The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands presents best-selling food writer, Rachel Khoo from October 29th – 31st as she headlines the resort’s Master of Crafts and Craftsmanship Calendar for 2023. Equipped with her highly attuned arsenal of creative culinary credentials, Rachel Khoo will host a series of experiences, including an exquisite choux pastry masterclass for both adults and children, a delectable breakfast grazing table take-over, and guest-judging a ‘bake-off’ with guests.
At The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, guests can look forward to an up close and personal experience with Rachel during a mouth-watering three day residency. Khoo’s choux pastry masterclass will share her secrets of making the perfect pastry and decadent creams, with decoration tips to rival Paris’s finest patisseries. Guests can also expect to see Rachel curating and hosting a breakfast grazing table of mini choux pastries with decadent pastry creams and lashings of fruit coulis, fresh berries, chocolate, nuts and more. On her first ever food discovery of the Maldives, Rachel will travel to a Maldivian farmers’ market to discover indigenous ingredients, watch fisherman bring in their catch of the day and back at the resort co-host a Maldivian cooking class as she learns the secrets of recipes handed down through the generations. For budding bakers, Rachel will host a resort bake-off as ‘guest judge’ where contenders will be invited to present dishes from one of her many best-selling cookbooks ready to impress for star-baker status, based on taste, presentation, efficiency, and speed.
The internationally-adored, multi-talented culinary bon vivant, Rachel Khoo brings a global wealth of knowledge with a unique perspective and approach to food – resulting in innovative recipes, a highly developed palate and an original outlook toward all she creates. Known for her colourful flair, Rachel Khoo’s special appearances on the world stage and into the kitchens and living rooms of home cooks internationally through 15 TV shows, include BBC2s Remarkable Places to Eat, her famed TV series The Little Paris Kitchen, BBC Worldwide’s Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook series, Discovery Network UKs Rachel Khoo’s Chocolate, Food Network’s Rachel Khoo’s Simple Pleasures and Rachel Khoo: My Swedish Kitchen – the TV show counterpart to Rachel’s best-selling cookbook, The Little Swedish Kitchen. Rachel has judged and co-judged multiple cooking competition shows including Zumbo’s Just Desserts alongside acclaimed pastry chef Adriano Zumbo, Australia’s popular My Kitchen Rules, BBCs Great British Menu and this summer, Rachel judges on The Great Australian Bake Off Season 6.