Six Senses Laamu appoints Stefan Goehcke as Executive Chef
Six Senses Laamu has appointed Stefan Goehcke as its Executive Chef.
Appointed in November, Chef Stefan currently manages a team of more than 75 people who operate five kitchens on the island. Having worked with high-end brands, Stefan has gained a vast professional experience and skills in managing large teams.
“I am glad and delighted to work with a great team of young and talented local and international chefs here at Six Senses Laamu,” Chef Stefan was quoted in a statement, as saying.
Chef Stefan started the culinary career in his native Germany in 2001. After working under some of the finest chefs in Europe, Stefan’s expertise and services as a head chef were devoted to top resorts such as the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort in Vietnam, Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain resorts in St. Lucia as well as Gili Lankanfushi and Baros in the Maldives.
With his extensive knowledge of delicacies from around the globe and his experience of global cuisines, Stefan loves to incorporate local ingredients and the freshest produce from the island’s organic garden into each recipe.
A perfectionist by nature, contributing to the Six Senses values of using local and sustainable ingredients, Chef Stefan is determined to create the most memorable and tasty dishes for guests during their stay with Six Senses.
“Chef Stefan is an extremely passionate and creative chef and we are delighted to welcome him to the team. Known for his innovative ideas and focus on fresh and healthy cuisines, an executive chef of Stefan’s caliber will give a fresh new perspective to what we offer and provide a solid foundation for what is to come,” Marteyne van Well, General Manager of Six Senses Laamu, was quoted in the statement.
Six Senses Laamu is the only resort located in the Laamu atoll, which lies in the southern part of the Maldives. Surrounded by the Indian Ocean, the resort prides itself on its commitment to sustainable operations and development as outlined by Agenda 21 and Green Globe Benchmarking.
At Six Senses Laamu, most of the villas and facilities are built overwater. However, beach villas and on-land dining is an option. All villas offer a sense of privacy and seclusion, with an amazing view to the Ocean and Maldivian nature.
Six Senses Laamu offers a wide range of dining options, with cuisines from around the world, a swimming pool with a sunken bar, an ice cream parlour, an overwater wine cellar and a signature Chill bar. Many activities, excursions and options are available for everyone to enjoy, both overwater and underwater, in addition to the Six Senses Spa.