Serious Eats in Bali
With the theme ‘Spice Up the World’, Ubud Food Festival, happening every year in Bali, challenges chefs and restaurants to serve up events rich in culinary heritage this 26th – 28th April 2019.
Heading to the festival? Don’t miss these highlighted programmes with Secret Table Chefs. (And check out all Secret Tables in Asia here!)
26th April 2019
Experience the culinarily curious and learn about umami and acidity from Felix Schoener and Secret Table Chef, Eelke Plasmeijer from Locavore. Enjoy a multi-course menu with paired cocktails at LocaLAB.
Could this be the festival’s most fragrant Kitchen Stage session? From Bangkok’s Michelin-starred Le Du, Chef Ton creates progressive Thai dishes rooted in tradition.
27th April 2019
Chef Ton (from Le Du, Thailand), Darren Teoh (from Dewakan, Malaysia), Jimmy Lim Tyan Yaw (from JL Studio, Taiwan), and Jordy Navarra (from Toyo Eatery, Philippines) will join forces and to each create two authentic dishes from their homeland. Don’t miss the chance to taste them all!
Darren Teoh from Dewakan creates modern Malaysian cuisine sourced from its seas, farms, mountains and jungles. Using indigenous Malaysian ingredients such as petai, kulim and perah, he’ll share some of the creative processes behind his food from the gods.
 28th April 2019
After the foragers and farmers have shared their finest, Eelke Plasmeijer’s Locavore team will be joined by Chef Ton, Darren Teoh and Jimmy Lim Tyan Yaw. Ingredients foraged will be presented, and each chef will create one snack and one dish.
Revealing the secret of how can chefs cope with the culinary industry’s brutal pressure while caring for themselves and supporting each other? Join Darren Teoh from Dewakan, one of the panellists for this important conversation
Where to Stay While in Ubud
Encased in lush tropical vegetation, and designed for your comfort, Mathis Retreat blends modern facilities and Balinese tradition for the pleasure.

Stays from 15th April – 15th May enjoy a complimentary 60-minute Balinese massage for 2 persons/room.*
Villa Mathis
Immersed in a tropical garden covering 10,000 square metres planted with native and exotic species, Villa Mathis offers multiple pools, relaxation areas and iconic rice field views.

Stays from 15th April – 15th May enjoy a complimentary candlelight garden dinner for 2 persons/room.*
* Minimum stay of 3 nights required for each property. Free transfer between Mathis Retreat and Villa Mathis in case of combined booking. start planning your Asian journey
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