From 7 June to 28 July, ION Orchard will kick off its fifth edition of Culinary Creations where shoppers and visitors will get to excite their taste buds with an array of tantalising food selections, available exclusively at ION Orchard. Apart from scrumptious delights, there will also be a slew of multi-sensory experiences including an Instagrammable Kaleidoscopic Playhouse pop-up installation located at Level 3 and an all-new multimedia show recreated in iconic LEGO® masterpieces at ION Sky, as part of the mall’s 10th anniversary celebrations.
DINE: #10NCelebrates Exclusive and Exciting Culinary Treats
A feast for the stomach, as well as the eyes – this year’s ION Orchard Culinary Creations offers a smorgasbord of tastes, cuisines and special dishes borne out of exclusive collaborations with various brands to celebrate a decade of wonders at the mall. Satisfy sweet tooth cravings with the limited-edition ION Orchard x Awfully Chocolate ‘A Decade of Wonders’ chocolate bar inspired by ION Orchard’s 10th anniversary logo. Each chocolate bar is made of 10 symbolic ingredients – including dried raisins for good fortune, jubilant pistachios, and hazelnuts that represent an abundance of wealth and happiness, embellished with edible flowers. Only available in July, the limited-edition chocolate bar ($10) is presented in a tin with a bespoke sleeve, making it an ideal gift and souvenir to share with family and friends!
DINE: Savour a Variety of Delights at ION Orchard
Apart from these exclusive gastronomic collaborations, plenty of other flavourful options await shoppers and visitors. Homegrown bistro The Marmalade Pantry has reopened its flagship outlet at ION Orchard and features exclusive sweet new creations that were conceptualised by MasterChef Singapore runner-up Genevieve (Gen) Lee, including a Reimagined Kaya Toast, which is available for a limited time only.
Chilli crab fans will be pleased to know that JUMBO Seafood has opened its first restaurant outlet at the mall. As part of the mall’s decade celebrations, the restaurant has launched a JUMBO Chilli Crab Trio ($18.80), consisting of the new JUMBO Chilli Crab Bun, Pan Fried JUMBO Chilli Crab Bun and Chilli Crab Meat Sauce with Fried ‘Mantou’. Alternatively, savour iconic Chinese delicacies at Imperial Treasure Restaurant Group, which has more than over 50 accolades, including multiple Michelin stars and a Gold Accolade for Best Asian Restaurants in 2019.
Award-winning homegrown brand Ya Kun Kaya Toast has also reopened its store at ION Orchard at B4-49, serving traditional favourites like perfectly crisp toasts slathered with fragrant kaya and butter to early risers from 7.30am daily. To end a meal on a sweet note, shoppers can also enjoy a complimentary hot or cold dessert such as Mango Pomelo Sago, with an order of any mains such as the Braised Pork Belly with Mui Choy Rice as part of the opening treat at Hong Kong Sheng Kee Dessert.
PLAY: Immerse in Multi-Sensory Experiences at ION Orchard
From now until September, shoppers and visitors to ION Orchard will be in for two spectacular visual treats – the Kaleidoscopic Playhouse and a colourful multimedia show at ION Sky – Travel the World with LEGO® bricks!
Taking inspiration from the 10th anniversary logo, the Kaleidoscope Playhouse features a dazzling display of mirrors and lights from now till 30 September. Shoppers and visitors can stop and marvel at the brilliant burst of colours and the changing pattern of lights as they wander through a mosaic wonderland on Level 3 featuring a Wave Mirror Wall, Infinity Mirror and Pentagon Mirror Wall. Every step is a unique photo opportunity, and ION+ Rewards Members can even stand a chance to win 125 ION+ Points by sharing a photo of themselves at the pop-up on Instagram.
For LEGO® fans, they can look forward to an immersive multimedia show at ION Sky, created using assets from LEGO® Certified Store (Bricks World), a specialist LEGO store retailer in Singapore. From 14 June to 31 August, visitors can go on a multi-sensory experience and ‘trail’ a LEGO® family as they embark on an adventure around the world. Follow the family as they visit well-known global destinations by airplane and submarine, such as the iconic red Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, as well as, breathtaking scenery of various iconic places across Europe and Asia before arriving at ION Orchard. These destinations will be displayed in the form of digital LEGO® wall murals. Those who visit the show will also be able to customise their own LEGO® Minifigures at $2 (U.P $5.50) at LEGO® Certified Store (Bricks World) at L4-15 as a memento of their visit, by presenting their admission ticket to ION Sky, valid at one purchase per admission ticket.
Elsewhere in the mall, some of the brands have set up engaging experiential activities too. Pay a visit to Clarins V-Shape Studio that will be on show from 14 to 23 June at ION Station on B4, and experience a ‘depuff’ session. Following that, L’Occitane will hold a Beauty Market from 27 June to 9 July at the ION Station. At the L’Occitane Beauty Market, visitors can experience first-hand the natural and fresh ingredients that go into the brand’s products in a quaint farmer’s market setting.
Meanwhile, Bvlgari is celebrating a significant milestone too – the 20th anniversary of its iconic B.Zero1 jewellery collection. The luxury brand will introduce new versions of the signature design and these will be on show from 20 June to 15 July at the mall’s Level 1 Atrium.
EARN AND REDEEM: Exclusive Rewards
A. Clock in Daily and Be Rewarded with Membership Reward Points
From 7 June to 28 July, shoppers can earn the following ION+ Points:
i. First 1,000 members monthly with $200 spend at basement floors will earn 38 ION+ Points (worth $15 shopping voucher).
ii. First 80 members daily with $450 spend will earn 75 ION+ Points (worth $30 shopping voucher).
iii. First 80 members weekly with $1,500 spend will earn 250 ION+ Points (worth $100 shopping voucher)
iv. First 50 members monthly with $25,000 spend will earn 625 ION+ Points (worth $250 shopping voucher) and another $250 participating store voucher.
B. Exclusive Weekend Deals
On the second weekend of each month – from 14 to 16 June, and 12 to 14 July – shoppers can earn and redeem the following ION+ Points:
i. Earn 2X ION+ Points with a minimum spend of $100 at participating stores on levels 1 and 3.
On the last weekend of each month – from 28 to 30 June, and 26 to 28 July – shoppers can redeem and enjoy the following ION+ Points:
ii. First 80 members daily with $450 spend on AMEX card will earn up to 125 ION+ Points (worth $50 shopping voucher)
Please refer to the table below for the event details. For more information, please visit the ION Orchard website at http://www.ionorchard.com.