DINING WITH THE STARS 2018 EDITION Diamonds Hotels & Resorts

Hotel in the Indian Ocean


From 1st January until 08 April

“Dining with the Stars” , the gourmet event that brings the star chefs of the Jeunes Restaurateurs to the kitchens of the most exclusive Diamonds Resorts of the Planhotel Hospitality Group, will have its 4th edition in 2018. The Resorts participating will be Diamonds Athuruga and Diamonds Thudufushi in the Maldives and Diamonds Star of the East in Zanzibar.


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The JRE Chefs, coming from all over Europe, will create sensory experiences with unique dishes, to delight the palates of guests, in these charming locations. From 1st January 2018 until 08 April 2018, every week and in each Resort, a different Chef from the JRE will be performing a Gourmet Dinner, a mini Cooking Course, a Four Hands Dinner with the Resort’s Executive Chef and a Show Cooking.

The JRE initiative, now in its fourth year, continues to grow and expand: 42 Chefs of the Jeunes Restaurateurs, from all over Europe, bring their culinary art excellence to the enchanting Diamonds Resorts’ tropical locations of the Athuruga and Thudufushi islands in the Maldives and Star of the East Resort in Zanzibar.

Enjoy your culinary journey during your tropical holidays, the perfect combination among wonderful tropical’s destinations, fantastic resort’s locations and renowned Chef excellence.



Dine with Stars enjoying the Gourmet Dinner with one of our JRE Chefs all over the Europe tasting delicious flavors during your stay. The Gala Dinner is included in the All Inclusive Formula for the Water Villa guests in the Maldives and the Villas in Zanzibar.

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Learn to cook new delicacies during your holidays with our JRE Chefs coming from all over the Europe to entertain our guests with a mini cooking course. You will learn new recipes in the middle of Indian Ocean with Star Chefs!

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One night per week, the JRE Chef will prepare a four hands dinner together with the famous and very appreciated Executive Chef Giacomo Gaspari in the Maldives or Executive Chef Bjorn Van de Oever in Zanzibar. The initiative is considered extra charge for all guests.

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Join the weekly show cooking with one of our JRE Chef, coming from all over Europe. Each Chef will be performing in the resort’s Main Restaurant, to entertain our Guests with real time culinary experiences with an unforgettable show.

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Diamonds Athuruga Beach

Diamonds Athuruga is a luxury All inclusive paradise located in the magnificent Ari Atoll, at just 20 minutes flight from Malé. It is the ideal Resort to discover the Maldives from a centre of excellence, where attention to detail will make your journey unforgettable. Be prepared to enjoy unique dishes, prepared by famous Chefs like Marcello Trentini, David Heine and many others.

Diamonds Thudufushi Beach

Diamonds Thudufushi  is a lavish All inclusive Resort situated in the Ari Atoll at just 20 minute scenic seaplane flight away from Malé. Come and discover this unique culinary experience, with the participation of starred Chefs such as Ernesto Iaccarino and other Jeunes Restaurateurs like Daniel Lehmann, Alain Alders and many others, which will make your stay an unforgettable one.

Diamonds Star of the East

Diamonds Star of the East, luxury Resort set in the Northern part of Zanzibar, in Nungwi, awaits you. Eleven private villas with butler service and breathtaking views over the Indian Ocean and the famous Zanzibar sunset. Excellent Chefs from all over Europe, such as Deborah Corsi, Clément Bidard and many others, will cook during your stay to make your holiday truly unforgettable.