Bali’s culinary scene was set ablaze during the Ubud Food Festival’s Love and Chocolate event, and Kappa Senses Ubud played a key role in this delectable affair. Renowned for its commitment to culinary excellence, Kappa Senses Ubud collaborated with a group of extraordinary chefs and chocolatiers who shared their expertise and showcased their exceptional talents.gazing from the comfort of your suite or villa in the evening.


The Love and Chocolate event was an epicurean dream come true. Collaborating with Kappa Senses Ubud, and a team of Indonesian best chocolate maestros mesmerized the festival attendees with their creations. Leading the charge was Kadek Dwi Kurniawan, the pastry chef of Kappa Senses Ubud, whose innovative and artful desserts left a lasting impression on all who tasted them.

The event also featured Ardika Tjandra, an award-winning pastry chef from August Jakarta, renowned for pushing the boundaries of traditional pastry making. His skillful technique and daring flavor combinations created an unforgettable experience.

Joining the lineup was the talented Richie Pratadaja, a rising star chocolatier known for his exceptional attention to detail and the ability to infuse his chocolates with unique local ingredients. The crowd eagerly savored his creations.

Completing this stellar ensemble were Giuseppe and Gusde Verdacchi, the masterminds behind PRIMO Chocolab Bali. Their pursuit of perfection in crafting artisanal chocolates of exceptional quality reached its zenith at the Love and Chocolate event.

The Love and Chocolate event was no ordinary gathering of talented chefs. It was a symphony of flavors and textures, as each chef and chocolatier showcased their artistic abilities and culinary finesse. The variety of techniques employed during the event reflected the passion and dedication of these extraordinary culinary experts.

Laksmi DeNeefe Suardana, Bali’s own Puteri Indonesia 2022, graced the event and presented the participating chefs with unparalleled elegance, adding a touch of local pride and charisma to the occasion. Her poise and knowledge elevated the Love and Chocolate event to new heights.

July 2, 2023, marked a momentous day as Kappa Senses Ubud flawlessly executed the Love and Chocolate event at the Ubud Food Festival. Attendees reveled in the harmonious blend of flavors and the sheer artistry presented by the participating chefs and chocolatiers.


Adding a touch of international acclaim to the Ubud Food Festival, Kappa Senses Ubud had the distinct honor of hosting renowned Filipino young talented chefs from the Hapag, John Kevin Navoa & Thirdy Dolatre, Bali’s culinary scene was taken to new heights during the Ubud Food Festival, their visit to Kappa Senses Ubud left a fresh perspective and a smooth touch to the culinary festivities.

John Kevin Navoa and Thirdy Dolatre are among the most celebrated young chefs in the Philippines, known for their innovative dishes and creative flair. As a testament to Kappa Senses Ubud’s reputation for culinary excellence, the two chefs chose to visit Kappa Senses as part of their culinary journey.

Their short discussion with Chef Eka Arsana, Kappa Senses Ubud’s executive sous-chef, proved to be a game-changer in the culinary scene. The reputation for culinary excellence was elevated once again, as festival-goers were given a glimpse of the next generation of culinary talents. The visit of the Filipino chefs solidified Kappa Senses Ubud’s position as a leading culinary destination that is continually innovating and pushing the boundaries of gastronomic artistry.

With its unwavering commitment to culinary excellence, Kappa Senses Ubud and Ubud Food Festival continue to redefine the boundaries of gastronomic artistry, leaving food enthusiasts eagerly anticipating their next innovative creation.




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