Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Celebrity chef restaurants Waku Ghin and Osteria Mozza are on Asia‟s 50 Best Restaurants List

Celebrity chef restaurants Waku Ghin and Osteria Mozza have been successfully placed on the inaugural “Asia‟s 50 Best Restaurants” list. Their wins were announced at a gala gathering of acclaimed chefs, restaurateurs, gourmands and industry experts at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centrelast night.

With its 11th spot placing, this marks the second time Waku Ghin has emerged among the region‟s best, following its debut entrance into the coveted “World‟s 50 Best Restaurants” last year. Osteria Mozza‟s 35th spot marks its debut landing in the list, which is dominated by restaurants in China, Singapore and Japan, with 16, 10 and 9 restaurants listed respectively.

Tamir Shanel, Vice President of F&B at Marina Bay Sands, said: “To have not one but two of our restaurants on the inaugural „Asia‟s 50 Best Restaurants‟ list is an incredible success. To kick off these awards at Marina Bay Sands is a huge honour, and we are very proud to be part of the culinary magic that Asia brings to the table.”

Osteria Mozza at Marina Bay Sands
For Waku Ghin, this award also comes at the back of a recent accolade – a number two ranking on The Miele Guide‟s Top 20 Restaurants in Asia 2013.“Asia is a colourful culinary haven where cultures meet. To be able to emerge as one of the best restaurants right here where all the action is happening is indeed a great honour for Waku Ghin. It would not be possible without my talented team at Waku Ghin as well as the
incredible support from Marina Bay Sands,” said Chef Tetsuya Wakuda. “This is a delightful encouragement as we continue to deliver only the best to our guests from all over the world.”

Waku Ghin at Marina Bay Sands
Will Simon, General Manager of Mozza, said: “Since Osteria Mozza opened its doors at Marina Bay Sands in 2010, we have worked hard to present our guests with the delicious authentic Italian dining with an American touch that is the hallmark of Mozza‟s owners: Mario Batali, Joe Bastianich and Nancy Silverton. This award is such great recognition of the team‟s efforts and great feedback that the concept has been well-received in Asia, our first Mozza location outside the United States.”

Earlier this month, Waku Ghin unveiled a full bar menu showcasing delectable dishes complemented by exquisite cocktails. The Bar at Waku Ghin is the pinnacle of refined Japanese-style cocktail making, serving over 85 handcrafted cocktails punctuated by hand-carved ice and the precision associated with Japanese mixology customs.With this, The Bar at Waku Ghin now presents a unique new epicurean experience for both regular customers as well asguests new to Waku Ghin to enjoy. At Mozza, guests can look out for its new spring/ summer cocktail menu to be released this April.

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