Singapore, 16 May 2014 – Come 5 June 2014, Clarke Quay will present its first-ever pop-up dining event at an undisclosed location within its premises. The “invite-only” affair aims to showcase Clarke Quay as a premier gourmet destination and will bring together 15 F&B establishments to conceptualise an extraordinary gourmet journey featuring a 10-course degustation menu. Guests can look forward to an impressive menu and thrilling surprises, including the dinner’s secret location, which will only be unveiled on 5 June upon their arrival at Clarke Quay.
The event, billed as a food lover’s ultimate delight, will feature a number of top restaurants at Clarke Quay, which will present their signature dishes alongside partnering beverage and lifestyle partners. Participating establishments include Beer Market, Bushells, Boss BarBQ, Fern & Kiwi, Fremantle Seafood Market, IndoChine, Kuro, Peony Jade, Pint & Curries, Quayside Seafood, RAS, Shiraz, The Pumproom, tcc – The Connoisseur Concerto and Tomo Izakaya.
A 10-course wine-pairing degustation menu will be served in a highly memorable atmospheric setting at a dining pavilion featuring the “Midsummer Night’s Dream” theme with a modern twist. A special guest appearance by The Flow Boys, the renowned international mixologists, as well as other pampering treats and prizes are will also be part of the programme line-up.
Ms Tanya Fum, Centre Manager for Clarke Quay said, “As one of Singapore’s most popular F&B and entertainment destinations, Clarke Quay is synonymous with good food, drinks and company. We are thus pleased to present ‘A Midsummer Night’s Feast’ – a fun and surprising dining event highlighting our diverse range of gastronomic delights, that will reinforce Clarke Quay as the choice venue to wine, dine and have a good time.”
“A Midsummer Night’s Feast” will kickstart Clarke Quay’s “Unexpected Gourmet Series”, which will return as an annual event with bigger public participation next year.
About Clarke Quay (www.clarkequay.com.sg)
Located along the iconic Singapore River, Clarke Quay sits on a historical commercial site dating back to the 19th Century. Today, Clarke Quay has been boldly restored and refurbished into five beautiful waterfront godowns under a climate controlled canopy lit by coloured lighting, creating a modern and cosmopolitan ambience amidst the tradition and history. On its premises is an amazing array of over 60 distinctive F&B, entertainment, retail and lifestyle outlets. Find the city’s trendiest nightspots and cuisine from across the globe, all at Clarke Quay- the Soul of the City. Visitwww.clarkequay.com.sg for the latest F&B and Entertainment Promotions.
About CapitaMalls Asia (www.capitamallsasia.com)
CapitaMalls Asia Limited is one of the largest listed shopping mall developers, owners and managers in Asia by total property value of assets and geographic reach. CapitaMalls Asia has an integrated shopping mall business model encompassing retail real estate investment, development, mall operations, asset management and fund management capabilities. It has interests in and manages a pan-Asian portfolio of 97 shopping malls across 51 cities in the five countries of Singapore, China, Malaysia, Japan and India, with a total property value of approximately S$29.4 billion and a total GFA of approximately 87.4 million sq ft.
Shopping malls in the portfolio include ION Orchard and Plaza Singapura – which are located in one of the world’s most famous shopping streets, Orchard Road – Raffles City Singapore and Clarke Quay in Singapore. Our landmark shopping malls in China are CapitaMall Crystal in Beijing; Hongkou Plaza in Shanghai and Raffles City Shanghai; and CapitaMall Jinniu in Chengdu. The portfolio also includes Gurney Plaza in Penang, Malaysia; Vivit Square in Tokyo, Japan; as well as Forum Value Mall in Bangalore, India.
CapitaMalls Asia’s principal business strategy is to invest in, develop and manage a diversified portfolio of real estate used primarily for retail purposes in Asia, and to strengthen its market position as a leading developer, owner and manager of shopping malls in Asia.
About CapitaMall Trust (http://www.capitamall.com)
CMT is the first Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) listed on Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX-ST) in July 2002. CMT is also the largest REIT by asset size, approximately S$9.7 billion and by market capitalisation, S$6.0 billion (as at 30 March 2012) in Singapore. CMT has been assigned an "A2" rating by Moody's Investors Service. The "A2" rating is the highest rating assigned to a Singapore REIT.
CMT owns and invests in quality income-producing assets which are used, or predominantly used, for retail purposes primarily in Singapore. As at 31 March 2012, CMT's portfolio comprised a diverse list of approximately 2,500 leases with local and international retailers and achieved a committed occupancy of 96.4%. CMT's 16 quality retail properties, which are strategically located in the suburban areas and Downtown Core of Singapore, include Tampines Mall, Junction 8, Funan DigitaLife Mall, IMM Building, Plaza Singapura, Bugis Junction, Sembawang Shopping Centre, JCube, Hougang Plaza, Raffles City Singapore (40.0% interest), Lot One Shoppers’ Mall, Bukit Panjang Plaza, Rivervale Mall, The Atrium@Orchard, Clarke Quay and Bugis+ (formerly known as Iluma). CMT also owns 122.7 million units in CapitaRetail China Trust, the first China shopping mall REIT listed on SGX-ST in December 2006.
In May 2011, CMT took a 30.0% stake in a joint venture to develop a prime land parcel at Jurong Gateway named Westgate, marking its first foray into greenfield developments.
CMT is managed by an external manager, CapitaMall Trust Management Limited, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CapitaMalls Asia Limited, one of Asia’s largest listed shopping mall developers, owners and managers.