An array of food and beverage stations will allow foodies the opportunity to sample and shop for a wide range of products – including fine wines, spirits, cheeses, gourmet chocolates and an abundance of other mouthwatering delicacies.
Visitors to our Epicure International Gourmet Village will discover boutique food and drink products from all over the world. Don’t miss this opportunity to purchase some of the finest gourmet products at great promotional prices. Look out for special cooking demonstrations by Le Cordon Bleu Chefs over the two days as well!
LEE KUM KEE
Festival AvenueQuality Never
Founded in 1888, Lee Kum Kee is today a leader in
authentic Chinese sauces. Its success lies in the company’s
belief that quality should never be compromised and
all its products are a reflection of this stringent policy.
From high-quality ingredients and production
techniques to state-of-the-art health and safety
measures and quality control, Lee Kum Kee
brings only the best tasting sauces for you and
your family to pair with a variety of dishes.
From its beginnings as the creator of oyster
sauce, Lee Kum Kee now flavours dishes in over
130 countries across the five continents with its
wide array of over 220 sauces and condiments.
STATIONS E28, E29, E30East Meets West
From Southern Louisiana to Southeast Asia, Cajun Asian offers a unique blend of seasonings used in Cajun and Asian cooking. Cajun and Asian recipes are very popular throughout the world and even the cultures are similar in so many ways. The Cajun Asian spice family consists of the Cajun Blend – made after the traditional methods and maintaining a deep rooted Cajun heritage; the Thai Blend – derived from the original Thai recipes, with ingredients such as lemongrass and lime leaf; and the Seafood Blend –taken after the Cajun family tradition, where loved ones gather to eat everything from crawfish to crabs, all freshly boiled up with a myriad of herbs and spices.
CHEONG HOONG BY ZHANG VILLAGE
STATIONS E25 Taste of the Homeland
At Zhang Village customers can uncover Malaysia’s most cherished foods with a focus on authentic Nanyang cuisine. Carefully curated by Master Cheong Hoong over the decades, one of the treasured items in the range is Bentong Highland Ginger, sourced from high-quality, sustainable farms in Pahang. The slopes of these farms are well maintained, with proper venting and drainage systems in place with irrigated by natural mountain waters.
The health and detox benefits of this ginger are far reaching and include enhanced blood circulation, lowered cholesterol levels, reduced menstrual pain, and prevention of insomnia. It can also be used to treat chronic indigestion, skin inflammation and as a general immune system booster.
SUNWAY LE CORDON BLEU
STATIONS E1, E2, E3, E4The French Way
In a spirited collaboration between the Sunway Le Cordon Bleu Institute of Culinary Arts and the Le Cordon Bleu Alumni Association – Malaysia chapter, this year’s Taste MIGF will see a pop up kiosk set up by our Alumni. Founders of MORPH, Evon and Keoh, will be present to showcase a range of their signature items including citrus poppy madeleines, pecan tarts, three layer bavarois cups, lemon cheese cakes and more
Visitors will also have the opportunity to attend cooking demonstrations in the Gourmet Village, conducted by Master Chefs of Le Cordon Bleu Malaysia- Chef Rodolphe Onno and Chef David Morris together with two Celebrated alumni, Dato’ Fazley Yaakob and Darren Chin.
YOUNG LIVING ESSENTIAL OILS
STATIONS E36Nature’s Bounty
Essential oils have been used for thousands of years for their spiritually uplifting properties. Extracted from plants through careful steam distillation and cold pressing, these oils are an ancient tradition.
As the world leader in cultivation, distillation, and production of pure, therapeutic-grade essential oils, Young Living Essential Oils was founded by Dr Gary Young, who wished to help people in their quest for natural healing methods to improve their lives and overall wellbeing.
The oils can be used to inspire a positive emotional state, enhance physical wellness, purify your home and even as part of your skincare routine, as each contains refining properties.
LUEN HENG SDN BHD
STATIONS E21, E22, E23, E24
With a vast repertoire of internationally-renowned beers and ciders including Hoegaarden, Magners and Tennents Stout, Luen Heng is bringing many of their most popular beers and several rare finds to Taste MIGF. Sample beers from around the world and learn more about the unique characteristics of each brew, while admiring the consistently lip-smacking flavours within. Full-bodied German draught Franziskaner Weissbier is especially one to look out for having a history dating back nearly 700 years.
Keep Your Spirits Up
Five different spirits offering something for every kind of visitor are on sale at Luen Heng’s station in the Epicure Gourmet Village, including some of the world’s most popular and respected bottles. International best-selling tequila Jose Cuervo leads the lineup which also includes triple distilled single malt whiskey Bushmills, elegant British Gin Boodles, coffee-infused Kraken Black Spiced Rum and premium vodka Stoli. Don’t miss your chance to get your hands on some of the finest spirits around for creating the perfect cocktail at home.
