Maldives, April 2024: InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort is pleased to announce a  week-long residency with Mauro Panebianco, an excellent chef known for his exquisite take on Italian  cuisine. Set to take place between April 27th and May 4th, guests can look forward to an incredible  culinary spectacle as the chef will be preparing various dishes for 3 nights at Lighthouse, an  oceanfront culinary gem renowned for its brilliant Mediterranean culinary creations and scenic views. 
Passionate about food since his early years, Chef Mauro has over 3 decades of experience mastering  Italian cuisine. Originally from Busto Arsizio, a city that serves as the gateway to Milan, Chef Mauro  has worked with a series of renowned establishments around the world, including La Terrazza in  Rome and the Giorgio Armani restaurant in Munich. He is currently the Executive Chef of Cantinetta  Antinori in Moscow, where he has spent nearly 2 decades honing his skills in crafting the finest  Italian dishes and pastries.  
The talented chef will also help host a management cocktail event, presenting his signature canapes  and offering guests a glimpse into the artistry behind his creations. Driven by his passion for culinary  excellence and a desire to impart knowledge, Chef Mauro will organise a masterclass delving into the  intricate techniques of preparing pasta and pesto from scratch. This enlightening masterclass will offer  participants a hands-on experience and inspire them to develop their skills in creating the essential elements of Italian cuisine. 
Chef Mauro believes in infusing every dish with emotion, offering guests a journey of exquisite  simplicity and taste that leaves a lasting impression on their senses and memories. During the  residency, he will be showcasing his culinary artistry for 3 unforgettable nights, crafting gastronomic  masterpieces that embody his philosophy and embrace the timeless elegance of Italy, creating a truly  exceptional dining experience. 
The Lighthouse restaurant, where this incredible gastronomic journey will take place, celebrates the  rich Mediterranean cuisine and sources the finest ingredients and seafood. Located at an enchanting  lighthouse, the restaurant offers a breathtaking 360-degree view of the property and the serene Indian  Ocean. With its warm and inviting atmosphere and alfresco setting, complemented by the exquisite dishes prepared by Chef Mauro, the Lighthouse restaurant is the ideal choice for discerning diners  seeking an elegant dining affair.  
Tucked away in the secluded Maamunagau island, this astonishing resort offers a charming setting  where guests can unwind and immerse themselves in the natural beauty of this tropical archipelago.  With Chef Mauro coming soon to join the resort for his residency, diners are invited to embark on a  culinary voyage to the heart of Italy, where every dish reflects the passion, expertise, and artistry of  this authentic cuisine.
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