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Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta Announces Didi Sarwono As New Executive Chef

11-03-2016 06:49 PM CET | Tourism, Cars, Traffic

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Executive Chef Didi Sarwono, Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta

Executive Chef Didi Sarwono, Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta

Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta’s General Manager, Ian Cameron, announced the appointment of Didi Sarwono as the new Executive Chef. In his new role, Executive Chef Didi Sarwono oversees all distinguished food & beverage outlets at Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta, including all-day dining Royal Restaurant, The Lobby Lounge & Bar, as well as the upcoming & most-anticipated new coffee shop, Punika Deli, to open this December.

“Cooking is all about discovery and sharing that experience with others,” Didi says. “From learning about new intricate techniques to collaborate with local traditions, I love the idea of trying something new and beyond the usual and I am bringing this sense of discovery and excitement to Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta’s culinary program. I feel very privileged to be appointed at this great classic hotel which has such an abundance of Yogyakarta’s Royal Palace legacy.”

Recognized for his unrelenting creativity in the kitchen, Executive Chef Didi Sarwono started his culinary career in the 2000’s, expanding 5-star International chain hotels in Bandung, Jakarta, Surabaya, Medan to Dubai, a fine dining restaurant in Jakarta and also cruise line in German & Australia. In addition to his professional training in the kitchen, Executive Chef Didi Sarwono has been named as one of the semi-finalist on “Indonesian Chef of The Year 2012” along with 9 others senior Chefs in the industry. His passion to food styling and discovering new creations from traditional meeting westerns gastronomy, triggers him to share his journey to 16.000+ followers on his personal Instagram (@didi_sarwono) and a blog full of beautiful cuisines.

“We’re extremely delighted to have Chef Didi completing our team. With his international experience and deep passion to making new and exciting concepts in our dining outlets, as well as understanding Indonesia’s insatiable demand for ever increasing sophistication in dining options, I am sure our discerning clientele are in for an Ambarrukmo treat over the next several months.” says General Manager Ian Cameron.

The award winning 5-star Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta has 247 rooms & suites open to business & leisure, guests may choose from Deluxe room, Premiere room, Junior Suite, Executive Suite and Ambarrukmo Suites. All rooms with balcony, commanding views of Merapi Volcano or the city, and state-of-art facilities. The hotel’s MICE spaces offer international standards with up to 2,000 people capacity. The Ambarrukmo, an integral wedding, leisure and MICE destination in the heart of Javanese culture, awaits discerning guests to discover. Learn more at and stay close to social media stories on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta
Jalan Laksda Adisucipto no. 81 Yogyakarta 55281 Indonesia

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