Michelin-starred Chef Tom Kitchin Returning to Coco Bodu Hithi


Michelin-starred Chef Tom Kitchin is set to return to the shores of Coco Collection's flagship resort, Coco Bodu Hithi. He was at Coco Bodu Hithi in October 2017. 

Tom will be serving an exquisite five-course menu at Coco Bodu Hithi on the December 23 and 27.

Scottish-born Tom is Chef Proprietor of one of Britain’s finest restaurants, The Kitchin in Edinburgh. The restaurant opened in 2006 and was awarded a Michelin star just six months later in 2007 which it has retained for 11 years.

Tom’s newest cookbook, Fish & Shellfish, was released on 23rd August. 

Kitchin Group also includes award-winning Castle Terrace Restaurant and gastropub The Scran & Scallie which opened in March 201,  and was awarded a prestigious Bib Gourmand, becoming the only Scottish restaurant to be added to the 2017 Michelin Guide, last year.

Tom is a regular guest on The One Show, Saturday Kitchen Live, as guest judge on Masterchef and headlined the BBC2 series, The Chef’s Protégé. 

The island paradise of Coco Bodu Hithi is located in North Male Atoll and is a 40-minute speedboat ride away from Malé International Airport. Boasting modern comforts, it features villas with private pools and free WiFi. Guests can take part in yoga sessions that needs to be prebooked as it depends on the availability of the yoga master. 

The luxurious villas at Coco Bodu Hithi feature flat-screen TVs, Chinese TV channels and DVD players. Hot coffee can be enjoyed at the outdoor decks or personal in-room bar. An electric kettle and personal safe are included. Free WiFi is available in rooms. 

For the health conscious, the property provides Tai Chi pavilions, as well as an over-water gym. Relaxing massage services are available at the spa. For added convenience, a beauty salon and laundry services are also provided. Chinese speaking staff is available for assistance. 

The pool-side Air Restaurant serves fusion cuisine dishes, while Aqua Restaurant is perched over the water and serves Asian seafood dishes. Casual beach dining and barbecued meals can be enjoyed at Breeze Restaurant. End the night with soothing sea breeze and cocktails at Latitude Bar, or international wine at Altitude.