Slow Cooked Watermelon - Sour Tomato Vinaigrette, Crispy Garlic (1)
Slow Cooked Watermelon - Sour Tomato Vinaigrette, Crispy Garlic.

UBUD, Bali (BPN) – The Chris Salans Group and the Yayasan Mudra Swari Saraswati to host a very special event during the Ubud Readers & Writers Festival on October 14th, 2021 at Mozaic Restaurant Gastronomique in Ubud.

Chef Chris Salans and the festival’s founder Janet DeNeefe have joined forces to put together a unique night of poetry, music and fine dining, named ‘Poets in the Garden’, to celebrate the Festival’s theme of Mulat Saria, Self-Reflection.

The Neverending Poetry Krew (Bagus Ari Saputra, Christy Mawar, Kismet, Imam Barket, and Tara Khandro), Fendy Rizk on contrabass, Rio on violin, and Chef Chris Salans and team, will all collaborate closely to compose an incredible evening showcasing their different art forms into one fantastic dining experience.

Dry Aged Snapper Mozaic - Fresh Passionfruit, Lemon Basil, Black Rice.
Dry Aged Snapper Mozaic – Fresh Passionfruit, Lemon Basil, Black Rice.

The evening will be composed of 5 acts, each representing a different nature-inspired theme – Smoke, Gratitude, Ocean, Forest and Lava – which is composed of food, poems (some in English and others in Indonesian), and music will create an inimitable 5-course dining experience for the guests of the evening.

Dishes for the evening will be Minute smoked dry-aged snapper in a passionfruit and lemon basil dressing, Slow-cooked watermelon with fermented tomato vinaigrette and crispy garlic, Butter poached lobster tail with clams, white wine and sea beans, Roasted Squab with wild mushroom, and fresh green peppercorns and Merapi volcano chocolate lava cake with clove flowers and Bandung pineapple.

To further enhance the experience a special pairing of premium wines, carefully selected by Mozaic’s director of wines Cok Bagus Senajaya, will be available for this dinner.

Dinner will start at 6 pm sharp and will last approximately 2 hours. Dinner will take place outdoors in the garden, or open pavilion of Mozaic restaurant, and in order to maintain the highest levels of New Normal, dinner will be limited in capacity.


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