By: Stacy Dickenson
Soneva Kiri to Welcome International Cast of Michelin-Starred Chefs for Special Six-Course Dinner on Thai Island of Koh Kood. Luxury retreat to offer all-inclusive culinary weekend packages.
The luxury retreat nestled on the unspoiled Thai island of Koh Kood, has announced that it will host a once-in-a-lifetime gathering of six Michelin-starred chefs from Europe to prepare an exclusive six-course dinner for guests on October 29, 2016: Chefs Wilco Berends, Martin Kruidhof, Raymond Prinsen, Henk Savelberg, Cees Helder and Jarno Eggen.
The all-star chef line-up will be led by renowned Dutch chef Henk Savelberg, who has earned Michelin stars at four different restaurants in the Netherlands, and is now the owner of Savelberg in Bangkok, his first restaurant outside his home country. His collaborating chefs include: Martin Kruidhof, owner of the two-Michelin-starred De Lindenhof in the Netherlands; Cees Helder, former owner of Parkheuvel restaurant in Rotterdam and the first chef in the Netherlands to earn three Michelin stars; Raymond Prinsen of the Michelin-starred restaurant De Stenen Tafel; Jarno Eggen, owner and head chef of the two-Michelin-starred De Groene Lantaarn, in Zuidwolde, Netherlands; and Wilco Berends, owner and head chef of the one-starred De Nederlanden in Vreeland, Netherlands.
Award-winning luxury resort Soneva Kiri is located on Thailand’s fourth largest but least populated island, KohKood – just one hour by private plane southeast of Bangkok. It offers an unrivaled combination of luxury, an integral environmental approach, authentic Thai experiences and mouth-watering organic food. Soneva Kiri comprises 36 vast pool villas on beach level, hillsides or clifftops, all overlooking the Gulf of Thailand. Available to rent or purchase, all have impossibly chic furnishings, personal electric buggies and impeccable service courtesy of Mr./Ms. Friday private butlers. Highlights include the open-air Cinema Paradiso, a home-made chocolate and ice cream parlour, a high-tech Observatory, a manta ray shaped children’s Den and the spectacular Treetop Dining Pod.