La Dame de Pic, Raffles Singapore recently earned one Michelin star in the 2022 Michelin Guide Singapore, marking the first Michelin star in Raffles Singapore’s 135-year history and the third star for Chef Anne-Sophie Pic.
“I am thrilled to see La Dame de Pic, Raffles Singapore crowned with one Michelin star – it bears witness to the investment of hard work, dedication, and patience of our teams in the challenging times following the restaurant’s opening. For me, these stars shine a special light on my lifelong fascination with Asian culture and cuisine and are the perfect illumination of the shared commitment of the Maison Pic and Raffles to the marriage of history and modernity,” said Chef Pic.
In the hotel’s Main Building, Le Dame de Pic takes guests on a gastronomic journey, merging influences from the Asian region with Pic’s connection to Valence, France, her birthplace. The restaurant serves lunch, Wednesday to Saturday, and dinner, Tuesday to Saturday.
“Having our restaurant, La Dame de Pic, Raffles Singapore receive the prestigious Michelin star in its first three years of operating is a great honour and testament to the team’s dedication and passion to their craft,” said Christian Westbeld, managing director, Raffles Hotel Singapore. “Chef Anne-Sophie-Pic’s constant pursuit for excellence is inspiring and we are delighted to be in partnership with her, who share our vision in creating treasured memories for our guests and community by delivering outstanding dishes and heartfelt dining experiences that tantalise their senses.”
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