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Cook, Bake, Makan at Dignity Kitchen ™ Plus Origin Journeys' Hainanese Heritage Tour
Cook, Bake, Makan at Dignity Kitchen ™ Plus Origin Journeys' Hainanese Heritage Tour
Cook, Bake, Makan at Dignity Kitchen ™ Plus Origin Journeys' Hainanese Heritage Tour
Cook, Bake, Makan at Dignity Kitchen ™ Plus Origin Journeys' Hainanese Heritage Tour
Cook, Bake, Makan at Dignity Kitchen ™ Plus Origin Journeys' Hainanese Heritage Tour
Cook, Bake, Makan at Dignity Kitchen ™ Plus Origin Journeys' Hainanese Heritage Tour
Cook, Bake, Makan at Dignity Kitchen ™ Plus Origin Journeys' Hainanese Heritage Tour
Cook, Bake, Makan at Dignity Kitchen ™ Plus Origin Journeys' Hainanese Heritage Tour
Cook, Bake, Makan at Dignity Kitchen ™ Plus Origin Journeys' Hainanese Heritage Tour
Cook, Bake, Makan at Dignity Kitchen ™ Plus Origin Journeys' Hainanese Heritage Tour
Cook, Bake, Makan at Dignity Kitchen ™ Plus Origin Journeys' Hainanese Heritage Tour
Cook, Bake, Makan at Dignity Kitchen ™ Plus Origin Journeys' Hainanese Heritage Tour
Cook, Bake, Makan at Dignity Kitchen ™ Plus Origin Journeys' Hainanese Heritage Tour
Cook, Bake, Makan at Dignity Kitchen ™ Plus Origin Journeys' Hainanese Heritage Tour
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Cook, Bake, Makan at Dignity Kitchen ™ Plus Origin Journeys' Hainanese Heritage Tour

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The date selection above is for Cook, Bake & Makan Experience. For Origin Journeys’ Hainanese Heritage Tour our travel designer will contact guest on the preferred tour date

Description:

Combining our passion for hawker food and the power of engaging the community to bring you several uniquely Singaporean experience, the Cook, Bake & Makan Experience held at Dignity Kitchen™, is a hawker-focused programme to encourage interaction with Singapore’s marginalised and also as a platform for team bonding, CSR activities, learning about workplace inclusion, social entrepreneurship and innovation.

There are more incredible stories to be told of the Hainanese people who congregated around the Bugis and Cityhall area; the Hainanese culture in these areas is still very much alive today. On this journey, we discover Middle Road, Purvis Street and Seah Street; colloquially known to the Hainanese community as the Hainan First Street, Second Street and Third Street. Visit the popular Hainanese food haunts such as the Sing Swee Kee Restaurant and YY Kafei Dian. Listen to stories of yesteryear and how the innovative descendants of the Hainanese operate today as captains of industry in a vast variety of fields. We also get a very special insider’s look into the Raffles Singapore and visit the uber-popular Sunny Hills store for tea. Come hungry!

Includes:

  • ^Cook, Bake, Makan Tour at Dignity Kitchen ™
  • ^^Origin Journeys’ Hainanese Heritage Tour

Need to Know: 

^Cook, Bake & Makan Session at Dignity Kitchen ™

  • Program Flow:

9.00 am  Guests will register at the Origin Journeys’ signage located at the Cashier Counter in Dignity Kitchen Food Court;

9.15 am  Short Presentation and Tour of Dignity Kitchen by the Event Facilitator;

9.30 am  Participants will begin with Introduction to Sign Language and order their beverage using the signs    demonstrated They will be served with freshly baked muffin or pandan cake together with their coffee/tea; 

10.00 am  Draw in the Dark activity – 2 participants per team;

10.30 am Hygiene briefing and distribution of Hair nets, gloves & aprons. Cook, Bake & Makan session commences with preparation of two food items guided by differently-abled staff and facilitated by the Events team;

