Marina Bay Sands Launches New Masterclass Series: Craft to Taste – A Culinary & Mixology Series (Mar 12-Apr 9)

Ever wondered what’s the secret behind your favorite celebrity chef dishes, or how to concoct that perfect cocktail? We sure have. Here’s your chance to get chummy with the head chefs and bartenders of your favorite celebrity chef restaurant as they reveal their secrets and techniques, so you can replicate your favorite dishes or cocktails in the comfort of your home.

Marina Bay Sands Craft to Taste Masterclass - News by Gourmet Adventures

From March 12 to April 9, Marina Bay Sands will be launching an all-new “Craft to Taste” masterclass series where culinary and mixology workshops will be held every Saturday. Each workshop highlights a different dish or cocktail recipe to master, and will begin with a tour of the respective celebrity chef restaurant, followed by an interactive demonstration in an intimate group within the restaurant. Each class is capped between 8 to 30 participants. You will also get to savor a delicious lunch (for food demonstration classes) or cocktails with bar snacks (for mixology classes).

Culinary: British Classics by Executive Chef Sabrina Stillhart, Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay

Marina Bay Sands Craft to Taste Masterclass - Bread Street Kitchen - Beef Wellington - News by Gourmet Adventures

Within an intimate group of eight, learn to create Gordon Ramsay’s famous Beef Wellington. The session will be followed by a three-course lunch, where the sommelier will be on hand to present wines chosen to complement the menu. Read more

Venue: Bread Street Kitchen, Bay Level, L1-81 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
Date: March 12, Saturday
Time: 10am-2pm
Price: $276 per person (Book here)
Class capacity: 8

Mixology: Classic Cocktails by Head Bartender Carmichael Rubiano, CUT by Wolfgang Puck

Master the art of creating classic cocktails including the Cosmopolitan, Margarita and Manhattan, and learn cocktail-making techniques such as shaking with ice; stirring using a chilled mixing beaker; and how to use the techniques to achieve the desired temperature and taste of the cocktail. Enjoy these cocktails paired with bar snacks after the demonstration.

Venue: CUT by Wolfgang Puck, B1-71, Galleria Level The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands (next to the Theatre)
Date: March 12, Saturday
Time: 4-6pm
Price: $97 per person (Book here)
Class capacity: 10

Mixology: Techniques of Japanese Bartending by Head Bartender Kazuhiro Chii, Waku Ghin

Marina Bay Sands Craft to Taste Masterclass - Kazuhiro Chii, Head Bartender, The Bar at Waku Ghin - News by Gourmet Adventures

Recently awarded #6 on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016, be one of the eight to delve into the art and techniques of Japanese bartending at The Bar at Waku Ghin. From Head Bartender Kazuhiro Chii, learn the craft of fashioning well-loved classics such as the Gin & Tonic, Martini and Sidecar.

Venue: The Bar at Waku Ghin, L2-01, Atrium 2 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands (Same level as Imperial Treasure restaurant)
Date: March 19, Saturday
Time: 4-6pm
Price: $89 per person (Book here)
Class capacity: 8

Culinary: Bringing Mozza Home by Executive Chef Karla Mendoza, Pizzeria Mozza by Mario Batali

Uncover some of the secrets behind Mozza’s delicious pizza and pasta creations! Pick up invaluable skills such as how to roll Mozza’s famous pizza dough, how to make celery root cappellacci and garganelli pasta, learn the right way to cook fresh pasta, and the secret to seasoning pasta sauces.

The pastry team will also demonstrate how to roll puff pastry into a flaky and delicious crostata that Nancy Silverton is famous for. After the class, sit down to a family style lunch of Mozza caprese, garganelli with ragu bolognese, aglio e olio pizzette and salume piccante with red chilies pizzette and such.

Venue: Osteria & Pizzeria Mozza, B1-42-46, Galleria Level The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands (Across the Theatre)
Date: March 26, Saturday
Time: 1-3pm
Price: $142 per person (Book here)
Class capacity: 20

Mixology: How to Set Up a World Class Cocktail Bar in Your Home by Bar Manager Rico Deang, Spago

Get tips from Spago’s cocktail artisans on building your own home bar, and learn how to create your own homemade mojitos and rum punch bowls for the next time you entertain a group of friends. After the demonstration, enjoy cocktails while you unwind at the bar at Spago, boasting views of the city and the infinity pool at Sands SkyPark.

