Category: Free Events

You’ll find plenty of budget options at the Ubud Food Festival. From our in-depth Food for Thought series to night markets, live music, film screenings, kids events, masterclasses and more, just bring yourself, and your appetite, of course!


Food for Thought: Festival Welcome – Generasi Inovasi

13 Apr 2018 09:30 /

The UFF18 theme ‘Generasi Inovasi’ celebrates innovative and sustainable ideas in Indonesia’s food industry, which are all creating a distinct food culture unique to the archipelago. Join UFF Founder & …

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Teater Kuliner: Cristian Encina’s Tacos with a Twist

13 Apr 2018 10:00 /

At PICA South American Kitchen, and his taqueria, Cantina, Cristian Encina recreates and reinterprets South America’s diverse and evolving flavors. On the Teater Kuliner stage, he’ll be putting his signature …

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Food for Thought: A Digital Degustation

13 Apr 2018 11:00 /

As little as two years ago food tech companies in Indonesia navigated a ‘blue ocean’ market: huge business potential with little competition. But as Qraved Founder Steven Kim warned: “Indonesia …

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Teater Kuliner: Chef Kimmy, Jakarta’s Pastry Queen

13 Apr 2018 11:30 /

Renowned for creating one of Jakarta’s most #instafood-worthy pastries, the salted egg lava croissant, Chef Kim Pangestu is a partner and Head Pastry Chef of Nomz Kitchen & Pastry. Got …

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Food for Thought: Clickbait vs the Art of Transcribing Taste

13 Apr 2018 12:30 /

With food reviews increasingly being reduced to lists of ‘5 places you must try (insert food fad here)’, or ‘5 dishes you must eat in (insert city here)’, is food …

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Teater Kuliner: Pump Up the Spice

13 Apr 2018 13:00 /

Join Chef Bara and the team from Mie Abang Adek as they take spice to the next level with ABC Saos Sambal. This lively session will feature food pairings with …

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Masterclass: Food Illustration with Ade Putri and Reevo Saulus

13 Apr 2018 13:00 /

Culinary storyteller Ade Putri Paramadita is always hungry for new ways to communicate about food, and in her words, “Sketching plated foods and food preparation processes could be an innovative …

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Food for Thought: The Bitter Truth

13 Apr 2018 14:00 /

The specialty coffee sector is booming in Indonesia and beyond, yet most coffee farmers struggle to rise out of poverty. Join these caffeine crusaders as they grind up the reasons …

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Teater Kuliner: Innovative Pastries with Arkamaya Creative Culinary Education

13 Apr 2018 14:30 /

Paris-Brest and éclairs always look tempting, but they usually only contain the same old chocolate or vanilla filling. With the Arkamaya Creative Culinary School, learn how to fill perfect French …

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Food for Thought: Hope on the Horizon

13 Apr 2018 15:30 /

After China, Indonesia is the world’s second biggest producer of plastic waste, but with today’s ‘Generasi Inovasi’ there is hope on the horizon. Be inspired by these socially responsible enterprises …

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Teater Kuliner: Food Magic with Ayu & Gede Kresna

13 Apr 2018 16:00 /

At Pengalaman Rasa in North Bali, Ayu Gayatri and Gede Kresna offer authentic local food experiences, cooking classes and a range of natural products. In this demo they’ll conjure their …

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Food for Thought: The Michelin Effect

13 Apr 2018 17:00 /

From Michelin stars to Chef Hats to the World’s 50 Best Restaurants, what is the actual impact of these rarefied rating systems? What effect do they have on chefs, venues, …

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Teater Kuliner: Cooking Made Easy with Dintara

13 Apr 2018 17:30 /

Have you noticed the sleek cooking equipment on the Kitchen Stage and Teater Kuliner? It’s been generously provided by Dintara. Join their team for a lively cooking demo highlighting the …

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Film Screening: Nusa Rasa

Bountiful knowledge about Indonesian culinary culture is yet to be recorded on video. Produced and directed by Andre Dananjaya, Nusa Rasa is a creative process for recording the narratives behind …

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Film Screening: Ubudian

Wayan, a boy from Ubud, guides a young American couple through the congested streets of his hometown. Sarah is a yogi, in Ubud for the third time, and she wants …

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Film Screening: A Fi$h Full of Dollars

Indonesia is the number one shark fishing nation in the world. How will the depletion of sharks and mantas affect tourism, the environment, and the lives of local people? Directed …

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Live Music: Friday

13 Apr 2018 21:00 /

After your first day of feasting at the Festival, enjoy vibrant, joyous Indian dance. Then later in the evening you’ll be transported to Ireland (or into a Lord of the …

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Early Morning Yoga: Saturday

14 Apr 2018 07:00 /

Prepare mind, body and spirit for a full day of the Festival ahead. Embrace your morning cobra pose overlooking Campuhan Ridge with our free daily yoga sessions. Please bring your …

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Kids Event: Pint-sized Pastry with Monsieur Spoon

14 Apr 2018 09:00 /

Are there some junior master chefs in your kitchen? Let your little ones get up to their elbows in flour, pastry, sugar and sweets in this fun-filled bakery workshop. Led …

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Masterclass: Coffee Roasting with Seniman Industries

14 Apr 2018 09:30 /

From crop to cup, Ubud’s Seniman Industries is revered for its meticulous attention to detail and devotion to sourcing and promoting the finest Indonesian coffee beans. Join the Seniman team …

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