Six Senses Laamu has appointed Stefan Goehcke as its new 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, according to Six Senses Laamu. Having worked with high-end brands, Stefan has gained a vast professional experience and skills in managing large teams.

“I am glad and delighted to work with a great team of young and talented local and international chefs here at Six Senses Laamu,” says Chef Stefan, commenting on his new appointment. 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.

“Chef Stefan is an extremely passionate and creative chef and we are delighted to welcome him to the team,” says Marteyne van Well, general manager of Six Senses Laamu. “Known for his innovative ideas and focus on fresh and healthy cuisines, an executive chef of Stefan’s calibre will give a fresh new perspective to what we offer and provide a solid foundation for what is to come.”

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, according to the hotel operator. Six Senses Laamu is the only resort in the Laamu Atoll, deep in the Indian Ocean, surrounded by a beautiful coral house reef. To learn more about Six Senses Laamu, and its culinary offerings, please visit sixsenses.com/resorts/laamu.