Summer Island Maldives’ Chef Jack Receives Top 50 Global Outstanding Chef Award

Summer Island Maldives resort’s Advisory Executive Chef, ‘Jack’ Tiang Toh Huat, has been declared one of the world’s Top 50 ‘Outstanding Chefs’, in a prestigious awards ceremony held last week in Shanghai, China. Summer Island Maldives also received an award for ‘Outstanding Dining Venue’ at the 2016 Global Gourmet Chef par Excellence World Culinaire Competition…

Riffath Waleed | A Symphony of Culinary Delights

Symphony Restaurant is without a doubt one of the most recognizable names in the Maldives, being one of the pioneer and most reputable establishments in the country. We sat down and spoke to Riffath Waleed, one of the Directors of the company, about his humble beginnings into the family-owned business, his advice for budding entrepreneurs…

Azim Ali | From Dishwasher to Manager

by Mohamed Khoorsheed Waiters, or waiting staff, are the cornerstone of any restaurant or bar. They take on the most important role of attending to customers and supplying them with their drinks and food. 48-year-old Azim Ali has worked as a waiter for 15 years during his long and eventful career in the industry. Eat.mv…

Maldivian Master Chef – Interview with Chef Fatheen

By Sanaya Shimry From a part-time waiter to Senior Sous Chef at one of the most famous resorts in the Maldives, Ahmed Fatheen is one of the rising stars of the Maldives culinary scene. Tell us how you got started and how you managed to get where you are now. I left my island Sh.…

Nadiya’s Tastes of Maldives

For four years Nadiya Ali Manik has been blogging about her passion for Maldivian cuisine on the website Nadiya’s Tastes of Maldives. With a large following of readers across the Maldives as well as around the world Nadiya’s Tastes of Maldives features recipes for traditional Maldivian cuisine as well as fusion cuisine recipes, cooking videos,…

Fastest Pizza Delivery Guy, arrives faster than the Police

There’s a popular joke that states that pizza delivery takes less time to arrive at your doorstep than the Police. This is probably true in Male’ too. Considering it’s such a small place, the Capital City of Maldives has an abundance of pizza delivery services competing for the attention of your taste buds. Although the…

Salsa Amir: Modernizing Catering in Maldives

Catering, the business of providing food services to remote sites is now a huge, booming industry in Maldives but it didn’t use to be so. Even a decade back there were only a few companies that provided catering services in the country. Amir, more popularly known as Salsa Amir, is among the most well-known restaurateurs…

Maldivian Master Chef: An interview with Chef Sobah

Abdulla Sobah is one of the most famous local chefs working in Maldives currently. The winner of numerous awards, both local and international, Sobah has been working in the culinary industry for more than two decades now. It took a bit of effort, since Sobah is such a busy individual, but Eat magazine finally managed…

Shell Beans Hulhumale’ is now OPEN

The new Shell Beans branch at Hulhumale’ located on Nirolhu Road, no 18, Hulhumale’ has just opened their doors for the public today. The story of the “Three Beans” began in 2002, and since then Shell Beans has etched itself into the ever-popular urban Maldivian lifestyle. There’s a choice of seating here at our flagship…