LAAMU, Maldives – January 9, 2018 – Six Senses Laamu is pleased to announce the appointment of Stefan Goehcke as executive chef.
Chef Stefan started the culinary career in his native Germany in 2001. After working under some of the finest chefs in Europe, Stefan’s expertise and services as a head chef were devoted to top resorts such as the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort in Vietnam, Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain resorts in St. Lucia as well as Gili Lankanfushi and Baros in the Maldives.
Chef Stefan was appointed executive chef of Six Senses Laamu in November 2017. He currently manages a team of more than 75 people who operate five kitchens on the island. Having worked with high-end brands, Stefan has gained a vast professional experience and skills in managing large teams. Chef Stefan said, “I am glad and delighted to work with a great team of young and talented local and international chefs here at Six Senses Laamu.”
With his extensive knowledge of delicacies from around the globe and his experience of global cuisines, Stefan loves to incorporate local ingredients and the freshest produce from the island’s organic garden into each recipe.
A perfectionist by nature, contributing to the Six Senses values of using local and sustainable ingredients, Chef Stefan is determined to create the most memorable and tasty dishes for guests during their stay with Six Senses.
Marteyne van Well, general manager of Six Senses Laamu said, “Chef Stefan is an extremely passionate and creative chef and we are delighted to welcome him to the team. Known for his innovative ideas and focus on fresh and healthy cuisines, an executive chef of Stefan's caliber will give a fresh new perspective to what we offer and provide a solid foundation for what is to come.”
Stefan Goehcke appointed as executive chef at Six Senses Laamu
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About Six Senses Laamu
Six Senses Laamu is the only resort in the Laamu Atoll, deep in the Indian Ocean, surrounded by a beautiful coral house reef. Most of the villas and facilities are built overwater, however beach villas and on-land dining is an option. All villas offer a sense of privacy and seclusion, with an amazing view to the Ocean and Maldivian nature.
Six Senses Laamu offers a wide range of dining options, with cuisines from around the world, an ice cream parlor, an overwater wine cellar and a signature Chill bar.
Many activities, excursions and options are available for everyone to enjoy, both over water and underwater, in addition to the Six Senses Spa.
Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas operates 11 resorts and 30 spas in 20 countries under the brand names Six Senses, Evason and Six Senses Spas.
Six Senses resorts are set in locations of incredible natural beauty that will stop you in your tracks, and an uncompromising level of service that will stay with you long after you’ve left. Each property has a distinctive personality, but shares a commitment to community, sustainability, wellness and design. This award-winning approach extends to new openings, including the urban concept premiering in New York in 2019.
Six Senses Spas incorporate local healing traditions with holistic rejuvenation treatments administered under the guidance of expert therapists and visiting practitioners. They constantly explore and rethink the typical spa model to offer pioneering wellness, not only in all resort spas, but also in standalone spas in prestigious hotels and premier class lounges.
Evason properties continue the philosophy to protect their natural environments and cultures. Family friendly, these properties also provide a strong value focus, while offering a vast array of personal guest experiences.
For further information, please contact:
Marketing Communications Officer
Six Senses Laamu
T +960 6800 800
M +960 791 6897
Benjawan Sudhikam (Ms.)
Director of Public Relations & Communications
Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas
T +66 2 631 9781
M +66 8 181 38234