Hilton Singapore Supports Sustainable Seafood Festival

Two Hilton Singapore restaurants collaborate with WWF-Singapore to raise awareness on sustainable seafood

This information originated in American English.

April 14, 2014

SINGAPORE - Hilton Singapore today announced that two of its restaurants, the award-winning Italian restaurant Il Cielo and Glow Juice Bar & Café, will be participating in the Sustainable Seafood Festival which takes place from June 8 to 15, 2014. Organized by WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) Singapore, this week-long festival brings on board some of Singapore's most popular restaurants, hotels and supermarkets to collectively raise awareness and promote sustainable seafood options to the general populace.

"This festival presents a great opportunity for people to learn about the importance of making sustainable seafood choices while enjoying our chefs' exceptional culinary talents," Peter Webster, general manager, Hilton Singapore. "This meaningful participation is one of the ways the hotel supports the Living Sustainably pillar of Hilton Worldwide's corporate responsibility strategy, Travel with Purpose TM."

Elaine Tan, CEO, WWF-Singapore said: "Hilton Worldwide's recent announcement that it has ceased serving shark fin across all its Asia Pacific properties is a significant step forward for the sustainable seafood movement. We are pleased to welcome a committed partner like Hilton Singapore to be part of our inaugural Sustainable Seafood Festival. Together, the industry and consumers can make a collective step to promote seafood sustainability and ensure a healthy ocean for our future generations."

Guided by WWF-Singapore, the restaurant chefs created special promotional menus using Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)-certified sustainable seafood items.Recommended dishes from il Cielo include Salmon Tartare served with Watermelon, Marjoram and Raspberries Vinaigrette; Creamed Atlantic Cod Fish served with Polenta and Chanterelle mushrooms; Lemon Tagliolini served with Prawns and Light Peperoncino and Hake fillet with fresh Arrabbiata sauce. The à la carte menu is priced from S$33 per dish.Glow Juice Bar & Café's wholesome menu for the festival features Asian-style Herbs and Scallops Soup; Australian King Prawns served with Mango Salad and Palm Sugar and Grilled Australian Farmed Chilean Sea Bass served with Polenta Cake in Teriyaki Sauce. The à la carte menu is priced from S$18 per dish. All prices printed herein are subject to prevailing government tax and service charge.

il CieloOpening hours:
Lunch 12noon - 2.30pm Mondays - Fridays
Dinner 7pm - 10.30pm Mondays - Sundays
For reservations, call +65 6730 3395 or email ilcielo@hilton.com

Glow Juice Bar & CaféOpening Hours:
Monday to Saturday 11:00am - 6:00pm
For reservations, call +65 6730 3397 or email sinhi.glow@hilton.com

About Hilton Singapore
Hilton Singapore is an institution in Singapore's hospitality scene, being among the first international hotels to bring its trademark level of service excellence and culinary innovation to the city-state. Located in the heart of fashionable Orchard Road, the city's most popular shopping and dining district, the 421-room hotel is a superb venue for both the business and leisure clientele. The stylish, contemporary rooms and suites offer modern amenities and equipped with WiFi capabilities. The hotel also offers guests quality dining experience in its award-winning restaurants. The hotel's central location makes it an ideal choice for meetings and conferences. The Grand Ballroom can accommodate up to 550 guests and a further 11 function rooms all fully equipped with advanced multimedia equipment, provide options for events and meetings of any nature.

About World Wide Fund for Nature
WWF - World Wide Fund for Nature is the world's largest and most respected independent conservation organisations, with almost five million supporters and a global network active in more than 100 countries. WWF's mission is to stop the degradation of the planet's natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature, by conserving the world's biological diversity, ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable, and promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption. In 2010, WWF-Singapore started the Sustainable Seafood Programme with the release of a pocket-size WWF's Singapore Seafood Guide to help consumers and businesses choose seafood from sustainable sources that are fished and farmed responsibly. The guide uses a simple traffic light system: GREEN - recommended eating choice; YELLOW - only eat occasionally; and RED - avoid eating. Over 250,000 copies of the guide has been distributed across Singapore and is available as a free download on wwf.sg.

Contact

Cindy Wong
Hilton Singapore
+65 6730 3204
cindy.wong@hilton.com

Stephanie Lee
Hilton Singapore
+65 67372233 ext 6003
stephanie.lee3@hilton.com

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