A Culinary Expedition to Java at Amanjiwo
Exceptional culinary journeys that satisfy, surprise and delight are an intrinsic part of the Aman experience. Named ‘Peaceful Soul' for the serenity, privacy, and beauty of its setting.
Hosted by two of the country’s most renowned chefs Petty Elliott and Reza Kurniawan, and Amanjiwo's Resident Anthropologist Patrick Vanhoebrouck, Amanjiwo will celebrate Javanese cuisine and its rich culinary culture with a series of three-day culinary expeditions. Amanjiwo invites guests to embrace Javanese heritage and culture through its culinary tradition by presenting A Culinary Expedition to Java. Experience exquisite dining sessions, lecturing, breakfast with a view, intimate dinner, and an exclusive gala dinner at the majestic Borobudur Temple. Hosted by an award-winning Indonesian chef, writer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and author of several bestselling Indonesian cookbooks, Chef Petty Elliott. This three-day experience is proudly supported by Phaidon.


16 March 2023: Arrive Amanjiwo  --

Meet and Greet and private transfer from Airport to Amanjiwo Welcome Dinner with modern Central Javanese cuisine. The 5 course menu is prepared by Chef Petty Elliott in collaboration with Chef Reza Kurniawan.

17 March 2023: Amanjiwo  -- Optional: Dinner at Pak Bilal House.

Chef Petty will do a cooking demo and present a traditional Javanese breakfast by the beautiful Progo River.

18 March 2023: Amanjiwo  -- Optional: Tolak Balak at Gubuk Sawah Garden

‘Relief to Table’ Gala Dinner at Borobudur Temple. On the final day, Chef Petty with collaborate with Chef Reza on a magnificent 6-course meal, featuring Javanese artisanal ingredients, most sourced within a few kilometres of Amanjiwo, creating a culinary masterpiece to match the iconic backdrop.

19 March 2023: Depart Amanjiwo  --

After breakfast, time at leisure before checking out and transferred to airport for departing flights.

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