Edge is Singapore 'Best Buffet'

Singapore, 27 November 2014— Pan Pacific Singapore’s Edge clinched the ‘Best Buffet’ award at Epicurean Star Award 2014 organised by the Restaurant Association of Singapore (RAS). Held at the Raffles City Convention Centre on 25 November 2014, Edge beat four other contenders and emerged as the winner of the coveted title that was introduced into the competition for the first time this year. The restaurant was one of the fifteen dining establishments recognised that evening from categories ranging from ‘Best Asian Fine Dining’ to ‘Best Café’. 

The annual RAS Epicurean Star Award celebrates the top establishments in Singapore’s Food and Beverage (F&B) industry for their exceptional cuisine and dining experiences. Close to 100 restaurants were nominated across 13 categories this year, and shortlisted outlets were assessed by a panel of judges that included Chef Sam Leong, food blogger Ms Maureen Ow from MissTamChiak.com, and food editor of Gourmet Living magazine Ms Jean Cheung, based on their concept, menu and service quality. 

Presenting an engaging gastro-tainment dining experience, Edge takes guests on a culinary tour of Singapore, the region and the Pacific Rim. Guests are invited to savour the inspiring creations from seven live food kitchens where they can indulge in a feast for the senses while exploring the medley of delectable Asian and Pacific cuisines including Chinese, Malay, Indian, Singaporean, Thai, Japanese, and Pan Pacific’s signature “Pacific Cuisines”. Only into its second year of operation, Edge has established itself as a prime dining destination with innovative concepts. In addition to the highly-lauded Sunday Champagne Brunch, the award-winning restaurant introduced speciality dining experiences including Cuts@Edge on Tuesday evenings featuring premium meats, Hooked@Edge on Wednesday and Thursday with succulent seafood highlights, and A Long Long Lunch on Saturday afternoons that feature the best of Singaporean culinary favourites.

“During the hotel’s $80 million transformation in 2012, Edge was redesigned to create an epicurean destination for guests where they can enjoy authentic cuisine from the region and around the Pacific. This award is an affirmation of our commitment to provide our guests with memorable hotel experiences through a multi-sensorial journey with food and service from the heart,” said Mr Scott Swank, General Manager of Pan Pacific Singapore. 

Established in 1980, RAS works closely with various government bodies and F&B-related associations overseas to develop and propel the local dining scene. With more than 300 members that account for over 1,500 restaurant outlets, the association aims to promote industry development and excellence through championing, promoting and advancing the common needs, interests and aspirations of Singapore’s F&B community.

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Ms Celine Tan
Marketing Executive
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Email: celine.tan@panpacific.com 

Ms Dawn Lee
Marketing Executive
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E-mail: dawn.lee@panpacific.com

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About Pan Pacific Singapore 
Located in the heart of Marina Bay with easy access to world-class shopping, Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre and the Central Business District, Pan Pacific Singapore offers 790 contemporary rooms and suites that are ideal for business or leisure. Savour epicurean delights at our award-winning restaurants and bar or rejuvenate at our swimming pool and spa. Pan Pacific Singapore is proud to be named Asia’s Leading Business Hotel by the World Travel Awards from 2006 to 2012, World’s Leading Business Hotel by the World Travel Awards from 2007 to 2010 and 2012, and World’s Leading City Hotel by the World Travel Awards in 2011. The hotel was also a recent winner in “2013 World’s Best Business Hotels” by Travel & Leisure Magazine Readers, Tripadvisor’s 2013 Traveller’s Choice Awards and Certificate of Excellence Awards.

About Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts
Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts comprises 22 premium hotels, resorts and serviced suites (including those under development) across Asia, North America, Oceania and Europe. The “Pan Pacific” brand provides refreshing Pacific experiences inspired by an invigorating blend of its Pacific Rim locations. It is focused on enriching experiences that draw on a diversity of landscapes and cultures; and relevant choices that convey freedom and individuality. Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts has been recognised by Condé Nast Traveller magazine as one of the 25 hotel companies demonstrating social responsibility and has won esteemed accolades such as World Travel Awards, AAA Four Diamond Award, Condé Nast Gold List and Readers Choice Awards. For more information, visit panpacific.com.

About Edge
Edge presents an engaging gastro-tainment dining experience and a culinary tour of Singapore, the region and the Pacific Rim.  Seven food theatres present a la minute cuisine which include a variety of delectable Asian and Pacific cuisines – including Chinese, Malay, Indian, Singaporean, Thai, Japanese and Pan Pacific’s signature “Pacific Cuisines”. For the ultimate indulgence, Sunday Champagne Brunch is a convivial event with traditional roasts, crustacean on ice, freshly-made pasta, 30 types of cheese and 20 varieties of dessert.

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