Jumeirah Vittaveli and Jumeirah Dhevanafushi have started a special “low miles menu” in their respective restaurants. Unveiled in their luxurious restaurants of Azara and Samsara, this menu is designed to lessen the carbon footprint of the hotel while providing quality service.
In accordance to the brands on-going commitment to lessen its impact on the environment, the menu’s which were created by Jumeirah Maldives chefs are designed to provide a culinary experience with a conscience. Highlighting the impacts a restaurant could have on the environment, the chefs at the renowned restaurants created low miles menu out of genuine concern for its surrounding environment.
This new initiative, based on the concept of responsible luxury, intends to make most of the local fresh ingredients available of its nearby surroundings. While providing a distinctive and delicious traditional cuisine, the chefs are also able to ensure minimal air and sea miles are required to bring in the ingredients needed for the menu. This in turn would minimize the harmful greenhouse gas emissions released into the atmosphere during the transportation of the food.
The low miles menu compromises of a sustainable and delicious culinary experience with dishes such as Reef Fish Pappillote with vegetables, Coconut and Chili or Mild Yellow Fish Curry with Chapatti, Mango Chutney and Local Herb Salad. For desserts guests can tuck into to an authentic Maldivian Fruit Cocktail served with a Biscuit and also a Local Custard Cream or Friend Local Banana Fritters served with Island made Coconut Ice Cream. Jumeirah Vittaveli guests can also enjoy this amazing menu as part of destination dining with multiple setting such as a private romantic dinner at the beach or a celebration with a group of friends.
The Azara Restaurant of Jumeirah Dhevanafushi is a food lover’s heaven. International cuisines are served among the brilliant backdrop of the Maldivian landscape. Feast for your hearts delight with the restaurants a la carte menu’s while enjoying the sophisticated beauty of the Maldivian beach. Its sister restaurant Samsara in Jumeirah Vittaveli is equally impressive. With views off the dazzling Indian Ocean, diners can indulge in an exciting mixture of Maldivian delicacies. Impressive choices are available at this world class restaurant suitable for all types of food aficionados.