Bali’s Ubud Food Festival 2018 to Feature 100 Culinary Experts

Celebrate Indonesian cuisine with local produce, cooking demonstrations, and masterclasses.

Photo: Ubud Food Festival

Long considered Bali’s artistic and cultural capital, Ubud is also renowned on the culinary front.

Case in point? The annual Ubud Food Festival, which draws throngs of gourmands and casual foodies alike.

This year, the annual culinary event will be held from April 13 to 15, featuring about 100 culinary experts hailing from Indonesia and abroad.

The three-day event will allow participants to discover the best of Indonesian cuisine through a line-up of cooking demonstrations, workshops, masterclasses, film screenings, food tours, and more.

Photo: Ubud Food Festival

Among the culinary experts in attendance, headliners include Sisca Soewitomo, who specializes in Indonesian homemade food and Andrian Ishak, who is known for molecular gastronomy.

Michelin-starred chefs like Australian Sam Aisbett and Korean chef Jun Lee will also be present to share their insights.

Photo: Ubud Food Festival

Those hoping to learn about the food and beverage industry ought to check out the talks by Bridges Bali’s head sommelier Antoine Olivain, Indonesian celebrity chef Bara Pattiradjawane, and Farah Quinn, chef-owner of the pioneering Bumbu Bali cooking class.

Other fringe activities include food photography workshops, yoga classes, and live music concerts fronted by local bands.

More information here.

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