Curated by Petty Elliot

Petty Pandean-Elliott is a prominent figure in the culinary world, known for her expertise as an Indonesian chef, successful entrepreneurship, philanthropic endeavors, and authorship of highly acclaimed Indonesian cookbooks. She has made significant contributions to the industry, serving as a judge for prestigious events such as Asia's 50 Best Restaurants and the World's 50 Best Restaurants in 2016 and 2017. Additionally, she has been featured in Phaidon's "Where Chefs Eat" and recognized as one of Indonesia's influential women by The Peak magazine in 2015.

Petty Elliott's curated book choices, such as 'Great Women Artist,' 'A Work in Progress: A Journal,' and 'Vegan: The Cookbook,' reflect her strong belief in women empowerment and gender equality, showcasing these values in her work ethic. Her selections are also influenced by her profession as a chef. Having her  background in the advertising industry in the early 90’s, she chose ‘D&AD. The Copy Book’ from Taschen that tells an intricate art of writing for advertising. 


  • Phaidon Great Women Artists
  • Phaidon A Work In Progress A Journal
  • Phaidon Vegan the Cookbook
  • D&AD. The Copy Book