Discover Singapore: Guest Chef Bring Authentic Peranakan Cuisine to Fiji

Chef Alvin brings vibrant Singaporean flavours to the resort in July, offering a unique gastronomic journey with traditional and contemporary Peranakan dishes at InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa.

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3rd July 2023 (Natadola, Fiji): InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa is delighted to announce the arrival of acclaimed guest chef Alvin Leong from Crowne Plaza Changi Airport.

Chef Alvin is a professional chef, food/ restaurant concept designer, recipe creator, creative menu set-up expert and brand ambassador. He will be showcasing his culinary expertise and bringing the vibrant flavours of Singaporean cuisine to the resort throughout the month of July. This exciting collaboration promises to take guests on a unique gastronomic journey, offering a tantalising fusion of traditional and contemporary Peranakan dishes.

As part of the dining experience, guests will have the opportunity to indulge in the flavours of Singapore through a variety of unique offerings.

The Kama Lounge & Bar will be transformed into a bustling street-style hawker food destination, featuring pop-up stalls that showcase beloved Singaporean delicacies. From savoury satay skewers to aromatic pastry shells, guests can immerse themselves in Singapore’s vibrant street food scene without leaving the resort.

Additionally, Sanasana Restaurant will host weekly buffets curated by Chef Alvin, where guests can savour an array of Peranakan specialities and traditional dishes. The buffet will provide an excellent opportunity for diners to explore the diverse flavours and textures of Singaporean cuisine in a relaxed and elegant setting.

"We are honoured to welcome Chef Alvin Leong to InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa. His expertise and passion for Peranakan cuisine align perfectly with our commitment to offering guests extraordinary dining experiences,” commented Lachlan Walker, Area General – South Pacific, IHG Hotels & Resorts. “We believe that the fusion of Singaporean flavours and Fijian hospitality will create an unforgettable culinary experience for our guests.

Peranakan cuisine, also known as Straits Chinese or Nyonya cuisine, is a delightful blend of Chinese, Malay, and Indonesian influences. Renowned for its complex flavours and vibrant presentation, it is a testament to the rich cultural heritage of Singapore. Chef Alvin, with his extensive experience and passion for culinary innovation, will recreate these authentic Peranakan flavours using locally sourced ingredients to ensure a true taste of Singapore in the heart of Fiji.

The Discover Singapore dining experience with guest chef Alvin Leong will be available throughout the month of July at InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa. Learn more at


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About the InterContinental Fiji Resort and Spa: 55-minutes from Nadi International Airport, an iconic luxury resort on beautiful Natadola Bay, InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa is designed to treat guests to an exclusive outer island experience on the mainland. Spread across 35 acres of tropical manicured landscapes, the Resort offers the facilities and services expected of a luxury international resort, including a luxury spa, three pools, a dive pool, an on-site dive centre, three restaurants & two bars, recreation and beach activities centre, volleyball, gym, and fitness centre and 18-hole championship golf course.

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