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Melinde Lim Awarded "Asian Gastronomic Awards of Excellence Hall of Fame"

Melinde Lim Awarded "Asian Gastronomic Awards of Excellence Hall of Fame"

Chongqing, China (May 12, 2011) / — The Asian Gastronomic Awards of Excellence (AOE) launched its very own Hall of Fame in 2009 to cohere progressed recognition for industry players and establishments who play elemental roles in cementing the food and beverage (F&B) scene in Singapore. In its first year of inauguration, the Asian Gastronomic Awards of Excellence Hall of Fame saw a total of nine individuals and establishments being inducted. These Asian Gastronomic Awards of Excellence recipients consist of chefs, sommeliers, restaurants and culinary institutes. Not only are they the fundamental forces within the industry, they have also proven their mettle in all of Singapore.

Melinde Lim, Director of Operations, Hilton Chongqing ( Former Director of Food & Beverage of Conrad Centennial Singapore)Receiving the Asian Gastronomic Awards of Excellence Hall of Fame award in Singapore on April 20, 2011. The Asian Gastronomic Awards of Excellence Hall of Fame award was presented by Leong Yue Keong, Assistant Chief Executive of the International Group and Corporate Development Group, Singapore Tourism Board which encourages the person who does excellent in Asian Gastronomic.

About Hilton Chongqing
Hilton Chongqing is an oasis of calm, providing Hilton's trademark quality service for both business and leisure travelers. The 35-storeyed Hilton Chongqing is perfectly situated between the Yangtze and Jia Ling rivers, within close proximity to the business district and city center. Each of the 435 guest rooms and suites is comfortably designed and furnished, equipped with high speed internet connectivity and modern amenities. Business travelers can enjoy the comfort of Executive Floor rooms which include private check-in and check-out services, complimentary access to the exclusive Executive Lounge. Guests at Hilton Chongqing can choose to dine at any of its three restaurants and one bar – China Moon, Long Bar & Grill, Cafe @ Two and River Lounge – each offering a tempting spread to suit every taste and budget. The 551sqm Grand Ballroom with a capacity for 500 guests, the ballroom also features six translation booths, making it an ideal venue for international conferences. A further seven function rooms all fully-equipped with audiovisual equipment, alongside services provided by a dedicated "Hilton Meetings" team provide options for events and meetings of any nature. The 2,300sqm Cloud 9 Spa with the state-of-the-art spa dedicates an entire floor to women, and includes an indoor swimming pool fitted with a roof to deflect the sun's ultraviolet rays, numerous spa treatment rooms, a fully-equipped gym and aerobic studio as well as an exclusive hair salon.

Since its opening in 2002, Hilton Chongqing has consistently won accolades for its outstanding service. It was named as one of the "Best Business Hotels in China" by Forbes China in 2006. Other awards include "Best Business Hotel in Chongqing" by Business Traveller Magazine, nominated as one of "China’s Leading Hotels" for the World Travel Awards 2006 and "Top 100 Hotels In Asia" by Conde Nast Traveler’s Award 2009.

  • Hilton Chongqing
    Catherine Li
    Marketing Communication Manager
    TEL: 023-8903-1188
    Email: [email protected]

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