BENJAMIN MAERZ Diamonds Star of the East

Hotel in Zanzibar


from July 22, 2019 to July 28, 2019

Don’t miss 5th edition of “Dining with the Stars”, the gourmet event that brings the star chefs of the JRE – Jeunes Restaurateurs to the kitchens of the most exclusive Diamonds Resorts of the Planhotel Hospitality Group.

For the young creative chef and entrepreneur his profession has become a vocation. After a long and deep training in the family business, now he is running with passion the Michelin starred restaurant Maerz and Maerz in Baden-Wurttemberg, near Stuttgart. Together with his brother he offers a top gastronomy in a cozy ambience with a guaranteed feel-good factor. The kitchen of Maerz is the perfect culinary combination of home and wanderlust: home-bound and yet cosmopolitan.

During this week,, Chef Benjamin Maerz will be cooking for our guests at :

  • Show cooking on Tuesday 23h of July
  • Gala Dinner on Wednesday 24th of July
  • Cooking Class on Friday 26th of July
  • Four Hands Dinner on Saturday 27th of July

Gests of the Diamonds Star of the East can benefit of this exclusive initiative which is included in the All Inclusive Formula. Guests of Diamonds La Gemma Dell’Est may take advantage of this initiative paying an additional fee and depending on availability. 

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