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Uma Cucina, the Italian-inspired eatery of Uma by COMO, Ubud to partake in 2nd Ubud Food Festival with guest chef Margarita Fores

May, 2016

In its second year, the Ubud Food Festival is going local, focusing on Southeast Asian cuisine in all its facets; with Indonesia cooking at the centre stage.

Taking place from 27th – 29th May 2016, the Ubud Food Festival will feature live cooking demonstrations, culinary conversations, workshops and food tours in Bali’s cultural heartland.

As part of the festivities, Uma Cucina, the rustic Italian-inspired restaurant and lounge bar at Uma by COMO, Ubud invites the Filipina chef and restaurateur Margarita Fores - voted Best Female Chef in Asia at the San Pellegrino Fine Dining Awards 2015 - for a guest appearance on 28th May 2016.

Known for her passion of organic ingredients and the promotion of healthy eating, Margarita will work alongside the passionate team at Uma Cucina to create an exciting three course menu with ingredients from land and sea. Highlights include Prawn and Crab Raviolo and Millefoglie with Smoked Kesong Puti and Candied Tomatoes.

Diners can expect a relaxed evening on the open-air terrace or within the comforts of the restaurant whilst enjoying good food and contemporary cocktails with classic Italian influences and local Balinese flavours.

The three-course menu is priced at IDR 490,000 and additional IDR 210,000 to include wine pairing, per person. Prices are subject to tax and service charge.

For reservations, please email dining.uma.ubud@comohotels.com or phone +62 361 972 448

For more information, please contact:
Santi Triana
Regional Director of Sales – Bali
santi.triana@comohotels.com

About Uma by COMO, Ubud
Uma by COMO, Ubud is located in a town of artists where the sound of Hindu ceremonies emanates from temples. It is also a place of nature where local life moves at a simple pace. To all this, the resort provides intelligent access with mountain biking, rafting and guided walks. Rooms and suites have carved panels that open up to incorporate views. Pared-down spaces let light flow through interiors, from bedrooms through to garden terraces, private courtyards and pretty plunge pools. There is a substantial COMO Shambhala Retreat designed for those seeking greater health through yoga and wellness treatments. Cuisine focuses on well-sourced, fresh ingredients reflecting Bali’s rich gourmet heritage with Italian influences.

About the COMO Group and COMO Hotels and Resorts
COMO Hotels and Resorts offers personalised luxury travel experiences in its urban hotels, island resorts, adventure retreats and wellness resorts. The focus is always on service and design, adventure and culture, wellness and cuisine, while trying to uphold a strong, sustainable approach towards the people and places where we operate.

COMO Hotels and Resorts was founded by Christina Ong. Each property is hand-picked and individually curated. Properties include: The Halkin by COMO in London, three Metropolitan by COMO hotels in London, Bangkok and Miami Beach, Parrot Cay by COMO in the Turks and Caicos, Cocoa Island by COMO and Maalifushi by COMO in the Maldives, Point Yamu by COMO in Phuket, three Uma by COMO experience resorts in Bali and Bhutan, and COMO The Treasury in Perth, Australia.

COMO Shambhala Estate in Bali is a wellness retreat, managed in partnership with COMO’s sister brand in wellness, COMO Shambhala. COMO Shambhala products, services, cuisine, treatments and spa facilities are also available within each COMO property.

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