This year’s “Chefs with Altitude” gourmet festival
at Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore is all about Jamie Oliver.
kitchen team from his London restaurant Fifteen will be indulging
guests from 23 – 29 October 2011 in the Equinox restaurant on the
70th floor of the hotel, which is at the same time celebrating its
Also appearing will be the 3-Michelin-starred
chef Bruno Menard, champion cocktail architect Richard Gillam and
a selection of international DJs.
the Jamie Oliver Foundation, Fifteen has received worldwide
acclaim since opening in 2002. The Fifteen concept consists of
taking unemployed youngsters off the streets, giving them training
and the chance of a better future and at the same time discovering
talented new chefs.
“We are extremely pleased to be able to
welcome the team from London to “Chefs with Altitude,” said Nigel
Moore, Director of Food & Beverage Service, Swissôtel The
Stamford, Singapore. “The philosophy and social responsibility
behind this culinary institution are impressive. Guests will
certainly be delighted with the Italian dishes prepared by these
young, creative people.”
Another highlight of the
gourmet week is the 3-Michelin-starred chef Bruno Menard, who will
be delighting guests in the hotel’s JAAN
The French chef began his career in the renowned Domaine d’Orvault in Nantes, going on to work at various
Michelin-starred restaurants before emigrating to Japan in 1995.
He now prepares his very successful “neo-classical” dishes at his
own restaurant, L’Osier, in Tokyo’s Ginza district.
Richard Gillam’s life centres around cocktails.
The star mixologist has been resident at Swissôtel’s Equinox Complex since
2010, winning countless accolades for his cocktail-mixing craft,
including the 2010 Diageo World Class Championship. At “Chefs with Altitude”, he will be giving mixology fans master classes over
four days, covering all manner of Martinis and Mojitos.
And those who like to dance can party into the night with
internationally renowned DJs such as DJ Aaron Ross, DJ Hallex, DJ
Niels van Gogh and DJ Tanja la Croix, who will be on hand to
provide and energetic atmosphere both on the hotel’s helicopter
pad and in the New Asia nightclub.
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