12.00 nn  Participants will enjoy the dishes prepared plus Q&A

12.30 pm  Farewell & Departure

  • Child rates valid for 7-11 years old accompanied by adult
  • Duration: 3.5 hours
  • Availability: Friday & Saturday
  • Duration: 3.5 hrs (9.00 AM to 12.30 PM or 2.00 PM to 5.30 PM on Fridays or Saturdays
  • Please arrive meeting point 10 minutes before tour schedule
  • Meeting point: Dignity Kitchen™ - 69 Boon Keng Rd #01 Red Building (S) 339772
  • Nearest MRT: Boon Keng MRT, Exit C
  • Transfers: No transfer provided to meeting point.
  • Refunds: Tours are non-refundable once confirmed. No refund for no-shows or late arrivals.
  • Currency: Prices are in Singapore dollar, nett on per person basis.

^^Origin Journeys’ Hainanese Heritage Tour (includes)

    • Afternoon Tea Snack at Sunny Hills include 1 cup of hot brew tea with a pineapple cake + a D24 durian love letter
    • Sing Swee Kee’s Chef OR Restaurant’s Manager to share briefly on the story of Seah Street and Hainanese influence
    • Chicken Rice Workshop
    • A set of chicken rice include a cake, spring roll, pipa tofu and xiao bai chye + a cup of barley drinks
    • Raffles Hotel Key Chain (one per person)
    • National Orchid Garden admission ticket (Free and easy)
    • English Speaking Guide 
    • Tour Guide System during the tour (transmitter and receiver)

Itinerary

2:00 PM            Begin with hi tea at Sunny Hills (tea set includes a D24 durian love                                letter (1roll) + 1 pineapple cake and 1 cup of hot brew tea

2.30 PM           Guide will take you on a slow walk through the Hainan First Street                                  (Middle Road). Hainan Second Street (Purvis Street) and Hainan Third                             Street (Seah Street).

4.30 PM           Proceed to Sing Swee Kee Restaurant for Chicken Rice Workshop
                      - includes Chicken Rice Cake Workshop (45 mins demo + workshop) +                            sampling dishes of Spring Roll, Pipa Tofu and Ciao Bai Chye + Glass of                            Barley (Hot/cold)
 
5.30 PM           Proceed to Raffles Singapore and get inside access to its historical                                  grounds and interior compound. Plus, a shopping extravaganza at                                   Raffles Boutique
 
6.00 PM           You will leave this journey with a beautiful memento in the form of a                               thoughtfully crafted enamel Singapore Sling keychain
 

  • Child rates valid for 3-11 years old
  • Duration: 4 hours.
  • Availability: Saturday and Sunday
  • Tour Time:  2.00 PM to 6.00 PM
  • Please arrive meeting point 10 minutes before tour schedule
  • Meeting point: Outside ToastBox at City Square Mall (Farrer Park MRT Station).
  • Transfers: No transfer provided to meeting point. Tour ends at True Blue, no transfer back to meeting point.
  • Wear a comfortable shoe
  • Bring own umbrella
  • Refunds: Tours are non-refundable once confirmed. No refund for no-shows or late arrivals.
  • Currency: Prices are in Singapore dollar, nett on per person basis

For Booking Enquiries:


A MINIMUM OF CONSOLIDATED 04 GUESTS IS REQUIRED FOR TOUR TO COMMENCE. SHOULD THE MINIMUM NUMBER OF GUESTS IS NOT MET ON YOUR REQUESTED BOOKING DATE, WE WILL HAVE THE DISCRETION WHETHER TO OPERATE THE TOUR. IF WE DECIDE NOT TO OPERATE, YOU WILL BE ALLOWED TO SELECT ANOTHER DATE OR OBTAIN A REFUND


Image Credit: SunnyHills / Sing Swee Kee/ Raffles Singapore  / Dignity Kitchen™