MIGF 2013 "Cool Chefs – Cooking With Attitude” Media Launch

The 13th Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF 2013) was made official in a Media Launch at Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall on Friday, 23rd August 2013.
It was officiated by YAM Tunku Laxamana Negeri Sembilan, Tunku Naquiyuddin Tuanku Ja’afar, who is also Royal Patron of the Festival. The event kicked off with a breakdancing crew in chefs’ outfits as a teaser, before the screening of the MIGF 2013 television commercial and finally a runway entrance by the chefs of the Festival, in line with the theme “Cool Chefs- Cooking With Attitude!”

Cool Chefs in Catwalk
The launch gambit was followed by the “Revealing of the Festival Billboard” and “Review of the Festival Dishes”. The whole event which garnered curious shoppers was also attended by Festival Advisory Committee members, restaurant owners, members of the media, online food writers and Festival Sponsors – Mr Trevor Bull, CEO of Zurich Insurance Malaysia Berhad, Mr Paul Ho, Senior Executive Director of Fujifilm, Ms Jasmine Lee, Director of Marketing at U-Mobile, and Ms Lee Adelaine of Malaysian Healthcare Travel Council.
Royal Patron Tunku Naquiyuddin Tuanku Ja’afar and Organising Chairman Dato’ Steve Day


Festival Sponsors


Review of the Festival Dishes


The media launch concluded with a press conference and Q&A with the Organising Chairman, Royal Patron and Festival Sponsors, at Tarbush Restaurant, one of the Festival Restaurants.

**Photos credit to http://www.migf.com/
LIST OF FESTIVAL RESTAURANTS IN THE THEATRE OF CUISINES
  1. Arthur’s Bar & Grill – Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
  2. Lafite – Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
  3. Bunga Emas – The Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur
  4. Dynasty – Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel
  5. Sagano – Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel
  6. Five Sen5es – The Westin Kuala Lumpur
  7. Prego – The Westin Kuala Lumpur
  8. Qba Latin Bar & Grill – The Westin Kuala Lumpur
  9. Grill 582 – BEST WESTERN PREMIER Dua Sentral
  10. Lai Po Heen – Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur
  11. Mandarin Grill – Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur
  12. Nook – Aloft KL Sentral
  13. Samplings On The Fourteenth Restaurant – Berjaya Times Square Hotel KL
  14. The Restaurant – The Club, Saujana Resort
  15. Tuscany Restaurant – Putrajaya Marriott Hotel & Spa
  16. Midori Restaurant – Putrajaya Marriott Hotel & Spa
  17. Seasonal Tastes – The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa
  18. Blu Med – Blu Med Ristorante e Bar
  19. Chakri Palace – Rotol Food-Chain (M) Sdn Bhd
  20. Cuisine Gourmet By Nathalie – Nathalie Gourmet Studio
  21. Kelantan Delights – Kelantan Delights Sdn Bhd
  22. Kiraku Japanese Restaurant – Shaftsbury Capital Sdn Bhd
  23. Marini’s On 57 – Mont Oro (M) Sdn Bhd
  24. Minori – Multiple Reward Sdn Bhd
  25. Nerovivo – The Nero Group
  26. Tanzini – Sonata Vision Sdn Bhd
  27. Ten Japanese Fine Dining – Sushi Train (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
  28. Tarbush Restaurant – Restoran Tarbush Delicacies Sdn Bhd