Founded in September 2004, Hediard Singapore Celebrates its 15th Anniversary.This year, Hediard Singapore Pte Ltd celebrates 15 years of gourmet challenges, milestones and pure food & services luxury. The legendary 1854 gourmet brand celebrates its 165th anniversary with the preparation of the greatest re-opening in its history while we, at Hediard Singapore, celebrate 15 years of serving the most demanding, yet delighted Singapore customers.With weekly special offers and rewards, all our regist..
Gifting in the corporate world can be challenging. A professional gift has to be appealing, personalized, elegant and most importantly, it needs to leave the receiver with a positive impression of you. Well, what about chocolates? Few people, if any, can turn down a carefully customized box of tasty chocolates. However, for corporate level chocolates to exude elegance, the finesse has to go beyond mere taste. The chocolates have to look beautiful, the packaging has to give out an aura of sophist..
Caviar is still considered the ultimate refined ingredient of a prestigious party or dinner. Sturgeon fishing is a traditional practice and it is this ancestral fishing technique which is mainly responsible for the caviar quality. The quality process: Sturgeons are quickly laid down on the back to avoid squashing the eggs, then cleaned with a jet of water and their abdomen is opened to take out the caviar. The caviar eggs are then strained and the “Sturgeon master” studies carefully their firmne..
With excellence the fundamental quality at the heart of all our products, it should come as no surprise that Hédiard also knows how to raise the art of giving into something unique. Discover all that is most precious and rare from Hédiard by opening up our boxes of wonder, full of the absolute best products in miraculous abundance. Because luxury resides in the finest details, the Hédiard trunks are highly symbolic: fine grain, precision stitching, and a deep and bright black. So many reasons to..
An exceptional collection of exclusive wines and limited editions.Our in-house expert sommeliers are pleased to present the crus of Hédiard’s own collection.A true French Artisan and Curator of the finest luxury food and drink experiences in France since 1854, and a selector of French wines and spirits, proposes more than 1,500 different wines in its cellars in Paris – from the most famous names to rare wines from estates where vineyard names are a carefully guarded secret.For the wine-lover, wh..
Preparation: 20 min.Cooking time: 1 h.Ingredients for 6:
1 chicken, cut into 6 pieces
1 kg tomatoes
700 g sweet peppers (green and red)
3 onions chopped
3 garlic cloves 1 glass white wine
3 dessert spoons Hediard vinegar and sweet pepper pulp and P.D.O. Espelette pepper
Hediard olive oil
1 bundle mixed herbs
Hediard salt, pepper
Heat 4 dessert spoons of Hediard olive oil in a large saucepan
Lightly brown the onions, pressed garlic, and the sweet peppers cut into strips
Preparation time: 20 min.Ingredients for 4:
300 g steak (faux-filet)
300 g beansprouts
1 bay leaf
Hediard black Malabar pepper
1 chopped garlic clove
1 teaspoon caster sugar
2 teaspoons Hediard Bordeaux wine vinegar
Hediard Walk in the Country' salt (ref 122483)
100 g carrots
2 soup spoons Hediard grapeseed oil
½ bunch chives
1 branch of thyme
1 Granny Smith apple
45 g Worcestershire sauce
20 g Hediard grapeseed oil
1 teaspoon Tabasco
25 g ketchup
IngredientsFor 200gr Glass Jar DUCK Foie gras semi-cooked
Raw duck liver 200gr
Hediard Four spices 2gr
Hediard Fleur de sel 5gr
Hediard White pepper 1gr
Hediard White sugar 1gr
Port wine 8ml
For 200gr Glass Jar GOOSE Foie gras semi-cooked
Raw Goose liver 200gr
Tropique peppercorn Hediard 3gr
Fleur de sel Hediard 5gr
White pepper 1gr
White sugar 1gr
Port wine 7ml
Cognac (VSOP) 11ml
Preparation (seasoning, marinating)Season the foie gras and marinate 1 night.Cooking
Plunge the r..
Preparation: 30 min
Cooking time: 20 min.
Ingredients, for 2:
1 duck breast fillet
200 g shallots
10 cl Hediard vinegar with raspberry pulp
1 dessertspoon Hediard raspberry bush honey
Cook the duck, leaving the skin on
Remove the duck from the pan
Gently fry the shallots until they are golden brown
Add the honey, then the Hediard vinegar and raspberry pulp
Serve with sautéed potatoes.
