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Embark on a Culinary Journey Through Singapore's Heritage Cuisines at Colony, a New Buffet Restaurant in Marina Bay

SINGAPORE -- (Marketwired) -- Nov 02, 2015 -- Colony, a new buffet restaurant located on level three of The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, is now open.

Colony alludes to the seafarious voyage that the British took to travel to the East Indies for trade and commerce in the late eighteenth century. An essence of urban living, the elegant British-colonial charm of the buffet restaurant is characterized by an eclectic mix of vintage and custom-made furniture featuring tartan and houndstooth prints, alongside touches of modernity, while old maps, photographs and postcards adorn the walls and partitions, evoking the nostalgia of a bygone era.

Eight different conservatory kitchens, helmed by 'live' culinary showmanship, detail a food narrative of the culinary journey and heritage that transformed Singapore, which gave its cuisine a sense of identity. Incorporating various cooking techniques, each 'live' kitchen showcases the best of Chinese, Indian, Indonesian, Malaysian, Western and local dishes, bringing diners on a culinary journey through Singapore's heritage cuisines.

1. The Ice Bar - A variety of crustaceans on ice, salads, cold cuts and cheeses
Highlights: King crab legs, half shell scallops, black mussels and poached 'live' prawns

2. The Grill & Rotisserie - A selection of Western and Asian meats grilled to perfection
Highlights: Beef wellington, sop buntut (Indonesian oxtail soup), Iberico suckling pig with Balinese spices, beer battered cod fillet, beef and stout stew, and grilled satay

3. The Steam Basket - Asian noodles, soups and other steamed delights
Highlights: Colony laksa with homemade lobster ball, hand-pulled noodles with supreme chicken broth and an assortment of dim sum such as scallop dumplings and xiao long bao

4. The Wok - Local wok-fried delicacies
Highlights: Singapore chilli crab and seafood fried rice with XO sauce

5. The Tandoor - Indian meats, seafood and breads cooked in a traditional Tandoor oven
Highlights: Roti prata, idly, prawn kali mirchi, lasooni lamb steak, and assorted naans

6. The Fruit Stall - An assortment of whole fruits and fresh pressed fruit juices
Highlight: The "Juice of the Day"

7. The Patisserie* - A decadent selection of sweet treats
Highlights: Assorted Nonya kueh, bread and butter pudding, artisan tea chocolates and ice cream flavors such as earl grey and gula melaka

8. The Bakery* - Freshly baked breads, pastries and sandwiches
Highlights: The Upper Crust -- a new pastry creation comprised of a cookie crust and muffin base. It is available in four different flavors such as coconut raisin cookie crust with pandan coconut kaya muffin, and sesame cookie crust with orange cream cheese muffin.

*Select items such as cakes, artisan chocolates and pastries are available for take away at both The Patisserie and The Bakery, from 11.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. daily.

In the afternoons, entertain family and friends at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore over a traditional British-style three-tier afternoon tea set in Colony, a treat that English high society similarly enjoyed back in the early 19th century. At Colony, the afternoon tea experience is elevated with the addition of a flute of Moët & Chandon Brut Imperial Champagne served from a magnum.

Wind down in the evenings by opting to enjoy a personalized table-side experience where Colony's resident mixologist will handcraft specialty cocktails such as, "Long Journey", "Bengal Brew" and "Governor's Invitation", concocted to mirror the passage taken from Great Britain to the East Indies (Available from SGD 22 per glass).

On Sundays, bask in the convivial atmosphere at Colony, where an extensive vintage champagne brunch, coupled with unlimited servings of the best of Singapore's heritage cuisines, awaits.


Restaurant Information

Chef de Cuisine: Leo Kee Meng
Restaurant Manager: Lewis Quinn
Dress Code: Smart Casual
Seating Capacity: 260 persons

Operation Hours and Prices:

Monday to Sunday, 6.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. (last order at 10.15 a.m.)

SGD 45 per adult
SGD 22.50 per adult (six to 12 years of age)

Monday to Saturday, 12.00 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. (last order at 2.15 p.m.)

SGD 58 per adult
SGD 29 per child (six to 12 years of age)

Monday to Sunday, 6.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. (last order at 10.15 p.m.)

Sunday to Thursday:
SGD 78 per adult
SGD 39 per child (six to 12 years of age)

Friday and Saturday:
SGD 88 per adult
SGD 44 per child (six to 12 years of age)

Champagne Hotel Afternoon Tea
Monday to Saturday, 3.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. (last order at 5.15 p.m.)
British-style three-tier afternoon tea set with a glass of Moët & Chandon Brut Imperial Champagne

SGD 49 per person
À la carte danishes and pastries are available at The Bakery from SGD 4.50 per piece

Sunday Vintage Champagne Brunch
Sunday, 12.00 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. (last order at 3.15 p.m.)

SGD 188 per adult*
SGD 94 per child^ (six to 12 years of age)
SGD 47 per child^ (three to five years of age)

*Inclusive of unlimited Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage Blanc 2006 and Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage Rosé 2004, selected cocktails/mocktails, house pour red/white wines, draft beer and soft drinks.

^Inclusive of unlimited soft drinks and fruit flavored sparkling mineral water.

Prices are subject to 10 percent service charge and prevailing government taxes. For inquiries and reservations, please contact Restaurant Reservations at 6434-5288 or email [email protected]

About The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
Centrally located along Singapore's Marina Bay, this 608-room luxury hotel continues to be distinguished by unparalleled hospitality synonymous with The Ritz-Carlton brand. Exciting local attractions such as Gardens by the Bay, the Art Science Museum, the Integrated Resorts and the Singapore Flyer are only minutes away, while over 2,000 shopping and dining options are accessible via a covered sky bridge.

Renowned for iconic views from its spacious guestrooms and suites, the hotel features an exclusive Club Lounge on level 32. Savor various local and authentic cuisines at the hotel's various dining establishments, or unwind at the outdoor swimming pool or 24-hour gym.

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 90 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 40 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at www.ritzcarlton.com, and for the latest company updates, visit news.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR).

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7 Raffles Avenue 
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Singapore 039799
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Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore Announces Official Opening Buffet Restaurant -- Colony



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