Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Asian Food Channel brings Celebrity Chef and Host of Tareq Taylor’s Nordic Cookery to Malaysia

The Asian Food Channel, a unit of Scripps Networks Interactive, one of the leading developers of engaging lifestyle content in the home, food and travel categories, is proud to present “Tareq Taylor’s Nordic Flavors” tour featuring Swedish chef, restaurateur and best-selling cookbook author, Tareq Taylor.

From 14 to 18 October, Tareq will visit Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines, cooking up a storm for fans, corporate clients and media guests. In Malaysia, Tareq will host a series of corporate dinner events, serving up a mix of quintessential Nordic dishes from his program. Guests can look forward to savoring signature dishes such as Cod with Apple and Elderflower and Potato and Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with White Truffle. 

Tareq will also serve a number of dishes that he created especially for the tour, including Beetroot and Potato Cake with Goat Cheese and Coconut Panna Cotta, Caramelized White Chocolate and Raspberries. The dinner menu on 14th and 15th of October will be paired with Jacob’s Creek and is co-sponsored by BERJAYA University College of Hospitality and Pernod Ricard Malaysia. The dinner event on 16th October is sponsored by BMW Malaysia.

“Having travelled the world, the distinct flavors of Asian cuisines continue to fascinate me. There is something special about Asia’s love and passion for food that reminds me of home,” said Tareq. “I am excited to learn more about its fascinating culture and flavors with the dinner guests and BERJAYA UCH students. I look forward to sharing my passion and commitment for sustainable food principles, organic produce and locally-grown food with them as well.” 

“Tareq Taylor represents the very best of global cuisines, and we look forward to bringing him closer to our viewers in the region,” said Derek Chang, Managing Director, Scripps Networks Asia Pacific. “I would like to thank our partners for supporting the Tareq Taylor’s Nordic Flavors regional tour, and we look forward to more opportunities to curate such unique celebrity chef experiences and to bring the joy of food to our fans and guests.”

BERJAYA UCH Chief Operating Officer, Mae Ho follows to say “We are excited to partner with AFC again for this upcoming celebrity chef event showcasing the talented chef, Tareq Taylor. BERJAYA UCH prides itself on providing dynamic culinary opportunities and experiences to our students and partners, and we see a great synergy between AFC and BERJAYA UCH to do this.”

Tareq Taylor’s Nordic Flavors is the third and final installment of Scripps Networks Asia Pacific’s 2014 series of celebrity chef tours across the region. Previous celebrity chef tours have featured the likes of Matt Basile from the Asian Food Channel program Rebel Without a Kitchen and Chef Bal Arneson, host of Spice of Life with Bal Arneson and Spice Goddess.

For more information on the Tareq Taylor’s Nordic Flavors tour, visit from 10 October onwards. Catch Tareq Taylor on the Asian Food Channel in Tareq Taylor’s Nordic Cookery, Monday to Friday at 12am now through 24th of October.

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