A French affair at Capella Singapore

SINGAPORE (12 November 2012) – As part of the series of exciting epicurean adventures taking place during The Vintners’ Tour from 23 to 25 November 2012, The Knolls at Capella Singapore is delighted to bring to local food connoisseurs a culinary treat with Two-Michelin- Starred French celebrity chef Jean-André Charial from the world renowned l’Oustau de Baumanière in Provence, France. Chef Charial will be presenting guests with seven public
dining events at The Knolls at Bob’s Bar.

Chef Jean-André Charial is the Executive Chef and Owner of the Two-Michelin-Starred Baumanière in Provence, France. As one of the top restaurants in France, l’Oustau de Baumanière is no stranger to the patronage of prominent guests such as Queen Elizabeth II of England, the Shah of Iran, Deng Xiaoping as well as French Presidents George Pompidou, Jacques Chirac, Valérie Giscard-d’Estaing and many other distinguished celebrities and heads of states.

An avid wine aficionado, with his own boutique line of wines - “L’Affectif”, Chef Charial’s stint perfectly complements the series of epicurean wine events taking place in Capella Singapore as part of the Vintners’ Tour 2012.

The culinary festivities commence on Friday, 23 November 2012 with a five-course set lunch paired with wines from Languedoc, Rhone Valley, Provence. The day continues with an Art’peritivo at Bob’s Bar with canapés prepared by Chef Charial featuring a selection of Italian wines, followed by a six-course wine pairing dinner, which includes wines from Chef Charial’s own label - L’Affectif.

Saturday, 24 November 2012 highlights an exclusive women only luncheon, featuring four women wine makers. The evening starts off with a Champagne Delamotte sunset cocktail at Bob’s Bar followed by six-course wine dinner with Spanish and French wines.

Chef Jean-André Charial concludes his three-day stint at Capella Singapore with a Wine Brunch Plethora on Sunday 25 November 2012. Guest will be enjoy an epicurean buffet lunch spread put together by Chef Charial and Capella Singapore’s own culinary team along with free flow wines from all the wineries participating in The Vintners’ Tour 2012.


For more details on the individual events, prices and ticket sales, please visit http://www.ewineasia.com/index.php/the-vintners-tour-2012.
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About Capella Singapore:
Located on Singapore’s premier resort destination, Sentosa Island, Capella Singapore offers an inspiring natural setting while providing easy access to Singapore’s financial and shopping districts. The flagship property for Capella Hotels and Resorts in Asia promises the ultimate in personalised service and represents a new standard of luxury in Asia, combining the best of old and new Singapore. Capella Singapore offers the most spacious accommodations in Singapore. The 112 guestrooms include two Colonial Manors, villas that feature private plunge pools and outdoor bathtubs, suites and premier rooms. In addition, Capella Singapore offers the opportunity for extended stays with full access to the hotel’s facilities via The Club at Capella Singapore. These long stay offerings include 72 sea-facing suites and duplexes and 9 manors with private pools. For more information or to plan an event at Capella Singapore, please visit www.capellasingapore.com

About Capella Hotels and Resorts:
Capella Hotels and Resorts serves today’s top-tier travelers and residential property owners and is setting a new standard in the hospitality industry. Capella promises the unique benefits of the finest boutique hotels, including superb architecture and interior design, privacy, individualized service and attention to detail – combined with the amenities and activities of the world’s great luxury hotels and resorts. Capella, led by founder Horst Schulze, is a brand focused on customer choice, and offers choices that no other hotel company in the world can match. Capella has opened world-class properties in gateway cities and high-profile resort destinations around the world, including: Breidenbacher Hof, a Capella Hotel (Düsseldorf, Germany); Capella Ixtapa (Ixtapa, Mexico); Capella Pedregal (Cabo San Lucas, Mexico); Capella Singapore (Sentosa Island, Singapore); Capella Telluride (Telluride, Colorado). Capella has also announced plans for: Capella Bahia Maroma (Riviera Maya, Mexico); Capella Bangkok
(Bangkok, Thailand); Capella Georgetown (Washington, D.C.); Capella Nahui (Riviera Nayarit, Mexico); Capella Niseko (Niseko, Japan) and The Setai Fifth Avenue, A Capella Managed Hotel (New York City). Learn more at  www.capellahotels.com

Singapore
Leanne Sim
Capella Singapore
+65 9876 1688
leanne.sim@capellahotels.com

Sarah Tan
Capella Singapore
+65 6591 5016
sarah.tan@capellahotels.com

Hong Kong & China
Francis Lau
Trimaran Communications
+852 2101 4680
francis@trimaran.com.hk

Russia
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Glamapple Inc
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travelteam@glamapple.com

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