Spill The Tea
Iconic rooftop lifestyle destination CÉ LA VI is running another edition of the Sky High Hawker initiative, this time featuring rare and authentic dishes by some of Singapore’s most established heritage chefs and master hawkers.
Yum. What can I expect?
In this four instalment happening this month, an exceptional line-up of local chefs and hawkers have been curated, each of whom will present their signature dish as well as a special dish made only for this event.
With dishes starting at S$10, guests can enjoy a delectable spread of local cuisine while enjoying a breath-taking view of the Singapore skyline atop the Marina Bay Sands.
Who are the participating chefs and hawkers?
Expect Wee Liang Lian, the second-generation owner of Wee Nam Kee, famous for their iconic Chicken Rice, Phillip Chia a distinguished culinary figure from The Real Peranakan, whose love for local flavours has developed from the age of six, and Vivian Pei, a cooking instructor specialising in traditional Shandong-style Dumplings as well as a writer and consultant who has worked with Anne Willan on the James Beard award-winning The Country Cooking of France.
Wait, there’s more.
Other known chefs include Jo Ann Ng, who first opened Bee Kee Wanton Mee at Lorong Lew Lian and has gone on to open two more outlets with a growing reputation for their Truffle Braised Pork Noodles, and Chung Deming chef-owner of The Quarters, who is passionate about straits ingredients and is a rising star of Mod-Sin cuisine.
Even home-based business are joining in the fun — Zirah and Ijah from the Cookoh Project are selling their popiah and spring rolls, a venture they started during the circuit breaker period.
My mouth is watering already.
The kitchen is led by CEì LA VI Group Executive Chef Joey Sergentakis who will be serving his BAO by CEì LA VI menu that launched in August 2020, a delicious East meets West fusion of bao and burger.
Meanwhile, heading the bar will be CEì LA VI Lead Mixologist Andrew Hyman, serving a selection of his cocktail creations such as Once in a Lifetime, a unique combination of vodka, ginger, wasabi and honey that is sure to tickle your tastebuds. Joining him will be Kino Soh from Brass Lion Distillery Singapore serving refreshing cocktails such as the Dandy Lion, a mix of gin, passionfruit, salted honey and sparkling grapefruit juice.
Sounds like a good time.
Yes, the initiative was launched in honour of Singapore’s vibrant culinary scene, and by coming down and enjoying the drinks and cuisine, you’ll be supporting Singapore’s local food and beverage industry during this challenging period.
I’m in. When and where?
This seated dining experience to rediscover local dishes prepared by veterans in the F&B industry is held on 7 and 8 November, 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. at CÉ LA VI Sky High Hawker.
In view of the COVID-19 situation, guests are required to check in via the Safe Entry app upon arrival and will be ushered to their seats. Guests can browse through the QR code menu and place all orders with CÉ LA VI staff to enjoy at their table.
Oh, and feel free to dress in casual wear!
Do I need to make a booking?
Yes, there’s complimentary entry with mandatory table reservation for a 90-minute dining timeslot. Maximum of 5 per table. Book via this link, or call +65 6508 2188, or email [email protected] to reserve a slot.
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