Jakarta Culinary Festival 2012 - Grand Opening Report!

If you are a foodie or food conscious people who live in Jakarta, I know you won't miss the annual Jakarta Culinary Festival that held in Grand Indonesia. Yes or Yes? :p The Grand Opening itself was held from 4th- 7th October 2012. Even though I got a free invitation for the 4th October 2012, but too bad I didn't get a chance to go there. So yes, I got a time to go at the 6th and & 7th, so I won't waste my time and here is the report for you guys!

Tiramisu Gelato by Pregel. Loveeeee the gooey creamy texture! Addictive!
Chicken Quesadilla by Social House. Love the spicy mayo

Passion fruit mini tart by Ismaya Catering & Co.

Free wine tasting by Dimatique. I'm trying Rose, Sauvignon Blanc & Chardonnay. Good price!

Bruce Bartholomew of Ku De Ta - Bali

Nitrogen Cocktail by Bruce Bartholomew of Ku De Ta - Bali. Very refreshing! and have a sorbet-like texture.

Isabella and Sophia Bliss - Masterchef Junior Australia

Chef Will Meyrick

Penang Curry of Wagyu Beef Cheek with chili, thai basil and crushed peanuts by Will Meyrick

Pomelo and Prawn Salad with white coral mushrooms, mint and salmon roe by Will Meyrick.

Michael Gibbons doing Latte Art

Latte Art by Michael Gibbons
 I also join a hands on cooking class with Chef Odie Djamil & Ray Janson. Here's the dish that I made :D
Herb Crusted Barramundi with Veggies

Tiramisu in a cup!

Sandra Djohan

Francis Mestre of L'atelier Du Chocolat

Ashton Hall of Potato Head & Rinrin Marinka
Ok that's all! Overall, I really have a good time there. Cheers to Ismaya Group who held this event. Big expectations to the upcoming year! I still wish Jamie Oliver or Heston Blumenthal or Gordon Ramsay or Nigella Lawson could pay a visit to Jakarta too someday ! :)




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Hi ! My name is Natasha. V. Lucas, based in Jakarta, Indonesia. What I do : Food Stylist | Food Photographer | F&B Consultant | Culinary TV Host | Social Media Managing For any inquiries you can email me to natashavlucas@gmail.com