Think, Talk, Taste: Every Flavor is a Story

Start: 12 May 2017 | 9:00 - 10:00
Category: / Venue: Joglo. Festival Hub @Taman Kuliner (Google Maps)
Cost: Free

Infused with the theme ‘Every flavor is a story’, the third Ubud Food Festival compels us to consider not just the stories food tells us, but the stories we tell through food. Join Founder & Director Janet DeNeefe alongside star UFF 2017 speakers as they welcome you to the Festival and share their most sumptuous stories.

Dengan mengusung tema ‘Setiap rasa adalah sebuah cerita’, Ubud Food Festival mengajak kita semua untuk tidak hanya mendengar cerita yang dibawa sepiring hidangan, namun juga cerita yang kita sampaikan melalui hidangan tersebut. Bergabung bersama Founder & Director UFF Janet DeNeefe dan bintang-bintang UFF 2017 lainnya saat mereka menyambut Anda di Festival dan membagikan cerita-cerita lezat.


Janet DeNeefe – Founder & Director

Janet DeNeefe, Founder & Director of Ubud Food Festival and Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, has lived in Bali for three decades. Her memoir Fragrant Rice charts her love affair …

Duangporn Songvisava (Chef Bo) – Environmentally Conscious Cook

Chef Duangporn Songvisava – or Bo – has always been passionate about creating exceptional Thai food. She completed her Masters in Gastronomy in Adelaide before returning to Bangkok to join …

Made Lugra – Authentic Balinese Chef

Heading the kitchen at Ubud’s Ayung Resort, chef Made creates a fascinating fusion of Western techniques and traditional Balinese dishes. His fine dining approach is inspired by his extensive experience …

Charles Toto – The Jungle Chef

Charles Toto, The Jungle Chef from Jayapura, Papua, uses foraged ingredients from the forests of his fertile homelands to put a Papuan twist on international favorites. In 2006 he founded …

Kevindra Soemantri – The Restaurant Observer

Jakarta-based food writer, author, restaurant critic and self-taught chef, Kevindra has published three cookbooks and the bilingual The Jakarta Streetfood. His writing has appeared in Esquire, Herworld, Momentum Travel UK …

Helianti Hilman – Indigenous Food Biodiversity Frontrunner

Inspired by Indonesia’s food biodiversity, indigenous wisdom and spiritualism, Helianti founded Javara in 2008 to keep such heritage alive. Javara works with over 52,000 farmers across Indonesia, selling over 700 …