Eat Out with IHG Hotels & Resorts: From comfort food to local flavours

Top mixology and culinary talent from IHG Hotels & Resorts in Southeast Asia share the latest trends that are transforming how people drink and dine, and how these trends are influencing their menu creations.

To allow people to experience these trends and the latest food and drink experiences from culinary talent across Singapore, IHG One Rewards is launching a two-month-long dining promotion – Eat Out with IHG Hotels & Resorts, featuring exclusive offers at 19 participating IHG restaurants and bars in Singapore. IHG One Rewards members can enjoy limited-time menus, along with additional dining rewards from 1 May to 30 June 2023, without the need to be a hotel guest. (more info in the Appendix).

Curating every detail: How IHG Hotels & Resorts is elevating dining experiences in Southeast Asia

As the industry continues to evolve, there are several trends emerging that highlight the importance of sustainability, local ingredients, storytelling, ambiance, and aesthetics in creating a memorable food and drink experience for guests. These include:

Embracing sustainability as a necessity
Incorporating sustainable ingredients into menus is no longer just a trend, but a necessity. Leading hospitality establishments recognise this and are making a concerted effort to work with suppliers who share their commitment to sustainability. At voco Orchard Singapore, part of IHG’s premium brands portfolio, Executive Chef Shannon Batten and his team work closely with a roster of suppliers to incorporate MSC-certified seafood and carbon-neutral beef into their sustainability-minded menus.

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From L-R: Executive Pastry Chef Edwin Leow, Chef de Cuisine Marco Fregnan, Executive Chef Shannon Batten from voco Orchard Singapore


Locavores coming to the fore

There is a growing sense of community and support for local businesses and suppliers, and the desire to band together and help local communities. Diner’s preferences also lean towards locally sourced foods from the restaurant’s locality.

At the soon-to-open InterContinental Chiang Mai Mae Ping, Executive Chef Denwers Rattan’s deep understanding of local ingredients offers exciting possibilities using seasonal vegetables from the hotel’s locale and is a crucial part of designing menus that emphasise natural, sustainable food sourced from local farmers and food producers.


Mixing spirits and stories

Crafting a unique cocktail experience goes beyond just the flavours and presentation; it involves storytelling to create a more immersive experience. According to Stanislav Andruskevic, Bar and Beverage Manager at Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok, the cocktails at the hotel’s Ms.Jigger are not just drinks, but an opportunity to transport people. Each cocktail on the menu is created with a backstory, based on the past travels by Ms.Jigger, the connoisseur of curiosities, ensuring every drink has a unique story to tell.


The hotel’s narrative-led cocktail menu, ‘The Tales of Thailand’ takes guests on a sensory journey through the diverse flavour profiles of the country. The Siam Milk Punch, for instance, is a modern and local interpretation of a classic milk punch cocktail, featuring Lod Chong Nam Kathi, pandan infused rice flour droplets, served in an aromatic blend of coconut milk and palm sugar, accompanied by a glass of icy Cha Yen or Thai milk tea.



Sip on guilt-free indulgence

The cocktail scene is set to experience a major shift in 2023 as guests are increasingly seeking out low or zero alcohol options, and the demand for mocktails is on the rise. At the forefront of this trend is the Ms.Jigger at Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok and the Opus Bar collaboration at voco Orchard Singapore, set to launch in June 2023 with an exciting new range of voco-inspired cocktails.


Spice up your feed

The adage ‘you eat with your eyes first’ continues to ring true – but today, so does the camera. Guests are constantly seeking opportunities to share the exceptional creations served to them via their social media feeds. And now since the flavours can’t be shared digitally, the visual element is quintessential, now more than ever – from the glorious Sunday brunch at LUCE by David Giacomeli, to bursts of colours presented through popular afternoon tea experiences at InterContinental Singapore’s The Lobby Lounge and voco Orchard Singapore’s D9 Cakery.

For example, the latter created a sweet replica of the hotel’s mascot, Mavis, made from ivory chocolate mousse and cocoa sponge with a Yuzu curd filling for a citrusy zing, and the Opus Pot Plant – the rich chocolate genoise sponge features sea salt caramel, zesty calamansi cremeux and a hazelnut streusel and is topped with chocolate crumble, to fashion an Insta-worthy experience.


To experience the latest trends in dining and hospitality, look no further than IHG One Rewards: IHG Hotels & Resorts’ flagship loyalty programme, centred around its guests – giving them greater choice, more valuable points and richer rewards, all powered by leading technology on its new mobile app. By accumulating points earned through dining or stays, guests can redeem them for Reward Nights across 18 brands in over 6,000 hotels globally. Guests can sign up for free as a member to unlock benefits to immediately enhance their next meal or stay with IHG Hotels & Resorts.

Select dining offers at IHG restaurants and bars

*Dining offers are not limited to the list below. Please visit IHG One Rewards Dining Privileges for the full list available under the Eat Out with IHG Hotels & Resorts promotions.


Hotel name


Dining offer

Crowne Plaza Changi Airport


Weekday Tingkat Lunch


Details: Presented in humble tiffin carriers, guests will tuck into a Peranakan-inspired three-tier lunch set at Azur. Pick a main course from a selection of beef rendang, ayam pongteh, and barramundi sambal tumis. Each set also comes with nyonya chap chye and fragrant coconut rice topped with achar and a sunny side-up.


IHG One Rewards members are entitled to complimentary Peranakan desserts and beverages with every Tingkat Lunch Set ordered.


Promotional period: Now till 30 June


For more information:

Holiday Inn Singapore Little India

Blue Jasmine

All Day Happy Hour


Details: IHG One Rewards members who dine in at Blue Jasmine are entitled to SGD $10++ all day happy hour promotion.


Promotional period: 1 May to 30 June 2023 (valid from 6am to 10.30pm)


For more information:

Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong

Baba Chews Bar and Eatery, Rooftop88

Seasonal Binchotan Menu


Details: IHG One Rewards members who dine at Baba Chews Bar and Eatery, and Rooftop88, are entitled to a 20% off a seasonal binchotan menu.


Promotional period: 1 till 31 May 2023


For more information:


InterContinental Singapore

Man Fu Yuan

Rice Dumplings and Dragon Boat Festival Promotion


Details: Celebrate the time-honoured traditions of the Dragon Boat Festival with a selection of seven artisanal rice dumplings inclusive of four new flavours, along with two gift bundle sets to commemorate the festivities. Every order of five dumplings includes an elegantly-designed pyramid box specially created to replicate the experience of unveiling the treasures within.


IHG One Rewards members are entitled to a 15% discount on the promotion (25% discount for early birds).


Promotional period: 25% Early bird promotion (1 May to 21 May); 15% Regular promotion (22 May to 22 June)


For more information:

voco Orchard Singapore  

Opus Grill & Bar

Champagne & Prosecco Package for Sunday Champagne Brunch


Details: IHG One Rewards members who dine at Opus Bar & Grill are entitled to 25% off Champagne and Prosecco packages for Sunday Champagne Brunch.  


Promotional period: Now till 30 June 2023


For more information:

D9 Cakery

voco Floral-Inspired Afternoon Tea

Details: Enjoy 20% off an unforgettable floral-inspired afternoon tea filled with hand-crafted artisanal treats and bottomless champagne.


Promotional period: Now till 30 June 2023


For more information:



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