Venue: Spago, Sands SkyPark, Tower 2, Level 57 Access from Hotel Lobby Tower 2
Date: March 26, Saturday
Time: 3-5pm
Price: $89 per person (Book here)
Class capacity: 16

Culinary: Tsumami – Japanese-inspired Bites by Chef David Myers, Adrift by David Myers

Marina Bay Sands Craft to Taste Masterclass - Adrift by David Myers - Hamachi Shabu Shabu - News by Gourmet Adventures

Get an introduction to Japanese techniques and ingredients from Celebrity Chef David Myers himself. Learn to create fun Japanese bites like hamachi shabu shabu, mizuna, ponzu dressing, marinated tuna, shiso, and wing bean-okra salad. A lunch of salads, sharing plates of Japanese appetizers and the signature French toast will be served after the class.

Read our review on Adrift here.

Venue: Adrift by David Myers, Marina Bay Sands Hotel Lobby Tower 2
Date: April 2, Saturday
Time: 10am-2pm
Price: $111 per person (Book here)
Class capacity: 30

Mixology: From Garden to Glass by Property Mixologist Lucas Swallows, Flight Bar & Lounge

Marina Bay Sands Craft to Taste Masterclass - Sky On 57 Malacca Mojito - News by Gourmet Adventures

Learn the many ways of utilizing and preserving fresh herbs, vegetables and fruits for use in your concoctions, and how to make lemongrass and mint syrup. Try your hand in muddling fruit and herbs, and sample creative cocktails such as Malacca Mojito, Ginger Raspberry Daiquiri, and the Lemongrass Spritz mocktail, all with a spectacular view from Sands SkyPark.

Venue: Flight Bar & Lounge, Sands SkyPark, Tower 1, Level 57
Date: April 2 or 9, Saturday
Time: 4-6pm
Price: $109 per person (Book here)
Class capacity: 20

Culinary: The Perfect Plateau by Executive Chef Jonathan Kinsella, db Bistro & Oyster Bar by Daniel Boulud

Marina Bay Sands Craft to Taste Masterclass - db Bistro & Oyster Bar - Seafood Platter - News by Gourmet Adventures

Get tips on how you can wow your guests with the freshest seafood and simple cooking techniques, and learn skills including cleaning and cooking seafood, making dishes such as tuna tartare, snapper ceviche, cocktail sauces and assembling the perfect plateau. Then, enjoy a lunch menu of fresh seafood, Chef Daniel Boulud’s signature giant red snapper baked in salt crust with fennel, orange and olive salata, baked alaska, madeleines and champagne.

Venue: db Bistro & Oyster Bar, B1-48, Galleria Level The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands (across from the theatre)
Date: April 2, Saturday
Time: 10am-2pm
Price: $215 per person (Book here)
Class capacity: 20

Culinary: The Combination of Thai Flavours by Head Chef Yingyod ‘Ommo’ Raktham, Long Chim by David Thompson

Learn how to cook healthy and delicious Thai food to surprise your family and friends at home. Get hands-on in the preparation and cooking of green papaya salad, green chicken curry, Prin’s noodles, and grasp the right techniques to prepping a chicken. After the demonstration, enjoy a lunch of dried prawn ginger with toasted coconut, green papaya salad, green chicken curry, minced beef with chillies, garlic and hot basil, tom tam of snapper with turmeric and a dessert of banana roti.

Venue: Long Chim, L2-02, Casino Atrium 2 Access via The Shoppes, Bay Level (L1 Lift lobby between Mulberry & Hermès Watch Boutique)
Date: April 9, Saturday
Time: 10am-2pm
Price: $165 per person (Book here)
Class capacity: 15

Mixology: Classic and Modern Cocktails by Head Bartender Anandha Ruben, Adrift by David Myers

Using the classic Negroni cocktail and the modern creation Love is Strange for demonstration, learn about the differences between classic and modern drinks and the important elements of cocktail-making – the ingredients needed and the substitutes you can use, the importance of the various techniques, and how you can make them at home with the perfect result!

Venue: Adrift by David Myers, Marina Bay Sands Hotel Lobby Tower 2
Date: April 9, Saturday
Time: 4-6pm
Price: $89 per person (Book here)
Class capacity: 30

Mar 12-Apr 9; $89-276. Craft to Taste – A Culinary & Mixology Masterclass Series by Marina Bay Sands.

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