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We’re hiring! Seeking a full-time Partnership Coordinator

17 May 2018 Blog, News

PARTNERSHIP COORDINATOR Yayasan Mudra Swari Saraswati, a not-for-profit organization that produces the major annual international events Ubud Writers & Readers Festival and Ubud Food Festival, is looking for a dynamic …

12,000 hungry foodies attended Ubud Food Festival 2018 Presented by ABC

23 April 2018 Blog, News

From the Opening Night Party to the final mouthful, the Ubud Food Festival 2018 Presented by ABC was enjoyed by more than 12,000 hungry foodies from 13-15 April – a …

7 ways to savor Indonesian flavors on Day 1 of Ubud Food Festival 2018 Presented by ABC

12 April 2018 Blog, News

Good morning, foodies! Today is the day, the beginning of a weekend getaway into the best bites that Ubud, Bali and Indonesia have to offer. The next three days are …

8 Ubud Food Festival events for foodies with kids

02 April 2018 Blog, News

With its lush green lawns, colorful Kids Program, dozens of food stalls and high-energy cooking demos, the Ubud Food Festival has always been a family-friendly event, and this year is …


From the Opening Night Party to the final mouthful, the Ubud Food Festival 2018 Presented by ABC was enjoyed by more than 12,000 hungry foodies from 13-15 April – a 30% increase on last year’s attendance. In its fourth year, the record numbers attending the 100+ events fortifies its position as Southeast Asia’s leading culinary celebration, with the spotlight on Indonesian food and its food industry members shining brighter than ever.
View our official wrap-up video below for a taste of this year’s delicious three days.

 


Program

Cooking Demonstrations

Cooking Demonstrations are one hour demonstrations of a chef's technical prowess and culinary passion, all dished up with a healthy dose of charm. There are five per day, across each of the three days of the Festival.

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Special Events

With Ubud Food Festival bringing together some of the greatest culinary names from across the archipelago and beyond, sometimes the main program just isn't enough! Join the biggest Chefs from our line-up as they put their best plate forward for your personal tasting pleasure.

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Workshop & Masterclasses

Want to learn from the hands of the culinary greats themselves? Don't miss out on our Workshop and Cooking Masterclass sessions, your chance to take an intimate learning journey with the chefs and culinary artisans you admire.

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Free Events

We know budgets are varied, so we’re dedicated to providing a huge range of free events, from our in-depth Food Forum series to night markets, film screenings, book launches and more. No need to buy a ticket, just bring yourself, and your appetite of course!

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Ubud

The following resorts and hotels have shown extremely generous support for our event by providing accommodation for the Festival’s chefs and speakers.

We highly recommend these establishments to food lovers who plan to stay in Ubud during the course of the Festival. By doing so, you will both assist the Festival and local businesses. As a bonus, chance encounters with our guest chefs shall be your daily treat.

Stay with one of our valued Accommodation Partners from 13-15 April  and save 20% on FoodLover Passes. Send your booking confirmation to ticket@ubudfoodfestival.com and we’ll send you a discount code to apply at checkout.

From budget, mid-range and luxury options, browse through our Accommodation Partners and get the special deal!

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Let the munching marathon begin! Find your way around the Festival Hub, and also to our venue partners around Ubud for Special Events, with these maps.

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Ubud is often regarded as Bali’s cultural and artistic capital. What seems to most outsiders like one small town, Ubud actually consists of fourteen villages, each run by its own banjar, or village committee. Throughout Ubud are some remarkable places to eat, drink, learn and explore, all amongst a general feeling of peace and well-being.

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Instagram

  • Many inspiring words were spoken at Ubud Food Festival Presented by ABC, and this series features our favorite quotes from #UFF18 speakers. Today's quote is from Jun Lee, who opened Soigné in Seoul in 2015, which was awarded one Michelin star in 2016 and 2017. Did something you heard at the Festival inspire you? If so, comment below, so we can include it in this series!
  • Saat semua piring sudah dihabiskan, semua diskusi sudah dicerna, dan keriaan sudah berlalu, ini waktunya kamu untuk mengingat kembali betapa menyenangkannya Ubud Food Festival 2018 Presented by ABC di bulan April lalu. Tonton video wrap up #ABCUFF18 ini, dengar apa kata @janetdeneefe, @dicky.senda, @glosusindra, @rydoanton89, dan @gwenwinarno mengenai Generasi Inovasi dan pergerakan di bidang kuliner Indonesia ke arah yang lebih baik.

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After all the plates have been polished off, after all the discussions have been digested, and after all the excitement has faded, now is the time for you to return to your memories of just how magic Ubud Food Festival 2018 Presented by ABC really was. Watch the #UFF18 wrap-up video, and hear the thoughts of Janet DeNeefe, Dicky Senda, Gloria Susindra, Rydo Anton, and Gwendoline Winarno about Generasi Inovasi, which is steering Indonesia's culinary field in a new direction.

