Guest chef at Coco Palm Resorts

Coco Palm Resorts is delighted to announce that renowned Italian chef Igor Macchia, of La Credenza Restaurant, San Maurizio Canavese, Piedmont will be a special guest chef at Coco Palm Bodu Hithi from 30th January to 5th February 2011. Mr. Macchia, a Michelin star chef, is well known for his contemporary and eclectic take on Piedmonts Italian cuisine as one of Italy’s most promising young chefs.

Before opening La Credenza, Mr Macchia acquired extensive experience around the world including at Michelin starred establishments such as Restaurant du Lion d’or in Geneva, Restaurant le Gavroche in London and Restaurant Bruneau in Brussells.

Mr. Macchia is also well known for frequent lengthy trips abroad to different parts of the world both to promote his cuisine and quality Italian ingredients as well as to increase his culinary knowledge and to broaden his mind. “This is one of the motives for travelling,” adds Macchia. “To find new stimuli and new cultures to merge with those of Italy and, in short, to obtain the mix of flavours that can be sampled at the “Credenza”.

During his stay at Coco Palm Bodu Hithi Mr. Macchia will prepare a unique menu for the Aqua overwater fine dining restaurant. The exclusive wine partner for this special event will be the Frescobaldi winery of Tuscany.

For guests looking to sample the gastronomic delights of Coco Palm Bodu Hithi, we will be offering a very special culinary experience package for the duration of his stay.

A Date with Igor Macchia
Coco Palm Bodu Hithi presents a gastronomic journey featuring Italian Michelin star chef Igor Macchia.

Give your taste buds a treat with a week of gastronomic delights at Coco Palm Bodu Hithi. Let Michelin stared chef Igor Macchia introduce you to his unique cuisine at the Aqua over water restaurant; an eclectic blend of traditional Italian cooking fused with world wide influences from his extensive travels.

What better way to delve further into fine Italian cuisine than to experience a special gourmet wine dinner presented by Frescobaldi, a noble winery with a 700 year history from Tuscany.

Start off one of your mornings with a magical sunrise champagne breakfast on the beach. Explore the world of Japanese Cuisine with a dinner at Tsuki, the over water Japanese restaurant followed by a lesson with Chef Angelo Bo where he will teach the art of traditional Japanese home cooking including making sushi rolls.

As an added bonus, guests who book this gastronomy package will receive a 10% discount on drinks at all of Coco Palm Bodu Hithi’s dining venues and bars.

Package is priced at USD350 per person and includes:
– One dinner at Aqua restaurant – Exclusive special menu prepared by Michelin Starred guest chef Igor Macchia
– Uniquely Coco sunrise breakfast with champagne.
– Dinner at Tsuki with a special menu.
– A traditional Japanese cooking lesson with Chef Angelo Bo at Tsuki
– Gourmet wine dinner featuring Frescobaldi of Italy.
– 10% discount on all drinks during the stay (excludes minibar
– Valid for stays between 30th January 2011 and 5th February 2011. Stay must include at least 2 days which fall into above mentioned period to be eligible for this package.

Source = Coco Palm Resorts
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