Purple Sage, recent winner of the World Gourmet Summit and Singapore Prestige Brand Award, today elevated the culinary experience in the catering service by bringing on board Singapore’s two well-known chefs, namely, Justin Quek and Devagi Sanmugam on its panel of celebrity chefs. They were introduced at a briefing cum food tasting for the media. Clients today are looking for new culinary indulgence beyond the traditional dining experiences. Bearing these in mind, Purple Sage is able to present authentic flavours and exciting creations specially curated by Singapore’s well-known chefs for large scale events both locally as well as in the region.
Mr Alan Tan, Co-Owner and Managing Director of Purple Sage, said: “We are pleased that two of Singapore’s well-known chefs have agreed to be on our panel so that we can offer unique experiences to discerning clients. Guests at such events will be able to savour the signature dishes of these well-known chefs. This will also enable Purple Sage to stay relevant in the industry while supporting our local chefs.”
Newly-appointed Executive Chef of Purple Sage, Chief Immanuel Tee is a familiar well-known name trained in Michelin-starred restaurants. He started his culinary career at Jaan Par Andre before moving to Restaurant Andre, under the tutelage of Andre Chiang. Immanuel also worked at Le Bistrot du Summelier, Guy Savoy and Keystone and as well as at the Two Michelin-starred Pastorale Restaurant in Belgium. He will lead the 2 celebrity chefs to present a sampler of the gastronomic delights at this food tasting session.
Chef Justin Quek is one of Singapore’s celebrity chefs and he is well known for his FrancoAsian cuisine where he marries Classic French with Asian cooking technique to create culinary wonders. He was the first Singaporean to be appointed the personal chef of the French Embassy and a recipient of the first ever Chef of the Year Award by World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence.
Chef Devagi Sanmugam has over 36 years in the culinary scene. She is an accomplished chef and has published 22 cookbooks. Chef Devagi possesses the passion and culinary expertise to transform ordinary meals to the extraordinary. Guests will find her food offerings to be creative and yet retaining its authenticity.
Ms Chris Loh, Co-Owner and Creative Director of Purple Sage said: “It is our desire to provide the ultimate customer experience which is very important in hosting events successfully. At the end of each event, we hope we will be able to impress them with unique culinary experiences.”
Some of the delicacies served at the food tasting session were Black Miso Foie Gras (Daikon “Noodle”, Dashi Broth, Furikake, Pickled Shimeji Mushroom), “Fish & Chips” (Seaweed and Potato Brick Pastry, Shaved Salmon, Smoked Dill Crème, Ikura) and Hokkaido Scallop and Uni Har Gow and many more.
Chef Immanuel added: “We want to showcase the dishes specially curated for the guests with our new concepts yet retaining its authenticity; evoking fond memories of my childhood. As my extensive experience in the culinary field spans from working with renowned chefs like Andre Chiang and other Michelin-starred chefs, I hope to present the best of the best culinary creations, relive these moments by curating unique menus for our clients’ events by working with our panel of celebrity chefs.”