Soneva Jani in Maldives appoints grand masterchef

Kiichi Okabe was formerly executive chef at a two-starred concept in Singapore
Maldives, New hire, Chef

Luxury resort Soneva Jani in Maldives has appointed Kiichi Okabe as its grand masterchef.

The Japanese chef was formerly executive chef of Shoukouwa in Singapore which was awarded two Michelin stars in 2016 and he was also head chef at Dubai restaurant Okku.


Okabe will host private dining experiences at So Imaginative, the private celebration room at Soneva Jani for 20 people, where his menu will fuse Japanese delicacies with Maldivian ingredients.

Diners can expect dishes like baked Indian Ocean tooth fish marinated in Saikyo miso from Kyoto, Japan and raw shrimp from Hokkaido with yuzu flavoured seaweed and Soneva caviar.

Most Popular

Follow us