MALAYSIA INTERNATIONAL GOURMET FESTIVAL – MIGF 2014
“Red Hot Chefs!”
1st to 31st October 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 14th August 2014
Since the first event held back in 2001, the world renowned Malaysia International Gourmet Festival, MIGF, has established itself as the pinnacle of gastronomic excellence in the region. Into its 14th successive year, the Festival never fails to excite and surprise with both local and international diners eagerly looking forward to see what the Festival has in store.
This year, MIGF will take place from 1st to 31st October 2014 with the theme RED HOT CHEFS!
For the full Festival month of October, outstanding chefs from the country’s best restaurants will offer diners specially created Festival Menus available at exclusive Festival prices together with a host of generous Festival offers.
Taste MIGF takes place from 26th to 28th of September 2014 at the Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre. Taste MIGF rivals other world class tasting events and gives diners an idea of what to expect during the Malaysia International Gourmet Festival in October.
From 11am to 10pm on Saturday, 27th and Sunday, 28th September, food lovers can partake in a Super Gourmet Safari in one spectacular and specially created location – The Theatre of Cuisines. Here they can buy Gourmet Dollars to exchange for bite sized samples from the Festival restaurants.
From 11am to 4 pm on Friday 26th September and from 11am to 10 pm on the weekend of 27th and 28th September, visitors can also shop at the Epicure International Gourmet Village, attend Master Chefs’ cooking classes and enjoy wine appreciation talks and other culinary happenings.
A new inclusion this year is the LuxuryPlus Showcase which displays high end properties and investment opportunities among others and provide those present with the opportunity to hear from the industry’s best. Opening hours are as per the Epicure International Gourmet Village.
The line-up for MIGF 2014 features restaurants from Malaysia’s premier hotels. Resorts World Genting will feature three of their top restaurants, “Imperial Rama” serving exquisite Thai and Chinese cuisine, “LTITUDE Restaurant, Bar & Lounge” serving Western and Japanese and “The Olive” famous for its Western Continental dishes. KL Hilton’s award winning Chinese restaurant, “Chynna” returns to the Festival along with two new and exciting restaurants, “Graze” serving European cuisine and “Chambers Bar and Grill with Western dishes. Renaissance KL a participant in every Festival since the very beginning has entered their top quality Japanese Restaurant, “Sagano” and famous Chinese Restaurant, “Dynasty”. The Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur’s Fine-Dining Malay Restaurant, “Bunga Emas” and French restaurant, “L’Heritage” both have exciting menus for this year’s Festival. Aloft Kuala Lumpur’s, “Nook” made its debut last year and was a stunning success with its International and Asian blend of cuisines while Berjaya Times Square Hotel’s prestigious restaurant, “Samplings On The Fourteenth” and Best Western Premier Dua Sentral’s popular restaurant, “Grill 582” return again with first class Western cuisine. The Royale Chulan Damansara Hotel’s modern Japanese restaurant, “Minori” is another returning entrant popular with diners while The Club Saujana Resort have entered their sparkling new open grill restaurant, “Charcoal” which is sure to be a hit. All the way from Langkawi, The Westin Resort & Spa’s signature restaurant, “Seasonal Tastes”, with its healthy International cuisine, will present diners with the ultimate in island dining.
Leading the collection of non-hotel based restaurants is perennial Festival favourite, “Cuisine Gourmet by Nathalie” which, along with new entrant “Maison Francaise”, is serving modern and classical French cuisine. “Marini’s On 57” will offer fabulous Italian cuisine served in KL’s highest restaurant. They are joined by their sister restaurant, “Marble 8” serving Western food and specialising in steak aged to perfection. Also serving Italian food is “Nerovivo” with a focus this year on their fabulous pizzas. Another new restaurant making their Festival debut this year is “La Scala”, already one of KL’s most popular Italian restaurants along with newcomer, “Signature By The Hill” which specializes in Contemporary Western cuisine. “Tanzini”, serving Modern European cuisine, was a big hit with diners last year and is set to ‘wow’ them again this year as will top Japanese restaurant, “Ten Japanese Fine Dining” who bring their own unique flair to the Festival. Returning to the Festival fold after a two year gap is the uber-chic restaurant, “Neo Tamarind”; serving Modern Thai and Indochinese while another returning restaurant is “Aliyaa” serving authentic home-style Sri Lankan Tamil and Singhalese cuisine.
For more information about the participating restaurants, visit the festival website at www.migf.com and www.tastemigf.com