To be very honest, I did not have any good and lasting impression of the old Element restaurant before this invitation. I remembered the restaurant used to run Groupon deals for their International buffet to attract customers, a sign that business was bad. So I was pleasantly surprised and excited to find out that the establishment had recently underwent a complete interior facelift coupled with a new integrated dining concept and a new Chef de Cuisine.
Although I did not have any memorable experience there previously, I have always liked the name Element. Mention the word element and the first thing that comes to my mind is the five elements philosophy of Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water that determines our entire physical, psychological and emotional balance. The Elements represent the transformation that occurs in the world around us and how things interact and relate with each other in harmony. Beautiful, mysterious and zen!
I believe the same set of underlying principle now drives the vision and defines how the newly revamped Element and Element on Tras Street at Amara Singapore operates as it strives to offer an array of diversified multi-concept culinary experiences catered to different needs and groups and yet they nicely complement and synergize with one another under one roof.