Dining Out 4 minutes 22 November 2018

Festive Feasts At Resorts World Sentosa’s Celebrity Chef Restaurants

Psst, for the month of December, kids dine free at five of the restaurants.

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Ring in the season of feasting and merrymaking at celebrity chef restaurants at Resorts World Sentosa. It’s truly the season to be jolly as kids dine free with every full-paying adult at restaurants like Fratelli Pizzeria, Tangerine and Osia Steak And Seafood Grill during the month of December.
Chef Benjamin Halat's signature soufflated egg at CURATE (Pic: Resorts World Sentosa)
Chef Benjamin Halat's signature soufflated egg at CURATE (Pic: Resorts World Sentosa)

German Wintertime Classics At CURATE
Chef de cuisine Benjamin Halat draws on his German roots to bring a contemporary European winter to the table at CURATE, winner of Best Dining Experience at the Singapore Tourism Awards 2018. The eight-course festive dinner menu begins with German-inspired snacks and builds to creative dishes like Baden Baden, a hearty dish of venison loin served with pear, lingonberry, walnut cream and foie gras crepe cake inspired by game hunting in the Baden-Baden spa town of south-western Germany; Frankfurter Grüne Sosse, a salsa verde version of Halat’s signature soufflated egg; and Vacherin Mont D’or, a light espuma of the quintessential Christmas cheese dressed in generous shavings of white winter Alba truffles.

The spread is priced at S$188++ per person from 1 to 25 December 2018, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Reservations at +65-6577-7288 or curate@rwsentosa.com.

End The Year Swimmingly At Ocean Restaurant By Cat Cora
This iconic restaurant by American celebrity chef Cat Cora affords a mesmerising view of one of the world’s largest aquariums. Take in the underwater vista as you tuck into a six-course Christmas dinner menu featuring the likes of Herb Butter-cooked Hokkaido Scallop, Ocean Crust Lobster Bisque With Grand Marnier Cream and a dessert of strawberry champagne sorbet and balsamic berry compote. The six-course New Year menu available on 31 December and 1 January varies slightly, starring a Brined Duck Breast complemented by sweet potato puree, grilled zucchini and Pinot Noir Jus.

Both festive menus are priced at S$238++ per person from 1 to 25 December 2018, and New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Reservations at +65-6577-6869 or ocean@rwsentosa.com.

Nouvelle Jap New Year At Syun
Japanese celebrity chef Hal Yamashita has designed two festive menus for the season at his Singapore outpost. The six-course Christmas dinner menu includes Sukiyaki With Jidori Chicken, a winter dish in Japan that combines the traditional sukiyaki style of cooking with a local chicken delicacy twist, while the New Year Osechi seven-course menu pays homage to traditional Japanese food enjoyed during the New Year with Charcoal Grilled Kagoshima Beef and New Year-style Chirashi sushi served with grilled rice cake in a clear sake soup.

The Christmas menu is priced at S$188++ per person from 1 to 25 December, while the New Year menu is priced at S$228++ per person for lunch and dinner on New Year’s Day. Reservations at +65-6577-6867 or syun@rwsentosa.com.

Kaiseki meets teppanyaki at Teppan By Chef Yonemura (Pic: Resorts World Sentosa)
Kaiseki meets teppanyaki at Teppan By Chef Yonemura (Pic: Resorts World Sentosa)
Tableside Theatrics At Teppan By Chef Yonemura
Acclaimed Japanese chef Masayasu Yonemura combines the artistry of Japanese kaiseki and the showmanship of teppanyaki at Teppan. The five-course festive dinner menu is a showcase of prime produce from Japan, including Japanese flounder carpaccio with sea urchin and caviar, and A4 Miyazaki Wagyu tenderloin steak and sautéed French foie gras.

The festive menu is priced at S$288++ per person and is available from 1 to 25 December 2018. Reservations at +65-6577-6608 or dining@rwsentosa.com.