Christmas 2018:Every year since 1854, Hédiard celebrates Christmas with the same passion. With an intact requirement of its founder, a pioneer in new flavors creation, Hédiard aims at finding the most refined food and the rarest products to offer unique collections colored by prestige, know-how and tradition. Spices, fruit jellies, freshly roasted coffee, biscuits, spirits, exotic fruits, fruit compositions will decorate with magic your festive tables.
Every ingredient and product is carefully s..
Hediard is orchestrating an historical renovation of its Place de la Madeleine 1870 Paris flagship store& relocating its 2004 Singapore Cafe-Boutique.Hédiard is remodeling its historic flagship of Place de la Madeleine in Paris to offer its international customers a whole new experience in the coming months. The site's renovation was entrusted to the French architect and designer Jean-Michel Wilmotte. The Place de la Madeleine store's surface will triple, increasing the commercial area to more t..
Hediard invites you to a new gourmet gifts retail experience at “LE KIOSQUE”, Scotts Square!Be part of Hédiard’s imminent enlargement by treating yourself to a visit to the new Hédiard gourmet and gifts shop opening in Scott’s Square right in Singapore’s bustling heart.Soak up a Parisian ambience while shopping among the tempting merchandise. Here, the discerning shopper can make selections in person for all sorts of made-to-order gifts, from the smaller stocking-filler item to an overflowing ha..
What if you could dream up your own Hediard gift?With our custom-designed creations, our House’s talent is best expressed with your wishes as our only guide. We can create exclusive designs for specific requests, from a gourmet product that meets the highest standards, to an infinitely luxurious gift box adorned with silk, crystal or porcelain.Our latest creation: a monumental one-metre-high egg made entirely out of chocolate, down to the tiniest detail.A work of art that makes a breathtaking gi..
Our jamsOnly perfect fruits make perfect jams said Robert Kusel, the great-grandson of Ferdinand Hédiard, and who ran the family company in the 1930s.From its origins, La Maison Hédiard took great care of the elaboration of techniques to transform and preserve fruits.Today, a wide range of fruit and floral concoctions, including Mara des Bois strawberry preserve, bitter orange marmalade, and rose-petal jam make for a delightful sweet treat for gourmet consumers at any time of the day...
Our fruit jelliesHédiard's aim for its fruit jellies is to extract the very essence of the fruit. This ambition was embodied back in 1900 by Max Kusel who, charmed by the fruit jellies on the Brazil stand at the Universal Exhibition in Paris, worked relentlessly to recreate their recipe and their authentic fruit taste. This icon of the Hédiard range is still the subject of very close attention. Each fruit is carefully selected and harvested at its peak to ensure an unrivalled rich flavor...
Our teasBecause tea is an art in its own right, Hédiard is passionate about selecting the teas from the very best origins and each year, offers a selection of exclusive blends. Grown in tea gardens of international renown from around the world, our grands crus teas come from Darjeeling or Assam in India, Yunnan in China, and many other regions besides. White teas, green teas, black teas, smoked or flavoured teas, every blend is a voyage of discovery...
Our coffeesCoffee is a beverage for connoisseurs. And that is why Hédiard has selected a wide variety coffees that are reputed for their aroma and sophistication, perpetuating the tradition of discovery that made its reputation.Hédiard will take you on a journey of discovery around the world with its coffees hailing from Ethiopia, Colombia, or even Laos. Whether light, mellow, or full-bodied, Hédiard coffees all undergo a slow roasting process that is indispensable for developing their aromatic ..
Our spicesHédiard spices, with their charming aromas and exclusive flavours, are a veritable olfactory experience.This extremely diverse range is packed with carefully selected products from every corner of the globe. Along with these little-known spices is a range of exclusive seasoning mixes to liven up any dish. For instance, the Hédiard Spice Mix - a blend of our most iconic spices - and the Hung Liu Spice Mix - comprising five different flavours - are recognizable amongst all...
Our Chocolates & ConfectioneryHédiard's fine chocolates are made using the very best grand cru cocoa beans. Their powerful flavours and velvety textures will delight the most sophisticated gourmet palates. From melting ganache to delicate pralines, a wide range of confectionery specialties such as marrons glacés, Calissons and Orangettes are enhanced in Hédiard's luxury boxes. Prepared in our own workshops, our confectionary hampers encompass a wide range of sweet treats. They will delight the f..
