JAAN Awarded One Star In The Michelin Guide Singapore 2018

Blogged by @Joehairie 
For JAAN and Swissôtel The Stamford Singapore

Chef Kirk Westaway

JAAN  announces menu evolution from Modern European to ‘Reinventing British’ 
(Featured image: L-R: Head Sommelier Celine Chatte; Chef de Cuisine Kirk Westaway; Restaurant Manager Simone Macri. Above image:  Chef Kirk Westaway)

JAAN restaurant has retained its coveted Michelin star, celebrating three consecutive years of recognition since Singapore’s inaugural list in 2016. Announced last night at Michelin Guide Singapore’s prestigious award ceremony at Resorts World Sentosa, the accolade is a well-deserved testament to the restaurant’s consistent delivery of exceptional dining experiences and Head Chef Kirk Westaway’s unyielding passion towards elevating JAAN’s every fine creation.

English Garden

English Garden

Accompanying the news of this proud achievement, JAAN unveils today a brand new Summer menu with a refreshed culinary direction – ‘Reinventing British’. Shaped by seasonality, a key philosophy through the years, the new menu showcases British gastronomy reinterpreted through a modern and innovative culinary lens.

Cod with Summer Vegetables

Cod with Summer Vegetables

Inspired by his hometown and longstanding passions, Chef Kirk’s new menu highlights expertly sourced, premium, hand-picked ingredients that are reminiscent of his fondest English memories, such as fresh seafood, strawberries and cream, and colourful salads. From the indulgent Devon Cheddar Cheese Buckwheat Pancake and the Scottish Scallops; to the Devon Cream Tea or the Strawberry Cheesecake dessert, diners at JAAN will be able to enjoy the exquisite taste of Britain, being continuously reinvented, here in Singapore.

King Crab Heirloom Tomato

King Crab Heirloom Tomato

“It’s an honour to retain our Michelin Star and be part of Singapore’s most prestigious list of gourmet restaurants. The rest of 2018 is set to be even more exciting for JAAN as we celebrate our new menu approach, ‘Reinventing British’. We have a strong and tight-knit kitchen team who are all equally passionate to ensure that JAAN continues to evolve as one of the best dining experiences in Singapore. I’ve always wanted to give our guests a modern, experiential version of British dining that hasn’t been done before.” shares Kirk Westaway, Head Chef, JAAN.

Strawberry and Marscapone

Strawberry and Mascarpone

As JAAN continues to develop its British-inspired menu through the seasons, guests will be able to enjoy Chef Kirk’s unwavering dedication to offer each diner an unforgettable epicurean journey. Serving the best produce daily, along with a stellar wine and Champagne selection and impeccable personal service, dining at JAAN brings an all-encompassing, exceptional gastronomic experience.

JAAN’s new Summer menu will launch 26th July 2018.

 

About JAAN
JAAN is an internationally celebrated restaurant on the highest floor of the iconic Swissôtel The Stamford in Singapore. Helmed by Head Chef Kirk Westaway, the establishment is a pioneering gastronomic platform with a reputation for handpicking exceptional culinary talents and delivering a creative, refined dining experience.

Born in South West Britain, Chef Kirk has shaped JAAN’s offering over the course of his three years as Head Chef by channelling his deeply rooted passion for natural flavours that are reminiscent of his childhood in England. Applying the philosophy ’Reinventing British’, his perpetually evolving menu embodies a seasonal philosophy to showcase British dining in a modern, refreshing light.

From developing his culinary direction and selecting the world’s best gourmet suppliers to personalising bespoke tableware and curating specially designed furniture, these subtle shifts in the entire dining experience over the last three years have culminated in Chef Kirk and his team moving towards a stronger emphasis on ‘Reinventing British’.

The restaurant seats 40 guests in a sophisticated interior that features curated furniture and a stunning Murano crystal and silver free-form chandelier that spans the entire length of the ceiling. JAAN’s dining experience is further enhanced by the breath-taking view of Singapore’s scenic landscape as well as the truly exquisite culinary service experience that have become the hallmark of this multi-award winning restaurant.

JAAN features an elegant private dining room that can be made for exclusive use for events through prior reservation, or opened up as an extension to the restaurant space. The room accommodates up to 8 guests for a truly exceptional destination dining experience.

Meaning “bowl” in Cambodian, JAAN served mixed bowls comprising of grains, sprouts, vegetables, meats and fishes when it first opened. Since then, its cuisine style has evolved under the leadership of various international chefs.

 

Level 70, Equinox Complex, Swissôtel The Stamford,
2 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178882
Contact/Reservations : +65 6837 3322
jaan.bookings@swissotel.com

Opening Hours
Lunch:
Monday to Saturday: 12.00 – 14.30 (last seating 1.15pm and last order
1.30pm)
Sunday and public holidays: closed
Dinner:
Monday to Saturday: 19.00 – 22.30 (last seating 8.45pm and last order
9.00pm)
Sunday and public holidays: closed
Capacity: 40 pax
Cuisine: Reinventing British

Menus and Prices
Lunch (Monday to Friday)
4-course set menu – S$98++
5-course set menu – S$128++ (Vegetarian option available)
6-course set menu – $158++
3 glasses wine pairing at $68++/ 5 glasses wine pairing at $98++
Lunch (Saturday and eve of public holiday)
5-course set menu – S$138++ (Vegetarian option available)
6-course set menu – $158++ (Vegetarian option available)
3 glasses wine pairing at $68++/ 5 glasses wine pairing at $98++
Dinner
8-course set menu – S$268++ (Vegetarian option available)
8 glasses wine pairing at $220++

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