Friday, September 30, 2011

Design A Cuisine's exclusive ladies' lunch cum Indian fashion show @ The British Club, Singapore

Design A Cuisine's consultant chef, Chef Yogesh strut his holistic stuff during an exclusive ladies' lunch at The British Club earlier this week, as part of the club's Colours of India festival 2011. It was a unique gourmet event that was capped with an Indian fashion, ladies waltzed down the runway in glittery Indian finery.

Chef Yogesh also conducted food demonstrations and chatted with guests amicably, sharing about healing cuisine and his inspiration, Guruji Poonamji.

As part of the festival, Chef Yogesh will also be conducting a talk titled Eat Your Way to Success through which listeners can understanding the deeper levels of consuming, vibrational frequency and how to lift yourself to good health and a better way of life through holistic eating.

Photos as follows:

Table Decor

Chef Yogesh speaking to guests

Table decor and even brochure

Food Demonstation

                                            Ladies in rapt attention

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Design A Cuisine's exclusive Fine Indian Dine and Wine @ The British Club, Singapore

Chef Yogesh with Singaporean celebrity, Moses Lim

Opening the night with a humorous speech!

Design A Cuisine's Chef Yogesh Arora served up a ritzy night filled with fine dine a la holistic style that was carefully paired with a selection of wines. It was an exclusive, one of a kind experience. The unique pairing of fine Indian food and range of wines delighted patrons and proved to be a hit!

Chef Yogesh opened the night with an enlightening speech about wine's actual Indian origins. Patrons were treated course after a course of wholesome, holistic Indian cuisine and delicious wines that complemented the flavours of the meal.

Chef Yogesh was also delighted to have met Asian celebrity, Moses Lim who's a well known face amongst Singaporeans, particularly for his role in popular Singaporean sitcom, Under One Roof. The event was graced by The British High Commissioner, Mr. Antony Phillipson and Indian High Commissioner, Mr. T.C.A. Raghavan.

It was successful event in which Design A Cuisine was able to prove that healthy cuisine is far from bland, and eating to heal can be more fun than you think!

Indian decor for the occasion

Chef Yogesh with Moses Lim and British Club members

Plating up with a smile!

Sitting pretty: Stuffed portobello mushroom with piquant condiments

Chickpea soup stylishly presented with a naan crouton!

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Design A Cuisine @ The British Club, Colours of India Festival 2011

Chef Yogesh is cooking up a storm at the British Club, as part of the Colours of India festival 2011.

This evening, patrons can brace themselves for an enchanting wine dinner where our holistic,healing cuisine will be paired with a selection of exquisite wines. It's an experience not to be missed!

Chef Yogesh speaks at Rotary Club event

Chef Yogesh awed members of the Rotary Club, Singapore with his enlightening talk on healing cuisine, as well as the vibrational frequency of food during a meeting on 15th September at Holiday Inn hotel, Singapore.

His talk was powerful in changing perceptions about food, and increased awareness on holistic cuisine. He was presented a token of appreciation by the President of the Rotary Club.

Photos of event:

Chef Yogesh receiving token of appreciation

With Rotary ladies

All smiles after the session

Together with other Rotary members.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Happy "Burp"day, Design A Cuisine!

Design A Cuisine celebrates its first 'burp'day on Tuesday, 13 September 2011 and we've launched a birthday special newsletter detailing the successes in the past year. We're also treating dear readers to a free holistic cooking for two. If you're interested, simply write to with Cooking Class in the subject line. Entries will be entered in a draw and the lucky winner will be contacted via email.

Take a look at the Birthday newsletter:

Design A Cuisine

Luxury Dining as Nature Intended


We are One!

For further details, please scroll below…

One-Year Anniversary Newsletter: Our Year in Review
September 13 2011
In this Year-In-Review edition

1.     Editor’s Message
2.     Win a cooking class for two!
3.     Design A Cuisine Year in Review Highlights from 2010-2011
         a.     World Gourmet Summit 2011
         b.     Cooking Demonstration, Royal Plaza on Scotts Hotel, Singapore
         c.     Founding an Indian Kitchen at the Swiss Club, SIngapore
         d.     Launch of the Design A Cuisine Cooking Class Series in Singapore
         e.     Singapore Symphony Orchestra Charity Golf Tournament at Sentosa Golf Club,Singapore
         f.      Singapore Food Festival 2011
         g.     Addressing TEDx Kuala Lumpur
         h.     Design A Cuisine in the Guinness Book of World Records
         i.      Addressing the Annual Medical Fair 2011, Singapore
         j.      Media highlights from 2010-2011
        k.      Presenting the healing benefits of holistic food at the Annual Medical Fair, Singapore
        m.     Media Highlights
4.     Upcoming Initiatives
a.     New Design A Cuisine website coming soon
b.     Presenting Colours of India at the British Club, Singapore

In This Edition

Design A Cuisine celebrates one year of operation on September 13th 2011.  Thanks to the inspiration of Guruji Sri Sri Poonamji (
, this has been a tremendous first year that has exceeded our wildest expectations.  We would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude and to those who have made it possible.  These include our friends in the media, partners in the food and beverage industry, Government partners, clients, volunteers and well-wishers in the community.We would like to say a big 

This special One-Year Anniversary edition will recap some of the highlights of the year gone by, as well as upcoming events and initiatives for Design A Cuisine.  While we are structured as a business, our work also involves informing the public about healthy and healing food choices in their daily diet.

