The chefs at the culinary helms of the four Alila Resort and Villa properties in Bali will converge at Alila Villas Soori's Coast Restaurant to present not-to-be-missed special Chefs' Dinner on Saturday, April 30, 2011.
The four talented chefs will be composing a collaborative symphony of flavors via a specialty dinner featuring western dishes prepared with ingredients proudly sourced from the finest indigenous produce of the island.
The all-star lineup of chefs are: Chef Eelke Plasmeijer of Alila Ubud,
Chef Nyoman Santika of Alila Manggis,
Chef Ashton Hall from the host venue of Alila Villas Soori,
and Stefan Zijta of Alila Villas Uluwatu.
Each man will bring to the feast skills and expertise acquired during their individual sojourns in pursuit of culinary excellence.
Chef Eelka Plasmeijer - Alila Ubud
At Alila Ubud
, Executive Chef Eelke Plasmeijer's passion for cooking with fresh, organic ingredients have found a natural home at the Alila Ubud's Plantation Restaurant.
Fresh from his previous tenure as Chef de Cuisine
at Ma Joly
& Kupu Kupu Barong Beach Resort.
Chef Eelke is the man credited with establishing "Shy"
- a fine dining restaurant in Jakarta. In Bali, Chef Eelke is now at home on the range at Alila Ubud
where he prepares organic produce grown in his own garden.
Chef Santika - Alila Manggis
Chef Santika, a Son of East Bali, commands the culinary brigade at Alila Manggis
after an assignment in the Turks and Caicos Islands at the Amanyara
of the Caribbean. Chef Santika, together with the culinary team at the Seasalt Restaurant
, conducts popular cooking classes at the Alila Manggis
incorporating locally-sourced ingredients.
Chef Ashton Hall - Alila Villas Soori
Alila Villas Soori's
Chef Ashton Hall brought years of culinary experience when he landed on the shores of West Bali's Kelating beach, fresh from his previous post at the Felix Restaurant
of The Peninsula Hotel
in Hong Kong. At Alila Villas Soori's
restaurants, Chef Hall features the best from local markets in what he has dubbed "ingredients driven" cuisine.
Chef Stefan Zijita - Alila Villas Ulkuwatu
Chef Stefan Zijta of Alila Villas Uluwatu
worked previously as executive chef of "Shy,"
- the stunning Anouska Hempel-designed fine-dining restaurant in Jakarta. Stefan has brought to Alila Villas Uluwatu
his own brand of innovative French cuisine prepared with local Balinese ingredients. A believer of regional produce, this creative young Dutch chef is known for his inspiring dishes that showcase his well-honed classical cooking techniques.
One Night Only
On loan for only a single night on Saturday, April 30, 2011, the three Alila
chefs will join Chef Ashton Hall in his domain at Allila Villas Soori
where they will offer the following special menu:
Alila Chefs Dinner Menu – Saturday, April 30, 2011
Foie Gras, sugar pear, vanilla, pink peppercorn, white balsamic
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Fresh soy beans, local made feta, cashew nuts, chocolate mint, lemo bali zest
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Hamachi, green curry paste, acar, kaeffir lime-riz conde
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Margret Duck breast, roasted pumpkin, tamorillo, bok choy
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Orange Passion Fruit, avocado, jackfruit, mango, coconut
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Reservations are a Must
For more information on pricing and reservations contact Devina Hindom, Marketing Communications Manager, Alila Villas Soori
Telephone +62- (0)81 1385 8618 or email dhindom[at]alilahotels.com
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