Our CellarWith a wide range of wines, champagnes and spirits, the Hédiard Cellar holds a collection of the very highest quality bottles from France, Europe, and around the world, including some exceptional crus.You will discover amongst them Hédiard's own champagne from the cellars of Mailly Grand Cru, classified grand cru in 1920 and voted best French cooperative cellar in 2015. You will also find a sharp selection of the finest wines from the most prestigious producers, including Champagne hou..
Our gift hampersA pioneer of luxury groceries since 1854, Hédiard was also a precursor of the art of gifting. Since its creation, the Hédiard founders have developed a unique talent for composing gourmet selections and luxury fruit baskets. Still prepared today in Hédiard's workshop, our gift selections continue to dazzle, from a little gesture to a prestigious hamper, whether a savoury delight, a confectionery treat, or a temptation from the cellar...
SelectionThe art of selecting the best products and rarest flavours has been at the core of Hédiard's success since it was founded by Ferdinand.He was among the first to choose his products from afar, developing a genuine expertise and raising knowledge of ingredients, provenance and the producer to new heights. This rigor in the quality of each product is the guiding principle for all our items.Sourcing the tastes of tomorrow, evaluating their flavor profiles to offer only the very best, which ..
Exclusive RecipesThroughout its long history, Hédiard has developed its own recipes for its emblematic product range, each one an individual masterpiece.To achieve this, Hédiard has had several production laboratories, where recipes for its signature confections such as fruit jellies, preserves and syrups were perfected.Hédiard also pays particular attention to the creation of exclusive blends, whether in the realm of spices, teas, coffees or chocolates, so we can always offer the client fresh e..
The Art of GivingIn 1935, Germaine Kusel, director of the company and descendent of Ferdinand Hédiard, had the wonderful intuition to create gift packs to enhance the beauty of the products yet more. « Madame Hédiard's baskets » were an instant hit amongst Parisian high society.As the years rolled by, the tradition of the gourmet gift basket continued to be refined, giving rise today to a genuine art of giving, in which luxurious presentation boxes bring out the best of our gourmet creations.Han..
An Exceptional GiftThe talent of Hédiard is at its best in our prestige gift boxes, which are guaranteed to impress and push back the limits of the imagination.Rare wines, fine condiments and sweet treats make up these exceptional gifts, presented in a stunning chest.And with the option of tailored contents, the possibilities of fulfilling someone's dreams are infinite...
ServiceHédiard's excellence is all about the men and women who are its taste advisers.Each is an expert in his or her own sector, and possesses unrivalled product knowledge, which they love to share.From the cellar master to the spice maestro, their passion is the soul of Hédiard...
Ferdinand Hédiard: One man's adventureHediard is before all the passion of its creator Ferdinand Hédiard for rare and high quality products.Born in 1832, he got involved at the age of 14 in the « Tour de France des compagnons » which led him to the port of Le Havre in 1848. There he discovered the spices and exotic fruits imported from the colonies. Mesmerized by these fabulous items, he immediately went to Paris to try to sell them.He first settled his commodity in a cart at Place de la Victoir..
The essence of luxury delicatessenNicknamed the « stationary traveller », Ferdinand Hédiard perfectly embodied the profession of a grocer. He was passionate about his products, constantly seeking new flavours. This spirit still continues 160 years later.Today, la Maison Hediard keeps on perpetuating the tradition of a strict selection of products, and production methods that are true to the authentic recipes. The rare commodities from around the world were the first items to build Hédiard's fame..
The French art of Fine LivingThe pioneer of luxury Parisian groceries, Hédiard is now recognized around the world as a veritable ambassador of fine living à-la-Française.At Hédiard, this French lifestyle is embodied by the personality of its creator, by the store in Place de la Madeleine - a genuine Paris institution - and by its approach to the luxury groceries trade, which bears all the hallmarks of inimitable French sophistication.As such, La Maison Hédiard has been a founding member of the C..
Hédiard's valuesHédiard is committed to turning every taste experience into an enchanting moment, by continually developing the company's key values:Authenticity:Working with the most renowned producers, perpetuating the recipes upon which Hédiard's reputation is based, and selecting only the purest ingredients - these are our sourcing and production standards.Excellence:Whether in terms of product selection, our standards of service, or the presentation of our gift boxes, Hédiard guarantees exc..
