2024 Festival Program

Join us for the ultimate culinary adventure from 31 May to 2 June! Explore our program of cooking demos, food talks, live entertainment, special events, dining pop-ups, workshops, and food tours around Ubud, and get ready for a mouthwatering experience like no other!

Teater Kuliner | Treasures of Sigi

01 Jun 2024 11:30 /

Join Chef Julio from the iconic The Dharmawangsa Jakarta and Ibu Helianti on a culinary journey into Sigi, Central Sulawesi. Learn to prepare Ayam di Bambu, a traditional dish of …

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Workshop | Urban Palette: Street Food Watercolor Workshop

01 Jun 2024 11:30

Dive into the vibrant world of watercolor illustration with Nugraha Pratama, the wandering sketch artist renowned for his live sketches of travel adventures. This year, in partnership with the Ubud …

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Food for Thought | Indonesian Street Food: Is it the Best?

01 Jun 2024 11:45

Renowned for his feature on Netflix’s Street Food: Asia, food writer Kevindra Soemantri writes about Indonesia’s culinary narrative and its profound impact on national identity. Wira Hardiyansyah, chef and culinary …

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Open Kitchen | Sichuan Dan Dan Noodles with Tyler Preston

01 Jun 2024 12:00 /

Chef Tyler Preston, from the soon-to-be-opened modern Asian fusion restaurant in Berawa – Longtime, takes you step-by-step through the creation of Szechuan Dan Dan Noodles, glossy noodles tossed in an …

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Food for Thought | From Sabang to Merauke: Regional Dishes of Indonesia

01 Jun 2024 13:00

Explore the diverse culinary landscape of the archipelago and delve into the unique local flavors and cooking techniques. Our panel discuss the vibrancy of dishes from the bold Padang cuisine …

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Teater Kuliner | Tortora Dewara with Kaum Restaurant by Potato Head

01 Jun 2024 13:30 /

Experience culinary magic when Kaum Jakarta meets Kaum Bali. Honouring a Papuan ritual that pays homage to nutmeg, Kaum Jakarta will teach their signature dish that combines fresh vegetables with …

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Special Event | Contemporary Indonesian: The Rise of New Indonesian Cuisine Panel Talk

01 Jun 2024 14:00

Join Kevindra Soemantri, the author of Jakarta: A Dining History, on an engaging panel discussion exploring the burgeoning trend of new generation Indonesian cuisine. Discover how this movement draws inspiration …

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Food for Thought | The Power of the Mushroom – Feast or Kill

01 Jun 2024 14:15

In 2010, Aaron Boyer, Chief Fungal Wizard at Urban Kulture, began his mushroom journey to deepen his food connection and is now a leading fungi authority. Gede Jamur, Bali’s mushroom …

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Open Kitchen | Aged Duck with île Flotante with Nick Honeyman & Zennon Wijlens

01 Jun 2024 14:30 /

Enter the Michelin-star world of gastronomy with a cooking class led by our two award-winning New Zealand chefs. Zennon Wijlens will reveal the art of crafting his renowned Aged Duck …

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Workshop | Foraging and Loloh-making at Gdas Bali

01 Jun 2024 15:00

The elegant Gdas Bali Health and Wellness Resort invites you to an unique foraging tour in their lush gardens on the edge of the jungle. It is here that they …

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Special Event | Forging Signature with East Indies Gin

01 Jun 2024 15:00 /

Club Soda descends on Taman Kuliner serving multi-hyphenated creative refreshments in our newly launched VIP bar. Club Soda is your new favorite postmodern happiness portal! Started out in Canggu, the …

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Food for Thought | Endangered Foods: Balinese Salt and Sugar

01 Jun 2024 15:30

Is Balinese sea salt and palm sugar nearing extinction? As integral yet endangered artisanal foods, they face a looming threat, and their significance to Balinese cuisine and culture prompts great …

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Teater Kuliner | Rui Yamagishi

01 Jun 2024 15:30 /

Rui Yamagishi, the pin-up boy chef of Acta Brasserie and the new Rayjin, reflects his Japanese heritage and innovative techniques, combining fresh, light flavors with traditional ingredients. He will take …

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Special Event | Field Trip to Locavore NXT

01 Jun 2024 16:00

A ‘more than a restaurant’ experience at Locavore NXT, the new project by award-winning restaurant Locavore that takes their local-ingredients-only philosophy further than they’ve ever gone before. A grand design …

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Music & Performance | Irama Utara

Irama Utara is a band from a small town in Northern Bali that began in 2018 with Yuda’s deep passion and love for physical releases in jazz, groove, and classic …

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Food for Thought | Comfort Food Memoirs

01 Jun 2024 17:00

Comfort food connects us to precious memories, evoking warmth and familiarity. It transcends cultural divides, reinforcing our culinary legacy and providing a universal source of nourishment that unites individuals. Our …

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Music & Performance | Yuniorika (Westside Vinyl DeeJays)

Yuniorika, alongside Westside Vinyl DeeJays, performs Soul, Jazz, Disco, Funk, Italo, and Motown. She has appeared and performed at Club Soda, White Rock Beach Club, Headstream Digital Potato Head, Thruster …

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Food for Thought | Barside Chat with Agung & Laura Prabowo

01 Jun 2024 17:30

Join us for a bar-side chat at Indus featuring our award-winning cocktail mavens who are leading the way in sustainability. Agung and Laura Prabowo are eco-conscious mixologists who are revolutionizing …

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Teater Kuliner | Cerita Rasa Suvarnadvipa: Muarajambi

01 Jun 2024 17:30 /

Situated on Sumatra’s east coast, Candi Muarajambi is one of Southeast Asia’s largest ancient temple complexes that lay abandoned and overgrown until 1920. Chef Wira, Helianti Hilman, and indigenous women …

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Special Event | Bali Reinvented: A Culinary Adventure with Chef Wayan and Chef Eka

01 Jun 2024 18:00

Award-winning Balinese Chef Wayan Kresna Yasa, celebrated for his Balinese homestyle cuisine and Michelin Star background, presents an exceptional, Bali-dining adventure. Drawing from his Nusa Penida heritage and mother’s traditional …

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