Pullman Maldives Maamutaa resort is set to host ‘Food Week 2023’ from 27 November to 3 December. Part of Pullman’s annual Pillar Weeks, the celebration assures engaging activities and culinary adventures.
Executive Chef Koji Fukuda from Pullman Tokyo Tamachi will be the guest chef for Food Week, contributing an unparalleled dimension to the event’s gastronomic offerings by seamlessly blending Japanese and Maldivian culinary traditions.
Chef Koji’s arrival brings a new culinary experience to Pullman Maldives. With his foundational experiences from New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, and Japan, Chef Koji will be conducting master classes for the culinary team.
The theme of the Food Week will focus on a fusion of Maldivian and Japanese culture to elevate the dining experience. Guests can look forward to exciting sessions with Chef Koji, including a sought-after “Sushi at Home” class.
Additionally, Chef Koji will serve as a judge for the thrilling Iron Chef Competition, where teams from the resort’s culinary department will compete for the grand prize of USD 500.
To complete the experience, Chef Koji will collaborate with Pullman Maldives’ Executive Chef Nyoman to curate a unique Four-Hands Dinner at Souq Oven and Phat Chameleon, complete with an exquisite wine selection.
“Overall, Chef Koji’s presence marks a significant milestone for Pullman Maldives, and his culinary expertise will undoubtedly enhance the resort’s offerings,” the resort said.
As part of the interactive and immersive activities, guests can partake in sessions exploring the spices of the Indian Ocean while children can engage in the fun art of crafting Kawaii Bento Boxes. Not limited to guests alone, Pullman Maldives colleagues are afforded exciting opportunities to showcase their talents. While the culinary team will participate in the fierce Iron Chef Competition, its bar team will compete in Bartending Battles. The grand culmination of Food Week will unfold with a spectacular dinner under the stars. Click here for more information.