Food Writer Of The Year
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Food Photographer of the Year
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Since 2001, the World Gourmet Series Awards Of Excellence (AOE), formerly known as Asian Gastronomic Awards Of Excellence, is an industry recognition programme honouring individuals and organisations, that make significant contributions to the development of the food and beverage (F&B) industry.

Over the years, more than a hundred exceptional local and regional professionals have been recognised for their hard work and dedication. Now on its 14th year, AOE will recognise and announce the 28 awardees on 5 April 2014. 

World Gourmet Series

Inaugurated in 1997 as part of Singapore Tourism Board’s initiative to establish Singapore as a culinary destination, the World Gourmet Summit (WGS) has successfully grown into a globally recognised gastronomic event – the World Gourmet Series. Encompassing a series of dazzling events such as the Awards Of Excellence and World Gourmet Summit, the World Gourmet Series has more than 140,000 guests attending over the past 18 years.

Every year, star-studded celebrity chefs arrive in Singapore to whip up delightful WGS-exclusive feast for discerning individuals who appreciate fine cuisine, great wines and unique dining experiences.

A La Carte Productions, a division of Peter Knipp Holdings Pte Ltd, is an independently-owned events company, which provides events planning, conceptualisation, and execution services. The annual gastronomic extravaganza  World Gourmet Summit held annualy, and the Awards Of Excellence, the leading and most comprehensive F&B platform in Asia, that honours professionals to excel in the industry, and promotes the appreciation of dining in Singapore and the region.
a Peter Knipp Holdings Pte Ltd is a company born out of one man’s deep desire to channel 25 years’ worth of F&B knowledge towards building a complete one-stop-solution centre for all food, beverage and hospitality concept needs. With a dedicated team of industry specialists supporting him, Peter A Knipp set out in 1996 to establish his company as a leading F&B consultancy in the region. He has worked with some of the world’s top companies to generate creative concepts like no other.
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a The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is an economic development agency for one of Singapore’s key service sectors  tourism. The mission of the board is to develop and champion tourism, so as to build the sector into a key driver of economic growth for Singapore. With its strategic tourism units covering the key purposes of visit by tourists, the STB work towards revitalising traditional segments ranging from sightseeing and attractions to business travel, as well as actively tapping into emerging segments such as healthcare and education services.