SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 14
October 2019 - Denzy Gelato, a new and recently opened
gelateria, was announced as the winner of the inaugural Singapore Gelato
Championship on 28 August 2019, earning the prestigious title of "Singapore's
Organized by the Dessert Association Singapore (DAS)
along with Reed Exhibitions, this competition was held to further spread the
culture of gelato island-wide, with aims to incite creativity and
professionalism in the industry by showcasing Singapore's finest gelato
craftsman. Contestants enrolled into the competition by invite only and were required
to present one signature flavor of their choice, to be evaluated based on its
taste, structure and presentation.
The winning flavor
award recognized Denzy Gelato's innovative craftsmanship and creation, the Pear,
Ginger and Ginger flower. Interestingly, as the name suggests, one would be
able to taste the pear, ginger, followed by ginger flower in that order as
Determined to compete and win using a unique flavor created
based on exotic local ingredients this time, owner Damien pushed ahead with the
Pear, Ginger and Ginger flower sorbet, crediting part of his imagination to a
time in his youth where he observed his father using the ginger flower to
prepare Chinese rojak for their customers.
Being the only contestant to present a sorbet instead
of gelato, this light, refreshing creation with a soothing aftertaste surely
did not disappoint when it brought home the gold.
and adventurous flavors
Denzy Gelato's popular flavors include the Persian
Prince, Elderflower Mojito and Skinny Dark Chocolate, some of which were
inspired by Damien's time spent overseas.
is an Italy-inspired flavor infused with almond and saffron, gifting it with a
nutty and interesting taste. The almonds used are also stone-grinded for 10
hours prior, adding to the authenticity of the flavor.
The Bali-inspired Elderflower Mojito, contrary
to what the name suggests, is actually non-alcoholic and refreshing, perfect
for Singapore's humid weather. Only mint and lime are kept in the ingredients,
coupled with a carefully boiled Elderflower in order to extract its genuine
The Skinny Dark Chocolate, which is also a
vegan option, appeals to people who fancy dark chocolate but favor the
non-creamy and delectably light texture of a sorbet.
About Denzy Gelato
Denzy Gelato is a Gelateria located in the heart of
Bishan, founded by Damien in early 2019. Fueled with a passion for food, Damien
learned the art of gelato making in Italy, ensuring that only quality
ingredients are used in their handmade and unique creations. With a cozy
25-seater café offering waffles, coffee and assorted tea as well, it serves as
a perfect dessert and chill spot for patrons.
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