Award-winning Chef Dave Pynt to come back to W Maldives to hold culinary events
Dave Pynt, owner and head chef at the famous Burnt Ends Grill and Bar restaurant in Singapore, is set to come back to W Maldives to host a series of exclusive culinary events.
During the events between November 26-28, the celebrity chef will present his signature dishes at Fish overwater specialty restaurant and Kitchen all-day-dining restaurant. At Fire barbecue restaurant, he will curate a special menu that will be paired with the vintage Champagne and wine labels.
Chef Dave will also host a cooking Masterclass, where he will reveal his smoky secrets on how to prepare the custom grilled meat and seafood dishes, which are very much the heart and soul of his beloved Burnt Ends restaurant.
To unveil Chef Dave’s visit, W Maldives has launched a dedicated online package, which is only valid with a minimum of three days stay and for Fabulous Ocean Oasis room type onwards. It includes:
- One complimentary dinner for two curated by Chef Dave himself per stay
- 50 percent discount at Away Spa
- Complimentary seaplane transfers for two
- Daily breakfast at Kitchen for two
- Complimentary WiFi throughout the island
- Unlimited access to Fit fitness club and its group activities
- Free 24/7 access to Sweet Spots island-wide (fruits, water, ice and towels)
- Free mini bar (complimentary soft drinks, juices and water)
- Free snorkelling, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding equipment
- Free Press Reader subscription with access to 6000+ publications in 100 languages
Originally from Perth in Australia, Chef Dave comes from a heavy weight culinary background, staging and working under legends such as Tetsuya Wakuda (Tetsuya’s and Waku Ghin), Rene Redzepi (Noma), Victor Arguinzoniz (Asador Etxebarri), Nuno Mendes (Viajante and The Loft Project) and Fergus Henderson (St John and St John Bread and Wine) to name a few.
Chef Dave was presented with the Chef’s Choice Award at the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list, held in Bangkok on February 21.
His Burnt Ends is a modern Australian barbecue restaurant offering casual but unique dining with seating at countertop table looking directly into the open kitchen. The custom built four tonne, dual cavity ovens and three elevation grills bring a new and exciting dining experience to the restaurants guests.
Burnt Ends currently ranks as number 10 in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants and number 53 in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants.
W Maldives offers 77 escapes and suites located both ashore and overwater, including 28 Wonderful Beach Oasis, 46 Fabulous Overwater Oasis, 3 WOW Ocean Escape and one Extreme WOW Ocean Haven (the W brand’s interpretation of the Presidential Suite). Each chic and spacious escape features infinity plunge pool.
There is a mixture of six bars and restaurants at W Maldives. Kitchen, the all-day dining bistro, and Fire, where guests have their choice of four different barbecues, provide menus for everyone’s palate. Swim up to the pool bar Wet and order a light lunch. There is even a dining option on the resort’s private desert island, Gaathafushi, or Fish, the resort’s specialty seafood restaurant set over the water and under the stars. Fifteen Below is the only underground club in the Maldives, with its own resident DJ and a sushi bar Sushi Beat.
Guests can also spoil themselves with a selection of over 125 treatments at the award-winning overwater Away Spa.