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“We are delighted to offer this distinctive afternoon tea experience inspired by Van Gogh’s Sunflowers and hope to bring a new and different appreciation for this famous art piece through food,” said Robert Strasser, Hotel Manager at Fairmont Singapore.
Fairmont Singapore’s Anti:dote restaurant has teamed up with The National Gallery to create a van Gogh-inspired afternoon tea.
The collaboration – orchestrated by ARTiSTORY – has resulted in ‘Season of Impressionists’, the first in a four-part series of art-inspired afternoon tea.
Available from March 3rd to April 2nd, the Season of Impressionists Afternoon Tea features culinary creations inspired by Van Gogh’s Sunflowers andcreated by executive pastry chef Yong Ming Choong and senior sous chef Jacky Lai.
“We are so excited about working with Fairmont Singapore and extending the brand reach of the National Gallery, London,” said Judith Mather, Brand Licensing Director at the National Gallery, London.
“The designs and inspiration for the food and beverage offered are world-class which ties into the quality and provenance of our amazing western European art collection based here in Trafalgar Square, London, England.”
Robert Strasser, Hotel Manager at Fairmont Singapore and Swissôtel The Stamford, added: “We are delighted to offer this distinctive afternoon tea experience inspired by Van Gogh’s Sunflowers and hope to bring a new and different appreciation for this famous art piece through food, with creativity and culinary flair from our talented team of chefs.
“At the heart of it, we believe that this collaboration will give our already popular Afternoon Tea at Anti:dote an artistic spin, to provide guests with an even more engaging and memorable experience.”
The themed menu includes a Sunflower Praline Pot, designed to look like a miniature potted sunflower, as well as flower-shaped Hazelnut Praline Sable.
“We, together with Fairmont Singapore, are thrilled to bring a unique afternoon tea experience to Singapore guests with the sunflower-themed afternoon tea,” said Yizan He, CEO and co-founder of ARTiSTORY.
“Guests will be able to sense the gallery’s artefacts through the food and exquisite restaurant decoration, while also providing inspiration to the F&B industry for a greater and more distinctive dining experience.”
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