The Ritz-Carlton Maldives welcomes Chef Tom Sellers of two Michelin-starred restaurant Story this February
Maldives Restaurants & Dining
27 January, 2023
A gourmet haven The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands presents two Michelin-starred Chef, Tom Sellers of London’s Restaurant Story this February 13th – 18th for an exquisite 6-course literary-inspired menu at Beach Shack and share an intimate evening with guests sharing stories at EAU Bar as he reads from his best-selling book, ‘A Kind of Love Story’ – a behind-the-scenes peek about life in a world-renowned Michelin-starred restaurant.
Sellers honed his craft alongside the world’s greatest and most influential Chefs, including Tom Aikens in London, Thomas Keller of three Michelin-starred Per Se in New York and René Redzepi of the iconic Noma in Copenhagen – all before the age of 21. A luminary of the British culinary scene, Sellers opened Restaurant Story in 2013, winning a Michelin Star that same year. Developing an ever-changing seasonal tasting menu by incorporating characterful, playful and ingredient-led philosophy that breaks convention and merges fine dining with forward-thinking, casual restaurant culture, Tom Sellers’ ‘a-personal-journey-through-food’ concept, has won him huge critical and public acclaim.
At The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, Chef Sellers and his team will takeover Beach Shack for five days to present a menu inspired by stories and ingredients from London to the Maldives. On the menu, guests will dine on a Tuna Tart inspired by Sellers’ time when he lived and worked in New Yok and his favourite snack was an Oreo cookie! He wanted to create his version, but as a savoury snack. Other courses include a Maldivian Reef Fish with Plum Ponzu and Kaluga Caviar, a crudo inspired by Head Chef, Daniel Khoury who was born and raised in Peru. The Maldivian Lobster Ragout with Corn, Mushroom and Lobster Cream inspired by his signature pop-up experience, ‘Story by the Sea’ in Cornwall. The Red Snapper with Saffron Mayonnaise, Soffritto, Red Pepper Fish Sauce and Sauce Vierge inspired by Thomas Keller’s ratatouille dish which reminds Sellers of his younger days as an 18 year old apprentice and the craftmanship that goes into this dish. The piece de resistance will be the Chocolate Mousse, Chocolate Potato Cake, Fudge, Baked Potato Ice Cream and Manni Oil of Life to end – a dish in celebration of Restaurant Story and one of the world’s finest olive oil producers.
Embarking on an exquisite culinary journey, guests at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands will celebrate the visionary mind of one of the most original chefs of our time.
Throughout 2023, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands’ exhilarating line-up of bespoke guest experiences through personalised encounters with masters of crafts and craftmanship will create deeply meaningful and memorable experiences. From curated gastronomic adventures with Michelin-starred Chefs and artisanal culinary mavens, to exhilarating Behind the Bar experiences with award-winning bartenders from around the world. From discovering the essence of balance at The Ritz-Carlton Spa through wellness retreats and to enriching each stay with impactful conservation programmes.
For more information on The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands and reservation enquiries, please visit ritzcarlton.com/Maldives
The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands offers 7 unique restaurants and bars for guests to experience. Each dining venue explores the global flavours of the world while adding a Maldivian flair. Chef Cooper and his team look forward to guiding guests on a culinary journey of bespoke experiences, flavours, and sustainable ingredients.
About resort: Set within an integrated Fari Isalnds development, the Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Island takes center stage. Each of the 100 villas boast floor-to-ceiling glass walls for truly indoor-outdoor living. The hotel puts a tropical spin on the typical Ritz-Carlton glamour, with beachfront and overwater villas, private infinity pools, and personal butler service. In addition to the luxurious guest accommodations, the resort also offers seven restaurants and bars showcasing international cuisine, an overwater spa offering treatments to boost mind, body and soul, and a kids club with daily fun activities, as well as access to the Fari Marina with luxury shopping, dining and entertainment.Check Availability and Prices
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