Indonesia Dinner
Bailliage of South Jakarta
Jakarta, February 28, 2017
Superb dining experience at the Ritz Carlton

2017’s first event was held in the Glass House of the Ritz Carlton. So named as it features glamorous glass-encased architecture with touches of gold, sparkling chandeliers and beautiful backdrop of lush garden.

Showcasing modern Indonesian gastronomy the dinner was a collaboration between Chef Sean Macdougall of the Ritz Carlton and our very own celebrity chef Petty Elliott.

An Australian national, Chef Sean has over 20 years of experience specializing in multi-cuisine restaurants and banqueting. His impressive CV includes Executive Chef in large chain hotels worldwide including the Ritz Carlton Sharm El Sheik, Shangri-La Jakarta, Park Hyatt Johannesburg, Hyatt Regency Hotel in both Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.

Self-taught Indonesian chef, one of Indonesia’s foremost food writers Chef Petty represented Indonesia at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2014 and 2015. She was the guest chef for the 2016 World Gourmet Summit in Singapore and has just finished a four-month assignment as consultant and Acting Executive Chef at Nihiwatu Resort in Sumba. Her latest cookbook “Jakarta Bites” has won prestigious awards being nominated as the best Street Food Book worldwide.


Kedondong leaf cured beef - Beetroot kecap
House smoked salmo - Gin jelly
Villa Sandi Prosecco ‘Il Fresco’ (Italy)
Hand-crafted house cocktail


Lombok burrata cheese
rice seaweed salad, prawn oil onion emulsion
Freixenet Cordon Negro Cava NV (Spain)

Manadonese seafood kuah asang
lobster, scallop, barramundi, lemongrass-infused tomato water
chili, kemangi, melon, emping
Babich Sauvignon Blanc 2015 – Marlborough (New Zealand)

Duck breast bumbu rujak, rempeyek
Wolf Blass ‘Gold Label’ Chardonnay 2013 – Adelaide Hills (Australia)

Oil poached star grouper fillet
mint fennel salad, crispy curry leaf tempe, dried lime sauce
Etude Estate Pinot Noir 2013 – Carneros (USA)

Black rice madeleine, ginger pear confit
Kedondong jam, salted rengginang ice cream
Beni di Batasiolo Brachetto D’Acqui

Chocolates on coral
Tea and Coffee

Sean and Petty are forward-thinking chefs sharing the same passion to be more creative with local ingredients and elevate Indonesian cuisine to the next level. Each course was unique, beautifully-presented and paired very well with the wines.

It was indeed a superb dining experience!

Linda Tan