Extending the success of Go Local initiatives started in 2020 to help to restore the tourism economy in Bali through integrated partnerships with local businesses and communities, this year The Trans Resort Bali join hands with other 29 member hotels of BHA (Bali Hotel Association) to participate in the first BHA Sustainable Food Festival, running from 27 September 2021 until 16 October 2021.
This festival allows participating members to showcase the innovative work they have been putting in during these times to shift to a more sustainable way of operating.
The participating members must follow the keys sustainable criteria such as:
- Using 100% locally sourced ingredients
- Encourage a minimum of 75% organically grown items
- Respect fair trade principles to support local economies and livelihoods
- Focus on protecting the environment for a greener and cleaner Bali
The festival launched on 27 September to mark World Tourism Day, fostering the awareness of tourism economic, social, and environmental value that can contribute to developing sustainable development goals include guaranteeing its long-term responsible tourism.
Explore one-of-a-kind authentic local food experience inspired by the best Balinese dishes served in a traditional plaited bamboo basket made by the local handicraftsmen in the Badung market. The 3-day rotation menu prepared by the talented culinary team are: Ayam Betutu Kerobokan, Nasi Campur Singaraja and Bebek Goreng Kelungkung paired with local desserts such as Lak Lak, Dadar Gulung and Giling Giling. Expect 100% authentic taste, as every dish is prepared using a grandma recipe, traceable, sustainable, and carefully handled from start to finish. Paired these delicious Go Local menus with fresh young coconut from the local farmer or brighten the day with a refreshing Gen-X cocktail made by the local spirits.
Not only respecting the local fair trade by supporting the local farmers and handicraftsmen, but The Trans Resort Bali is also partnering with Jiwa Community Garden to recycle food waste by composting the organic materials to produce healthy fertilizer as well as collaborating with Scholars of Sustenance Bali (SOS) to donate the surplus food stocks that cannot be used or sold before expiration that will later be used to make a healthy and delicious meal for people in need.
The festival is open to all customers include the guests that are not staying at the hotel. Guests can enjoy the Go Local Set Menu at IDR150,000nett/person with a young coconut or IDR200,000nett/person with Gen-X Cocktail and Iced Tea. Booking is essential through e-mail at email@example.com or WhatsApp at +62 813 3784 8207.