The flavors of Taiwan at the 2019 Taiwan Culinary Exhibition

The 2019 Taiwan Culinary Exhibition was held at the Taipei World Trade Center last July 26-29. I was able to attend the event through the invitation of the Taiwan Tourism Bureau together with a select group. There were also other media covering the event from different countries.

2019 Taiwan Culinary Exhibition
2019 Taiwan Culinary Exhibition Opening Ceremony last July 26, 2019

Vice President of Taiwan Chen Chien-jen

The opening ceremony was graced by the Vice President of Taiwan, Chen Chien-jen.

Chuckie Dreyfus, Kimpoy Feliciano, Yen Dreyfus
(L-R) Representing the Philippines were, Angie Cayetano, Kimpoy Feliciano, Chuckie Dreyfus, and myself.

The grand fair was a gourmet cuisine carnival which showcased interactive experiences and displays of local products to bring out the essence of Taiwan’s food and culture.

2019 Taiwan Culinary Exhibition

This year, international masters from the fields of fondant, fruit and vegetable carving, and more were invited to give live performances at the Culinary Exploration area of the Amazing Feat Hall.

All exhibitors from the government departments gave their best efforts to showcase their products to make the attendees experience Taiwan cuisine.

2019 Taiwan Culinary Exhibition

Going around the culinary exhibition and tasting some of the food samples in various booths will give you a good idea of what Taiwan cuisine is all about; from ice cream to shaved ice; pastries to wine, and a whole lot more.

2019 Taiwan Culinary Exhibition

This annual grand festival were filled with food that I enjoyed sampling and ended up buying some local items and there were even special offers and vouchers from restaurants and hotels.

Fried Signature Shrimp Roll wrapped in bean curd
Fried Signature Shrimp Roll wrapped in bean curd.
Mango Shaved Ice
Mango Shaved Ice – perfect palate cleanser from all the food that I ate.
Strawberry Ice Cream
Strawberry Ice Cream
Breadstick rolled in sugar
Breadstick rolled in sugar – it’s like eating a sweet croissant.

It was a fun morning at the Taiwan Culinary Exhibition and I am glad to be part of it.

For more special offers, activities and information, please visit the following websites:

Taiwan Culinary Exhibition –

Taiwan Culinary Exhibition Facebook Page –


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