Ismaya Group’s culinary festival Jakarta Culinary Feastival (JCF) 2017 returned to the capital in November after a 5-year hiatus.
Held at Senayan City, the festival’s comeback was marked with a ribbon cutting procession by Kepala Suku Dinas Pariwisata dan Kebudayaan DKI Jakarta, Tinia Budiati, GO-JEK’s Chief Marketing Officer, Piotr Jakubowski, Ismaya Group’s Co-Founder & Managing Director, Frans Widjaja, and Vice President Director of PT. Agung Podomoro Group, Veri Setiady.
According to Tinia Budianti, JCF is one of the most important festivals in Jakarta’s calendar of events as it supports the growth of the city’s culinary industry. Looking forward, she expressed hope that JCF can be held annually.
JCF 2017 was a 4-day celebration where foodies embarked on an amazing culinary adventure under two gigantic tents. Visitors also had the chance to join various ticketed workshops and masterclasses with the finest culinary stars in the region ranging from chefs, baristas, mixologists, and pastry chefs.
A total of 38 culinary stars from Asia and Australia participated in JCF 2017 through various cooking demos, workshops, masterclasses, and Chef to Table experiences where foodies had the unique opportunity to be served by top chefs straight from the kitchen to the dining table.
“As Ismaya’s passion in all things culinary continues to grow, so does our commitment in advancing the food culture in Indonesia and beyond,” said Christian Rijanto, Ismaya Group’s Co-founder and Marketing Director.