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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.


Kitchen Stage: From Italy to Bali in a Spoonful

18 Apr 2020 13:00

Learn about Balinese spices and the basic techniques behind making a perfect risotto from Italian-trained Chef Theodora Hurustiati as she shows you how to prepare her yellow risotto with prawns …

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Kitchen Stage: Ashish’s Classic Indian

18 Apr 2020 14:30

Ashish Kumar heads the world-famous Kinara by Vikas Khanna restaurant in Dubai, where he creates modern interpretations of classic Indian dishes. Relish Kinara’s Indian haute cuisine by savouring sandalwood smoked …

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Kitchen Stage: Gourmet Gladiators: Satay

18 Apr 2020 16:00

Meat on a skewer is known by different names in different cultures. In this Gourmet Gladiators session, watch two acclaimed chefs interpret the brief in distinct ways: celebrity chef Wan …

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Special Event: Latin Twilight at The Upper Deck by Chapung Sebali

18 Apr 2020 17:00

¡Hola! Prepare for a Latin night to remember at The Upper Deck by Chapung Sebali, a chic Balinese-meets-Scandinavian boutique hotel. Peruvian chef Cristian Encina, Argentinian chef Fernando Trump and Mexican …

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Special Event: Dining with the Stars

18 Apr 2020 18:30

Savor a romantic fine-dining experience of contemporary taste and visual artistry brought to you by four European chefs of extraordinary talent. Germany’s youngest female Michelin-starred chef Julia Komp, acclaimed chef …

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Special Event: Best of the Fest

18 Apr 2020 19:00

Get ready for six courses of Caribbean-Japanese-Indonesian gastronomic amazement in a meeting of marvels. Award-winning chef, Matt Abergel, the enigmatic Barbados-born Paul Carmichael, super chef Khanh Nguyen and local legend, …

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Special Event: Homage to Indonesia

18 Apr 2020 19:00

Renatta Moeloek pays homage to her beloved Indonesian cuisines with a modern reinterpretation of favorites, using fresh local ingredients alongside Head Chef of bridges, Wayan Sukarta. Think Indonesian home-cooking and …

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Special Event: Melting Pot at Nusantara

18 Apr 2020 19:00

Peranakan cuisine origins are Chinese interpretations of Malay and Indonesian food. Who better than guest chef Sharon Gonzago, Masterchef Singapore Finalist and Head Chef of Lloyd’s Bali and Chef I …

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Masterclass: The Power of Jamu

18 Apr 2020 15:00

Want to make your own delicious jamu? This traditional Indonesian herbal medicine, a healthy drink made from healing ingredients and spices, is made to a special recipe that has been …

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Food Tour: Behind Men Juwel’s Kitchen Doors

19 Apr 2020 09:00

Soak up the rural atmosphere of the village of Sayan, Ubud on this tour behind kitchen doors. Very few people get the chance to learn the secrets of the Warung …

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Masterclass: Benny’s Tempe

19 Apr 2020 09:30

Making star appearances in gourmet burgers and salads from Melbourne to Manhattan, tempe has often been hailed as Indonesia’s gift to the world. Discover the delicate technique to making Indonesia’s …

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Masterclass: Vegan Caesar

19 Apr 2020 10:00

Vanessa Alonso will show you how to whip up everyone’s favorite leafy greens, the Caesar salad, with a vegan twist. She has veganized the four key ingredients – bacon, parmesan, …

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Masterclass: Chai’Ba Does Dosa

19 Apr 2020 11:00

Chef VB of the acclaimed Chai’Ba restaurant in Seminyak will guide you through making vegan, gluten free Indian masala dosa with a traditional spiced potato filling. In this hands-on class …

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Kitchen Stage: The Art of Curing and Smoking

19 Apr 2020 11:30

The traditional crafts of curing and smoking meat stand the test of time. KU DE TA’s dynamic new duo, Jeremy Hunt and Warren Carney, give you the opportunity to learn …

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Special Event: Maluku, the Spice Islands

19 Apr 2020 12:00

The much-loved Long Table Lunch returns to Casa Luna in a celebration of food from the Maluku Islands of Ambon, Kei and Banda Neira in Eastern Indonesia. Our shared meal …

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Special Event: Bangka at Plataran Ubud

19 Apr 2020 12:00

Chef Eddrian Tjhia presents an extraordinary celebration of traditional dishes from his island home of Bangka, Southeast of Sumatra. This lavish feast of local specialties will include papaya salad, braised …

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Kitchen Stage: French-style Sumsum

19 Apr 2020 13:00

One of Indonesia’s finest dessert chefs, Dedy Sutan of Jumeirah Bali, reinvents bubur sumsum, taking the childhood favorite combining creamy pandan rice custard with coconut sugar, and transforming it into …

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Kitchen Stage: A Latin Affair

19 Apr 2020 14:30

Bringing the Yucatan to Ubud, acclaimed Mexican chefs Tamara Chavez and Victor Vazquez will serve cochinita pibil, a traditional slow-roasted pork dish from Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, where the Gulf of …

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Kitchen Stage: Gourmet Gladiators: Childhood

19 Apr 2020 16:00

So many successful chefs create dishes inspired by their culinary childhood memories. For this session of Gourmet Gladiators, join Matt McCool and Sharon Gonzago as they put their childhood favorites …

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Special Event: The Ministry of Crab at Indus

19 Apr 2020 18:30

Darshan Munidasa, of Ministry of Crab fame, is Sri Lanka’s enigmatic king of crustaceans. He dishes up what have been described as ‘unbelievable’ eating experiences in the island’s most sought-after …

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