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Diamonds Athuruga Maldives

Dining with the Stars

 

Seventh Edition

8 JEUNES RESTAURATEURS FOR A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE
January – April 2022
The Lifestyle Food Event comes back to Diamonds Athuruga.

Dining with the Stars is a distinguished gastronomic initiative created by the Planhotel Hospitality Group in collaboration with the JRE (Jeunes Restaurateurs) and Martino Crespi Events to offer an inspirational and surprising element to the exclusive holiday experience.

For seventh consecutive year in the beautiful Diamonds Resorts in the Maldives,  from January to April,  this one-of-a-kind gastronomic experience will feature the wonderful culinary talents of different JRE’s chefs from around Europe.

JRE chefs will share their skills, recipes, and passion with our guests.
Every week, we will host a new young talent in both our Diamonds resorts, preparing signature dishes, teaching cooking classes and creating menus to thrill the palate of the most discerning guests.

This “once on a life time” holiday experience brings together  every one of the five senses in a unique spectacular solution.

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27/12 – 09/01
FILIPPO SAPORITO – LA LEGGENDA DEI FRATI FIRENZE – ITALY
La Leggenda dei Frati restaurant is located within the museum complex of Villa Bardini in Florence. The 1600 Villa is surrounded by a beautiful garden of ancient olive trees and fruit trees. Chef Filippo Saporito runs here a traditional cuisine with a touch of modernity and the highest attention to the best seasonal and eco-friendly products. He wants his guests to have a full multisensory and cultural experience. The cuisine of La Leggenda dei Frati is innovative, although deeply rooted in the gastronomic culture of the territory, with particular attention to the research and respect of local raw ingredients.

 

10/01 – 23/01
JÜRGEN CSENCSITS – RESTAURANT CSENCSITS HARMISCH – AUSTRIA
The Kolm family’s Bärenhof located in the Waldviertel region, has long been a household name amongst connoisseurs far beyond Austria’s border. “Waldviertel, seasoned with the world” – this is the inspiring and exciting motto of Michael Kolm. The passionate chef is far from a stranger to the exotic, which he  combines boldly and imaginatively with Waldviertel traditions. In this way, his guests are able to enjoy many culinary surprises and imaginative creations with products from all corners of the globe. The results are clever dishes such as crispy pork belly with calamari, rice with meat from alpine oxen served with fried prawns and chili sauce, or white-poppy panna cotta with apricots and a croissant.

 

24/01 – 06/02
ANNETT TEICH – RESTAURANT BK MONTAGNAC – FRANCE
Annett Teich is known for her innovative cuisine. Her signature cooking style is distinguished by carefully selected, high-quality materials and her many travels and discoveries. Made from fresh products and exceptional meats such as the ribeye of the Livar dry-aged pig, picanha of the Rubia Gallega which has been matured for 120 days, faux-filet of Scottish lamb roasted on hay, her dishes are fine and subtle. She has been mentioned as an ‘Exemplary Female Chef to Follow’ in the new guide ‘Cheffes, 500 Femmes qui changent les Cuisines de France’.

 

07/02 – 20/02
ROLAND SUCIU – BARACCA CLUJ-NAPOCA – ROMANIA
Located in downtown Cluj-Napoca, Baracca restaurant is the place where architecture, design and passion for life, offer the perfect setting to demonstrate love for gastronomy and quality ingredients. With a free and modern approach chef Suciu’s cuisine is based on a creative cooking style associated and supported by carefully selected ingredients. He focuses on cooking techniques that preserve the integrity of the raw material used and the optimization of nutritional values. The result is a contemporary kitchen that supports healthy living.

 

21/02 – 06/03
MARKUS PAPE – MEISENHEIMER HOF MEISENHEIM – GERMANY
Markus Pape grew up in Sauerland, inspired by his grandmother‘s cooking style, that gave him a sense of the gems you can find your own garden. He runs the kitchen of the Meisenheimer Hof, spoiling his guests with regional delights, just like his grandmother used to do. Located in the historic town of Meisenheim, in the most important wine growing region of Germany, his restaurant has its own winery and the guests can enjoy the wine in the wine bar or in the wine cellar of the house.

 

07/03 – 20/03
LUKA KOŠIR – GRIČ HORJUL – SLOVENIA
Grič is located in the village of Šentjošt, about 20 km out of Ljubljana. Chef Luka Košir has run it since 2009. The food served at the restaurant is localised to the estates around the restaurant, with only a handful of rare exceptions. The cuisine served at Grič has strong connection with local tradition and historical heritage, fused with modern cuisine. Since 2021 Luka has been rewarded a Michelin star.

 

21/03 – 03/04
BOY SCHUILING – ’T PAKHUUS OUDESCHILD – THE NETHERLANDS
Chef Boy Schuiling was brought up with the love for the hospitality industry. He trains to become a specialised restaurant chef, from beach pavilion to Michelin-Starred restaurant and on to his own business. And that dream comes true.. On 2015 he opened his own restaurant: Restaurant ‘t Pakhuus, a 16th century Zaans grain warehouse completely rebuilt in the harbour of Oudeschild, the best address for fish lovers.

 

04/04 – 17/04
JO GROOTAERS – ALTERMEZZO TONGEREN – BELGIUM
He was only 19 when he joined the Altermezzo Brigade to develop a highly technical and creative style of cooking. In 2018, he was awarded the prize of the best young chef of the year by the Michelin Guide. The same year, the Guide gives him his first star. Today Jo Grootaers, 28 years old and chef at the Altermezzo restaurant, shares his culinary world with creative dishes and intuitive recipes. What stimulate the senses of lovers and gourmets.

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