Annex A OTHER EVENT HIGHLIGHTS Le Cordon Bleu Dinner Featuring New Culinary Discoveries What epicurean delights can gourmet enthusiasts expect from three of Le Cordon Bleu’s finest masterchefs Olivier Oddos, Arnaud Guerpillon and Hervé Boutin? Hailing from Japan, Mexico and Australia respectively, these masterchefs will showcase cuisines that are distinctly their own – a blend of technical skills imparted by the ‘it’ institution for culinary education with the regional cooking style of their respective hometowns. Surreal Gourmet with Bob Blumer & La Dolce Vita with David Rocco Loyal followers of the World Gourmet Summit will be pleased to have Discovery Travel & Living’s Surreal Gourmet and Glutton for Punishment host Bob Blumer and iconic namesake of David Rocco’s Dolce Vita at the celebrity dinners. Whether gourmet fans prefer the gregarious Surreal Gourmet or the charismatic ‘Mr Italia’ David Rocco, an extraordinary gastronomic journey is guaranteed! Chianti Classico Wine Fair & Symposium Wine is a key element in this festival of flavours. Discerning wine enthusiasts can embark on a journey to discover the intricacies of appreciating Chianti Classico wines. Lovers of the vine can look forward to the wine fair showcasing the top Chianti Classico wines in an exhibition- tasting setting. Avid connoisseurs will be keen on the tutored tasting – a symposium led by the premier Chianti Classico vintners. The Chianti Classico vintner dinner paired with the cuisine of culinary legend, Heinz Beck, aptly culminates this elegant affair. Chill & Grill with Archipelago As the grand finale to culminate the fortnight of feasting, Archipelago invites you to ‘chill & grill’; enjoy its hand-crafted beer paired with grilled foods. Look out for the official World Gourmet Summit brew available for a limited time only. Culinary Masterclass Get up-close and learn from the culinary stars at this year’s World Gourmet Summit! Masterclasses have become more intimate. This year’s class sizes allow participants more opportunity to interact with the masterchefs and get the most out of each culinary session. Be prepared to dazzle your friends and family with this season’s finest recipes! Vintner Dinners Featuring Château Léoville Poyferré, Castello di Ama & more Featuring vintages from acclaimed estates across the world, this year’s vintner dinners will see the likes of Château Léoville Poyferré and Castello di Ama taking centerstage amongst other grand cru wines. Truly, these vintner dinners mark the epitome of fine cuisine, great wines and unique dining that is synonymous with the World Gourmet Summit. A Heart for Fine Dining The World Gourmet Summit will continue to serve up fine cuisine for a good cause at the annual charity dinner aimed at raising funds for the beneficiaries of the Community Chest. World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence Eleven new awards have been introduced, to recognise the diversity of the hospitality and food and beverage industries. The World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence is still open for public voting to determine the top three award finalists. Log-on now to www.wgsawards.com to cast your vote and you may stand to win attractive prizes! Stay tuned for more epicurean titbits by signing up for the WGS E-newsletter at www.worldgourmetsummit.com.