Elegant Italian Gastronomy At Fratelli Trattoria
Get a taste of three-Michelin-starred Da Vittorio from Italy right here in Singapore at Fratelli Trattoria, where chef brothers Enrico and Roberto Cerea have created special dinner menus for Christmas and New Year. Taking inspiration from their family recipes, the Christmas dinner will feature dishes like home-made Casoncelli with Taleggio cheese filling, corn cream and mushrooms, as well as red prawn carpaccio with stracciatella cheese, tomato and basil. The New Year dinner menu will showcase the Cerea family’s creative modern interpretations in dishes like Risotto Ostriche e Caviale that features Carnaroli risotto, oysters and caviar.

The Christmas menu is priced at S$168++ per person from 1 to 25 December, while the New Year menu is priced at S198++ per person on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Reservations at +65-6577-6555 or fratelli@rwsentosa.com.
Local celebrity chef Sam Leong's contemporary take on Chinese cuisine at Forest森 (Pic: Resorts World Sentosa)
Local celebrity chef Sam Leong's contemporary take on Chinese cuisine at Forest森 (Pic: Resorts World Sentosa)

Contemporary Chinese Creations At Forest森
Local celebrity chef Sam Leong whips up contemporary Chinese creations with a touch of Christmas cheer in delicacies like crispy turkey stuffed with taro paste and mushroom, paired with goose liver pan-fried in bamboo wine, as well as stewed beef short rib in fermented rice wine and braised asparagus. His son and junior sous chef Joe Leong rounds up the meal with a refreshing cranberry dessert.

The festive dinner menus start at at S$188++ per person and are available from 1 to 25 December 2018, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Reservations at +65-6577-7788 or forest@rwsentosa.com.

Surf And Turf To Share At Osia Steak And Seafood Grill
Celebrate with a scrumptious spread of surf and turf put together by Australian chef Scott Webster and local chef de cuisine Douglas Tay. Think Maine lobster, Skull Island king prawn, Fremantle octopus, Hokkaido scallop and New Zealand little neck clams; as well as hearty cuts of meat like sweet pork rack chop, angus beef rib eye, pasture-fed lamb rack and kangaroo loin.

The sharing dinner set menu is available from 1 to 25 December 2018, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day at S$188++ per person, with a minimum of two diners. Reservations at +65-6577-6560 or osia@rwsentosa.com.

Tuck into Thai-inspired creations at Tangerine (Pic: Resorts World Sentosa)
Tuck into Thai-inspired creations at Tangerine (Pic: Resorts World Sentosa)
Thai Delights At Tangerine
Escape to Thai celebrity chef Ian Kittichai’s serene Singapore outpost nestled in the lush ESPA at RWS. The Thai-inflected Christmas menu includes Tom Kha Gai and a choice of seared Barramundi with tiger prawn or roasted stuffed quail in red curry sauce, while the five-course New Year dinner menu offers main course options of the seared barramundi or beef tenderloin with foie gras.

Both festive menus are priced at S$128++ per person, available from 1 to 25 December, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Reservations at +65-6577-6336 or tangerine@rwsentosa.com.

All-you-can-eat At Sessions
To celebrate the season, buffet restaurant Sessions will have a festive live station offering Western Christmas staples with a local touch. Diners can look forward to the likes of Roasted Whole Turkey With Creoles Mix Herb, Roasted Herb Potatoes and Roasted Lamb Chops With Melton Sea-salt, as well as sweet treats by executive pastry chef Kenny Kong.

The festive dinner buffet, inclusive of free-flow house wines, beer and soft drinks, is priced at S$118++ per adult and S$68++ per child, and is available on 30 November, 1 December, 7 to 8 December, 14 to 15 December, as well as 21 to 25 December 2018. A separate New Year’s menu is also available from 28 to 31 December 2018 and 1 January 2019 at the same price. Reservations at +65-6577-6567 or sessions@rwsentosa.com.
Make It A Family Affair
It’s fun for the whole family as kids dine free with a full-paying adult at five of these establishments in the month of December. Children dine either for free at Session’s buffet spread or choose their own meals from specially-created kids’ menus at Fratelli Pizzeria, Forest森, Tangerine and Osia Steak & Seafood Grill.

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