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Video by @anddana.co. Click link in our bio to watch the full version.
  • Michelin-starred chef Sun Kim is renowned for his innovative and modern cuisine. At the Kitchen Stage he prepared the traditional Korean dish bibimbap, with a modern touch of crab meat and salted egg. Were you one of the lucky ones who got to try this dish? ***
Sun Kim, chef dengan Michelin Star, dikenal berkat sajiannya yang modern dan inovatif. Di sesi Kitchen Stage ini ia memasak hidangan tradisional Korea, bibimbap dengan sentuhan modern, di mana ia menyandingkan hidangan tersebut dengan daging kepiting dan telur asin. Apakah kamu sempat mencicipi bibimbap spektakuler ini?
  • 66% of the speakers at the Ubud Food Festival 2018 Presented by ABC were Indonesian. 85% of the 12,000 attendees were Indonesian. There is no better event at which to explore the incredible diversity of Indonesia's culinary cultures than #UFF. We hope you'll join us in 2019 for our fifth fantastic year!
  • In our Ubud Food Festival 2018 Presented by ABC #BehindthePass series, we invite you to step into kitchens to explore the processes, techniques, and reactions of the #UFF18 chefs as they prepare for Special Events.
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Di seri #BehindthePass ini Ubud Food Festival 2018 Presented by ABC membawa kamu untuk melangkah ke balik dapur dan melihat bermacam proses, reaksi, serta teknik saat para chef mempersiapkan hidangan-hidangan eksklusif yang disajikan di Special Events #UFF18.
  • Yayasan Mudra Swari Saraswati, the not-for-profit organization that produces the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival and Ubud Food Festival, is looking for a dynamic young professional to fill the position of Partnership Coordinator. This full-time role is part of the Partnership team, and the successful candidate will be responsible for handling sponsorship and partnership matters to support both Festivals. For all the info, head to the 'About' section of our website.
  • Hailing from North Bali, Ayu and Gede Kresna are committed to maintaining the region's traditions and original recipes. At Ubud Food Festival 2018 Presented by ABC's Teater Kuliner, they served a variety of authentic North Balinese dishes comprising local ingredients. Did you try any of their creations?

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Datang dari Utara pulau Bali, Ayu dan Gede Kresna berkomitmen untuk menjaga tradisi dan resep asli tradisional Bali. Di Teater Kuliner Ubud Food Festival 2018 Presented by ABC, mereka menyajikan beragam menu otentik Bali yang disandingkan dengan bahan-bahan makanan lokal. Apakah kamu salah satu yang mencicipi hidangan di sesi ini?
  • 66% of the speakers at the Ubud Food Festival 2018 Presented by ABC were Indonesian. 85% of the 12,000 attendees were Indonesian. There is no better event at which to explore the incredible diversity of Indonesia's culinary cultures than #UFF. We hope you'll join us in 2019 for our fifth fantastic year!
  • In our Ubud Food Festival 2018 Presented by ABC #BehindthePass series, we invite you to step into kitchens to explore the processes, techniques, and reactions of the #UFF18 chefs as they prepare for Special Events.

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Di seri #BehindthePass ini Ubud Food Festival 2018 Presented by ABC membawa kamu untuk melangkah ke balik dapur dan melihat bermacam proses, reaksi, serta teknik saat para chef mempersiapkan hidangan-hidangan eksklusif yang disajikan di Special Events #UFF18.
  • Thousands turned out for our films under the stars at Ubud Food Festival 2018 Presented by ABC. From short films produced by young Balinese to international award-winning documentaries, our #UFF18 film program was tasty and inspiring.
  • Many inspiring words were spoken at Ubud Food Festival Presented by ABC, and this series features our favorite quotes from #UFF18 speakers. Today's quote is from Hans Christian, Chef de Cuisine at View Restaurant by Fairmont Jakarta. Hans is dedicated to elevating Indonesia’s culinary scene. Did something you heard at the Festival inspire you? If so, comment below, so we can include it in this series!
  • Ubud Food Festival 2018 Presented by ABC wasn't just about eating and drinking, but was also teeming with opportunities to study. At the free masterclass; Food Illustration with Reevo Saulus and Ade Putri Paramadita, participants explored their culinary creativity by illustrating vibrant ingredients.

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Ubud Food Festival 2018 Presented by ABC bukan hanya sekedar makan dan minum, tapi juga menyajikan proses pembelajaran. Di Masterclass: Food Illustration with Reevo Saulus dan Ade Putri, para peserta mencurahkan kekreatifan mereka dengan belajar membuat ilustrasi bahan-bahan makanan.

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