Gustatory delights on the beach

tasty September 13, 2017 12:13

By The Nation

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German chef Eyck Zimmer introduces his brand of cuisine to South Asia with a two-week residency at the Outrigger Konotta Maldives resort from October 21 to November 2, 2017.

Zimmer has won accolades such as Portuguese Chef of the Year 2008, British Chef of the Year 2006, Meilleur Ouvrier de Grande Bretagne 2000, and Ordre Du Merite Agricole, to name a few.

Zimmer will create a special five-course menu on October 24 and 25at the intimate 16-seat Driftwood Restaurant by the beach. The wine pairing will be presented by guest sommelier LuAndre Volschenk. Zimmer will also prepare a special Halloween dish on October 31.

The chef will also conduct a cooking class on the beach, again with paired wines. Participants will receive an Outrigger chef’s apron, a signed menu and a photograph with Zimmer. The private cooking class costs US$150 per person.

Zimmer has wowed diners and culinary judges across Germany, Switzerland, UK, Hong Kong and Portugal in a 30-year career that has seen him cook in some of the best restaurants in the world: Claridges, The Dorchester, The Ritz in London and The Palasthotel, Berlin.

For information and bookings, contact Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort at or call (+960) 684 7770.