The Gala Launch of the Malaysia International Gourmet Festival 2010 (MIGF) was held in the Grand Ballroom, Pyramid One of the Sunway Convention Centre recently. It was a privilege to participate in this gourmet celebration, which is now running for the 10th year!

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

MIGF is back again!

The Festival theme for 2010 ~ “Magical Chefs” has 30 restaurants taking part in the month long MIGF that runs throughout October. It was great successful event with a group of chefs from fine dining restaurants, all gathering and work together for mutual benefit.

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

Festive Master Chefs hands-on with their pots and pans were well received by the applause and cheering from the crowd.

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

The ballroom was lit up beautifully with candles


All the Master Chefs presented the food with their personalities, tastes and combination of ingredients. It was a treat seeing the selected cold and hot food, drinks and dessert displayed and decorated in their respective stations. VIP guests made their way touring the restaurants stations, savoring the food.

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

All the chefs from the 30 participating restaurants, showcased their creative fine dining capabilities with a display of creative dishes. Among them were…

LAI PO HEEN @ MANDARIN ORIENTAL KUALA LUMPUR
For an assortment of the most sumptuous contemporary dim sum

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

MANDARIN GRILL @ MANDARIN ORIENTAL KUALA LUMPUR
An exclusive and contemporary grill restaurant. Looking forward to try the dessert consisting of Chocolate, Guanaja Namelaka, Green Tea Soil, Raspberry Coil and Yoghurt Sorbet.

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

Chef Holger of Mandarin Oriental

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

TAMARIND SPRINGS SAMADHI RETREATS SDN BHD
A heavenly oasis of culinary delights

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

FU-RIN @ HOLIDAY INN GLENMARIE KUALA LUMPUR
Classic Japanese cuisine in exquisite surrounds

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

ZING @ GRAND MILLENNIUM KUALA LUMPUR
A fine blend of contemporary and classic cuisine

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

VILLA DANIELI @ SHERATON IMPERIAL KUALA LUMPUR
Italian rustic cooking to entice the senses

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

Chef Mohd Kamaruddin showcasing his creations


CHALET @ THE HOTEL EQUATORIAL KUALA LUMPUR
Swiss continental specialties and cultural heritage all in one

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

THE RESTAURANT @ THE CLUB AT THE SAUJANA
Delightful cuisine served in understated elegance

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch


NEO TAMARIND – SAMADHI RETREATS SDN BHD
Dine and lounge in luxury

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

AL-AMAR LEBANESE CUISINE
Authentic, Lebanese cuisine for the Malaysian dining scene

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

THE POMELO
Exquisite dining amidst nature

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

SENSES @ HILTON KUALA LUMPUR
Delighting taste buds in luxurious surrounds

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

CHYNNA @ HILTON KUALA LUMPUR
Cutting-edge Chinese cuisine that inspire

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

Creation by Chef Lam Hock Hin of Chynna



IKETERU @ HILTON KUALA LUMPUR

An authentic taste of Japan, and among their displays are delicious bowls of smooth steamed egg custard, with prawn and tai sea bream topped with crab meat sauce.

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

Chef Ricky Kamiishi of Iketeru


CELADON S.E.A. CUISINE
Celebrate authenticity in Thai cuisine

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

MAKAN KITCHEN @ DOUBLETREE BY HILTON KUALA LUMPUR
A showcase of Malaysia’s diverse cuisines under one roof

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

An interesting dish of beef cheek rendang


NEROVIVO – NERO GROUP
For the best in Northern and Southern Italian cuisine

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

HIGH TIDE RESTAURANT – NERO GROUP
The city’s premier fine-dining seafood restaurant

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch


VANSH – RANG MAHAL PTE LTD
The best of Indian cuisine for an enticing experience

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala LaunchMalaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

DYNASTY @ RENAISSANCE KUALA LUMPUR HOTEL
Tantalising traditional Cantonese fare.

MED.@MARCHé-LIVE @ RENAISSANCE KUALA LUMPUR HOTEL
The finest of Italian cuisine

SAGANO @ RENAISSANCE KUALA LUMPUR HOTEL
Japanese cuisine in sheer elegance

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

THE OLIVE – MAXIMS GENTING
The very best continental selections to tease your palate

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

Portobello Mushroom Carpaccio Tartufo Nero, Pecorino, Porcini Grissini

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

SHANG PALACE @ SHANGRI-LA HOTEL KUALA LUMPUR
Cantonese cuisine at its finest served amidst traditional Chinese grandeur

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

LAFITE @ SHANGRI-LA HOTEL KUALA LUMPUR
Cuisine and ambience in perfect balance

ZIPANGU @ SHANGRI-LA HOTEL KUALA LUMPUR
The city’s most avant-garde restaurant combining aesthetics and culinary flair

BUNGA EMAS @ THE ROYAL CHULAN KUALA LUMPUR
Malay fine-dining at its best

CHINA TREASURES SIME DARBY CONVENTION CENTRE
Delicate treasure trove of Oriental recipes

L’HERITAGE @ THE ROYAL CHULAN KUALA LUMPUR
For exquisite French and Continental flavors

SEASONAL TASTES @ THE WESTIN LANGKAWI RESORT & SPA
Theme-buffets to satiate the palate

I enjoyed this gastronomic evening, sampling world class international cuisine under one roof presented by 30 Master Chefs! Some of the cuisines were subtly balanced while others stronger in flavor. Even the beverages were rather unique. I am looking forward to trying a few interesting menus this year.

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

Charming  ladies show-casing the beverages


A media conference was held in the later part of the evening with speeches by Yang Bahagia Dato’ Steve Day, MIGF Organising Chairman & YB Datuk Dr James Dawos Mamit, Deputy Minister of Tourism.

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 Gala Launch

All the restaurants will be serving up special menus at special Festival prices throughout the month of October. Do not miss out these once-in-a-year signature menus and also the Master Chef Cooking Classes where you can get up close and personal with your favorite Festival Master Chefs.

More information can be found at the MIGF website.

What2seeonline had been  invited to this event by AsiaReach Events.


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6 comments so far

 1 

Really an eye opener for me that night!! Nice to meet u too :)

September 27th, 2010 at 1:40 pm
 2 

What a grand event indeed!

September 27th, 2010 at 3:14 pm
 3 

what a spread !

September 27th, 2010 at 3:30 pm
 4 

really nice to drink with you that night eh.. hehehe..it had been a while liau..

so long post i also don know how to write also~

September 27th, 2010 at 5:00 pm
 5 

Wow! the pictures are really awesome!

September 28th, 2010 at 8:12 pm
 6 

Awesome event. I hope to be able to visit one of these restaurants when we’re in KL next week. Maybe even take in a cooking class!

October 5th, 2010 at 1:02 pm

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