May 30, 2024


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KL Big Kitchen 2015 Launch Event

Last Friday, I was invited for the KL Big Kitchen Media Preview launch by Malaysia Airlines. The inaugural KL Big Kitchen Festival 2015 was held at iconic Dataran Merdeka. With partnership with Kuala Lumpur City Hall and Ministry of Tourism & Culture, the 3 day food festival showcases the diversity of cuisine available in Kuala Lumpur.

kl big kitchen malaysia 2015
KL Big Kitchen at Dataran Merdeka before the media launch.

Before the media launch, I visited the Malaysia Airlines section. They were promoting their famous inflight satay.
kl big kitchen malaysia airlines booth
For those who flew with Malaysia Airlines, you will not forget how lovely their satays are especially if you are traveling back from abroad.

kl big kitchen malaysia airlines satay
Malaysia Airlines famous satay, you can have this when you fly with them.
kl big kitchen satay in the skies
Posing with Malaysia Airlines stewardess with satay for #satayintheskies Instagram contest.

During the KL Big Kitchen 2015, Malaysia Airlines held the Instagram contest called “Satays in the Skies” and a lucky winner will receive a pair of Malaysia Airlines Business Class tickets from Kuala Lumpur to London. Now, that is seriously a mouth-watering prize and you just need to purchase the satays, take a picture with them and hash tag #satayintheskies and tagged @MalaysiaAirlines on Instagram.
kl big kitchen malaysia booth with french journalists
I was hanging out at Malaysia Airlines tent with my friends and I was introduced to a group of French media. The French medias invited by Malaysia Airlines and Tourism Malaysia and they were very excited to travel around Malaysia as this is their first trip to Asia.
kl big kitchen malaysia media launch
The launch was officiated by HRH the Queen of Malaysia, Seri Paduka Baginda Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tuanku Sultanah Hajjah Haminah Hamidun together with other local and International chefs. When it comes to big events like this in Malaysia, Chef Wan is always there. He is the most popular chef in Malaysia as well as Malaysia’s Food Ambassador.
kl big kitchen chef wan
It is good to see him again as I travelled with him in Western Australia last year for five days. We had a little chat before he was pulled left right center by his fans for pictures.
kl big kitchen 2015 VIP
It was an intimate media launch as only selected medias and VIPs are allowed to enter the event hall. However, the weather wasn’t that forgiving, it was raining cats and dogs.
kl big kitchen vip area
Thanks to Malaysia Airlines, I was one of the VIP guests and sat with the French. They were surprised on how scary when the rain pours in Kuala Lumpur. It is nothing compare to their weather in Paris.
kl big kitchen 2015 high tea
Not long, the media launch is over and high tea was served.
kl big kitchen malaysia high tea
After the launch, I visited the food counters and there were many local food were available. I didn’t venture far as it was still raining.

kl big kitchen malaysia airlines gift
Thanks for the lovely gift by Ms. Johanna Ezreen Othman from Malaysia Airlines.

The KL Big Kitchen 2015 is a good initiative to promote KL food and especially getting locals and tourists to participate in during the weekend. There were many activities as celebrity gastronomic personalities and chefs interact and demonstrate their skills in preparing the finest dishes, live cooking workshops and demonstrations of contemporary and traditional culinary techniques.



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