Dean & DeLuca Comes to Singapore

Luxury gourmet grocer partners with Kitchen Language to open in Singapore

NEW YORK and SINGAPORE, Dec. 7, 2011 /CNW/ -- Dean & DeLuca is pleased to announce a partnership with Kitchen Language, the restaurant and franchised fast food arm of Far East Organization, to bring its iconic New York lifestyle brand to Singapore. Kitchen Language will be opening the first Dean & DeLuca in the heart of Orchard Road in the first half of 2012.

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"We are thrilled to have found an outstanding license partner in Kitchen Language and are looking forward to bringing our brand to Singapore," said Justin Seamonds, President of Dean & DeLuca.

Renowned as a culinary food haven, Dean & DeLuca will bring a wide range of artisanal gourmet food selection from all over the world to Singapore, from fine cheeses and charcuterie to high quality olive oils, herbs and spices for the discerning epicurean, prepared foods and delicious bakery, pastry and coffee.

Kenneth Low, Director of Kitchen Language commented, "We are excited to be able to work with Dean & DeLuca to bring the very best gourmet products and foods to Singapore."

Dean & DeLuca adds Singapore to a growing group of international license partners in countries that include Japan, Kuwait, the UAE, Qatar, Thailand, Korea, and Turkey. You can find more information about Dean & DeLuca's international business at http://www.deandeluca.com/international.aspx.

For the full version of this release, please go to: www.deandeluca.com/common/pdf/press/singapore-120111.pdf

About Dean & DeLuca: Founded in 1977 by Joel Dean and Giorgio DeLuca with the opening of its flagship store in SoHo, New York, Dean & DeLuca has grown into a multi-channel retailer of gourmet foods, wines and kitchenware with operations throughout the United States and international licenses abroad. Additional information can be found at www.deandeluca.com.

About Kitchen Language: Kitchen Language, the franchised fast food and restaurant arm of Far East Organization, was formed in 2008 to bring the best food concepts and brands to our local shores. Besides being the master brand franchisee for several prominent US brands Kitchen Language also operates multiple fine dining restaurants in Singapore.




		

		For further information: Nathan Steele, Dean & DeLuca, +1 316 821 3287, international@deandeluca.com; or Teo Wan Yuan, Kitchen Language, +65 9021 0376, teowanyuan@kitchenlanguage.com.sg; or Sharon Vu, Far East Organization, +65 8138 6913, sharonvu@fareast.com.sg Web Site: http://www.deandeluca.com