Janet DeNeefe


Country: Indonesia/Australia

Melbourne-born Janet DeNeefe, Founder & Director of the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival and Ubud Food 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, and Honeymoon Guesthouse and Bakery in Ubud.

Kelahiran kota Melbourne, Janet DeNeefe adalah Founder & Director di Ubud Writers & Readers Festival dan Ubud Food Festival. Ia sudah hidup di Bali selama hampir tiga dekade. Buku terbaru Janet yang berjudul Bali: Food of My Island Home diterbitkan setelah memoar Fragrant Rice. Janet juga adalah Pemilik restauran Casa Luna, Indus, dan Bar Luna, serta Honeymoon Guesthouse and Bakery di Ubud.

Appearing in

Main Program: Festival Welcome

Join us as the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival begins with a traditional Balinese welcome dance, opening remarks from Festival Founder and Director Janet DeNeefe, and two keynote speeches. In …


The Kitchen: Food as Medicine

Bali’s bounty of natural remedies is renowned. In this hands-on cooking class with UWRF Founder and Director Janet DeNeefe, discover how to unlock the medicinal properties of turmeric, ginger, galangal, …


Special Event: Set Sail for the Spice Islands

Set sail for the legendary Spice Islands over a three-course long table lunch at Casa Luna. Restaurateur and Festival Founder and Director Janet DeNeefe joins forces with culinary activist and …