Korean Food Festival at Jakarta Hotel, Presents Michelin Star Chef

23/01/2024

KOMPAS.com – Fairmont Jakarta presents When Jakarta Meets Korea on 18-24 September 2023. This is the fourth time the same event has been held after the success of When Jakarta Meets London, USA and Japan since 2017.

“When Jakarta Meets Korea is even more special because it coincides with the 50th anniversary of bilateral cooperation between Indonesia and Korea. We invite extraordinary chefs to try special and unique Korean food,” said Carlos Monterde, General Manager of Fairmont Jakarta at the event. media tastingMonday (18/9/2023).

A total of three chefs and one mixologist from South Korea came and prepared food directly for the guests.

The four people are Jun Lee and Ji Hyang Jung from Soigne Restaurant, Ted Song from Fairmont Ambassador Seoul, and Demmie Kim from Zest Bar.

Fairmont Jakarta presents When Jakarta Meets Korea on 18-24 September 2023.Kompas.com/Krisda Tiofani Fairmont Jakarta presents When Jakarta Meets Korea on 18-24 September 2023.

Every chef and mixologist preparing a special menu that will be present in the When Jakarta Meets Korea series.

Guests can enjoy a special set menu at View Steak Bar Fairmont Jakarta prepared by Jun Lee, 2 Michelin Star Chef, including Seorae Escargot, Cognac Steamed Stuffed Chicken Breast, and Grilled Sirloin for IDR 3 million ++ per person during 21-23 September 2023.

“Seorae Escargot is food seasonal since 2013 inspired by the culture of Soigne, Korea. I want to present two different textures, chewy from snails and soft from egg custard,” said Jun Lee.

A mix of Eastern and Western cultural flavors combined with traditional Korean spices by Jun Lee.

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Various savory snacks at Seoul-ful Afternoon Tea at Fairmont Jakarta. Kompas.com/Krisda Tiofani Various savory snacks at Seoul-ful Afternoon Tea at Fairmont Jakarta.

Ji Hyang Jung will present sweet and savory snack creations at the Seoul-ful Afternoon Tea from 18-24 September 2023.

Guests need to spend IDR 588,000++ per set to enjoy a variety of snacks and drinks, in the form of coffee or tea, at the Peacock Lounge Fairmont Jakarta.

“This snack is inspired by desserts Korea. I make desserts using French and traditional Korean cooking techniques,” said Ji Hyang.

Next, Demmie creates drink creations at Bar On G Fairmont Jakarta using sustainable techniques to minimize waste from the ingredients he uses.

Zest is the bar ranked number five in Asia and number one in Korea based on Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2023.

The Cocktail Flights Package costs IDR 750,000++, including four cocktails and light snacks, as well as the Free-flow Package for IDR 950,000++ which can be enjoyed from 21-23 September 2023.

When Jakarta Meets Korea also presents the Korean Food Festival by Ted at Spectrum Restaurant to introduce iconic dishes inspired by Korean culture.

All guest chefs will gather for a Sunday Bruch, complete with special service using hanbok, as well as traditional and modern Korean music.

This Korean Food Festival is available for lunch and dinner from 18-24 September 2023 at a price of IDR 408,000++ per person.

Guests can make reservations for When Jakarta Meets Korea via telephone number 0815 9159 247 or the official Fairmont Jakarta website.

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