Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi has unveiled Shimizu, the much-anticipated modern Japanese restaurant and the latest of the resort’s 11 specialty dining venues. Head Chef Andrei Palm, formerly of Nobu in South Africa, has brought his artistry and creativity to this one-of-a-kind Japanese restaurant. On an island where culinary innovation meets excellence, Shimizu is the latest in what was already the widest variety of culinary experiences offered in the Maldives.
In line with the brand’s legacy of culinary excellence, Waldorf Astoria Maldives has been designed to appeal to luxury leisure seekers with a refined palate and an appreciation for international cuisine,” said Etienne Dalancon, general manager, Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi. “Shimizu is an extraordinary dining venue, offering guests authentic modern Japanese dining with the stunning backdrop of the Indian Ocean for a truly unforgettable experience.”
In addition to Shimizu, guests can expect an unforgettable culinary journey at the resort’s 11 restaurants. Created by Dave Pynt, the culinary mastermind behind Singapore’s Michelin-starred Burnt Ends restaurant, The Ledge features an elevated Australian barbecue experience that can be savored against the stunning backdrop of the Indian Ocean. Guests can also enjoy the only private hand-crafted bamboo dining pods in the Maldives at Terra, located on the island’s highest point for a unique gastronomic escapade.