Ready for yet another fiesta of flavors? Well, brace yourself! Showcasing Indonesia's diverse cuisines and local culinary delights, The Ubud Food Festival 2018 will be held on April 13th to 15th 2018 on Taman Kuliner or The Culinary Park, Sanggingan Raya Street, Ubud in the beautiful island of Bali.
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Founded in 2015, the Ubud Food Festival is a three-day culinary adventure with Indonesian food as the star. In just four years, the festival has now grown into Southeast Asia's leading culinary event.
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Presented by ABC, a famous food products brand in Indonesia, the festival celebrates Indonesia's culinary heritage and the entire spectrum of its food industry. The festival will feature top Indonesian chefs, restaurateurs, food professionals, and celebrated culinary icons from around the world.
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The 4th Ubud Food Festival (UFF) 2018 presents the theme 'The Generation of Innovation' as it aims at raising the voices of emerging and established vanguard of Indonesian food innovation. The progressive theme is inspired by Indonesia's young, tech-savvy population, who are driving the nation's booming innovation economy. Through the lens of 'The Generation of Innovation', UFF18 will cultivate innovative and sustainable ideas in Indonesia's food industry, thus creating a food culture unique to the archipelago. The theme will also shine a spotlight on the future of Indonesia's food industry, sustainability and environmental solutions, and successful startups as well as socially responsible enterprises.
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The festival will feature cooking demonstrations, culinary master classes, and food tours, in-depth discussions, film screenings, and various special events. The festival will also pay tribute to the culinary icons who have paved the way and created a legacy for today's generation, while also celebrating Indonesia's diverse heritage and culture with pride.
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Welcoming speakers from across Asia and beyond, the UFF 2018 will serve pioneering culinary insights and fearless flavors under the spirit of innovation. Almost 100 chefs, restaurateurs, farmers, social entrepreneurs and outstanding innovators will highlight the festival. Among them are: Indonesian-born Rydo Anton, Head Chef of Gaggan in Bangkok -The first restaurant to maintain the top spot on the Asia's 50 Best Restaurants list for three consecutive years-, Ubud's hometown, Chef Rydo from Locavoe Restaurant, Michelin Star Chef Sun Kim from Korea, Australian Chef Sam Aisbett, and Sri Lankan Chef Rishi Naleendra, Singapore's Petrina Loh, Chef-Owner of Morsels -Restaurant of the Year and Chef's Choice (Western) at the World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence in 2017-, Daniel Chavez, Chef-Owner of the acclaimed OLA Cocina del Mar and TONO Cevicheria, and Australian Chef Ryan Squires, whose Esquire in Queensland holds three Chef Hats.
Some of the renowned chefs and culinary icons of the country will also showcase their exceptional talents. These includes: pastry queen Chef Kim Pangestu of Kimmy Patisserie and Nomz Kitchen & Pastry, Gloria Susindra of Mother Monster, Hans Christian, the Chef de Cuisine of View Restaurant by Fairmont Jakarta, MasterChef Indonesia judge Rinrin Marinka, and Chef Andrian Ishak, whose Namaaz Dining has been described as Indonesia's first molecular gastronomy restaurant.
More information available at: http://www.ubudfoodfestival.com/
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