FAQ

Launched in 2012, Taste MIGF is the spectacular preview event for the Malaysia International Gourmet Festival, where the year’s selected MIGF restaurants gather for a weekend in one stunning venue to serve up tasting portions of their special Festival Menus for the public. In previous years, Taste MIGF has attracted tens of thousands of people .

Taste MIGF is organised by AsiaReach Events Sdn Bhd (A Member of the Vision Four Media Group).
Taste MIGF is part of the annual Malaysia International Gourmet Festival, now in its 18th year.

At Taste MIGF you will have the unique opportunity to taste sampling portions from 30 of Malaysia’s best restaurants, sample and buy from over 80 gourmet food and beverage producers, enjoy wine tastings and learn from some of the country’s finest Master Chefs and gourmet experts.

Besides participating in the Super Gourmet Safari at Theatre Of Cuisines, Taste MIGF also features two main areas to enthral you – the Epicure International Gourmet Village, where you can purchase the finest gourmet products from across the globe; the Epicure Lifestyle Workshops, where Master Chefs and gourmet experts conduct exclusive workshops and cooking classes.

Taste MIGF 2018 will also include a new extension called the LuxPlus Showcase where all things luxury will be on show including high end properties, properties abroad, luxury holidays, private healthcare and education, branded goods, investment opportunities and much more. LuxPlus Workshops will also feature talks and presentations from all the above.

Taste MIGF takes place over 3 days (31st August, 1st and 2nd September 2018) and has different opening times for different sections as follow:

Theatre Of Cuisines – Super Gourmet Safari
Saturday & Sunday, 1st & 2nd September 2018
11.00am to 10.00pm

Epicure International Gourmet Village
Friday, 31st August 2018
6.00pm to 11.00pm (By invitation only)
Saturday & Sunday, 1st & 2nd September 2018
11.00am to 10.00pm (Open to the public)

Epicure Lifestyle Workshops
Saturday & Sunday, 1st & 2nd September 2018
1.00pm to 8.30pm (Open to the public)
Each workshop is approximately 90 minutes

LuxuryPlus Showcase
Saturday & Sunday, 1st & 2nd September 2018
11.00am to 10.00pm (Open to the public)

LuxuryPlus Workshops
Saturday & Sunday, 1st & 2nd September 2018
1.00pm to 8.30pm (Open to the public)
Each workshop is approximately 90 minutes

Once the Workshop schedules are confirmed, they will be displayed on the site enabling you to plan which workshop you would like to attend. In the meantime, to ensure you get on the priority list, please pre-register yourself here for instant updates.

Berjaya Times Square Hotel KL, Berjaya Times Square 1, Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur.

You can get there by car or public transportation.

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No tickets are required but Taste MIGF currency, known as the “Gastro Dollar” is required in the Theatre of Cuisines and to participate in Epicure Lifestyle Workshops and Cooking Classes. You can purchase the Gastro Dollar Voucher and exchange for Gastro Dollars during the Taste MIGF weekend at the venue. Redemption of of the vouchers can be made only during event days for security reason.

Gastro Dollars are the official currency of Taste MIGF. RM 5 = 1 Gastro Dollar, sold in booklets of 10.<br>
Gastro Dollars are accepted only in the Theatre of Cuisines to buy sampling portions and to admit entry into the Epicure Lifestyle Workshops.

You can buy as many as you want, but remember that it’s only eligible for usage on the same day. <br>
We’d advise you begin with 1 Gastro Dollar Booklet per person, this would give you 10 Gastro Dollars valued at RM50 allowing you to take advantage of the sampling portions and beverages on offer in the Theatre of Cuisines. Each sampling portion usually ranges from 1 to 3 Gastro Dollars. You can purchase more Gastro Dollars at multiple Gastro Dollar Station or from our Gastro Dollar sales ambassadors.

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Gastro Dollars are non-refundable, so make sure you spend every last one! However in the event that you have some spare Gastro Dollars at the end of each day, you can pre-purchase Festival Menus (to be enjoyed at the restaurant in September 2018) from our participating restaurants using your Gastro Dollars as part- or full-payment. Head to the Festival Menu Purchase Station on the event site, open for both days from 11am to 10pm.

You can only use cash in local currency Ringgit Malaysia at the Epicure International Gastro Village, unless otherwise stated, the official payment method in the Epicure International Gastro Village is either cash or credit card. 

Restaurant stations in Theatre of Cuisines and workshops only accept Gastro Dollars. There are multiple Gastro Dollar Stations to buy Gastro Dollars at the venue.

Children under 10 would not be allowed admission into the 3 Main Areas due to safety reasons.

Yes!

No pets are allowed into the site premises.

No there aren’t. We would advise you leave all your shopping bags in the car before coming to enjoy the feast.

Yes, there are ATM facilities available in the adjoining shopping mall, Berjaya Times Square. Credit and debit card facilities will also be made available on site for purchase of Gastro Dollars

All food served would be pork-free. However alcohol would be served at the event.

Yes, the venue is wheelchair friendly.

The dress code is Smart Casual. Anyone in slippers and men in sleeveless t-shirts would not be allowed entry.

This is a non-smoking venue. There are designated smoking areas outdoors.

Yes, you may re-enter throughout the day.

No outside food and beverage will be permitted into the site premises. Only bottled water will be allowed.