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News & Views 1 minute 30 November 2017

[FIRST IN]: Alain Ducasse Will Open Restaurant At Raffles Hotel Singapore In 2019

The acclaimed French-born Monégasque chef is finally opening his first restaurant in Singapore.

Michelin news Singapore new opening

He's one of the world's most decorated chefs. At 61 years of age, the snowy-haired figure is no stranger to Michelin stars; in fact, Alain Ducasse was the first chef to own 3 three-Michelin-starred restaurants across three different cities. He currently owns over 20 restaurants around the world.

Now, the acclaimed restaurateur will be opening a restaurant in Singapore in 2019, and it will be located in Raffles Hotel.

At the recent 2018 MICHELIN guide Hong Kong and Macau gala dinner held at the City of Dreams in Macau, the quirky chef-restaurateur tells us about his decision to open in Singapore: "I like Singapore. I know Singapore (from) a long time ago and I consider it a new destination for gastronomy and wine lovers. Many people collect beautiful wines in Singapore, and wine pairing with beautiful food is a great pleasure for my guests." The concept, though, remains "confidential" for now, as Ducasse refines his vision for this upcoming launch.
Alain Ducasse reveals his plans to open a restaurant in Singapore in 2019.
Ducasse opened Rech by Alain Ducasse in Hong Kong earlier this year, his first international outpost of his Parisian seafood restaurant. It received one Michelin star at the recent gala ceremony. He will also be opening two new restaurants in Macau next year.

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