Nelly Robinson sets to join InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort this September

 Friday, July 21, 2023

Renowned UK-born Chef Nelly Robinson is set to make a splash at InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort this September, joining the culinary team at the luxury resort. With his well-accoladed restaurant ‘NEL’ in Sydney, Chef Nelly Robinson has earned praise from The Guide Michelin and Gault & Millau for his innovative and locally inspired dishes.

Having started his culinary journey at the age of 15 at the Michelin-starred Northcote Manor in the UK, working under esteemed chef Nigel Haworth, Robinson developed a deep appreciation for local and seasonal ingredients early on. At 22, he became the head chef at Stanley House before eventually moving to Sydney, where he opened ‘NEL’ at the age of 29.

Now, Chef Nelly Robinson is geared up to bring his boundary-pushing cuisine to The Lighthouse at InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort. Guests can expect a culinary journey like no other, with creative and modern dishes set against the stunning backdrop of the Indian Ocean.

Robinson’s dishes showcase his passion for storytelling and imagination, with innocent names of dishes transforming into explosive culinary experiences for both the palate and the eyes. From Kingfish Firebark to Wildfire Spiced Barramundi and his unique take on Kedgeree, his creations perfectly blend with the ocean-inspired setting.

During his stay from September 1 to 4, 2023, Chef Nelly Robinson will tantalize taste buds with a diverse menu, including lamb, local lobster, and intriguing vegetarian options. Guests will have the opportunity to indulge in a well-curated tasting menu or choose island-inspired a la carte options.

As InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort continues to be a destination for international culinary talent, Chef Nelly Robinson’s visit promises to be an unforgettable culinary experience for all who have the pleasure of dining at The Lighthouse.

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