Le Meridien Maldives to Host Two Michelin Star Chef Soenil Bahadoer

Le Meridien Maldives to Host Two Michelin Star Chef Soenil Bahadoer

Gourmets can enjoy fine dining in a tropical paradise as Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa will be playing host to the two Michelin star chef, Soenil Bahadoer, in October as part of its culinary season.

As part of the exclusive offering, guests visiting the luxury resort, located in the Lhaviyani Atoll on the island of Thilamaafushi, can enjoy a bespoke Masterclass with 3-course lunch, 5-course dinner at Velaa Bar + Grill, La Vie, Rosé and Petit Plates Sunset Soirée curated by Chef Soenil and accompanied by DJ at Riviera Beach and Au Soleil BBQ with live cooking pop-up at Le Meridien Hub Garden.

Guests will also be able to unlock once-in-a-lifetime experiences through Marriott Bonvoy Moments.

The first opportunity will allow the winning bidder to enjoy a Private Brunch Picnic with Rosé wines & bubbles crafted by Chef Soenil on Le Meridien Maldives Resort and Spa’s private island Bodu Finolhu.

The second moment is a private excursion with a fishing trip to a local island. During this experience, guests will visit the resort’s Greenhouse, followed by a private Champagne dinner with the chef.

Embracing his heritage, the menu at Chef Bahadoer’s Restaurant de Lindehof in Amsterdam offers a fusion of French and Surinamese cuisine.

Diners visiting Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa during the pop-up can expect dishes such as Rendang with cabbage, ginger beer ice cream, white soya and European lobster with apple, curry and mango chutney.

Two photographs, the first one of the beautifully plated meals from the chef and the other of the chef himself

Guests booking the pop-up can enjoy a special package, which will include a complimentary daily buffet breakfast at Turquoise, a complimentary daily buffet dinner in either Turquoise or a three-course set menu at Velaa Bar + Grill, a complimentary 5-course set menu crafted by Two Michelin Star Chef Soenil Bahadoer, complimentary 30-minute photoshoot with one printout and complimentary daily water sports.

On his visit to the island, Chef Bahadoer said, “All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better. You never learn by being told; you should find out by yourself.”

One of the chefs signature dishes

General Manager Thomas Schult added, “Dining on the island is exemplary, and guests can enjoy a range of fresh cuisine from local delicacies to Mediterranean-inspired dishes to Japanese fine dining. To celebrate our culinary offering, we are proud to welcome acclaimed Chef Soenil Bahadoer.”

The stay package is based on a minimum of 3 nights.

About the Resort
Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa draws its inspiration from the formation of the Atolls, its fringing reefs and extraordinary marine life. Ecology is extremely important at the resort, and this can be seen from the verdant flora and fauna, which is enveloped by a shimmering lagoon and coral reefs bursting with marine life. It considers itself a playful sanctuary for those with a creative mind who enjoy experiencing the good life.

You can find more information on the resort and its facilities at www.lemeridien-maldives.com.

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