Monday, June 1, 2015

Stellar at 1-Altitude at One Raffles Place, Level 62 - $100Gourmet Dinner by CitiGroup on Friday 22 May 2015 (Part I)

The Occasion 
I had won the contest organised by $100Gourmet of CitiGroup on their Facebook in the month of May 2015. 
The Reward 
The prize reward is a pair of tickets to attend the $100Gourmet's 6 Course Dinner held at Stellar at 1-Altitude located at One Raffles Place, Level 62 on 22 May 2015, Friday. 

The Restaurant 
Stellar at 1-Altitude located at One Raffles Place Level 62.

The Organiser 
The S$100Gourmet is brought to you courtesy of Citigroup.

The Menu for The 6 Course $100Gourmet Dinner  
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The Starter 
This is the Starter (Appetiser) below** that is complimentary from the Chefs.
Core Ingredients - Red capers puree, Sauteed mushroom wrapped in bread crumbs, beet cubes, 

The First Course 
This is the Hokkaido Scallop Carbonara prepared by Chef Christopher Millar. 
Core Ingredients include - Hokkaido Scallop, Poached Quail egg, Parmesan Cream, garnished with Bacon Ash. 
Tasting NotesChef Christopher Millar pan-seared the Hokkaido Scallop on the outside, leaving the inside al dente. The result: the Hokkaido Scallop is fresh firm sweet juicy with a lightly smoky charred flavor on the outside. The Quail egg is poached just right with the egg yolk runny & gluey. The Parmesan cheese formed a smooth foam lending a light cheesy creamy flavor to the Scallop with the Bacon Ash giving a salty savoury taste to the sweet Scallop. A winning combination of flavors! 

About The Chef - Chef Christopher Millar 
I managed to capture precious moments of Chef Christopher Millar as he is preparing the next dish - the Wood Fire Cauliflower. 

Chef Christopher Millar is the Executive Chef at Stellar at 1-Altitude located at One Raffles Place, Level 62. 

Chef Christopher Millar never fails to mesmerise his ardent fans with his avant garde creative presentation of his cuisine using premium, quality seasonal produce & ingredients as well as artisanal techniques. 

Chef Christopher Millar has left lasting impression of his creative & innovative style in renowned hospitality establishments especially in the U.K. & Australia, including Windsor Hotel, Melbourne, & Pavilion on the Park, Sydney.  
Chef Christopher Millar has established a name for himself as the Chef of progressive elegance, & has won accolades & awards for his achievements in the culinary field.

His Culinary Career 
Chef Christopher Millar's culinary career includes positions at award-winning, iconic restaurants in London, Melbourne and Sydney. 
Chef Christopher Millar trained under Celebrity Chef Antony Worrall Thompson in London where he began a 7 year stint, & eventually promoted to head chef of the iconic 190 Queensgate. 
In Melbourne, he was appointed Executive Chef at the legendary Windsor Hotel, and two years later as the Executive Chef of the prestigious Pavilion on the Park in Sydney. Both restaurants were awarded one Chef’s Hat by the Age Good Food Guide and Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide respectively.  
After he left Australia he moved to Singapore in 2003 to be the Executive Chef of The Fig Leaf & Poppi at Fort Canning Singapore, achieving 10/10 un Tatler's Singapore's Best Restaurant Guide. 

In 2009 Chef Christopher Millar joined the One Rochester Group to be the Group Executive Chef, & directs the culinary Team at Stellar at 1-Altitude at One Raffles Place level 62. At 1-Altitude, Chef Christopher Millar continues to demonstrate his culinary talent and imagination by creating unique dining experiences that draw the praise and appreciation of Singapore’s gastronomes, most recent, being the all new Gastronomy menu and the upcoming Wine Lust Sunday Brunches. Chef Christopher Millar's menu bring the diner on a modern gastronomic adventure where each dish focuses on one star ingredient's flavors & textures.
With Chef Christopher Millar at the helm, 1-Altitude has received numerous awards and accolades such as ‘The Best Restaurant Concept (Western)’ for 1-Altitude from Restaurants Association of Singapore Epicurean Star Awards 2011; Stellar being one of the top three finalists for ‘Best Dining Experience’ by Singapore Service Star 2011; and Stellar winning the Singapore Tatler’s ‘Best Restaurants Guide 2011/2012’ Awards. Most recently 1-Altitude has received Wine & Dine Best Restaurants Guide 2014 & 2015** 2 Star rating for Best Roof Top Dining, National Critics Award 2014 Best Executive Chef, Chope Award 2014 Best Chef, & in 2014 named one of the 3 Krug Ambassade chefs in Singapore.

Chef Christopher Millar has helped to launch One Rochester, 1-TwentySix and Stellar, all of which were listed in The Miele Guide’s 2011/2012 list of Asia’s finest restaurants.

Stellar at 1-Altitude is located at : 
1 Raffles Place, Level 62, 
Singapore (048616)
Email :
Tel : 64380410
Opening Hours :
Monday to Friday 12.00pm to 2.00pm (Lunch)
                                6.30pm to 10.00pm (Dinner)
Saturday                  6.00pm to 10.00pm (Dinner)
Sunday                    6.00pm to 9.00pm (Dinner)

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