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Sunday, 23 August 2015

2015 MIGF - Malaysia International Gourmet Festival Launch - Berjaya Times Square Kuala Lumpur

The food events of the year is back. The MIGF - Malaysia International Gourmet Festival, the main theme for 2015 MIGF is Galactic Chefs! 2015: A Food Odyssey. +BestRestaurant ToEat was invited to this special launch at Lower Ground Concourse, Berjaya Times Square on 14th August 2015.

This year, all the Master Chef from participating restaurant becomes Inter Galactics Warrior arriving from Earth to Epicure planet to spread the food culture of the earth.

Mission captain is non other than Dato’ Steve Day, MIGF Organising Chairman that emerged from the space ship followed by all the 25 chefs that took to the stage as a stylish video compilation played overhead, introducing each and every one of them to the applause and cheers from the audience.

“Every year, MIGF is powered by the sheer camaraderie, fun and fellowship of these amazing and talented chefs,” said Dato’ Steve, who also thanked festival partners and committee members in his welcome address. 

Dato Steve and the Master Chefs were joined on stage by Festival Sponsors including Fifty Six Degrees Managing Director, Kristine Goh and Assistant Director, Tourism Services Division for the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Danendran Sugumar for a quick photo session.

Then the Master Chefs took to their respective stations for the customary tour of Festival dishes. VIPs and Guest of Honour, Tunku Dara Tunku Tan Sri Naquiah Tuanku Ja'afar surveyed the fare on display with salivating delight, while the chefs happily chatted with them and answered questions for the media.

Taste MIGF – The Preview Event for the Malaysia International Gourmet Festival

Taste MIGF will allow tourists and locals alike to sample food from all the festival restaurants as they gather together under one roof in a specially designed Theatre of Cuisines. This year, the two-day food tasting extravaganza that serves as a prelude to the festival will be held for the first time at Berjaya Times Square Hotel Kuala Lumpur from 11am to 10pm on Saturday the 5th and Sunday 6th September 2015. 

It is open to the public and all you need to participate are Gourmet Dollars – the official currency at Taste MIGF – to go on a Super Gourmet Safari and taste sampling portions of the most exquisite cooking Malaysia’s finest have to offer. Additionally, the general public will also be able to get a preview of things to come at Taste MIGF which will take place at Berjaya Times Square. 

But that’s not all. At Taste MIGF, you can also expect to experience cooking classes from the Festival Master Chefs, wine appreciation courses and Epicure Lifestyle Workshops on a variety of topics. Meanwhile, the Epicure Gourmet Village offers a showcase of premium products and gourmet delicacies, from artisan chocolates to state-of-the-art kitchen machines. So what are you waiting for! Join us in this year’s food odyssey and start purchasing your Gourmet Dollars at

See you at MIGF 2015.