Signature Dish: Perak Food Festival 2015

Perak Food Festival
1. Perak Exco for Tourism, Culture and Health YB Dato' Nolee Ashilin binti Mohammed Radzi launches Perak Food Festival 2015

The best of Perak’s culinary delights were presented by top eleven hotels in Ipoh during the launch of Perak Food Festival 2015 at Ibis Styles Ipoh (Hotel).

Perak Food Festival
2. opening dance

The month-long Festival, which kick-started at Dataran Klah in Sungai Klah, Sungkai on April 30, was also celebrated at Pesta Pinji from May 1 to 3, with a sub-event called Pinji Food Fest.

Perak Food Festival
3. Impiana Hotel Ipoh’s Malay Chef Azman bin Azelah presents his hotel’s contribution of Rendang Tok

At this Signature Dish event organised by the Malaysian Association of Hotels (Perak Chapter), participating hotels were MH Hotel Ipoh, Tower Regency Hotel, Impiana Hotel Ipoh, Casuarina@Meru, Weil Hotel, Kinta Riverfront Hotel, Excelsior Hotel, Syeun Hotel, Lost World of Tambun, and of course, the venue host Ibis Styles Ipoh.

Perak Food Festival
4. food

The menu served was:

Pecal (MH Hotel Ipoh)
Kerabu Pucuk Paku (Tower Regency Hotel & Apartments)

Sup Tulang (Ibis Styles Ipoh)

Main Course
Rendang Tok (Impiana Hotel Ipoh)
Ayam Garam (Casuarina@Meru)
Ikan Patin Masak Lemak Tempoyak (Weil Hotel)
Oxtail Assam Pedas (Kinta Riverfront Hotel & Suites)
Gulai Rebung Jeruk Dengan Udang (Kinta Riverfront Hotel & Suites)
Siput Sedut Masak Gulai Lemak Cili Api & Belimbing Besi (Excelsior Hotel)
Dalcha Murungai Curry (Syeun Hotel)
Ubi Kayu Rebus (3 types of condiments) (Tower Regency Hotel & Aparments)

Laksa Buyong Kuala Kangsar (Syeun Hotel)
Lost World Kari Mee (Lost World of Tambun)

Bubur Som-Som (MH Hotel)
Tau Fu Fa (Lost World of Tambun)
Benjan Ubi Kayu (Excelsior Hotel)
Old Town White Coffee (Impiana Hotel Ipoh)

Perak Food Festival
5. delectable food

As you can see, chefs from all these hotels and their kitchen crew cooked up a storm to bring us this diverse spread of the best of Perak’s food. It was a mouth-watering event, to say the least.

Perak Food Festival
6. scrumptious food

Apart from savouring this gastronomic fare, guests were also entertained with cultural dances throughout the meal.

Perak Food Festival
7. delicious food

The next programme to follow in this celebration of the best food found in Perak is a heritage -themed food event which will be held in Taiping. It is being organised by the Department of National Heritage.

Perak Food Festival
8. the spread of local Perak culinary delights

This Festival wraps up with a food trail organised by Tourism Malaysia, which will take participants from Kuala Kangsar to Taiping, Ipoh and Tanjung Malim.

Perak Food Festival
9. General Manager of Casuarina@Meru Malizan Zakaria receives a certificate of appreciation from YB Dato' Nolee Ashilin binti Mohammed Radzi

In conjunction with Perak Food Festival 2015, which is organised in line with Malaysia Year of Festival, this year’s national tourism theme; a host of food related activities is scheduled throughout the State of Perak, including special festival menus, discounts, and great meal offers.

Perak Food Festival
10. tarian songket

For further information, contact Tourism Perak at +605-2531957 or email:

Event: Signature Dish: Perak Food Festival 2015
Venue: Ibis Styles Ipoh
Date: 11th May, 2015
Time: 11am

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