Cinnamon hotels and resorts to host celebrity Chef Gary Mehigan in Sri Lanka

Gary Mehigan, the renowned British-Australian Michelin Star celebrity chef and much-famed former original judge of MasterChef Australia, is gracing the shores of Sri Lanka for a special 3-day culinary extravaganza courtesy of Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts.

From November 30 to December 2, 2023, food enthusiasts and connoisseurs will have the opportunity to savour the magic of his creations
at Cinnamon Grand Colombo.

Gary Mehigan, the last of the trio of judges from MasterChef Australia, is set to take locals on a gastronomic journey like no other. During his visit, guests will have the exclusive opportunity to experience two (02) personally curated full-course dinners by Gary himself, followed by a specially curated Brunch and High Tea evening on the third day.

Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts invites all passionate foodies to come and indulge in tantalizing meals proposed by Gary Mehigan as he shares experiences from his journeys around the world as an author of several cookbooks and host of numerous culinary shows. Starting with an
exclusive five-course dinner at the London Grill, Cinnamon Grand Colombo, on 30 November, this event promises to be a unique opportunity for guests to engage with Gary in an intimate setting.

On 1 December, a five-course dinner will be hosted at the picturesque Atrium, Cinnamon Grand Colombo, also curated by Gary himself. On the 2 December Gary will network with food enthusiasts over a curated carvery Brunch at the Cheers Pub, Cinnamon Grand Colombo.

For those who prefer a lighter food experience, he will host a delightful High Tea event on 2 December once again at the Atrium, Cinnamon Grand Colombo. During this event, he will share his inspiration as an author and more, followed by a book signing session.

Chief Executive Officer of Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts, Mikael Svensson, commenting on hosting an internationally renowned culinary expert in Sri Lanka said “Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts has a long-standing tradition of introducing unique lifestyle experiences to the hospitality space in Sri Lanka and with Gary Mehigan’s visit is a testament of our commitment to providing new and unique experiences to our patrons. His visit is not only a treat for food lovers but also a significant moment for Sri Lanka’s dining, entertainment, travel, and lifestyle space.”

Complimentarily, Gary Mehigan is no stranger to the world of food and entertainment. With several television shows and cookbooks, he has become a household name in the world of cuisine. Over the years, he has also been a judge on Junior MasterChef Australia alongside Matt
Preston and George Calombaris, who was previously hosted by Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts as well.

He has hosted the show ‘Good Chef Bad Chef’ and co-hosted ‘Boys Weekend’, which has been aired in over 110 countries. His shows, Far Flung with Gary Mehigan and Master of Taste with Gary Mehigan have been some of the most-watched programs on TV, with the latter winning the award for Best Cinematography at the Asian Television Awards.

In addition to his television appearances, Gary also manages his own podcast series, A Plate to Call Home. He has published a series of cookbooks, including Bringing Flavour Home, Lantern Cookery Classics by Gary Mehigan, Gary Mehigan’s Comfort Food, and Favourites by Gary Mehigan,
along with collaborations like Cook with Us and Your Place or Mine with George Calombaris.

Therefore, don't miss this special occasion to savor the dishes of culinary genius, Gary Mehigan. Book your seats now for unforgettable dining experiences with a world-renowned chef.

For tickets and information visit or call +94 71 711 8111.

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