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Sandakan Food Festival – Happening this August 2017!

Have you caught wind? The first ever Sandakan Food Festival is finaly happening this August from 26th August to 2nd September 2017. It will be a 8 days celebration of food at Festival village and throughout Sandakan. For more details follow them on their Facebook @sandakanfoodfestival for more updates. The Festival will kick off with 4 days of fringe event and continue at Festival Village (Bandar Kim Fung Open Air Car Park) 30th Aug  –  2nd Sept 2017 5pm – 10pm daily


Some of the exciting events  at Sandakan Food Festival:


How much & how fast can you eat your way through the local delights in Sandakan? Join us as we co-host the first ever fun filled Amazing food race & stand a chance to win some awesome prizes.

Fill in the registration form & deliver to Sandakan Tourism Visitor Centre @SanDagen.Kopitiam, Limited to the first 12 team with a valid driving liscense. Registration fee RM80

*Option of Halal food trail will be available



In conjuction with Sandakan Food Festival 2017 , Sandakan Food Lover is hosting our first Homebakers competition. If you are a home-based baking bussiness & simply have a passion for  creating original pastries & desserts we want you! Win the title of  “The Great Sandakan Baker” & be featured on high traffic blogs , local press & gain a whole lot of following!

For more info contact @Sandakanfoodfestival


Create an original concept that can best represent Sandakan

Sweet or Savoury Pastries are both accepted

Final product to be presented on a cake board no bigger than 8 inch Diameter Round or Square cake board and in a cake box with window.

Maximum of 2 entries per homebaker.

Admission Fee rm50 per item, maximum of  2 items per person.

Application: download and fill up the application form below


By: Online Transfer to RHB 2100 1900 113709 Persatuan Pelancongan Sandakan Sabah, please email the bank in slip to jessylim@gmail.com
By Cash at San Da Gen Kopitiam

Judges will do taste test on 2nd Sept @ Festival Village




Do you have a favourite Seafood Restaurant in Sandakan? Root for them while they work on producing the next uniquely Sandakan Seafood dish at The Grand Seafood Competition.

To be a participating Chef , Contact @sandakanfoodfestival or Sandakan Chef Association for more details



Meet Malaysia Master Chef, Chef Wahidan at Sandakan food festival , and get a chance to sample his winning dish Tempoyak Red Durian Curry! More detail in next update


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Joanne Lee

Chief Eater Extraordinaire of Sabaheats
I cook, I eat and I always looking for good food!