On September 1st, 2021, the internationally renowned restaurant JAAN by Kirk Westaway, located on the top floor of the iconic Swissôtel The Stamford Singapore, was awarded its second star by the famous Michelin Guide Singapore. A great opportunity to cast the limelight on this flagship of AccorInvest’s hotel portfolio, and to rejoice for our very first double starred restaurant!
A restaurant among the stars
Led by Chef Kirk Westaway, JAAN by Kirk Westaway is a pioneer fine dining restaurant which offers our guests a deliciously refined culinary experience. Located in one of our two hotels in Singapore, Swissôtel The Stamford, the restaurant can host 40 guests in an elegant, sophisticated setting with a breath-taking 70th floor view of the Singapore skyline. The restaurant also has a separate dining room for private events, a space which can also be used as an extension of the restaurant area.
Ranked 42nd in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021, JAAN by Kirk Westaway has already won numerous awards and its reputation extends beyond borders. Since September, the restaurant proudly displays two stars in the Michelin Guide Singapore 2021. This award recognizes the talent and superb work of its chef Kirk Westaway and his entire brigade.
Kirk Westaway, a leader and his team
Born in the southwest of England, Chef Kirk Westaway created JAAN as a tribute to his childhood country. His philosophy: be modern and innovative to constantly reinvent and reinterpret English cuisine. He changes and adapts his menu again and again, with a permanent aim to perfectly reflect each season. His priority: to sublimate the natural flavors of the products and highlight British gastronomy. Supported by his talented, dedicated team, the chef can also count on the best gastronomic suppliers in the world to provide his guests with an amazing culinary experience.
A word from the chef
“It is an incredible honour to be awarded two Michelin stars and be part of Singapore’s most prestigious list of gourmet restaurants. We were hopeful in retaining our star so to earn a second star is a phenomenal outcome and encouragement amidst such trying times, given the unpredictable year we’ve had. This recognition is made much more meaningful as it attests to our enduring commitment to putting a definitive mark on modern British cuisine. My team and I are incredibly humbled and will continue to translate our passion and dedication to delivering the best dining experiences for our guests”.
Focus on Swissôtel The Stamford Singapore
Like a lighthouse in the heart of the City-State, Swissôtel The Stamford towers sky-high over the astounding city of Singapore and is one of the flagships of AccorInvest’s hotel portfolio.
Following its complete renovation over these past few years, this 5-star luxury hotel is also Singapore’s premier business hotel, able to offer best-in-class business facilities with its 65th floor lounge and 10,000 square meter Raffles City Convention Centre with 34 meeting rooms. Its 1252 uniquely designed rooms and suites offer guests breath-taking views of the bustling Garden City, as well as the neighboring islands of Malaysia and Indonesia. With its 73 floors, it is one of the tallest buildings in Southeast Asia. The hotel is also strategically located in the heart of the city ideally located in Singapore’s dynamic city centre, close to the finest luxury brands, restaurants, entertainment venues and world-class businesses. Thoughout the asset, we provide the elegant, attentive service which Asia is renowned for. With its 13 bars and restaurants, including JAAN by Kirk Westaway, Swissôtel The Stamford Singapore offers a full-scale journey into the heart of fine dining and enjoyment.