JAKARTA, July 26 (Bernama) -- By mid-October, food enthusiasts will have the
opportunity to enjoy some 120 Asia''s special and best cuisines from seven Asean
countries at a food hall in Singapore without having to feel doubtful whether
they are 100 per cent halal.
The food hall branded as ''One Market by Chef Wan'' will offer a stall
ambience providing quality delicious dishes in a clean environment at affordable
The food hall is branded with renowned chef, Datuk Chef Wan from Malaysia as
well as leading chefs from Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore and
Brunei to provide an array of delicacies.
Chef Wan or Redzuawan Ismail was happy that his idea of creating food
business based on the concept of a special food hall offering Asian''s best was
well-received and would be realised with Indonesia''s leading conglomerate, Lippo
One Market by Chef Wan is a strategic cooperation under the Singapore Food
Junction project which would become one of the food centres in the famed
shopping centre in the golden triangle, The Atrium which would annexed with
Plaza Singapura in Orchard Road, Singapore.
CHEF WAN-ONE MARKET 2 JAKARTA
The One Market by Chef Wan food centre was being developed with an
investment of RM20 million with an area of 18,000 sq ft.
It was designed by an architect from Indonesia and could accommodate 500
diners at one time said Chef Wan when met here on Thursday.
He was here as the invited chef of The Dharmawangsa Jakarta hotel in
conjunction with Ramadhan.
He said One Market by Chef Wan would offer food aficionadoes especially
among Muslims to enjoy all the special cuisines from several Asean countries
which they could not do so as they were served in non-halal restaurants.
"I see many Muslims desiring to taste the delicacies from countries in the
region such as Vietnam, Cambodia or Thailand but could not do so as the halal
status was doubtful.
CHEF WAN-ONE MARKET 3 (LAST) JAKARTA
"Therefore, I presented by my idea to Lippo and they were enthusiastic with
the food business," he said.
The cooperation with Lippo Corporation in the business was aimed at
garnering the communities of Asean to share their special cuisines with other
At One Market said Chef Wan, he would share knowledge with chefs from other
Asean countries to jointly develop the food business and they could demonstrate
their skills in preparing the food to customers at an open-concept food centre.
He and Lippo Corporation plan to open new businesses in Kuala Lumpur and
Jakarta in future.
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