Hotel in the Indian Ocean


39 chefs from Europe for a tropical holiday full of culinary experiences

Dining with the Stars is a unique culinary initiative of the highest calibre, created in partnership with JRE – Jeunes Restaurateurs, to go beyond a holiday experience of excellence. Returning for the sixth consecutive year to the exclusive destination of Diamonds Resorts in the Maldives, this event offers a one of a kind gastronomic experience in the most breathtaking holiday location. 39 star chefs from across Europe alternate during the year, preparing delicious signature dishes, teaching cooking classes and creating amazing menus to thrill the palate of the most discerning guests. This ‘once in a lifetime’ vacay experience brings together the five senses in a unique and spectacular combination.

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39 famous Chefs, including Ana Roš, the world’s best female chef and 7 Michelin starred Chefs, from all over the Europe from JRE Association will be cooking at Diamonds Athuruga from the 26th December 2019 to the 4th May 2020 and from the 26th July to 21st December 2020. JRE Chefs combine extraordinary talent, a deep passion for cuisine, a love of local products and a strong sense of tradition. Their cooking expertise paired with the outstanding atmosphere of their restaurants offers a truly incredible experience. Each week a new Chef will delight our guests with a Show Cooking, a Gourmet Gala Dinner and a Four-Hands Dinner.


Taste Chef’s signature dishes during your stay! The Gala Dinner is included in the All Inclusive Formula for the Water Villa guests in Diamonds Athuruga.

This event is open also to guests of Beach Bungalow and Junior Suites at Diamonds Athuruga, upon availability, extra charge 100 USD for person.

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Join the weekly show cooking with one of our JRE Guest Chef. Each Chef will be performing in the resort’s main Bar, to entertain our Guests with real time culinary experiences and an unforgettable show.

This event is complimentary and available for all the guests of Diamonds Athuruga

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The week’s closing event consists of a special 4 hands dinner together our Executive chef in the exclusive location of Diamonds Thudufushi. The dinner, organized exclusively for guests looking for a private and interactive culinary experience, takes place directly on the beach for a maximum of 50 people, extra charge 150 USD for person.

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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.

Diamonds Thudufushi Beach

Diamonds Thudufushi resort is situated just a 20 minute scenic seaplane flight away from Malé International Airport. At Diamonds Thudufushi every detail has been carefully selected to make your journey unforgettable including a wellness centre and a diving center.