Janet DeNeefe


Nationality: Australian Indonesian

Melbourne-born Janet DeNeefe, the Founder & Director of the annual Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, Ubud Food Festival, and Bali Emerging Voices Festival, has lived in Bali for nearly three decades. Her latest book is Bali: Food of My Island Home, following her memoir Fragrant Rice. She is also the owner of Casa Luna, Indus and Bar Luna restaurants in Ubud.

Janet DeNeefe lahir di Melbourne dan merupakan Founder & Director dari Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, Ubud Food Festival, dan Bali Emerging Voices Festival. Janet telah hidup di Bali selama hampir tiga dekade. Buku terbarunya adalah Bali: Food of My Island Home, setelah memoarnya yang berjudul Fragrant Rice. Ia juga pemilik dari Casa Luna, Indus, dan Bar Luna, beberapa restauran di Ubud.

Appearing In

Private: Festival Welcome

Join us as Festival Founder & Director Janet DeNeefe opens the 2016 UWRF, celebrating thirteen years of bringing together Indonesia and the world’s most fascinating writers and thinkers. Related


Private: The Secret Life of Festivals

What brought you here today? Are you a seasoned festival fiend or an intrepid first-timer? A group of festival-makers from around the world, including the UWRF’s Founder and Director Janet …


Private: The Kitchen: Food As Medicine

Roll up your sleeves for a cooking class with a difference from UWRF Founder & Director Janet DeNeefe and naturopath Lola Taylor. Discover the secrets of ancient Balinese plants and …


Private: Special Event: A Delicious Journey with Valli Little

Arriving in Australia 40 years ago – fresh from her Cordon Bleu training in London – Valli Little was confronted by a lack of fresh produce, and an early meal …