Please join us in celebrating one year of Design A Cuisine, and its goal to bring the healthiest, tastiest food to kitchens and dining tables across Asia.  We are grateful for your continued support.

Love and Light,
The Design A Cuisine Team

Win A Free Holistic Cooking Class for Two!

We’re delighted to announce an opportunity to win a free cooking class for two with Chef Yogesh at the Design A Cuisine studio kitchen in Singapore!

Simply write to with “Cooking Class” in the subject line.  All entries will enter a random draw and our winner will be contacted via email.  All those who enter this contest will receive a free holistic recipe via email from Chef Yogesh.

Year in Review: 
Design A Cuisine at the World Gourmet Summit, Capella Hotel, Singapore

It was an honour for Design A Cuisine to be invited to display its work at the prestigious World Gourmet Summit 2011, held at the Capella Hotel Singapore. We would like to express our gratitude to Peter Knipp Holdings ( to showcase our cuisine.

 Read all the details at


 Chef Yogesh with the our works on display at the World Gourmet Summit

Year in Review:
Holistic Cooking Demonstration at the Royal Plaza on Scotts Hotel, Singapore

Singapore’s famous Carousel Restaurant at the Royal Plaza on Scotts Hotel invited Chef Yogesh to prepare a feast of holistic Indian preparations for their diners.  The event also included a holistic cooking master class for hotel patrons, which was well received.  For details, visit

Chef Yogesh presents a holistic cooking Master Class at the Royal Plaza on Scotts Hotel, Singapore

Year in Review:
Launching the Indian Kitchen at the Swiss Club, Singapore

Chef Yogesh with Swiss Club Executive Chef Frankie Yeo and General Manager Heinz Iten

Chef Yogesh also brought Design A Cuisine’s consultancy expertise to launching the Club’s Indian kitchen,which was followed by food promotion which was very well received by the members of the club. All the details at

Year in Review:
Launching the Design A Cuisine Cooking Class Series

As part of informing chefs of all skill-sets about holistic food, Design A Cuisine launched a Cooking Class Series this year, spearheaded by our Chef Yogesh.

Bringing his years of experience as Chef to heads of state and international public figures, Chef Yogesh hosted various classes at the Design A Cuisine studio kitchen, as well as at offsite partners, such as the Palate Sensations Cooking School, Swiss Club, British Club and Royal Plaza on Scotts Hotel in Singapore.

Corporate Team Building Cooking Class with management from Emerson Process Management, Palate Sensations Cooking School, Singapore


Young Professionals Cooking Class at the Design A Cuisine studio kitchen, Singapore

Year in Review:
Singapore Symphony Orchestra Charity Golf Tournament

Chef Yogesh with then Deputy Prime Minister Prof S. Jayakumar and his wife Dr. Lalitha Rajahram and Chairlady of the SSO Charity Golf Tournament Organising Committee, Mrs. Manju Vangal

It was an honour for Design A Cuisine to partner with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra to cater for the Orchestra’s charity golf tournament.  We are grateful for the continued support of the SSO and the opportunity it provided for Design A Cuisine to showcase its holistic creations to the participants.

Year in Review:
Participation in the Singapore Food Festival
The organisers of the Singapore Food Festival invited Design A Cuisine to conduct a very popular Holistic Cooking Demonstration for Festival visitors.  Numerous compliments were received on the taste and appearance of the food, with further details available at

Audience members for the Design A Cuisine Cooking Demonstration at the Singapore Food Festival


Year in Review:
Chef Yogesh Speaks at TEDx Kuala Lumpur

Chef Yogesh delivers his presentation at TEDx Kuala Lumpur

Chef Yogesh was invited to address an audience at the famous TED platform, addressing an audience at TEDx Kuala Lumpur. Chef Yogesh joined a panel of inspiring speakers to share the ancient secrets of holistic cuisine which he has learned from his Guru Sri Sri Poonamji .   For details and more photos, visit

Year in Review:
Design A Cuisine in the Guinness Book of World Records

Design A Cuisine was part of the 'World's Longest Table,' which seated 550 diners in the Little India district of Singapore.  The event was organised as part of Design A Cuisine's participation in the Singapore Food Festival 2011.

Year in Review:
Addressing the Medical Fair 2011 in Singapore

Chef Yogesh was invited to deliver a presentation on the healing benefits of holistic food at the Medical Fair 2011 in Asia.  This was a major step in Design A Cuisine’s objective to inform people about the curative and health benefits of a holistic diet.  Further details available at


Chef Yogesh receiving a commendation for his address to the Medical Health Fair 2011

Year in Review:
Media Highlights from 2010-2011


With the Vasantham Express team from MediaCorp, Singapore’s national television network

Since its formation on September 13th 2011, the work of Design A Cuisine and Chef Yogesh have regularly appeared in Singapore and Asian culinary media.  In addition to a television appearance on MediaCorp (Singapore’s national broadcasters) the likes of Elle magazine, the Business Times, Appetite Asia, HOST Magazine and Maple Leaf Times (the Canadian expat magazine in Singapore) have all carried features on Design A Cuisine and its culinary creations.  To recap all our media coverage from this past year, please visit our blog at

Upcoming Initiatives
New Design A Cuisine Website
A new website for Design A Cuisine is on the way, featuring corporate details, catering information and tasty recipes.  Check for more.

Design A Cuisine at the British Club Colours of India Festival, Singapore

Enjoy the culinary creations of Design A Cuisine at the Colours of India festival being organised by the iconic British Club in Singapore.  The festival takes place September 23-30 2011.  For further details, visit check out the information below.