16 July 2019

Gala Dinner at Grand Hyatt Hotel

Dressed in elegant black tie and evening gowns, attendees at this exclusive event were treated to a selection of signature dishes from Erwan Heussaf and Franco Noriega, and entertained by performances from artists such as Ruth Sahanaya, Ellevan and Ade Fabiola. Several HoIlywood celebrities were invited to attend, including Nico Tortorella, Alex Landi and Bethany C. Meyers. Each was treated to a fusion of sounds and flavors that encapsulated the rich and distinctive heritage of Indonesia.

CEO and founder of Plataran Indonesia, Mr. Yozua Makes, made an engaging presentation at the event, outlining Plataran’s ‘ROSE’ strategy (Return On Social Effects), which uses high-end tourism as a vehicle for improving the lives and livelihoods of local people throughout Indonesia. Furthermore, Mr. Makes illustrated Plataran’s commitment to gastronomic tourism; an approach that he sees as fundamental to sharing the wonders of Indonesia with the world. In his speech, Mr. Makes highlighted Plataran’s ethos of ‘total dining experiences’, in which all senses are stimulated and a diner’s expectations are exceeded.

Plataran Indonesia puts culinary heritage at the center of guest experience; from authentic cookery classes to experiential dinner on location; whether sourcing ingredients with local fishermen and farmers or dining alongside Hollywood celebrities in city skyscrapers, Plataran is a True Indonesian Icon that’s dedicated to the discovery and celebration of unique culinary traditions from all over the archipelago.