Quintessentially British

Capella Singapore is set to partner with two-starred Michelin Chef Tom Kerridge for a series of unforgettable events.

Singapore, 15 May 2012 – Due to strong interest Capella Singapore will be extending the public dinner events to include to dinner seatings held on 25 and 26 May 2012.

In a nod to Capella Singapore’s rich colonial heritage as the Royal Artillery Officers’ Mess since the 1880s, Capella Singapore has invited quintessential British Celebrity Chef, Tom Kerridge, to helm the kitchen for five public dining events at Capella Singapore on 25, 26 27, 29 and 30 May 2012.

Chef Tom Kerridge will be bringing to diners his expertise and finesse as the owner and chef of Two Michelin-starred Hand & Flowers restaurant and bar in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, which he opened with his wife in 2005. He has also appeared on TV shows such as Market Kitchen and Market Kitchen's Big Adventure and has competed and won the main course twice on BBC2's Great British Menu.

Chef Tom will be working together with Capella’s own Executive Chef, Jakob Esko, with his own pedigree background. Chef Jakob began his foray into the culinary scene as a chef at Michelin –Star Restaurant ‘Sihlhalde’ in Zurich, Switzerland. Soon after he was appointed as Chef de Cuisine at one of the best restaurants in Sweden, the legendary Ulriksdals Wärdshus; which incidentally owns the world’s finest wine collection according to the Guinness Book of World records in 2001.

Since then, Chef Jakob has built up an impressive international portfolio by working in some of the best Michelin-Star restaurants in England, France, Switzerland and Spain.

Starting the series off will be an unforgettable buffet Sunday champagne brunch on 27 May with signature items from Chef Tom’s famous Sunday Lunch menu at Hand & Flowers restaurant, Brunch Pork- with Red Chicory and Turnip Puree, Fish and Chips and a Slow Cooked Duck with duck fat chips and gravy among others.

Guests will able to enjoy these classic English dishes together with other signature brunch items from The Knolls’ menu which include, sea-bass in a salt-crust, crispy Spanish suckling pig and entrecote with foie gras.

On 29 and 30 May 2012, Chef Tom, together with Chef Jakob, will be presenting two exclusively crafted menus for both lunch and dinner. Menus below:




Moules Mariniere with brown bread
Chef Tom

Pan seared scallops with white asparagus foam and bleak roe

Breast of organic British chicken with pistachio crumble, lovage poached turnips, soft polenta and truffle
Chef Tom

Mango pavlova Ivoire chantilly and passion fruit coulis



Amuse bouche

Scottish scampi fritter with kohlrabi and raw beef boullion
Chef Tom

Parsley soup with smoked eel, bacon and parmesan tortellini
Chef Tom

Grilled halibut Clams and potato

Loin of venison with ox tongue, asparagus and prickly ash
Chef Tom

Strawberry & cream
Chef Tom



25, 26 May 2012, dinner is priced at S$178++ per person without wine and S$258++ with wine.

27 May 2012, Sunday Brunch prices are from S$188++ per person, inclusive of champagne, rose wines and international boutique beers.

29 and 30 May 2012, lunch is priced at S$98++ per person and dinner is priced at S$178++ per person without wine and S$258++ with wine.


For bookings, please contact The Knolls at 6591 5046 or email [email protected] Reservations are strongly advised.




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.




Leanne Sim

Capella Singapore

+65 9876 1688

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Sarah Tan

Capella Singapore

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