Indian Dishes on Menu for Journalists Covering Trump-Kim SummitHot Buzz

June 11, 2018 12:20
Indian Dishes on Menu for Journalists Covering Trump-Kim Summit

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Favorite Indian dishes like Pulao and Chicken Korma are among 45 different varieties being served to about 3,000 journalists from across the world who are here to cover the historic summit between United States President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong-un.

Trump and Kim will sit for negotiations at 9 a.m. (6:30 am IST) tomorrow at the Capella Hotel on the resort island of Sentosa.

The first-ever summit between the two leaders will kick-start a process that could see North Korea giving up its nuclear weapons.

Local and abroad journalists will have no deficiency of food while covering the summit between the U.S. and North Korea, with a menu that will offer 45 dishes across 15 cuisines to suit all palates, according to report.

On menu will be Indian, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vietnamese, Thai, Korean, Japanese, Chinese, French, American, Italian, English, Australian, Brazilian and Middle Eastern food, Sats, Airport ground handler and food firm, which will be supplying the lunches and dinners was quoted as saying by the report.

"In the midst of intense deadlines, there's no reason why harried reporters can't have a taste of Singaporean food and other unique foods," said The Common Good Company Director Wong Peck Lin.

Airport ground handler and food firm, Sats, which has been tasked with the ample job, anticipate serving more than 7.2 tonnes of food - over 7,000 meals.

The Sats chef team also included Indian chef Amit Verma. About 25 chefs per shift - there will be two shifts per day except on Wednesday - will be stationed at the media center, the firm said.

Sat's president and chief executive officer Alex Hungate said, "It's always good to keep the journalists happy with a delicious meal."

By Sowmya Sangam

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