Venezuela Gastronomic Festival @ Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre

I have heard of Venezuela since young because they produced many Worlds’ most beautiful pageants queens. I was always wonder how come they are so slim like a model and yet pretty, and I guess it must be related to their food somehow. When Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre launched the Venezuela Gastronomic Festival last week, I can’t wait to check it out myself.
In celebration of 10th Venezuelan Week in Malaysia, the Embassy of the Bolivaran Republic of Venezuela and Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre has launched the 10-day Venezuela Gastronomic Festival. The Ambassador, H.E. Manuel Guzman has officially inaugurated the festival on October 22 2015.
The aim of the festival is to enhance the public image of Venezuela and to introduce its arts, culture and food into the Malaysia market. It is also to promote Venezuela as an exciting travel destination.
They have invited 2 handsome guest chefs from Venezuela, Enrique Linardo (left) and Federico Tischler (right) to cook at Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre during the Venezuela Gastronomic Festival. Having deep passion for cooking since young, both chefs have been cooking up a storm in the culinary scene of Venezuela and the United States, and have also worked extensively in Europe and South America. Follow them on Instagram @enriquelimardo and @fetischler or visit their website at
Now, during the Venezuela Gastronomic Festival, lavish and delicious Venezuelan buffet dinner will be served at Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre’s Eccucino. The restaurant is decorated with a Venezuelan inspired décor to truly set the scene and to create an authentic Venezuelan experience.
The chefs have specially created the menu which includes emblematic Venezuelan flavours such as;
Arepa (Cornmeal cake)

Empanada (Deep fried stuffed corn flour patties)
Cassava bread
A traditional Venezuela Plate of food - Coconut rice, black beans, shredded beef and fried bananas. 

Arroz Con Coco (Coconut rice)
Hervido de Costilla (Rib and oxtail soup)

Main Course
Carne mechada (Shredded beef Venezuelan style) – We highly recommended this dish because it taste superb! The shredded beef is juicy and yummy!

Asado Negro (Rosted beef)

Polvorosa de Pollo (Chicken pot pie)
Skate fish stew

Quesillo (Caramel flan)
There are a lot more dishes which made up a scrumptious and delicious buffet. Overall, I find Venezuela food suit Malaysian taste perfectly! They use similar ingredients like us and their food is as flavorful as us.

Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Venezuela Gastronomic Festival
Venue: Eccucino at Main Lobby, Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre
Date: 22 Oct 2015 to 31 Oct 2015
Time: 6.30PM to 9.30PM
Price: RM 125.95 per person
Reservation No: +6-03-2170 8888 ext. 8119

Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Facebook page: facebook/PullmanKualaLumpurCityCentre

AccorHotels launched the Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel & Residences on              1 August 2015, further consolidating the Pullman brand as the fastest-growing upscale brand in Asia Pacific. Perfectly located in the heart of the trendy Bukit Bintang district, the hotel offers 445 spacious hotel rooms and 157 serviced apartments, boasting spectacular views of the city skyline.

Formerly the Prince Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur, the well-maintained hotel will undergo a full refurbishment over the next two years to reach global Pullman standards of excellence, and will remain open throughout, with renovations designed to avoid guest disruption.


Rawlins GLAM said...

Still got time to sink my teeth into the juicy meats.
Thanks for the sharing. Now can bring my foodie friends to expand their taste palates.

FiSh said...

All the items look so unique...with those names..haha very tempting to go on a feast there!

Mike Yip said...

Always love Latin American dishes, was supposed to go for this but it clashes with dinner at the Embassy so went for that, this looks more interesting as there's more food to choose from!

Sherry said...

wow nice place to dine, need to tell my friends of this. So far no time to go that area as I have busy schedule.

Pamela Yeoh said...

the food is nice :) love them

cindy said...

all the food look so yummy ler.....gagga i want to eat them now!

Sunshine Kelly said...

The are few corn flour delicacies that i like one of them are the signature Arepa with cheese.

Miera Nadhirah said...

Gosh, these dishes are just so divine ... I would definitely love to try them ...

cre8tone said...

I love their silver fish, so crunchy!~~~~~ Such a wonderful dining experience....

Ivy Kam said...

Not much chance to try out Venezuela cuisine here, the foods look really delicious :)

Isaac Tan said...

venezuela cuisine.. not bad at all. I've not had the chance to try yet, thanks for the share

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