Maldives.net.mv – Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa, has announced that the next ‘Masters of Food and Wine’ offering will be in collaboration with the prestigious Italian winery and olive oil production house, Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio. Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa’s Masters of Food & Wine events are an interactive, culinary and beverage experience for guests to discover, learn and sample some the finest products from around the world.
On the 21 September 2013, Lorenzo Fasola Bologna, CEO of Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio will host a special 3-course lunch and 4-course dinner, whereby guests can enjoy dishes made with Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio’s unfiltered extra virgin olive oil. During lunch and dinner guests can also engage in an interactive seminar with Lorenzo about Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio which is the first, and currently only, carbon neutral vineyard and olive oil producer in the world and was awarded the 2010 Foreign Press Association’s “Premio Gruppo del Gusto” Award in addition to being nominated in 2008 as the best olive oil in the world by the International ARMONIA Olive Oil Competition.
The 3-course lunch menu comprises a modern twist on the Caprese Salad; Grilled Reef Fish with oven dried tomatoes, fennel and pickled mushrooms; followed by Pannacotta with olive oil and thyme. The 4-course dinner menu includes Gazpacho with eggplant caviar served with a tomato and olive oil sorbet; Red Snapper served with courgette spaghetti, seared scallop, chorizo with purple basil pesto; Lemon Sorbet with balsamic and olive oil; Lamb Loin served with chick peas, confit tomatoes, artichokes and goat’s cheese; finishing with an intense Chocolate Mousse served with olive oil, maldon salt and Italian bread sticks.
Park Hyatt Hadahaa, is a 5 star hotel in Maldives and is located in the Gaafu Alifu Atoll, one of the largest and deepest natural atolls in the world. Hadahaa is untouched, unspoilt and authentic Maldives with a 360-degree pristine white beach.
Located 400 kilometres south of the capital Malé, and 56 kilometers north of the equator, the resort is pure paradise for those exploring the stunning coral reef, which completely rings the island. It is surrounded by more than 150 uninhabited islands and is more than 10 kilometers from the nearest inhabited island, and subsequently has one of the most abundant and healthiest house reefs in the world.
Hadahaa offers sleek and contemporary accommodation designed by SCDA Architects of Singapore, which includes 50 luxury villas, including 14 Park Water Villas each with private deck and offering un-interrupted views over the Maldivian horizon. The Vidhun Spa uses the traditional Maldivian healing benefits of Dhivehibey, guests can also enjoy diving in the Maldives with the resident Marine Biologist or relaxing in the beach cabana’s, before dining in bare foot luxury at the Island Grill. Maldivian now flies five times daily to the new Kooddoo Airport in the Gaafu Alifu Atoll, reducing the internal journey time to Hadahaa by nearly half, now just 1 hour from Male.
Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio is owned by the Fasola Bologna family and is located in Umbria, Italy. Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio produces Wine, Olive Oil, unfiltered Olive Oil and Infused Oils. Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio has won numerous awards including the prestigious “Premio Impresa Ambiente” award, the highest recognition for Italian private and public companies that focus on Sustainable Development, Environmental Issues and Social Responsibility. Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio uses state of the art technology and is the first 0 green-house emissions farm in Italy.