30 Finest Restaurants Showcase at Malaysia International Gourmet Festival 2010

The Launch Gambit

The Malaysia International Gourmet festival 2010 (MIGF2010), the 10th successive one in the series, literally swooped down from the skies as five helicopters (courtesy of Eurocopter Malaysia) an landed on Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square) in the very heart of burstling Kuala Lumpur.To the surprise , the helicopters discharged their contents – a multiracial, multinational band of chefs clad in full white regalia! This stunning arrival heralded the spectacular media Launch of the Malaysia International Gourmet Festival 2010.

The Arrival of Helicopters

Minister of Tourism Malaysia, YB Dato’ Sri Dr Ng Yen Yen, MIGF Organising Chairman, YBhg Dato’ Steve Day.

The final helicopter of the hovering quintet to land carried Malaysia’s ever-dynamic Tourism Minister, YB Dato’ Sri Dr Ng Yen Yen, MIGF Organising Chairman, YBhg Dato’ Steve Day and Eurocopter CEO, Mr Pierre Nardelli.


Surrounded by cheeringchefs, the Minister took part in a gambit with a Magical Chef which saw the festival Preview Magazine materialise out of thin air. The assembledchefs immediately fired their confetti cannons, showing the dignitaries in colour.

Smart yet elegant our Minister of Tourism Malaysia, YB Dato’ Sri Dr Ng Yen Yen


The Malaysia International Gourmet Festival is on from 1st – 30th October with 30 of the country’s very best restaurantt taking part. Each of them will be serving up special Festival menus at extra specialFestival prices throughout the month of October. Foodies everywhere can make a date with Festival restaurant to enjoy there once-in-a-year signature menus at competitive prices and at the same time enjoy bulk booking discounts and room night offers amongst other exciting promotion and offers.

In a warm and meaningful presentation the Minister together with Dato’ Steve presented commemorative plaques to the Festival Sponsors, Media Partners and Festival Chefss before unveiling the “Magical Chefs!” thematic billboard for MIGF 2010.

Shortly after, it was time for a light hearted “Review of the Festival Chefs”. During the “inspection” each of the 30 culinary maestros, in line with this year’s Festival theme, waved a magic wand to reveal their own signature dish especially created for the Festival.


30 Finest MIGF2010 Participating Restaurants

Chynna, Iketeru, Senses, Lai Po Heen, Mandarin Grill, Lafite, Shang Palace, Zipangu, Dynasty, Med@Marche-Live, Sagano, Villa Danieli, Chalet, Zing, Bunga Emas, L’Heritage, Fu-Rin, The Restaurant, Makan Kitchen, Al-Amr, Celedon, China Treasures, Neo Tamarind, Tamarind Springs, High Tide, Nerovivo, Vansh, The Olive, Seasonal Tastes and The Pomelo.

The Gourmet Inspection

Prawn Cevecho – Cauliflower Puree, Fresh Clams, Caviar, Butter Poached Lobster – Chef Nancy Kinchela, The Restaurant

Slow-Cooked Rump of lamb Parsnip Ravioli, Saffron Poached Vegetable Jus – Chef Paul Lewis, MED.@Marche-Live

Poarched White Cod Loin in Beetroot Broth, Prawns-Mascarpone, Avacado oil, Sweet Corn Coulis and Black Ink Salt – Chef Thiti Thammanatr, Neo Tamarind

Steamed Cod Fish, Hot & Sour Gravy with Homemade “Karipole” Noodle -Chef Khairul Ghazali, Bunga Emas

Seafood Platter with Canadian Cod, Curry Dry Prawn and Salmon Tangy Mustard-Mayo Sauce, Chef Lam Hock Hin, Chynna

Gin Saiko Zuke, Cod Fish with Japanese Eggplant – Chef Mike Yip, Fu-Rin

This definitely a gourmet festival not to be missed, hurry and make sure you had make your bookings . . . . . . full with indulgence, Sidney Kan


  • September 24, 2010 - 9:16 am | Permalink

    cool….very impressive 😀
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  • September 24, 2010 - 12:15 pm | Permalink

    wah!! all the famous chefs from famous places!!
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  • September 24, 2010 - 12:16 pm | Permalink

    and all those signature dishes they have!! AMAZING~~
    [SK]´s last blog post ..22092010 中秋快樂

  • September 24, 2010 - 12:16 pm | Permalink

    all the food look so yummy and so classly presented!! i love them all..
    [SK]´s last blog post ..22092010 中秋快樂

  • September 24, 2010 - 12:17 pm | Permalink

    impressive!! and certainly an event not to be missed..
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  • September 24, 2010 - 12:21 pm | Permalink

    wow..very eyng eh~

  • September 24, 2010 - 2:59 pm | Permalink

    Such a gorgeous spread of food!
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  • September 24, 2010 - 3:41 pm | Permalink

    All nicely crafted foods
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  • September 24, 2010 - 11:20 pm | Permalink

    What an entrance with helicopter ya.
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