World Gourmet Summit (WGS) is an international gastronomic extravaganza organised by A La Carte Productions Pte Ltd (a subsidiary of Peter Knipp Holdings Pte Ltd) and supported by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB). An annual epicurean festival that showcases the intricate craftsmanship of prestigious chefs; it is also an exposition of the internationally acclaimed vintners. Encompassing a series of dazzling events like the gourmet golf experience, vintner dinners and special themed and celebrity dinners, it is a gourmet spectacular specially crafted for the discerning individual who appreciates great wines and fine cuisines.
World Gourmet Series
Inaugurated in 1997 as part of Singapore Tourism Board’s initiative to establish Singapore as a culinary destination, the World Gourmet Summit has successfully grown into a globally recognised gastronomic event – World Gourmet Series. Encompassing a series of dazzling events such as the Wine & Restaurant Experience, Awards Of Excellence and World Gourmet Summit, the World Gourmet Series has more than 140,000 guests attending over the 15 years.
Every year, a constellation of stars of the culinary world arrives at our Singapore shores and whip up delicious, delightful, delectable and desirable cuisine for discerning individuals who appreciate fine cuisine, great wines and unique dining experiences.
A La Carte Productions Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Peter Knipp Holdings Pte Ltd, is an independently owned events company, which provides events planning, conceptualisation, and execution services. The annual gastronomic extravaganza - World Gourmet Summit held in April each year, and the Awards Of Excellence, the leading and most comprehensive F&B platform in Asia, which recognises and motivates talents to excel in the F&B industry and promotes the appreciation of dining in Singapore and the region.
Peter Knipp Holdings Pte Ltd is a company born out of one man’s deep desire to channel 25 years’ worth of food and beverage knowledge towards building a complete one-stop solution centre for all food, beverage and hospitality concept needs With a dedicated team of industry specialists supporting him, Peter A Knipp set out in 1996 to establish his company as a leading Food & Beverages (F&B) consultancy in the region and has since worked with some of the world’s top companies to generate creative concepts like no other.
The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is an economic development agency for one of Singapore’s key service sectors - tourism. The mission of the board is to develop and champion tourism, so as to build the sector into a key driver of economic growth for Singapore. With its strategic tourism units covering the key purposes of visit by tourists, the STB will work towards revitalising traditional segments ranging from sightseeing and attractions to business travel, as well as actively tap into emerging segments such as healthcare and education services.