Program

Ubud Food Festival is a three-day culinary adventure with Indonesian food as the star. From 26 - 28 April, food-lovers from across Indonesia and the globe will be treated to a tantalising program of Cooking Demonstrations, Workshops, Special Events, Food Forums, Markets, Food Tours, Film screenings and much, much more. Browse the full program here or sort by category based on your personal tastes.


Masterclass: The Secret of Food Photography for Social Media with UFF

20 Apr 2019 16:00 /

Kamu sering bingung mengambil, mengedit, dan memilih foto untuk diunggah di media sosial? Ayo gabung bersama Ade Ardhana (@ardhanagb), bagian dari tim Ubud Food Festival yang juga aktif di dunia …

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Special Event: Michelin-starred Modern Thai

24 Apr 2019 19:00

The fifth UFF kicks off early on Bali’s southwest coast as Chef Ton takes over the kitchen of Seasalt at Alila Seminyak. At Bangkok’s Michelin-starred Le Du, Chef Ton turns …

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Special Event: Opening Night Party

25 Apr 2019 18:30

Let the munching marathon begin! 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 restaurants …

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Kitchen Stage: Korea’s Doyen of Desserts

26 Apr 2019 09:30

First to take the Kitchen Stage is Korea’s Doyen of Desserts, Chef Justin Lee. At his JL Dessert Bar in Seoul he celebrates local seasonal produce, so in Bali he’ll …

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Masterclass: Tantalizing Teas

26 Apr 2019 09:30

Award winning health and wellness chef Arif Springs is renowned for his raw food creations and wide range of natural products, so he’s the one to trust when it comes …

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Food for Thought: Spice Up the World

26 Apr 2019 09:30 /

“We chose the theme Spice Up the World to show food lovers across the globe that it’s time they added some Indonesian dishes to their favorites, and through this, learn …

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Teater Kuliner: Durian and Spice and All Things Nice

26 Apr 2019 10:00 /

Durian lovers: don’t miss young Balinese culinary innovator Tri Sutrisna getting crafty with the king of fruit. Using the traditional method of timbungan (cooking inside bamboo), he’ll blend Balinese spices …

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Kitchen Stage: Modernizing Sambal

26 Apr 2019 11:00

Culinary teacher and self-taught chef Petty Elliott has pioneered a contemporary approach to Indonesian cuisine. Taking classic Indonesian ingredients such as kecap manis and kemangi, and spicing it up with …

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Food for Thought: Turning the Tide on Plastic Waste

26 Apr 2019 11:00 /

With the plastic bags ban Bali is beginning to turn the tide on its plastic waste problem. Have you seen the container systems at the front of the Festival Hub …

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Special Event: Ubud’s Superfood Brunch

26 Apr 2019 11:00

Full Circle is Ubud’s new irresistibly cool tropical haven, and Gloria Susindra is behind its consistently tasty menu. Mr. Fox is Jakarta’s new home of gutsy, globally-inspired fare and playful …

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Teater Kuliner: Sumbanese Sambal

26 Apr 2019 11:30 /

Have you ever tried sambal from West Sumba? Hailing from Northern Italy, Alessandro Colombis is Executive Chef/teacher at the Sumba Hospitality Foundation, a hospitality training project for young people. With …

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Masterclass: Street Food Photography

26 Apr 2019 12:30

With buzzing crowds, billowing steam and wafting smoke, snapping a great street food photo is not easy. Marrysa Tunjung Sari began her photojournalism journey 13 years ago, and is now …

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Food for Thought: Spices for Change

26 Apr 2019 12:30 /

Cengkeh Afo and Gamalama Spices is a community-based tourism project on a hillside clove plantation in Ternate, North Maluku. Join its Founder Kris Syamsudin and his team for inspiring insights …

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Kitchen Stage: The Art of Kinilaw

26 Apr 2019 12:30

You’ve probably sampled ceviche, and perhaps Indonesia’s equivalent gohu ikan too (if not don’t miss Chef Marinka’s demo tomorrow). But have you tried kinilaw, raw fresh fish cured in citrus …

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Teater Kuliner: Cooking in Bamboo

26 Apr 2019 13:00 /

Combining family recipes passed down through generations with high-quality local produce, Ayu Gayatri Kresna is passionate about preserving North Balinese cuisine and introducing it to the world. With this demo …

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Food for Thought: Reality Bites

26 Apr 2019 14:00 /

From Iron Chef to MasterChef, The Great British Bake Off to Cake Boss, reality TV cooking competitions never seem to go stale. But what really goes on in the studio …

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Kitchen Stage: Shroom Kut Teh

26 Apr 2019 14:00

The beautiful mushroom farms of Taichung Xinshe in Taiwan blending with his heritage inspired Chef Jimmy Lim’s mushroom and abalone version of Singapore’s famous bak kut teh. In his words: …

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Teater Kuliner: Charcuterie and Sourdough

26 Apr 2019 14:30 /

Once confined to French and Italian family homes and restaurants, charcuterie and sourdough is making a serious resurgence. In the jungles north of Ubud, Capella’s Culinary Director Matt McCool whips …

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Food for Thought: Stories from Behind the Pass 3.0

26 Apr 2019 15:30 /

Stories from Behind the Pass is back for the third year running! It’s the Food for Thought session for chefs to share the highs and lows of kitchen life, their …

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Masterclass: Specialty Coffee Appreciation & Cupping

26 Apr 2019 15:30

The Coffeenatics crew take their brews very seriously. Whether you’re curious or part of the cognoscenti, there’s always something new to learn about Indonesian specialty coffee. From coffee quality to …

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