Charles Toto

Charles Toto, the Jungle Chef from Jayapura, Papua, uses foraged ingredients to put a Papuan twist on international favorites. In 2006, he founded the Jungle Chef Community, which provides hospitality training to over 120 local residents so they can cook for tourists from the mountains to the beach. In 2018, he started setting up shops for homeless children to generate income from local foods.

Supported by Qatar Indonesia 2023

Charles Toto, the Jungle Chef dari Jayapura, Papua, menggunakan bahan-bahan makanan yang dikumpulkan oleh tangan untuk menciptakan sajian internasional dengan gaya penyajian khas Papua. Pada 2006, ia mendirikan Jungle Chef Community, yang memberikan pelatihan kuliner kepada lebih dari 120 penduduk lokal, agar mereka dapat memasak bagi para wisatawan yang tinggal di penjuru Papua, mulai dari pegunungannya hingga ke pantai-pantainya. Pada 2018 ia mulai membangun kios-kios bagi anak-anak terlantar agar mereka dapat mencari nafkah dari makanan lokal.

Didukung oleh Qatar Indonesia 2023

Appearing In

Special Event | Dapur Mama’s Long-Table Lunch at Casa Luna

The much-loved Long Table Lunch returns to Casa Luna with a celebration of food from Eastern Indonesia. Maria Loretha, known as Mama Sorghum from Flores, Papuan Jungle chef Charles Toto, …

Teater Kuliner | Noof Al Marri and Charles Toto in Culinary Fusion

Get ready for a culinary fusion like never before with the cross-cultural cooking demo featuring Qatar’s star chef Noof Al Marri, who will showcase dishes inspired by Indonesia. Assisting her …

Food For Thought | Culinary Crossroads between Qatar and Indonesia

Join us for this panel discussion as part of the Qatar-Indonesia 2023 Year of Culture. Explore the shared heritage, traditions, and contemporary innovations between these two nations. Engage with Qatar’s …