29 August 2014

MALAYSIA INTERNATIONAL GOURMET FESTIVAL – MIGF 2014 “Red Hot Chefs!”

MALAYSIA INTERNATIONAL GOURMET FESTIVAL – MIGF 2014
“Red Hot Chefs!”

1st to 31st October 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

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.



Restaurant Line-up
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


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TASTE MIGF

26th and 28th September 2014


The spectacular preview event for the Malaysia International Gourmet Festival, TasteMIGF, will take place from the 26th to 28th of September 2014 at the Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre.

For one fabulous gastronomic weekend, food lovers can get a tasting preview of the Festival by partaking in a Super Gourmet Safari exchanging Gourmet Dollars for bite sized samples from all the Festival restaurants as they gather in one specially created location – The Theatre of Cuisines.

They can also shop at the Epicure Gourmet Village and attend Master Chefs’ cooking classes and enjoy wine appreciation talks and other culinary happenings.

A new inclusion this year is the LuxuryPlus Showcase which will display high end properties and investment opportunities among others and provide those present with the opportunity to hear from the industry’s best.


Go on a Super Gourmet Safari at the Theatre of Cuisines

In the specially created “Theatre of Cuisines”, where the Festival restaurants are showcased, visitors can buy “Gourmet Dollars” and enjoy a “Super Gourmet Safari” sampling creations from Malaysia's leading chefs as they serve up tasting portions from their Festival Menus. These special portions are big enough to exhibit the creativity of the Festival chefs but small enough to allow tasting as many dishes from as many restaurants as possible. Live music and cooking demonstrations take place, providing a fiesta-like atmosphere for all visitors.

The Theatre of Cuisines will open to the public for a fabulous gourmet weekend from 11.00am to 10.00pm on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th September.




Get your Gourmet Dollars First!

To go on your Super Gourmet Safari, you will need Gourmet Dollars that have been created with the benefit of diners in mind. They help to minimise queues and delays for people waiting for their change. Gourmet Dollars will be available for purchase on the day of the event itself; however, you can avoid valuable time on that day and enjoy a 5% discount if you pre-purchase Gourmet Dollars at www.tastemigf.com.




Epicure International Gourmet Village

TasteMIGF will also feature an “Epicure International Gourmet Village”, situated right next to the Theatre of Cuisines. Here, more than 80 purveyors of the finest gourmet food, wines, cigars, and much more, offer their wares in a festive, bazaar-like atmosphere.

The Epicure International Gourmet Village will open to the public from 11.00am to 4.00pm on Friday 26th September and again from 11.00am to 10.00pm on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th September.




Epicure Lifestyle Workshops

This is a unique opportunity to get to know the Festival Master Chefs as they share their culinary secrets. There will also be wine appreciation, mixology classes and many other activities throughout the 2-day weekend. The line-up is still being arranged, however to pre-register early to book your seats, please log on to www.tastemigf.com.

Cooking Classes and Workshops will be conducted on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th September from 1pm until 8.30pm. The full schedule of classes and workshops will be available at www.tastemigf.com .




LuxuryPlus Showcase & Workshops

A new inclusion to TasteMIGF this year and located on the same floor as the Epicure Lifestyle Workshops, is the LuxuryPlus Showcase & Workshops where all things luxurious will be on display including high end properties, investment opportunities and much more. The workshops will feature talks and invaluable advice by industry experts.

The LuxuryPlus Showcase will open to the public from 11.00am to 4.00pm on Friday 26th September and again from 11.00am to 10.00pm on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th September.

Workshops are available on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th of September from 1pm to 8.30pm. The full schedule of workshops will be available at www.tastemigf.com

So mark the 26th – 28th September 2014 in your diaries!
TasteMIGF promises to be a spectacular preview for the month-long MIGF 2014 that will heat up the Malaysian dining scene all through October.





IMPORTANT DATES

1. The Malaysia International Gourmet Festival

1st to 31st October 2014
A fabulous month of Special Festival Menus in Malaysia’s best restaurants

2. Taste MIGF - Venue: Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre

Friday, 26th September - 11.00am to 4.00pm
Epicure International Gourmet Village and Luxury Plus Showcase only

Saturday, 27th and Sunday, 28th September 2014 - 11.00am to 10.00pm
Theatre of Cuisines, Epicure International Gourmet Village and Luxury Plus Showcase

3. Taste MIGF Activities

a. Theatre of Cuisines - Super Gourmet Safari
i. Saturday, 27th and Sunday, 28th September - 11.00am to 10.00pm
ii. Payment Method: Only with Gourmet Dollars. Buy Gourmet Dollars at: www.tastemigf.com

b. Epicure International Gourmet Village
i. Friday, 26th September - 11.00am to 4.00pm
ii. Saturday, 27th and Sunday, 28th September -11.00am to 10.00pm
iii. Payment Method: Cash and Credit Cards

c. Epicure Lifestyle Workshops
i. Saturday, 27th and Sunday 28th September - 1pm to 8.30pm
ii. Limited space, please pre-register at www.tastemigf.com

d. LuxuryPlus Showcase
i. Friday, 26th September - 11.00am to 4.00pm
ii. Saturday, 27th and Sunday, 28th September- 11.00am to 10.00pm
iii. Payment Method: Cash and Credit Cards

e. LuxuryPlus Showcase Workshops
i. Saturday, 27th and Sunday 28th September 2014 - 1pm to 8.30pm
ii. Limited space, please pre-register at www.tastemigf.com



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