What to look out for at the World Gourmet Summit 2019

Chef Balazs Enzsol. (PHOTO: World Gourmet Summit)

By: Alyssa Chung

World Gourmet Summit (WGS) 2019 will run from 1 April to 12 May across various restaurants and venues in Singapore. Returning with its 23rd edition, the month-long culinary festival celebrates fine cuisines, wines, and exceptional dining experiences.

What’s unique about WGS 2019 is that it will highlight the movement towards food-waste management, and plastic-free environment via the theme of Sustainability in the Gastronomy World.

The event will feature a line up of culinary stars, including up-and-coming chefs and renowned culinary influencers from Asia, Eastern and Central Europe, as well as North and South America.

Main dish served at Steak Ministry Bar & Grill Restaurant. (PHOTO: World Gourmet Summit)

This year, diners are in for even more unique and exciting dining experiences as local and international gourmet partners showcase their premium produce during masterclasses and a host of curated brunches and dinners.

Chef Akira Back. (PHOTO: World Gourmet Summit)

A group of international masterchefs will be demonstrating their skills across a range of curated gastronomic programmes. They will be hosted at some of the city’s most notable restaurants at the World Gourmet Summit Masterchef Dining Delights dinners from 24 – 27 April. Hosting establishments include Akira Back, Blue Lotus, Dolce Vita, Skai, Mezza9 and others.

Chef Hadean. (PHOTO: World Gourmet Summit)

Among the masterchefs headlining this year’s event are Romanian chef, Adi Hadean, a TV and radio personality, and former judge on the Romanian edition of MasterChef cooking show series; Soma Oroszki, head chef of Enjoy! by La Parrilla, at the Iberostar Grand Hotel Budapest; and Martin Rebaudino, Executive Chef of Roux, which was awarded No. 27 in the “Best 50 Restaurants in Latin America” by the San Pellegrino Guide and No. 4 within the Argentina Republic in 2013.

Hot shellfish platter by International Masterchef Roy Brett. (PHOTO: World Gourmet Summit)

For full details of dinners and partner restaurants, visit www.worldgourmetsummit.com