I. A. Trisna Eka Putri Fakultas Pariwisata Universitas Udayana
A. Sri Sulistyawati Fakultas Pariwisata Universitas Udayana
F. Maharani Suark Fakultas Pariwisata Universitas Udayana
N. M. Ariani Fakultas Pariwisata Universitas Udayana
Sebatu village has its special characteristics of traditional foods and beverages which can be developed as culinary tourism. Besides the taste and form of the foods , the cooking process from the ingredients until become the
ready food, and the presentation of the foods can be the interesting attraction to offer.
Organizing the traditional food and beverages of Sebatu Village which is the part of the daily life in this village need to be developed as the interaction tools and media among the local community and the tourist. The activities form such as; eating and enjoy the food together ( for lunch or dinner, etc ), organizing the restaurant, coffee shop, or cafe in the strategic location surrounding the village, cooking courses for the women organization and the other programs.
These programs of course need the education, training exercise and also the workshop how to make good presentation,improve the quality according to international standard, and also the sanitation and hygiene. Since Sebatu Village developes to become a Tourism Village as one of the destination, the organized traditional food and beverages business can be developed as the culinary tourism so that the local community can interacte directly with the tourists in Gianyar.
The type of culinary to be developed in Sebatu such as : Jukut Ares as a appetizer. Nasi Sela,
Tipat Cantok, Betutu, Be Guling, Lawar Gedang, Jukut Urab as the main course. Tape Ketan and Jaje Uli,,
Jaje Dadar, Jaje Timus, Kolak Biu/Sela as the dessert. All of these culinary can be adapted to the international
gastronomy from the form, purpose and essence so that it can be presented and offered to the tourists
Sebatu village in the Tegalalang subdistrict of Gianyar offers a captivating blend of traditional flavors and culinary heritage. With its distinct dishes and beverages, Sebatu has the potential to flourish as a culinary tourism destination. Beyond the tantalizing taste and aesthetics, the cooking process, ingredient selection, and food presentation add to the allure of this culinary journey. By organizing and promoting the traditional foods and beverages of Sebatu, the local community can engage with tourists, fostering an interactive and immersive experience. This article explores the development of Sebatu’s culinary tourism, highlighting key dishes and the potential for growth.
Experiencing Sebatu’s Culinary Delights:
From shared meals to culinary establishments, Sebatu village has a range of offerings to satisfy any food enthusiast. Visitors can indulge in an array of dishes, such as Jukut Ares, a flavorful appetizer, and the main courses of Nasi Sela, Tipat Cantok, Betutu, Be Guling, Lawar Gedang, and Jukut Urab. To complete the gastronomic experience, Sebatu presents delightful desserts like Tape Ketan, Jaje Uli, Jaje Dadar, Jaje Timus, and Kolak Biu/Sela. These traditional culinary treasures can be expertly adapted to suit international gastronomy standards, ensuring a memorable experience for tourists.
To further elevate the culinary tourism in Sebatu, various initiatives can be implemented. One such endeavor is the establishment of restaurants, coffee shops, and cafes strategically located in and around the village. These venues would not only serve as dining options but also showcase the rich culinary heritage of Sebatu.
Additionally, organizing cooking courses for women’s organizations and other interested individuals can help preserve and pass on the traditional cooking techniques and recipes. By providing education, training exercises, workshops on presentation skills, quality improvement, and ensuring sanitation and hygiene, Sebatu can offer exceptional culinary experiences that meet international standards.
As Sebatu transitions into a designated Tourism Village, it holds tremendous potential for cultivating culinary tourism. The local community can play an integral role in this development by directly interacting with tourists, sharing their culinary expertise, and showcasing the rich cultural heritage behind each dish. This engagement not only fosters cultural exchange but also contributes to the economic growth and empowerment of the local community.
While Sebatu’s culinary treasures are deeply rooted in local traditions, they can be presented in a manner that appeals to a global audience. By adapting dishes to international gastronomy standards without compromising their essence, Sebatu can cater to the diverse tastes of tourists. This harmonious blend of tradition and innovation is crucial for ensuring the longevity and continued success of Sebatu’s culinary tourism.
The development of culinary tourism in Sebatu holds far-reaching implications. Apart from providing a unique travel experience for tourists, it promotes cultural preservation, economic growth, and community empowerment. By capitalizing on the rich culinary heritage, Sebatu can position itself as a must-visit destination for food enthusiasts seeking authentic flavors and immersive cultural encounters.
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