Home / Lifestyle/ Ministry of Crab pops up at Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore

Ministry of Crab pops up at Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore

Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Wednesday, 18 July 2018 00:00

Making its way to the land that made Sri Lankan Crabs famous, Ministry of Crab took to Singapore for an exciting three-day pop-up at the Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore from 11th to 13th July 2018. Taking the Ministry of Crab experience beyond borders, renowned Chef Dharshan Munidasa accompanied by his team put together a five-course dinner, which featured several signature dishes of the restaurant catering up to 300 diners.  

Ministry of Crab, an Asia’s 50 Best Restaurant, continued its streak of international pop ups by showcasing some of its authentic dishes in a specially curated menu, which included the creamy and decadent Crab Liver Pâté, Baked Crab, the flavoursome Garlic Chilli Prawn and the fiery Pepper Crab. Starring the lagoon crabs and freshwater prawns, diners were able to sit through an exclusive dining extravaganza showcasing the fine flavours of the crustaceans coupled with bold Sri Lankan spices. 

Being the first hotel of the Shangri-La Group, the Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore established over four decades ago has a long standing history of delivering international standards of quality and service. Befitting the Ministry of Crab dining experience indulged at the historic Dutch Hospital in Colombo, the pop-up took place at the hotel’s Dutch Pavilion, which was formerly a Dutch School. The award winning property comprises of three wings with 750 guestrooms. Embodying a garden of life, the luxurious hotel houses a number of recreational facilities, lush gardens, banquet facilities and seven restaurants & bars.  

Renowned for his artistry in gastronomy by working with only the freshest produce backed by the determination to always develop something new, Dharshan Munidasa continues to put Sri Lanka on the global culinary map through his fine work. “It was exciting to cook in the country that made our crabs famous and we were honoured to pop up at the first Shangri-La Hotel”, recollected Dharshan Munidasa. “We were assisted by a great team at the hotel who helped us to replicate the Ministry of Crab experience for our guests in Singapore.”

Share This Article


1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.


Today's Columnists

Automation and machine learning: Helping organisations extract deeper value from data

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

The world is in the midst of a data explosion. Humans are generating an estimated 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every single day1, according to Forbes, and more data was created in the past two years than in all of human history. No wonder data now r

SL tourism: From TOM to experience the brand in 2019

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Last week I had just crossed the border that separates Laos from Thailand and was on route via land to Thailand. My mind was on Laos – a country branded globally as ‘Simply Beautiful’ (backed by the ADB in 2018) to attract visitors into the cou

Questionable (or absurd) official report on poverty indicators

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

The latest Report issued by the Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs on ‘Poverty Indicators’ is both questionable and outrageous.1This Ministry is under the responsibility of the Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe. Most of the sta

Teaching the younger generation to observe professional ethics is the need of the hour

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

When Sri Lanka got independence in 1948, it was one of the most promising nations both in Asia and in the Commonwealth countries. It had luckily emerged unscathed after the Second World War unlike our neighbours. Sri Lanka furthermore did not have to

Columnists More