GEORGE TOWN, Jul 28 – The 3-days annual festival, Penang Coffee and Dessert Festival (PCDF), is back and was happening at the Atrium of Gurney Paragon Mall here today till Sunday, 10am to 10pm. The event was launched by Penang Deputy Chief Minister I YB Dato’ Haji Mohd Rashid Bin Hasnon.
This event was organized by TLM Event and co-organized by Gurney Paragon Mall with the endorsement of the Penang State Government. The rapid growth of specialty coffee and confectioneries in Penang inspired the creation of the PCDF. The 3-days festival designed distinctively to celebrate the blossoming of vast varieties of the exotic coffee in addition to enhance and encourage the development of the coffee and dessert industry in Penang.
The PCDF is honoured to deliver the services aligned with the expectations to the public while creating a sophisticated yet spectacular festivity, aiming to become the largest coffee event in the Northern Malaysia. It features over 50 exhibitors, including experts and pioneers showcasing the lifestyle of urban coffee and desserts scene in Penang.
In the recent years, convention centres and even malls are nearly fully booked, attracted not only local but also visitors across the world to revisit Penang for its annual festivity and trade events. Penang is widely credited as the “Culinary Capital of Malaysia”. Penang has received international recognition four the successes.
CNN had listed 17 of the best places visit in the world and Penang came out No.2. The Australian tourist website, Traveller.com had listed 25 of the best streets in the world that you must visit before you die, and Penang had came out No.13 and food is one of the main attraction.
Besides that, the signature Food Truck Gathering Party will be held along Jalan Kelawai from 5pm – 10pm. Visitors able to enjoy mouthwatering bites served by vibrant yet edgy food trucks to a downtown gastronomic experience! Other highlights include showcases, workshops and demonstrations by expertise across the field.
During the 3 days festival, visitors are able to enjoy endless coffee and desserts deals from a selection of cafes and restaurants in Gurney Paragon Mall. Also, being entitle to 2 x RM5 discount ride by the official transport partner GRAB Malaysia. Key in GRABTOPCDF promo code through GRAB apps to enjoy the discount; promo code valid on 28th July to 30th July 2017 and applicable to both existing and new GrabCar users. — PN