Founded in Adelaide more than 170 years ago, Penfolds has become one of the best known names in Australian wine making. With a history that proudly reflects the country’s journey from colonial settlement to modern era, Penfolds has been pivotal in the evolution of Australian wine industry, leading the way in the world of fine wine. The brand’s collection of benchmark wines includes the illustrious Grange, introduced in 1951, which captures both a sense of place and the essence of Australian agricultural ingenuity. Meanwhile, the Koonunga Hill collection has been one of the brand’s most consistent ranges since 1976, offering a blend of richness, balance and quality.
STATIONS E10 & E11DIY Cocktails
The brand of choice in the gourmet flavour business, MONIN produces premium syrups, exclusive liqueurs, gourmet sauces, frappé powders, and fruit smoothie and cocktail mixes, offering creative flavour solutions for all.
The latest release this year is the Le Fruit de MONIN Yuzu, which combines the subtle tangy and tarty flavours of grapefruit, lemon and sour mandarin, making it the perfect choice for creating refreshing cocktails such as classic marguerites. And if you like berries, the Le Fruit de MONIN Blueberry is a must try, filled with the nutrients and amazing taste of these anti-oxidant power-fruits.
STATION E5Glass of Bubbly
The bold presentation and packaging of Angel Champagne instantly elevates it above the rest of the crowd, and is a reflection of the high-quality product contained within it. Hand-crafted with a unique matte finish, each bottle bears the striking angel wings label – a symbol that identifies it as the champagne of choice for both refined palates and first time drinkers.
Available in Brut, Vintage or Rosé, each variety is a cuvée blended from three grape varieties: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier, all sourced from the very best premier cru vineyards in the older region of Champagne. Subtle and easy on the palate, each variant sits at the pinnacle of the champagne market with a blend of depth and richness.
STATION E7A Premium Vintage
Promoting only the best wines from around the world to meet the increasing demand in Southeast Asia, Artisan Cellars offer advice on the perfect vintages with which to fill your cellars. Based in Singapore, this one-stop-shop is quickly spreading its name around the region as the finest purveyors and collectors of wine, with a range of services unavailable anywhere else. With wines from Europe, South America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and of course Asia itself, the quantity and quality of Artisan Cellars’ vintages are second to none.
STATIONS E12, E13, E14, E15Mix N’ Blend
Created in 1954, Bamix has stood the test of time and long since become the trusted authority in immersion blenders. Offering an unbeatable combination of power and durability, the Bamix hand-held Food Processor is your most trusted kitchen helper. It quickly chops, purees, beats, mixes, froths, stirs and emulsifies, replacing other food processors, blenders, mixers, grinders and whisks and even ice cream machines!
Touted as the smallest food processor in the world, Bamix boasts an impressively powerful motor and is available in a range of hues, including red, orange, blue, grey and black. Ideal for both home cooks and professional chefs, this hand held appliance is essential for anyone who spends time in the kitchen.
STATIONS E17, E18, E19, E20Gastronomic Arts
At Taste MIGF 2016, BERJAYA University College of Hospitality’s high octane chefs will take you beyond the basic culinary techniques and theories featuring culinary masterpieces from 13 Malaysian states.
With the presence of a Diploma in Heritage Cuisine, BERJAYA UCH features its distinct take on multi ethnic heritage dishes going back through centuries of history, cultural influences and culinary traditions that have been passed down through the generations.
Mae Ho, the Executive Director and CEO of BERJAYA UCH said, “It is my hope and vision to see that students of today do not forget their culinary tradition, culture and heritage, especially of Malaysia, where a culture so rich and colourful. It has become my mission to ensure that this rich gastronomic heritage of ours is not lost to modernisation and must be shared with the sophisticated gastronomic world. I sincerely believe that the Malaysia International Gastronomy Festival is a great platform for the local and international audience”.
STATION E16The Castania Nut Boutique
Founded by the Lebanese Roasting Group, The Castania Nut Boutique is a name that has become synonymous with premium quality, offering an exclusive array of assorted fresh, dry and roasted nuts, dried fruit, chocolates, candies and associated gifting items. Each product is hand selected and specially packaged to retain its freshness, with no added preservatives. A variety of exclusive gift choices that can be tailored to one’s taste and preference is also offered. If you’re serious about nuts, Castania should be your first choice!
