DISCOVERING THE SECRETS OF LOCAL CUISINE

(NATADOLA, FIJI) Friday 8 February 2013? ? InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa?s insider collection has recently added ?Macaroon Making? to its exciting array of resort activities for groups.

Cooking classes at InterContinental Fiji cover everything from cooking the essentials to creating specialty dishes, as chefs showcase their secrets to making delicious international cuisine, with a Fijian twist.
This team-building experience is another way the resort supports the local industry with over 80% of ingredients sourced in Fiji.

 

Cooking class at InterContinental Fiji with Executive Chef Ofir Yudilevich.

Cooking class at InterContinental Fiji with Executive Chef Ofir Yudilevich.

?We endeavor to not only give our guests an authentic Fiji experience, but to give back to Fiji while we do so,? says Executive Chef Ofir Yudilevich. ?Locally sourcing our produce supports the people of Fiji and our cooking classes embody traditional flavours, flaunting Fiji?s vibrant culture.?
Gaining local insight into the origins and history of the techniques, delegates are taken on a journey that ends with a tasty finish. Flavours of macaroons include chocolate, using Adi chocolate from the world?s purest chocolate factory in Savusavu, sugar from raw cane grown in Viti Levu, as well as delicious seasonal fruit.

??Insider Interactions? offer an In The Know experience for our conference delegates? says David Pearson, Conference & Events Manager. ?We love showcasing the flavours and history of Fiji that offer authentic and enriching experiences.?

InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa overlooks the azure waters of Natadola Beach ? the only stretch of natural, white sand beach on the main island of Fiji, Viti Levu. Protected by a reef to create an ocean facing lagoon, Natadola Beach was voted by Forbes Magazine in 2008 as one of the 25 best beaches in the world. Spread across 35 acres of tropical gardens, the resort offers all of the facilities and services expected of a luxury international resort.