This year's Master of Crafts and Craftsmanship Calendar is headlined by Rachel Khoo, a best-selling cuisine writer and international TV presenter, and it will be held at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands from October 29 to October 31. Rachel Khoo will host a series of custom guest experiences that include an exquisite choux pastry masterclass for adults and kids, a delicious breakfast grazing table, the opportunity to 'Guest Judge' a bake-off among guests, a trip to a Maldivian farmer's market, and a collaboration on a Maldivian cooking class with their award-winning culinary team.
The renowned and multi-talented culinary bon vivant Rachel Khoo offers a wealth of experience from throughout the world along with a distinctive viewpoint and approach to food, which results in creative recipes, a well-honed palate, and an original outlook on everything she prepares. The Little Paris Kitchen, Rachel Khoo's renowned TV series, BBC Worldwide's Rachel Khoo's Kitchen Notebook series, Discovery Network UK's Rachel Khoo's Chocolate, Food Network's Rachel Khoo's Simple Pleasures, and Rachel Khoo: My Swedish Kitchen, the TV show counterpart to Rach, are just a few of the 15 TV shows that have featured Rachel Khoo, who is known for her colorful flair. Several cooking competition shows have included Rachel as a judge or co-judge, including Zumbo's Just Desserts with renowned pastry chef Adriano Zumbo, My Kitchen Rules in Australia, BBC's Great British Menu, and The Great Australian Bake Off Season 6 this summer.
By enrolling in Rachel Khoo's choux pastry masterclass at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, guests can look forward to an up-close and personal experience with her. Participants will learn the tricks to making the ideal choux pastry, whip up a variety of delectable creams, and decorate their choux, making them pretty enough for a Parisian pâtisserie! Additionally, visitors may anticipate seeing Rachel curate and host a breakfast grazing table with miniature choux pastries with delectable fillings including premium Greek yoghurt, fruit coulis, fresh berries, chocolate, nuts, and more in addition to the traditional pastry cream. While exploring the Maldives for the first time, Rachel will visit a local farmer's market to find local ingredients, watch fishermen bring in their catch of the day, and then co-host a cooking class to learn the secrets of traditional dishes. For interested guests, Rachel will serve as the "Guest Judge" for a bake-off where competitors will exhibit dishes from one of her numerous best-selling cookbooks and be scored on flavor, presentation, expediency, and speed.