Marina Bay Sands Unveils Six Celebrity Chef Restaurants

Six internationally recognized, award-winning celebrity chefs are lined up to create culinary magic at Marina Bay Sands with their first restaurants in Singapore, elevating the Republic’s dining scene to the global stage.

These world-renowned chefs represent the Who’s Who in the culinary world today – Mario Batali (New York), Daniel Boulud (New York), Wolfgang Puck (Los Angeles), Santi Santamaria (Barcelona), Guy Savoy (Paris) and Tetsuya Wakuda (Sydney).

The celebrated chefs will draw inspiration from the kitchens of their own restaurants in Spain, France, Australia and the United States, while creating menus that incorporate regional products and local produce. Nestled on the mezzanine level of the casino, the restaurants of chefs Santi Santamaria, Guy Savoy and Tetsuya Wakuda will offer a refined, sophisticated dining experience based upon their individual culinary styles that have been honed for years.

Culinary giants Mario Batali, Daniel Boulud and Wolfgang Puck will launch their hugely successful, highly regarded signature restaurants that will single-handedly elevate Singapore’s culinary scene overnight. These restaurants are situated near Marina Bay Sands Theatres.

“Singapore will become the culinary epicenter of Asia. The quality of these six chefs will make Marina Bay Sands a dining experience that is beyond comparison,” said Mr. Thomas Arasi, CEO and President of Marina Bay Sands.

Each of the six chefs is personally involved in the concepts, menus, and interior design of the six different restaurants. Each chef will bring to Singapore experienced members from his own restaurant and will develop a new generation of local chefs as they work alongside the industry’s best.

“The quality of the these renowned chefs, coupled with their artistry and international standing, will put Singapore on the world gourmet map as we celebrate glorious food and great wine in one of the most spectacular settings at Marina Bay Sands,” said Mr. Arasi.

In addition to the six celebrity chef restaurants which are finalizing details of their operations here, Marina Bay Sands will run several other signature restaurants that will be unveiled in the coming months.

When completed, Marina Bay Sands will feature large and flexible convention and exhibition facilities, approximately 2,500 luxury hotel rooms, the breathtaking rooftop Sands SkyPark, a museum, Las Vegas style gaming, the Paiza Club for premium players, theatres, entertainment, an outdoor event plaza, and unparalleled shopping and dining.

What the chefs say:

"We hope to bring our unique take on both traditional and modern Italian culture, lifestyle and cooking to the heart of the most important city in Asia and we look forward to learning much from the locals about their fascinating culture and food. This is, without a doubt, the most exciting project I have ever been involved with and I look forward to many years of collaboration." – Chef Mario Batali

"I've had the privilege of traveling to Singapore and enjoyed some incredible meals by local chefs. It’s a superb city where I discovered a culture with a love of food from every corner of the world. Singapore is a wonderful place for me to create a restaurant in partnership with Las Vegas Sands and the international community of chefs they are bringing together. The Marina Bay Sands will be a great addition to a place that is already a dining destination." – Chef Daniel Boulud

"It’s an honor to open my first restaurant in Singapore, in the city’s most memorable and iconic location. We are eager to create an unforgettable dining experience with the launch of CUT, our first overseas version of the American steakhouse. With its modern menu, we’re offering something new and exciting to local residents and visitors." – Chef Wolfgang Puck

"Through poetry, human beings express the most profound reasoning of our beings. To experience the world, we need to travel with our minds open, free from baggage. As chefs, we ask ourselves if there’s such a thing as culinary poetry. We hope that together, we can find it. I want to delight the senses and
awaken emotional memories with a cuisine of wisdom." – Chef Santi Santamaria

"Cuisine is the art of instantaneously turning produce suffused with history into happiness." – Chef Guy Savoy

"I am delighted to be opening at Marina Bay Sands, to bring the flavour of my Sydney restaurant to Singapore’s vibrant and international community." - Chef Tetsuya Wakuda