Category: Special Events

From long table lunches overlooking the valleys, jungles and rice fields of Ubud, to culinary collaborations between Southeast Asia’s top chefs, our Special Events put the best of Bali on the table. Held across Ubud’s most coveted venues, our Special Events are the ultimate foodies’ guide to town.

Want a free ticket to the Opening Night Party and a bonus 1-Day FoodLover Pass? Simply purchase tickets to three separate Special Events, then send your ticket confirmations to ticket@ubudfoodfest.com. Let us know on which day of the Festival you’d like your FoodLover Pass, then we’ll send you your free tickets!


Special Event: Gala Opening Night Party

12 Apr 2018 19:00

As the first stars appear above Campuhan Ridge, sip cocktails and sample canapés from some of Ubud’s finest eateries, while swapping must-try dishes and restaurant tips with your favorite UFF18 …

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Special Event: Discovering Indonesian Produce

13 Apr 2018 19:00

If they’re not experimenting and innovating in the kitchen, Felix Schoener and Fido Nuswatama Rahadian of Locavore’s LocaLAB, and Asli Food Project’s Crystal Chiu, are scouring the archipelago for rare …

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Special Event: Unforgettable Indonesian at Amandari

13 Apr 2018 19:00

As the dusk descends on the Ayung Valley and smooth jazz floats on the breeze, settle in for an eve of unforgettable Indonesian cuisine. Petty Elliott is a culinary icon, …

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Special Event: Best of Bali at Mozaic

13 Apr 2018 19:00

Bali now rubs shoulders with the world’s top foodie hotspots, and these chefs have played a big part in its culinary clout. Chris Salans (Mozaic), Daniele Taddeo (GROW Bali), Kevin …

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Special Event: Wildly Creative Fusion at Hujan Locale

13 Apr 2018 19:00

The wildly creative fusion of Singapore’s Morsels won it Restaurant of the Year and Chef’s Choice (Western) at the World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence 2017. Uniting Asian food cultures …

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Special Event: Papua, Timor and Bali on the Table

14 Apr 2018 12:30

Take a culinary journey from the highlands of Papua and West Timor to Bali. UFF Founder & Director Janet DeNeefe teams up with the Jungle Chef Charles Toto, and food …

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Special Event: From Lima to Madrid, Rome to Bali

14 Apr 2018 18:30

With Peruvian heritage and stellar Spanish training, Daniel Chavez’s ceviche at Ola Cocina Del Mar is one of Singapore’s most sought after plates. For those who adore fruits del mar, …

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Special Event: Meta meets Kubu

14 Apr 2018 18:30

At Kubu at Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, one of Asia’s top-rated resorts, Executive Chef Maurizio Bombini shares his passion for modern Mediterranean-European cuisine. At Singapore’s Michelin-starred Meta, Chef Sun Kim …

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Special Event: Sharing the Best of the Archipelago

14 Apr 2018 19:00

Ubud’s Nusantara by Locavore and Jakarta’s NUSA Indonesian Gastronomy celebrate the nation’s rich culinary heritage with their remarkable array of refined traditional dishes. Nusantara’s Chef Putu and NUSA’s Chef Ragil …

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Special Event: Kitchen Stage After Dark with Jun Lee

14 Apr 2018 20:00

At Seoul’s Michelin-starred Soigné, Chef Jun Lee serves theme-based ‘episode’ menus; previous episodes include ‘Cinema Paradiso’, ‘WILD’, and ‘Winter of Seoul’. For the final act in the Kitchen Stage After …

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Special Event: Spice it Up with Rinrin Marinka and Chris Salans

15 Apr 2018 12:00

Master Chef Indonesia judge Chef Rinrin Marinka is passionate about Indonesian fusion, while Chef Chris Salans is renowned for his elegant mingling of French cuisine with Balinese flavors. Four of …

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Special Event: Lunch with the Queen of Indonesian Cuisine

15 Apr 2018 12:30

In a UFF first, the Queen of Indonesian Cuisine Ibu Sisca Soewitomo and her daughter Novia will create their favorite classic dishes from across the archipelago. The Rijstafel (Dutch for …

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Special Event: MOKSA’s Feast for Earth and Soul

15 Apr 2018 18:00

MOKSA’s sustainable philosophy has become the blueprint for Bali’s permaculture cafes, while its vegetarian dishes could tempt even the most committed carnivores. Join Chef Made Runatha for five mouth-watering courses …

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Special Event: The Magic of Mandapa

15 Apr 2018 18:30

On a wooden platform nestled among the rice terraces cascading down the Ayung Valley, experience modern Indonesian and Balinese cuisine from the expert hands of Executive Chef Maurizio Bombini. Come …

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Special Event: Locavore feat. Rydo Anton

15 Apr 2018 19:00

Indonesian-born Rydo Anton is Head Chef of Bangkok’s Gaggan, number one on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list from 2015 to 2017. He’s returning to Indonesia to collaborate with Ubud’s hometown …

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Special Event: World Class Culinary Collective

15 Apr 2018 19:00

With a meeting of culinary minds like these, guests will be in for an exceptional experience of flavors spanning many seas. Michelin-starred Cheek by Jowl’s Rishi Naleendra, much vaunted Mejakawi’s …

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Special Event: Unofficial Afterparty at The Night Rooster

15 Apr 2018 23:00

If you’ve danced off all those calories at the Closing Night Party and are keen to kick on with your Festival family, a midnight tipple and nibbles at The Night …

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