Why did Andre close in Singapore?

Running a Michelin-starred restaurant is a tough business. Many end in failure. So, chef and Phaidon author André Chiang has surprised Asia’s gourmets by announcing plans to close Restaurant ANDRE in Singapore not due to financial collapse or culinary disaster, but instead because of its sheer faultlessness.

What happened to Andre restaurant?

Closure. On 10 October 2017, Chiang announced that he will be closing Restaurant André with its last service on 14 February 2018. He will also be returning his Michelin stars and requested not to be included in the 2018 edition of the Michelin Guide Singapore. The restaurant closed on 15 February 2018.

How many Michelin stars does Andre Chiang have?

two Michelin stars
In 2016, Restaurant André was awarded two Michelin stars.

Why did Andre Close Restaurant Andre?

Andre Chiang on closing his two-Michelin-starred restaurant: Time to move on and pursue other passions.

Is Andre Chiang still married?

Who is chef André’s wife? Chef André is married to Sudarampai Chiang. The couple tied the knot in 2006 after knowing each other for just three months.

Who owns Raw?

chef André Chiang
What is RAW? Opened in late 2014, RAW is the newest restaurant of Taiwanese-born chef André Chiang. In less than four years, it’s become one of Taipei’s hottest restaurants, praised equally for its striking interiors as it is for its innovative tasting menus.

Who took over Andre restaurant?

Called Zén, the Nordic fine-dining restaurant takes over the premises vacated by Restaurant Andre. Three-Michelin-starred Nordic restaurant Frantzén in Sweden will open a sister restaurant in Singapore come 21 November.

Why do Michelin star restaurants close?

When fine dining chefs close their acclaimed restaurants, it’s often to focus on other projects and frequently, as is the case for Gaggan and García, the next restaurant is more casual. “People are looking at value differently.

Who is Andre in Fawlty Towers?

André Maranne
André Maranne, who portrayed Sgt. François Chevalier in six Pink Panther movies over two decades and a French chef who prepares duck in a beloved episode of Fawlty Towers, died April 12, The Times of London reported.

What hotel was used in Fawlty Towers?

the Gleneagles Hotel
The hotel that inspired Fawlty Towers is to be knocked down and replaced with retirement flats. John Cleese based the TV sitcom on the Gleneagles Hotel in Torquay after staying there with the Monty Python team in 1973. Churchill Retirement Living will convert the site after its plans were approved by Torbay Council.

Does Wiz Khalifa own raw?

Khalifa, 26, has teamed up with bosses at leading smoking accessories firm Raw to develop the company’s first celebrity-branded product, ‘Classic Khalifa: The Wiz Pack’, reported Contactmusic. “I’m really excited to have my own line of papers with Raw.