If tropical islands and world-class food sound like your idea of paradise, Ubud Food Festival in partnership with Acqua Panna and S.Pellegrino, in the exotic island setting of Bali looks set to be your dream event.
From 13–15 April, 2018 the Indonesian island has a full lineup of almost 100 chefs, restaurateurs, farmers, social entrepreneurs and food innovators that are sure to tempt foodies off the beaches and in exploration of the array of delicious events on offer.
From theatre cooking on the kitchen stage to masterclasses and food tours this is the one holiday you can leave with a tan and some freshly honed cooking skills!
Here are just two of the guest chefs hosting unmissable classes and dinners:
Chef Events at Ubud Food Festival Bali
Chef Sun Kim
Chef Sun Kim from Singapore's Meta restaurant will highlight the European dishes with Korean and Asian notes that won him a Michelin star in two unmissable events:
1. Kitchen Stage: Sun Kim – Bossman of Bibimbap
13 Apr 2018 | 15:30 - 16:30
In this first demo chef Kim will whip up the popular Korean dish bibimbap, featuring crab meat and salted egg, along with his secret chili sauce.
2. Special Event - Four hands dinner with Sun Kim and Maurizio Bombini
14 Apr 2018 | 18:30 - 22:30
Executive Chef Maurizio Bombini will join chef Sun Kim for an unbeatable six course dinner. Expect a confluence of culinary cultures as modern Mediterranean-European cuisine meet European dishes infused with Korean heritage.
Chef Rishi Naleendra
Rishi Naleendra, executive Chef of Singapore's Michelin starred Modern Australian restaurant:Cheek by Jowl which he runs the restaurant with his wife and restaurant manager Manuela Toniolo, will be on hand for two special events.
3. Kitchen Stage: Michelin-starred Modern Australian with Rishi Naleendra
14 Apr 2018 | 12:00 - 13:00
First up watch as Rishi prepares fish with leek and bonito butter and learn how to master profound yet delicate flavours to replicate at home.
4. Special Event: World Class Culinary Collective
15 Apr 2018 | 19:00 - 00:00
Secondly Chef Rishi will join Mejakawi’s Benjamin Cross, and KAUM’s Wayan Kresnayasa in a culinary showdown where they will present their signature dishes, followed by world class sweet temptations from the team at Room4Dessert.
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