A Youthful Resurgence
With an emphasis on helping people both look and feel younger, Jeunesse Reserve is the perfect complement to any diet with its unique blend of superfruits containing an abundance of valuable antioxidants. A tasty and convenient way to get the strength and nutrients your body naturally needs, Reserve is just one of many products from the acclaimed Jeunesse Global. The drink contains no added sugars, artificial flavours, colours or sweeteners and provides your body with the support you need for lasting health.
WALKERS PREMIUM COOKIES
Walkers bakes the world’s finest shortbread, traditional cookies, cakes, oatcakes and puddings which contain no artificial flavourings, colourings or additives. Founded in Scotland in 1898, they are supplied to over 80 countries with the most popular range being the Walkers Shortbread Highlanders, known for their creamy, melt-in-your-mouth flavour, made using a generations-old secret recipe.
At the same time, Merba produces premium chocolate-chip cookies. The curated patisserie collection includes exciting mixes of hazelnut, white chocolate, nougat cranberry for a fruity edge.
Last but not least, Swiss brand Kambly produces specialty biscuits using local raw ingredients. Thin biscuits are filled with the finest Swiss milk chocolate, almonds and fresh cream.
STATIONS E31, E32, E33
Off The Hook
The first ever local fish to be approved for consumption as sashimi, the halal seafood offered up by GST Fine Foods is some of the finest anywhere in the world. Extremely versatile, GST’s fish is the perfect complement to any cuisine, with Japanese, Italian, French, Chinese and many more culinary styles being enhanced by the premium ingredients. GST is at the forefront of the Ikejime Japanese style of cooking, whereby the blood is removed along with the fish nerve giving numerous benefits, including a firmer taste, a fuller and sweeter flavour as well as prolonged freshness. For some exquisite offerings of the sea, be sure to check out GST’s wide range of aquatic goodies in the Epicure International Gourmet Village
TRINIDAD CIGAR COMPANY
STATIONS G1, G2
Taste of Luxury
If you’re looking to learn a thing or two about cigars, drop by Trinidad in the Gourmet Village where experts will be on hand to answer any and all questions. Trinidad has been credited as being the main driving force in developing the cigar lifestyle market in Malaysia and is the official distributor for famous brands including Cohiba, Montecristo, Romeo Y Julieta, Bolivar and Partagas. The company also offers a wide range of imported cigar accessories including humidors, ashtrays, cutters, lighters and leather cases.
Yàn Society is an ISO22000 and HACCP certified Malaysian company, offering only the highest quality, authentic bird's nest. Products are guaranteed 100% pure and natural with no added preservatives, bleaches or stabilisers used during production. At Yàn Society, the ancient beauty recipe is modernised with the latest technology, enabling those who use it to enjoy the natural health benefits of bird’s nest. Whether sweet, savoury, hot, by itself or as a dressing, bird’s nest can be savoured in a myriad of delicious ways.
GELATOMIO WHOLESALE SDN BHD
Gelatomio’s objective is simple: to provide the best quality gelato to the Malaysian public. With 20 years of experience and technical knowledge under their belt, the makers behind Gelatomio know about gelato production intimately, producing each variant locally from scratch. With the ability to create a seemingly endless amount of flavours upon request, Gelatomio caters to all tastes. Among the products are the Healthier Temptations, Natural Indulgence range which include milk based gelatos, water based sorbettos and custom made concoctions.
Taste of Luxury
Senbei Brothers takes a culinary approach to snacking by creating unique flavour combinations that taste like they were handcrafted by a chef. A naturally flavoured alternative to an indulgent dessert or junk food, Senbei Brothers is fat and cholesterol free! Every Senbei Brothers snack starts with hand-selected, real ingredients like seaweed, wasabi, garlic, sesame seeds and cherry plums, made without artificial preservatives, flavours or colours.
Malaysia’s number one royal
fruit specialist, D’King, presents
some of the finest durian-based
snacks available today. With
all manner of desserts and
pastries being prepared by the
Duricious team, they are this
year presenting their exquisite
durian pancakes and durian
mochi to tantalise the tastebuds
of visitors to Taste MIGF. Savour
the Malaysian classic ‘King of
Fruits’ in all-new creations as you
browse the Epicure International
TEA BIRD TEA
Cleanse With a Cuppa
Tea Bird Tea began in Bondi and Gold Coast Farmers markets in Australia 3 years ago and became a staple for many wellness warriors. The brand made its Malaysian debut by launching six targeted organic loose leaf teas in supermarkets last year, along with a 21 day detox program. Since then, Tea Bird Tea has expanded to 11 key health teas which can be taken in combination with detox programs or as a delicious daily, hot or cold beverage. Among the newest blends are the Tea Bird Tea Frankincense and Tea Bird Tea Alkalizing which act as disease prevention. For more information about the various programs email firstname.lastname@example.org