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2018 Programme Schedule

Fine Food Live 

From inspiring chef demos and engaging panel discussions, to the brand new Investor Pitching Series, come learn from the industry’s best and walk away with practical ideas to elevate your business to the next level!

Time Tuesday, 17 July Wednesday, 18 July Thursday, 19 July
11:00am Panel 2 -The Fine Art of Conscious Dining
Julien Royer, Odette; Isaac Mchale, The Clove Club; Ken Loon, The Naked Finn; Cheryl Tiu and Lennard Yeong, World’s 50 Best Restaurants Tastehunters
Disciples Escoffier
Young Talent Practice Run
12:00pm Opening Ceremony
Guest-of-Honour – Mr Ng Chee Meng
Minister in Prime Minister’s Office;
Secretary-General, NTUC
Baking with Single-Origin:
Philippines’ Malagos Chocolate
Christopher Tan Yu Wei,
Food Fella / Malagos
1:00pm SkillsFuture Advice
Yang Jingquan, e2i
Less is More
Overcooking, no seasoning & minimising wastage
Ken Loon, The Naked Finn
2:00pm Panel 1 – Global F&B Outlook
Emmanuel Stroobant, Disciples Escoffier International – Singapore Delegation; Michael Habboush, KPMG; Richard Hall, Zenith Global
Panel 3 – Going Digital
Aivonne Chong, Brown Bag Wines; Dinesh Balasingam, Chope; Jonathan Hargreaves, Edelman; Eric Low, Lush Epicurean Culinary Consultancy
Exploring British Food

Headline Chef – Isaac Mchale, The Clove Club

3:00pm Exploring British Food

Headline Chef – Isaac Mchale, The Clove Club

Investor Pitching Session 2 

Productive Business Solutions for the F&B Industry

Fine Dining & Sustainability
Utilising all parts of the product with different techniques to create a flavourful dish with minimal wastage
Alexander McKinstry, Viceroy Bali
4:00pm Spice Tour of India
Javed Ahamad, Punjab Grill 
Panel 4 – From Farm to Kitchen (by Zeemart)
Keith Tan, Crown Group; Philip Chu, DHL; Chandan Joshi, Ernst & Young; James Ong, Grabfood
5:00pm Investor Pitching Session 1

Innovative F&B Products

Nusantara Fusion
Local favourites with a modern twist to excite, tickle and elevate the palate
Chef Joe, Kitchensquare
6:00pm Modern Vietnamese Cuisine
Dao Thanh Trung (Ben Vado),
Vien Son Garden Restaurant & Vietnam Embassy

Centre Stage

With a brand new Bartending Competition and industry talks for the bar community, coupled with demos from award-winning bartenders, sommeliers and tea masters, you won’t want to miss the action over at the Centre Stage!

Time Tuesday, 17 July Wednesday, 18 July Thursday 19 July
11:00am The Importance of Producing Forest-Friendly Tea

Kenneth Rimdahl, Monsoon Tea

Introduction to Sake

Hidekazu Tsurumaki, Niigata Prefecture Sake Company

12:00pm Opening Ceremony at Fine Food Live
Guest-of-Honour – Mr Ng Chee Meng
Minister in Prime Minister’s Office;
Secretary-General, NTUC
Food & Wine Pairing

Chris Martin, Wine & Spirit Education Trust

Bar Talks

Panel 1 – Bartending, the Limitless Career!

Steve Schneider, Employees Only; Nick Braun, Cocktail Tools Thailand; Din Hassan, Ce La Vi; Steve Leong, William Grant & Sons

Panel 2 – Staying Alive – Sustainable Business Practices In Bars
Joshua Schwartz, Employees Only Singapore & Hong Kong; Colin Chia, The Establishment Group; Indra Kantono, Jigger & Pony)

1:00pm Introduction to Wine Tasting

Chris Martin, Wine & Spirit Education Trust

The influence of Aromas & Flavours in Gin – an Australian Perspective

Jon Lark, Kangaroo Island Distillery

2:00pm Bartender Invitational 2018

Classic Cocktail Challenge
Asia Food Innovation Awards by FoodBev Media
Awards Presentation
3:00pm Bartender Invitational 2018

Masterclass Challenge

Bartender Invitational 2018

Awards Presentation


*Programme is accurate as at 11 July 2018