Cocoon Maldives has hosted a special dining event with Michelin-starred Chef Matteo Vigotti.
As part of Cocoon’s Gourmet Weekend series of visiting chef programme, Chef Matteo showcased premium Italian food gastronomy from May 6-14.
Chef Matteo is the executive chef of the acclaimed restaurant of Peck in Milan, and is well known for creating sophisticated Italian food and innovation in the kitchen.
Cocoon Maldives kicked off its Gourmet Weekend series in February with renowned Italian Chef Simone Zambon. Similar events are set to take place throughout the year, with celebrity chefs from around the world participating in this series, headed by the resort’s Executive Chef Giovanni De Ambrosis.
Cocoon Maldives, located in Ookolhufinolhu Island in the northern Lhaviyani atoll, blends the best of Italian design with the Maldives’ stunning natural beauty. The five-star resort, which officially opened in March, houses 150 villas that are exclusively designed by Lago, one of Italy’s finest design firms.
The resort, accessible by a 40-minute scenic seaplane flight from the main Velana International Airport, features three restaurants and two bars offering a variety of cuisines from around the world and romantic dining experiences.
The Cube Spa at Cocoon Maldives, meanwhile, is located in the heart of the island to ensure maximum privacy and intimacy, and offers variety of relaxing and rejuvenating treatments with qualified masseurs from Bali.