Two-Star Michelin Chef Heiko Neider to Cook at Anantara and Naladhu Maldives
Maldives.net.mv – Anantara and Naladhu Maldives are thrilled to welcome Two-Star Michelin Chef Heiko Neider to their kitchen for a one-night guest chef appearance on February 22, 2015. Delighting epicurean travellers staying at Naladhu, Anantara Dhigu and Anantara Veli Resort & Spa in South Male Atoll, Chef Heiko will create an exquisite eight-course tasting menu, exclusively at The Living Room in Naladhu.
The driving force since 2008 at The Restaurant in The Dolder Grand, Zurich, Chef Heiko is renowned for his fresh and innovative gourmet cuisine, and was awarded two Michelin stars in 2011. Further accolades include the Gault Millau since 2012 and for Chef Heiko personally in 2014 he was awarded the titles of “Best German Chef abroad” by Gault Millau Germany and “Le Grand Chef du Guide Bleu” by Guide Bleu 2014/15 for his culinary creations.
After training at the Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten (Hamburg ) Heiko Nieder went to Le Canard Josef Viehhauser in Hamburg in 1994, and in 1995 to the Zur Traube for Dieter L. Kaufmann, Grevenbroich. In 1997 he joined Vau in Berlin. In 2002, he came as a chef in the l’ Orquivit in Bonn, where he was awarded the Michelin Guide of 2005 with his first Michelin star.
“Having watched documentaries on Chef Heiko, I admire his dedication to perfection, being under pressure every day to deliver a two-star Michelin experience,” compliments Torsten Richter, Cluster General Manager of Naladhu and Anantara Resorts in South Male Atoll. “Chef Heiko has a contemporary plating style, which is in keeping with the elegant surrounds of The Living Room and sophistication of Naladhu. It is an honour for us that Chef Heiko will be making this special appearance, cooking exclusively for just 16 guests. It will be truly a memorable evening, and one which places The Maldives high on the international map for culinary excellence.”