Location: Novotel Singapore on Stevens
Price: $45 nett for 1 parent and 1 child under 12 (Additional adult at $25 nett)
Registration: http://parentchildcookingclass.peatix.com
Chef Janne leads this Mediterranean cooking class for a fun afternoon of culinary bonding time between parent and child. Limited to 25 pax total.

16. Ice Cream Pop-up – Learning how to make local ice cream

Date/Time: Saturday 11 Nov, 12-3 PM
Location: Novotel Singapore on Stevens
Price: FREE for all guests who enjoyed the brunch/lunch at Food Exchange
Registration: H9543-FB3@accor.com
Supplement your weekend family brunch with this pop-up event with local ice cream maker Momolato. Limited to 50 pax.

17. Chocolate Demonstration & Workshop

Date/Time: Saturday 11 Nov, 2:30-4:30 PM
Location: Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa Garden
Price: $28++ including a box of 6pcs pralines
Registration: H9474-FB2@accor.com
For an afternoon of chocolate indulgence, join Sofitel Singapore Sentosa’s very own chocolate chef as he demonstrates the art of making chocolate to participating guests. Limited to 20 pax.

18. Family Cooking Session

Date/Time: Saturday 11 Nov, 3-5 PM
Location: Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay
Price: $25 nett per pax
Registration: H5993-FB8@accor.com
Led by Chef Kishen Ramachanran, learn how to prepare food that is tasty, easy to cook, affordable, sustainable and using easy-to-find ingredients all at the same time. Enjoy for a delightful afternoon on how to cook tasty local dishes with a twist: Chicken Rice Arancini and Chili Crab Burger. Limited to 30 pax.

19. Local Flavored Tea Appreciation

Date/Time: Saturday 11 Nov, 3-5 PM
Location: Novotel Singapore on Stevens
Price: FREE for all guests who enjoyed the brunch/lunch at Food Exchange
Registration: http://teaappreciation.peatix.com
Our local tea partner ETTE Tea Company reveals how the the Novotel and Mercure Blend teas are being made of Kebaya Blue and Gewurztraminer Wine Flavored Teas. Participants will also get to taste local flavored teas such as Nasi Lemak, Chicken Rice, Ice-Kachang, Mango Sticky Rice, and Lychee. Limited to 25 pax.

20. Wine and Cheese Pairing

Date/Time: Saturday 11 Nov, 5-7 PM
Location: Novotel Singapore on Stevens
Price: $45 nett per pax
Registration: http://winecheesemasterclass.peatix.com
Indulge your palate in this wine and cheese pairing masterclass. Limited to 50 pax.

In order to accommodate everyone comfortably in each activity, the number of participants are limited so to avoid disappointment, please book your spots early! For more details and information, visit the official Food & Wine Festival website and subscribe to the festival newsletter for the most up-to-date news.

With such a diverse range of activities and masterclasses to enjoy with your family and loved ones, the second week of November promises to be fun-filled and exciting. Over the next few weeks, I will also be sharing other interesting highlights of this festival – including exclusive giveaways (Dinner Vouchers! Staycation!) that you must not miss on my Instagram, so if you haven’t already, please follow me on social media: Instagram @moonberry | Facebook @MBxMB.


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