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Where the magic happens, the Kitchen Stage is your chance to get up close and personal with your culinary heroes. Playing host to the stars of the Ubud Food Festival, the Kitchen Stage is home to a daily program of fiery cook-offs, comedic culinary collaborations, and a behind the pass look into some the world’s best restaurants.

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Kitchen Stage: Seminyak’s Sexiest with Jethro Vincent

12 May 2017 10:30

Sisterfields, BO$$ MAN and Bikini are some of Seminyak’s hottest dining destinations. Meet the man behind them all, Jethro Vincent, as he shares a taste of Bikini’s unique collision of …

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Kitchen Stage: Street Food Secrets of Indonesia with Arie Parikesit

12 May 2017 12:00

Having grown up in the warm embrace of family and food, Founder and CEO of Kelana Rasa Culinary Solutions, Arie Parikesit, will share stories of the myriad ways his mother …

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Kitchen Stage: Signature Sicilian with Lino Sauro

12 May 2017 13:30

With locally sourced ingredients, award-winning chef Lino Sauro will express his signature Sicilian style. Drawing inspiration from his intrepid culinary adventures across the globe, Lino will be plating up coffee-coated …

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Kitchen Stage: From Bangkok to Bali with Bo.lan

12 May 2017 15:00

A fervor for fiery street food and unwavering devotion to Thai home cooking traditions fused with fine dining flair – this is what built Bo.lan’s reputation as one of Bangkok’s …

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Kitchen Stage: Sambal Smackdown World Series

12 May 2017 16:30

The Festival’s fieriest battle royale heralds the return of reigning chili champion, Bali’s Made Sujaya. For this spicy showdown, Jay will be pitted against Jogjakarta’s Jon Priadi and international chefs …

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Kitchen Stage: Jackfruit Jive with MOKSA and Bali Asli

13 May 2017 09:00

The new darling of the vegan set, jackfruit is popping up in everything from pizza to paella. But the world’s biggest fruit can be difficult to maneuver, so let MOKSA’s …

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Kitchen Stage: Michelin Masala with Manjunath Mural

13 May 2017 10:30

Fueling the world’s second most populous nation, Indian food is renowned for its heartiness – but rarely as haute cuisine. Manjunath Mural – the first Indian chef to receive a …

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Kitchen Stage: Modern Manadonese with Petty Elliott

13 May 2017 12:00

Pioneering food writer and self-taught chef, Petty Elliott will prove her talent for transforming traditional Indonesian dishes into modern masterpieces by returning to her Manadonese roots. With three tantalizing creations, …

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Kitchen Stage: Superbook by a Supercook with Bara Pattiradjawane

13 May 2017 13:30

Self-taught supercook Bara has been a familiar face on Indonesian TV screens for over a decade, and more recently on the airwaves in the nation’s first radio cooking show. Armed …

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Kitchen Stage: Culinary Anthropology with Chele González

13 May 2017 15:00

At Manila’s Gallery VASK, Spanish-born Chele González creates ‘anthropological cuisine’ – earning him no. 35 on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list and the Philippines’ ‘Best In-Country’. With aubergine and squid, …

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Kitchen Stage: Cocktail Shakedown

13 May 2017 16:30

The masterful art of mixology has emerged triumphant from dimly-lit basement bars onto the world’s stage. Representatives from Locavore, The Night Rooster and Kubu will shake, stir, squeeze and pour …

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Kitchen Stage: Cocina Peruana with Eduardo Montes

14 May 2017 10:00

Peru’s culinary landscape is a true melting pot, combining indigenous Inca cuisines with Chinese, African, Japanese, German, Italian and Spanish influences. One of Peru’s most revered chefs, Eduardo Montes will …

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Kitchen Stage: What’s on the LocaLAB table

14 May 2017 11:30

Bold experimentation with unusual ingredients and fascinating combinations of unfamiliar flavors is one of the reasons Locavore is at the top of Indonesia’s food scene. Their new R&D arm LocaLAB …

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Kitchen Stage: Spice Sisters’ Ikan Goreng with Tasia and Gracia Seger

14 May 2017 13:00

In the family home of Spice Sisters Tasia and Gracia Seger, deep fried fish is a beloved dish. Paired with a tangy salad of green apple and young mango spritzed …

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Kitchen Stage: Cambodia’s Cuisine Wat Damnak with Joannès Rivière

14 May 2017 14:30

Cooking in Cambodia for over a decade, Frenchman Joannès Rivière shines the spotlight on the country’s forgotten ingredients. At his award-winning Cuisine Wat Damnak in Siem Reap, he serves dishes …

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Kitchen Stage: Black Box Mystery Challenge

14 May 2017 16:00

Three teams representing Hujan Locale, Kubu and The Ayung Resort, one and a half hours, one mystery box. With the local ingredients lurking within, each team will produce one dish …

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