Your chance to join 50 Best chefs Gaggan Anand, Rasmus Kofoed, Virgilio Martínez and Pía León to discover the secrets behind their signature dishes

Mark Sansom - 30/05/2019

As one of the main events of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants program in Singapore, the Masterclasses will offer exclusive up-close access to three top chefs on Sunday, 23rd June, at Marina Bay Sands. Each chef will prepare the plates that made their name and reveal the thought process behind their conception. See below for more information and to book tickets.

Rasmus Kofoed, Geranium, Denmark
9.45am – 11.15am, Marina Bay Sands, Hall A

Marbled hake, caviar and buttermilk from Geranium and Kofoed

Currently ranked No.19 in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, Kofoed’s Copenhagen restaurant has taken Scandinavian cuisine to a new level. Majoring in innovative seafood cookery, the dishes at Geranium toy with diners’ interpretation of the norm and always deliver in their flavour. This is your opportunity to get inside the mind of a master.

On Kofoed’s menu

1) King crab, milk and juice from fermented carrots and sea buckthorn

2) "Razor clam" with minerals and sour cream

3) Smoked cream cheese, oysters and nettles

4) Scallop "Red Stones" and horseradish

5) Celeriac, dried mussels, söl and juice from smoked yogurt

6) "Marbled" hake, caviar & buttermilk

7) Trout with aroma from juniper & trout with cockles, radish & lemon verbena

8) Crispy Fjord shrimp, truffle seaweed & pickled elderflowers

Tickets S$150. Get them before they sell out

Virgilio Martínez and Pía León, Central, Peru
12pm – 1.30pm, Marina Bay Sands, Hall A

Cosecha de Costa from Central and Martínez 

Martínez and León are the brains behind Central, the three-time winner of Latin America’s Best Restaurant and current No.5 in The World's 50 Best list. Their original take on Peruvian cuisine takes into account elevation, topography and idiosyncratic ecosystems across their home country as their menu whisks diners on an extraordinary journey from the sea to land and mountains. This intimate class introduces guests to the dishes that brought them to fame.

On Martínez and León’s menu

1) Tubers in huatia

2) Pachamanca broth

3) Whole Amazonian fish

Tickets S$150. Get them before they sell out

Gaggan Anand, Gaggan, Thailand
2.15pm – 3.45pm, Marina Bay Sands, Hall A

Anand and his iconic dish, Lick it Up

Recently, Anand announced that that he will be closing his Bangkok restaurant in June 2020, so this Masterclass marks one of the last opportunities to try dishes from the menu. The eponymous Gaggan has won The Best Restaurant in Asia a record four times and its emoji-defined menu is now legendary the world over. Join him on his exploration of Indian cuisine that marries space-age technique with centuries-old tradition.

On Anand’s menu

1) Lick it up

2) Ghewar of petit pois

Tickets S$150. Get them before they sell out

50 Best Masterclasses will take place on the morning and afternoon of Sunday, 23rd June, at Marina Bay Sands. Tickets are priced from S$150 and are available at

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