Hédiard Grand Cru to add fizz to EuroHediard Grand Cru Champagne, from Domaine de Mailly located in the Montagne de Reims region, has been selected for the UEFA EURO 2016 hospitality programme. Hediard Grand Cru Champagne has been selected for the UEFA EURO 2016 hospitality programme following a tender process.Hediard Grand Cru Champagne comes from Domaine de Mailly, located in the Montagne de Reims region. It was named Grand Cru in 1920, an honour shared by only 17 of the 319 villages in the Ch..
1848 Ferdinand Hediard,the « stationary traveler »Ferdinand Hédiard was the son of artisans, and as a young man, seemed destined to perpetuate the family tradition. At the age of 14, he signed on as a carpenter's apprentice and embarked on the famous Tour de France as a journeyman to hone his skills.In 1848, this journey led him to the port of Le Havre, where one December morning, he discovered with wonderment the profusion of exotic products being unloaded on the quayside: Sacks of sugar and ba..
1850 The merchantof the four seasonsStill a teenager, Ferdinand Hédiard was already thinking big. He began his Parisian venture with a modest cart that he acquired in 1850. Piled high with bananas, mangoes and other tropical fruit, he pitched it at the foot of the statue of Louis XIV in the Place des Victoires.He soon caught the attention of passers-by, who were intrigued by his unusual produce and quizzed him about its provenance. His gamble had paid off. He had a growing clientele of curious l..
1854 The « Comptoir »the first Hédiard storeEncouraged by this success, Ferdinand Hédiard took out a patent and decided to open a permanent store. He opened the first Hédiard store in Rue Notre-Dame-de-Lorette*, which he called Le Comptoir des Epices et des Colonies: the Spices and Colonies Store.His unique talent for sourcing products meant he only offered the very best. He also had an innate sense for display, presenting his goods with panache in wooden crates and wicker baskets. Parisian high..
1867 Recognitionfrom his peersIn 1867, Napoleon III held the Universal Exhibition in Paris. Among the 43,000 exhibitors, the Maison Hédiard particularly stood out for the quality of its products. The newspaper L'Officiel published a letter from the Minister of the Marine, in which he praised the excellence of Hédiard's vanilla.This was the start of a tradition of official honours. Today, Hédiard has more than 120 medals recognizing its savoir-faire, a collection of national and international awa..
1870 Hediard opens onPlace de la MadeleineFerdinand
Hédiard acquired a second store in 1870, on Place de la Madeleine.
Since the end of the Church of the Madeleine restoration work, the
neighbourhood had become very fashionable and the Place de la Madeleine a
hub of Parisian gastronomy.In 1886, the store in Rue
Notre-Dame-de-Lorette was sold. The store in Place de la Madeleine
became the Hédiard flagship, which it still remains, a
century-and-a-half later. The Hédiard store in the Place d..
1890 Max Kusel: fruit jelliesto perfectionBy then, Ferdinand Hédiard's son-in-law Max Kusel had taken over running the store. It was during the Universal Exhibition of 1890 that Kusel first came across fruit jellies on the Brazil stand.At the time a genuine luxury product, Kusel first planned to import jellies from Brazil, but he then resolved to master the production process and make them himself. He and his team worked tirelessly to develop the perfect recipe: A melt-in-the-mouth jelly with an..
1935 Hédiard inventsthe art of the gift boxAfter Max, his son Jean Kusel took over the business and continued his father's pursuit of new products. He developed the production of fruit syrups and candied fruit.But it was the creativity of his sister Germaine which allowed Hédiard to innovate in a very particular sector: gifting. Her most influential creation was the Hédiard basket, an extravagantly exotic cornucopia which quickly established itself as the essential offering for any social invita..
1954 French luxuryat the Comité ColbertIn 1954, Hédiard was among the 15 founding members of the newly-formed Comité Colbert. Created on the initiative of Jean-Jacques Guerlain, the committee bears the name of Jean-Baptiste Colbert, superintendent of buildings for Louis XIV, responsible for arts and manufacturing.From its beginnings, it has brought together companies exporting savoir-faire and creativity from 13 sectors which represent the full range of the French art of fine living.The Comité C..