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New pastry chef at Velassaru Maldives


Velassaru is pleased to welcome Chef Dhilmin Silva as the resort’s new Pastry Chef. Originally from Sri Lanka, Chef Dhilmin has graduated in Pastry Arts at Le Cordon Bleu in London, one of the most renowned and leading Culinary School in the world.

Before joining Velassaru Dhilmin was the Pastry Chef at Chateau Elan Winery Resort. He was also Chef Assistant for Chef Julie Walshe, for the Tate & Lyle wedding cake exhibition in 2011 with Le Cordon Bleu in London.

Being famous for his creativity and unique desserts he was among finalists of the 2011 Valrohna UK Chocolate dessert of the year. His art was recognized even by the Royal family as he gave his contribution to the remake of the cake of King George XI for Prince William’s wedding.

Velassaru Maldives is more than excited to have him joined the team and is looking forward to present all his creative delights to its guests.

About Velassaru Maldives’

Secluded but not isolated, Velassaru Maldives is located on a private coral island, surrounded by the finest white-sand beaches and a unique turquoise lagoon. It is only 25-minute ride from Male International Airport. Find your hideaway in chic villas with sophistication and privacy in every corner. Dine overlooking the stunning turquoise lagoon, under candlelight or starlight and indulge all your desires. A holiday you will never forget.’


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