Wednesday, June 26

Promoting authentic Sarawak dishes

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KUCHING:Damai Beach Resort andSarawakCulturalVillage recently launched their Sarawak Authentic Cuisine Promotion.

It aims to promote authenticSarawakcuisine to local and foreign guests. Assistant Minister of Tourism Datuk Talib Zulpilip launched the promotion at the resort’s Treez Restaurant.

“Sarawakboasts a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society. This rich diversity is also reflected in the cuisine of the state,” said Talib, who is also Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) chairman.

“Eating out is an experience; here, you will find varieties of eateries that range from deluxe and exquisite restaurants to roadside and hawker stalls.”

Meanwhile, Damai Beach Resort resort manager Zulkifli Othman said the resort had always striven to preserveSarawak’s heritage in its everyday operations.

“From details such as room decor and lobby layout, to our recreational activities and even resort signage, this preservation of ethnicity is one of our strongest selling points.

“We even have a local artist corner at our lobby area to promote the work of our artists,” he said.

A total of 150 guests attended the event, including the 60-member Borneo Ducati Big Bikers Club.

After lunch, guests were also invited to attend the launch of Damai Beach Resort’s newly completed Hillview Wing.

The new wing has 28 rooms which feature either a mountain or ocean theme.