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LUX* South Ari Atoll shines at Hotel Asia Culinary Challenge

LUX* South Ari Atoll culinary team returned home triumphant after a stellar performance at the prestigious annual Hotel Asia Culinary Challenge held from 13 to 15 May 2024. The event, featuring a record-breaking 692 participants from 71 resorts across the Indian Ocean region, is an acclaimed platform for showcasing culinary excellence. The three-day extravaganza included an exhibition at Dharubaaruge in Malé, the Culinary Challenge at Maldives National University, and the awards ceremony at Crossroads Maldives.

LUX* South Ari Atoll not only secured the coveted title of Most Outstanding Chef by the resort’s Senior Sous Chef Barun Kumar Singh, but also dominated several key categories, bringing home a harvest of 31 awards: 6 Gold Medals, 8 Silver Medals, 8 Bronze Medals, and 8 Merit Certificates.

This remarkable display underscores LUX* South Ari Atoll’s unwavering dedication to culinary excellence and ingenuity. The passion and skill exhibited by our chefs shone brightly throughout the competition, capturing the attention of the judges.

“We are incredibly proud of our culinary team’s outstanding performance at the Hotel Asia Culinary Challenge. Their dedication, talent, and creativity were on full display throughout the competition, and their impressive haul of awards is a true testament to their exceptional skills,” said John Rogers, General Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll.

Exemplifying The Lux Collective’s group core DNA focused on culinary, LUX* South Ari Atoll offers a distinctive array of eight restaurants and five bars, catering to every palate. From fresh seafood specialties at Beach Rouge to the innovative flavours of Japanese cuisine at Umami, to healthy Keen on Green vegetarian and vegan menu, guests will embark on a gastronomic culinary journey on the island paradise.

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