[CITY, DATE] – Get ready to tantalize your taste buds and awaken your senses as we proudly announce the 27th edition of Kumbira, the culinary show that has become synonymous with excellence and innovation in Cagayan de Oro. Organized by the esteemed Cagayan de Oro Hotel and Restaurant Association (COHARA), Kumbira 2023 promises to be an unforgettable feast that champions local flavors and the art of coffee brewing.
Theme: Championing Local Flavors: Our Cuisine, Our Coffee
Kumbira 2023, held under the theme “Championing Local Flavors: Our Cuisine, Our Coffee,” will be a celebration like no other, showcasing the best of Mindanao’s rich culinary heritage and the thriving coffee culture that has taken root in the region.
Highlights and Activities of Kumbira 2023 and Mindanao Coffee Festival:
1. KUMBIRA Masters Competition: Prepare to be enthralled by the culinary prowess of our finest chefs and bakers as they compete in various categories, including Culinary, Cake, Coffee Brew, and Bar. Witness their creativity and expertise on full display.
2. Regional Dishes Competitions: Immerse yourself in the diverse tapestry of Mindanao’s culinary traditions as chefs vie to promote local recipes and indigenous ingredients. Taste the authentic flavors of the region as never before.
3. Coffee Competitions: For coffee aficionados, Kumbira 2023 offers a wide range of competitions, including Latte Art, pour-over contests, barista skills showdowns, coffee pairing demonstrations, and the creation of dishes and pastries featuring coffee as a central ingredient.
4. The Single Origin Bar: Experience the unique and distinct flavors of locally-produced coffee. Savor freshly brewed coffee made from the beans of dedicated local farmers, fostering a deeper appreciation for homegrown coffee.
5. Coffee Culture Lounge: Immerse yourself in the world of coffee culture through visual art, music, and delectable cuisine. Enjoy an ambiance that celebrates the artistry of coffee and its integral role in our lives.
6. Coffee Art Competitions: Marvel at the incredible artistry of baristas as they craft intricate designs in your coffee cup, elevating your coffee-drinking experience to a whole new level.
7. Culinary and Coffee Seminars: Stay at the forefront of the culinary and coffee worlds with the latest trends, techniques, and innovations. Learn from experts and gain insights into the ever-evolving world of gastronomy.
8. Trade Exhibits and Demonstrations: Explore a vibrant marketplace brimming with culinary and coffee-related products and services. Witness live demonstrations that showcase the best practices in the industry.
Kumbira 2023 is not merely an event; it is a heartfelt celebration of Mindanao’s culinary heritage and the thriving coffee culture that defines the region. Join us for a memorable journey of taste, aroma, and creativity as we champion local flavors and honor the craftsmanship of our chefs, bakers, and coffee artisans. This is your opportunity to indulge in the rich tapestry of Mindanao’s cuisine and coffee traditions.
Mark your calendars and join us at Kumbira 2023 from October 11-13 at The Atrium of Limketkai Center. Don’t miss out on this exceptional culinary and coffee experience. For more information and ticket details, please visit www.facebook.com/kumbiraCDO or contact us at +63 917 670 0517.