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This fascinating March news is the international gastronomy festival of Good France 2018. In Jakarta, the festival is held by the cooperation between the French Institute of Indonesia and the French Embassy with French Tourism Agency Atout France simultaneously in several cities in Indonesia such as Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya to Makassar, Manado and other cities.
The press conference was attended by the French Ambassador to Indonesia and Timor Leste, Jean-Charles BERTHONNET . He said that "talented chefs in different countries will present dishes that reflect the uniqueness and diversity of French flavors. Good France is a momentum to appreciate the French gastronomy that is the world's cultural heritage while appreciating the values contained in it, the spirit of sharing and togetherness"
Basically gastronomy is a tradition that becomes an important element in their lives. This eating tradition becomes an activity that is often done in special moments or events such as birthdays and weddings in French. In this activity also makes people closer to each other with a pleasant togetherness.
This year, Good France takes the theme of culinary riches from the southwestern area of France Nouvelle-Aquitaine known for its wealth of land with products such as foie gras, magret de canard du Sud-Ouest, Espelette chili, Charentes-Poitou butter, Oleron clams and Perigord strawberries . It is also famous for producing wine such as Saint-Emilion, Chateau Margaux, Medoc and Bordelais.
39 restaurants in Indonesia will participate in this 2018 Good France festival. Among them as follows, 15 restaurants in Jakarta namely
- AMUZ Gourmet,
- Anigre Restaurant,
- Garçon, Olivier,
- Restaurant Emilie,
- Avec Moi Restaurant and Bar,
- Orient8, Bistro Baron,
- SEA GRAIN at DoubleTree by Hilton,
- OKU, Ninety-Nine Restaurant,
- AMKC Atelier, Frank’s Bar & Smokehouse,
- Maple & Oak.
- Fresco-Hilton Bandung,
- Oopen Restauant IBIS Bandung Trans Studio,
- Chep’Nike Kue Manis,
- Le Petit Restaurant Lafayette Boutique Hotel,
- Mediterranea Restaurant by Kamil,
- Paprika Restaurant (The Phoenix Hotel)
2 restaurant in Solo,
- Srikandi Restaurant
- Andrawina Restaurant
- Citrus - Novotel Semarang
- La Table Restaurant
- The Consulate,
- Food Exchange,
- Janggala Restaurant
5 restaurant in Bali,
- METIS Restaurant Lounge & Gallery,
- Mozaic Restaurant
- Teatro Gastroteque
Do not miss The Square - Novotel Makassar Grand Shayla, in Manado there are Ibis Kitchen Restaurant, Novotel Manado Gold & Convention Center and Portobello "Pop Up restaurant" then in Minahasa there is The Artist Lounge Bar. For those of you who want to follow this festival can visit every participating restaurant starting from March 21st, 2018.
Not to forget, in the opportunity along with Air France, will be selected the winner with the best photo category from the theme of Good France 2018 which will get a flight gift to France together with Air France. So do not miss it, check the information on IFI Indonesia.
Yovent A full-time Food Blogger & Social Media Influencer who has been travelling overseas with huge enthusiasm exploring culinary world. Living in Jakarta with variety of culture, food style and starting blog since 2014 early. With couple of years experience, he has good references and inspiration in food photography & writing.
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