It is with gratitude and appreciation that we mention our valued partners

Having the right partners in the respective industries is essential to the success of the center. We depend on professionals to assist us in many levels, from consultants to trainers, to volunteers, and more. It is with gratitude and appreciation that we mention our valued partners.

W-Bali Seminyak

The W Bali Seminyak is part of the Starwood Hotels and Resorts, a highly regarded international five-star hospitality group. They have committed to provide free consultation and support on setting up of the five-star professional training kitchen at DLCC. They will also be hands on with training of the students and helping place them once they have completed the education.

Locavore Restaurant

Is an international award winning restaurant in Ubud. The Locavore group will join DLCC to provide advice regarding restaurant setup and use of herbs and permaculture produce in a creative cuisine. The Locavore restaurant embodies environmental sustainability both in and out of the kitchen, reducing and recycling as much as they can. Their creed is to use as much local produce and meat/fish as possible and to create a dining experience as no other.

Campuhan College in Ubud

This educational institution in Bali has been teaching Living Values Education, English and Computer Literacy for several years and has had amazing results with its students. Campuhan College has committed to work closely with us at DLCC and we are pleased to partner and work together with their highly trained teachers.


The Desa Les Community Center (DLCC) is one of several initiatives already undertaken by the Amicorp Community Foundation.

The ACF is the major stakeholder in the DLCC having already committed USD 360,000 to this project. The Amicorp Community Foundation was established in 2001 to give focus to Amicorp’s social empowerment efforts, increase environmental consciousness, and preserve bio-diversity.

Mozaic Restaurant in Ubud

Is Ubud’s first fine dining experience par excellence in a free standing restaurant. Chris Salans has developed Mozaic’s fusion French-Asian cuisine into a dining extravaganza. In 2017, Mozaic received the World Gourmet  Summit  Award  for  “Best  Asian  Restaurant”. Mozaic is committed to helping us with training and job opportunities.

Undiksa University

Undiksa University (Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha) in Singaraja, Buleleng.
This teacher training college is one of bali’s most preeminent tertiary institutions. in 2016, we signed a mou with the tourism department of undiksa, as they have a culinary component to this department. i putu gede parma, m.par has worked closely with dlcc on the curriculum and we plan to have teachers from undiksha assist in the culinary and english language programs.

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Thank you to:

  • Anggara Mahendra, who provided pro bono photography for our More for Les:bringing relief to a community book (available by request), as well as many of the photographs on this website.
  • Joe Yaggi and Jungle Run Productions whom provided special rates for filming and translations.
  • Head of Desa Les village, Gede Susila and Head of hamlet Dusun Penyumbahan, I Nyoman Widiarta for their ongoing support.