The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort is proud to announce an exciting line-up of award-winning chefs as part of their exclusive Michelin-starred Chef series.
The resort offers elite dining and culinary experiences for guests in partnership with world-renowned chefs from across the globe. Home to seven restaurants and some of the Maldives’ most exquisite dishes, The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort is a hub for epicurean lovers and the Michelin-starred Chefs will be adding their individual flair to the resort each month.
Home to seven restaurants and some of the Maldives’ most exquisite dishes, The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort is a hub for epicurean lovers and the Michelin-starred Chefs will be adding their individual flair to the resort each month.
In November 2019, the resort will welcome David Gil Rovira to kick off the autumn series, offering cooking classes to guests and bringing his take on Catalonian cuisine.
David Gil Rovira, November 2019
Rovira began his professional career at age 16 at restaurant Can Jubany de Vic in Catalonia, and has since been appointed as Pastry and Desserts Creative and Production Chief of the elBarri Restaurants Group, and is currently the Pastry Chef at renowned TICKETS in Barcelona.
Jonathan Zandbergen, December 2019
In December the resort will host Dutch one-star chef Jonathan Zandbergen, who was awarded Gault Millau most talented chef in 2017 and forms part of the jury on Master Chef. Jonathan currently is managing a team of 15 chefs spread over two restaurants – Restaurant Hotel Merlet and Grand Café Bourgonje. Zandbergen says, “I believe in sharing…I want to enthuse people for real food made from real products. Products with a story.”
Guillaume Bracaval, January 2020
The resort will then welcome French two-star chef Guillaume Bracaval to the resort in January 2020. Bracaval’s love for Japanese cuisine grew whilst working in French restaurants in Tokyo, so much so that he is now based in the city. Chefs Michel Troisgros and Bernard Pacaud have influenced much of Bracaval’s work, and he is always thinking on how to create and recreate the culinary experience he is passionate about, including wine and travel, just like Troisgros.
Willem Verlooy, February 2020
In February 2020 the resort will welcome Belgian Pastry Chef Willem Verlooy; a young pâtissier who was awarded Belgian Best Pastry Chef of the Year 2015 by Gault Millau, whose authentic taste of natural fruit is at the heart of his recipes.
Marianne Lumb, March 2020
To finish off this delectable series, the resort is pleased to announce that British award-winning chef Marianne Lumb, a Master Chef finalist in 2009, will be the chef in residency in March 2020. Lumb became a private chef in 2000, working across the UK, America, Australia and the Mediterranean, gaining extensive knowledge of seasonal cuisine. In 2013, Lumb opened Restaurant Marianne in London’s Notting Hill to critical acclaim, having built the concept from scratch.