Prepare your wand and magic carpet because the second edition of Jakarta Dessert Week is here to bring magic to your home. Partnering with Tokopedia, the leading Indonesian online marketplace, Jakarta Dessert Week 2020 will pamper dessert lovers without leaving their house. With more than 60 merchants participating this year, we will be spoiled with an abundance of fascinating sweet creations, which we can enjoy at home from the 5th of October until the 25th. 

To make it more magical, this year's Jakarta Dessert Week is going to have more vegan/gluten-free options as a new category. The options vary from raw cake to low-calorie ice cream. We will be seeing vegan, gluten-free, low cal, and healthy sweets from Lonana Ice Cream, ORVIA, The Nutter Pantry, Baker Barn, Art of Being Healthy, and Arte Bakeshop. 

In accordance with the ongoing conditions, we are required to always maintain our health. With this new category, everyone can enjoy the sweet foods that are available at JDW 2020 without feeling guilty. "There are bread, cakes, and even ice cream. And what's unique is seeing the development of healthy circles such as vegans and vegetarians, we have a new category, namely low calorie, and gluten-free vegan," said Tria Nuragustina, one of the founders of JDW. 

In 2019, Jakarta Dessert Week brought the Retro theme to the festival. It went successfully with 15 pastry shops, and they also held pop-up dining, dessert pairing, and a dessert talk with a total of 18 sessions. The six Co-Founders of Jakarta Dessert Week, namely Arimbi Nimpuno Probosutedjo, Gupta Sitorus, Kevindra Soemantri, Primo Rizky, Talita Setyadi, and Tria Nuragustna, they curate themselves for pastry and dessert shop that have the talent and gives its own color to the dessert world. 

To enliven the JDW 2020 campaign, celebrity chefs will also participate in a live cooking demo. There will be 18 live streaming videos that will air on Tokopedia Play on October 10th and 11th. They are going to demonstrate on how to make the correct dessert. The celebrity chefs include Yudha Bustara, Renatta Moeloek, and many more.

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