Gourmet Series at Desaru Coast is back with year 2023 edition. For the second installment, Desaru Coast announces its first six-hand collaboration of award-winning chefs. Entitled An Ode to Nature, this latest installment pays homage to the wonders of nature, featuring fresh flavours created using locally-sourced produce.
Featuring the culinary prowess of One MICHELIN-starred Chef Su Kim Hock of Au Jardin Penang, Chef Johnson Wong, founder of gēn Penang (MICHELIN Select Restaurant) and Communal Table by gēn (Bib Gourmand), and Chef Valerio Pachetti, Executive Chef at One&Only Desaru Coast, this dining event will take place at the destination’s ultra-luxury resort, One&Only Desaru Coast, from 1 to 3 September 2023.
Chef Kim Hock – who has played a pivotal role in elevating the Malaysian fine dining scene since returning in 2018 – will wow with his signature Bread & Spread with tomato chutney butter, flavourful cured snapper with longan gelée, szechuan pepper emulsion, and nashi pear, as well as hand-dived scallops with smoked broccoli and brassica purée.
Desaru Coast Gourmet Series 2023 – Instalment II will offer two intimate dinner seatings on 1 and 2 September at Ambara, and at brunch at Ember Beach Club on 3 September. Dinner is priced at RM800 nett per person, with an additional RM200 nett for wine pairings. Brunch is priced at RM450 nett per person, with an additional RM150 nett for wine pairings.
Following the success of the first instalment in May and this six-hand experience in September, the Desaru Coast Gourmet Series 2023 edition will be capped off with a third instalment in November. Desaru Coast Gourmet Series 2023 Instalment III will feature Chef Raymond Tham of Beta and Skillet (MICHELIN Select Restaurants) at the Big Easy Bar & Grill, The Els Club Malaysia Desaru Coast.