GaiGai Events Highlight: A Brew-tiful Coffee Appreciation Workshop

GaiGai Event Review, Event Highlight, Workshop
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In partnership with Dave Lim, an award-winning coffee expert, GaiGai conducted a coffee appreciation workshop on 10th June 2018 in SunRay Cafe.

As participants were allocated to 3 groups of fours and fives, the aroma of freshly brewed coffee slowly filled the room. The groups were kept small to ensure optimum quality interactions. The gradual chatters in the room slowly washed away any remnants of awkwardness as participants discussed their love for coffee.

It seems as though coffee was not the only thing brewing between them!

Get to brewing!

Photo by GaiGai

As the workshop began, the groups were each given opportunity to brew their very own cup of coffee: grinding the coffee beans, adjusting the flow rates and then dripping their first cold brew and hot brew.

It was interesting to see that a perfect cup of coffee actually required so much detail to attention and a whole lot of teamwork. Each member in the group had a role to play when it comes to taking charge of time, speed, volume and observation of the drip from all angles. Participants had to work together to achieve the desired quality of coffee as instructed by Dave. It was indeed a feat!

With their finished product, the groups proceeded to experience the process of Coffee Cupping – a professional process of observing the taste and aroma of different coffees in order to identify the ones that they personally brewed versus those that can be found in local coffee shops.

As the aromatic caffeine worked it’s magic across the room, the participants continued to engage in meaningful conversations with one another.

Coffee appreciation workshops has always been one of our popular events so caffeine lovers so stay tuned for the next one! Sign up early to secure a slot and brew your very own cup of coffee, maybe even a cup of love 😉

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Ciao!

GaiGai Events Highlight – Weeknight Dinner Date

To create the perfect ambience for a GaiGai speed-dating dining event, the presence of three key elements are crucial – the environment, food and people!

GAIGAI HOLDS EVENT AT 1 Tyrwhitt Bistro Bar

The world’s favourite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.

– Edwin Way Teale

GaiGai hosted a Weeknight Dinner Date event at 1 Tyrwhitt Bistro Bar on 31st May 2018, where all participants made new friends over a scrumptious dinner.

After registration, participants were assigned to tables of 4 with a good mix of females and males so as to ensure maximum interaction among participants. Regular rotations were made in between meal courses to assure that every participant had an opportunity for interaction with all participants. As the night progressed, participants started to feel more comfortable, and more hearty laughs and chatter gradually filled the room.

You could almost say that love is in the air!

As the event slowly came to an end, participants submitted slips of papers with names of those they wished to know better. If there were to be a successful match between two participants, GaiGai will personally plan a complimentary second date for just the two of them. Talk about a real-life cupid, how exciting it that!

GaiGai works with a wide range of vendors that are not limited to F&B outlets but also engaging outdoor activities and unique workshops such as dance classes and coffee appreciation.

Be sure to check out our events page to see our upcoming events line ups 😉

We hope to see you there the next time!

Till then,
Take the first step with GaiGai today  ♥ 

3 Unique Dining Places in Singapore That You Can’t Say No To

If there’s one thing Singaporeans are known for, it’s definitely how much our life revolves around food. Come on, don’t deny that we don’t spend a good amount of time every week discussing lunch/dinner options and how many other hawker centres can do that lor mee or nasi lemak better. However, when it comes to choosing a unique and fun location for a date or meeting new people, we have no clue where to go!

Here are three fun ideas if you are looking to meet new people outside of your social circle or if you simply need an inspiration for somewhere to hang!

Let’s get right to it.

Get Caffeinated!

Coffee Appreciation
Photo by Nathan Dumlao

 

Well for starters, it’s not a dining idea but don’t you love the aroma of coffee and the wonders it does for you on a Monday morning? Instead of a Sunday brunch date, why not start off the Sunday with a Coffee Appreciation session? Step into a caffeinated world while making new like-minded friends and learn about various brewing techniques, the notes and aroma of coffee beans.

When: 10th June 2018, Sunday
Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Sun Ray Cafe, 79 Brighton Crescent Singapore 559218

Spice Things Up on Quayside Isle

 

 

Unique Italian Restaurant in Singapore
Photo by Sonja Punz

Not to fret if you’re not a fan of coffee, there’s something else here for you. What do you think about a spicy invigorating Thai platter on a Thursday, the first hurrah before the real party starts on Friday night? Escape from the hustle and bustle of city life at Gin Khao Bistro, experience a unique short getaway without having to leave Singapore! Indulge in delectable Thai offerings such as Khao Phat Supparod Talay (Pineapple Fried Rice) or the restaurant’s take on Mango Sticky Rice – Mango Sticky Black Rice!

When: 14th June 2018, Thursday
Time: 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Gin Khao, 31 Ocean Way #01-12 Quayside Isle, Singapore 098375

The Classic Italian

 

Photo by davide ragusa

Can’t take spices well? Pasta is the answer to everything! Imagine dining in a trendy, buzzy trattoria (an italian food place that’s less formal than a restaurant but more formal than a bar) that embraces the best traits of a classic Italian restaurant and bar traditions. Expect to feast on the rusticity of classic Italian food, Casarecce Pasta with Roasted Vegetables and Pecorino Cheese or Angus Beef Steak with Red Wine Sauce, while engaging thoughtful conversations with new friends.

When: 7th June 2018, Thursday
Time: 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: &Sons, 20 Cross St, Singapore 048422