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.


Kitchen Stage: Michelin-starred Thai Curry

26 Apr 2019 15:30

Could this be the Festival’s most fragrant Kitchen Stage session? At Bangkok’s Michelin-starred Le Du, Chef Ton creates progressive Thai dishes rooted in tradition, earning him #14 on Asia’s 50 …

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Teater Kuliner: Once Upon a Time in Ternate

26 Apr 2019 16:00 /

Kris Syamsudin is the Founder of community-based tourism initiative Cengkeh Afo and Gamalama Spices in Ternate, North Maluku, a clove plantation home to the world’s oldest clove tree. Join him …

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Kids Event: Growing Gardeners – Friday

26 Apr 2019 16:00 /

Do your little ones love digging around in the garden? Led by the friendly team from Ancut Garden Oasis, in this workshop your growing gardeners can learn about saving seeds, …

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Food Tour: Gianyar Market’s Best Bites

26 Apr 2019 16:30

For adventurous foodies, there are few greater pleasures than scouring sizzling night markets for the tastiest local specialties. Local culinary guide Pak Puriana will wander with you through the region’s …

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Quick Bites: Slow Food

26 Apr 2019 16:40 /

Since it was founded in 1989, Slow Food has grown into a global movement involving millions of people in over 160 countries. They work to prevent the disappearance of local …

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Kitchen Stage: Sambal Smackdown

26 Apr 2019 17:00

It wouldn’t be the UFF without the annual Sambal Smackdown! Chefs from Ubud’s top restaurants and hotels battle it out for sambal supremacy, but this year there’s a twist as …

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Quick Bites: POD Chocolate

26 Apr 2019 17:10 /

In Bali POD Chocolate has become synonymous with high quality, locally produced chocolate. A resident for nearly 20 years, Toby Garritt established the company in 2012 with the goal of …

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Teater Kuliner: Chef Cook Off: Mie Abang Adek vs Chef Norman & Real Husband Cook Off with Chef Gerry

26 Apr 2019 17:30 /

In the first half this demo hosted by Chef Bara will probably be the fieriest of the Festival! Watch on as the chefs compete to create the World’s Spiciest Noodles …

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Special Event: Just Desserts

26 Apr 2019 18:00

Moksa is Bali’s premier plant-based restaurant, revered for its raw vegan and vegetarian cuisine that tempts even the most committed carnivores. For their UFF19 Special Event Chef Made Runatha is …

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Special Event: Amandari’s 30th Anniversary

26 Apr 2019 19:00

UFF presents unrivaled opportunities to explore elevated Indonesian cuisine, and there’s no finer venue at which to do so than Amandari. Jakarta’s culinary star Fernando Sindu, Amandari’s Executive Chef Reynaldo …

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Special Event: Esquina y Lacasita

26 Apr 2019 19:00

Barcelona-born Chef Carlos Montobbio leads Singapore’s Esquina with his artfully crafted contemporary interpretations of Spanish flavors. When he’s hosted at Lacasita, Ubud’s home of muy picante modern Mexican, it will …

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Special Event: Haoma X Apéritif

26 Apr 2019 19:00

Deepanker Khosla, Elite Magazine’s Most Innovative Young Chef 2018, is at the vanguard of sustainable cuisine with Haoma, Bangkok’s first urban farm restaurant. With 20+ years’ experience, Nic Vanderbeeken is …

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Special Event: Merah Putih Hijau

26 Apr 2019 19:00

What do Indonesia and Italy have in common? Their cultural diversity is an important part of national identity, along with their warm and friendly hospitality. Merah Putih’s Kieran Morland and …

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Special Event: Explore Umami and Acidity at LocaLAB

26 Apr 2019 19:00

LocaLAB is not just Locavore’s R&D arm – it’s also a space for the culinarily curious to learn about the process of creating a Locavore dish. Focusing on one ingredient, …

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Special Event: Best of Bali 2.0

26 Apr 2019 19:00

Six chefs from the island’s most vaunted venues – Bikini, Cuca, Kaum, Mason and Mozaic – will go shoulder-to-shoulder to put the best of Bali on your plates. At the …

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Film Screening: Gudeg Mbah Lindu

26 Apr 2019 19:00 /

Born in the 1920s, Mbah Lindu has been cooking and selling gudeg (richly spiced stewed jackfruit) for over 80 years, in order to take care of her family and preserve …

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Film Screening: CINEMAWITHOUTWALL Short Film Showcase: Wèi

26 Apr 2019 20:00 /

CINEMAWITHOUTWALL is an international film lab and roadshow gathering hundreds of young filmmakers around the world to experiment, screen, and create solutions through short films. They believe films have the …

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Film Screening: CINEMAWITHOUTWALL Short Film Showcase: The Balinese Bastard and 100 Roosters

26 Apr 2019 20:25 /

CINEMAWIthOUTWALL is an international film lab and roadshow gathering hundreds of young filmmakers around the world to experiment, screen, and create solutions through short films. They believe films have the …

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Live Music: Friday

26 Apr 2019 21:15 /

On the first night of UFF, experience flamenco, tango, Malay, Irish and Indian music on one stage with Bali Breathe, then dance off all those calories to the soulful sounds …

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Food Tour: Culinary Jalan-Jalan

27 Apr 2019 06:00

Join our intrepid food guides on a walking tour to the home of Ubud’s famed suckling pig, Ibu Oka’s. After kopi Bali, meet Pak Rimpin, the master of bebek betutu …

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