Norwegian Business Association Singapore (NBAS), in cooperation with The Royal Norwegian Embassy and the Sponsors, held its 17th Annual Norwegian Seafood Dinner at Fairmont Ballroom, Raffles City Convention Centre on 8 March 2013.
The event was a huge success with a total of 1,000 guests and tickets for 96 tables were sold out in a day. This year there were six live cooking stations in addition to various choices of delectable seafood buffet. The starring top chefs from Singapore were Eric Teo, Sam Leong, Justin Quek and Swizz chef Otto Weibel. The starring top chefs from Norway were Sven Erik Renaa and Adrian Løvold.
For the fourth year in a row, the annual NBAS Award was presented. And this year the rightful winner was Olav Eek Thorstensen, the Chief Executive Officer of Thome Group.
The annual NBAS Award is given in recognition of a significant contribution to bilateral business relations between Singapore and Norway. In its citation, NBAS said the award recognizes Mr. Thorstensen who has distinguished himself and demonstrated a significant commitment to enhancing the bilateral trade and investment and business relations between Norway and Singapore.[wzslider autoplay=”true” interval=”1300″]