Renowned Celebrity Chef Jan Cleusters Elevates Culinary Experience at Fushifaru Maldives

Fushifaru Maldives is proud to announce its collaboration with internationally acclaimed celebrity chef, Jan Cleusters. This exciting partnership aims to enhance the culinary o erings at the Resort’s exquisite Raakani Surf’n’Turf Restaurant.

Chef Jan Cleusters brings his unparalleled expertise and innovative culinary vision to Fushifaru Maldives, where he will curate an entirely new set menu while elevating the existing fine dining options. The exciting new menu includes smoked salmon, grass-fed beef striploin and a poached lobster medallion.

The food aficionado started cooking at the age of four and after obtaining his high school diploma, he completed an apprenticeship in the Michelin-starred cuisine, since then he has won numerous international awards at the New York Festival, the Indie Awards, as well as at One Show, ADC and D&AD. Known for his passion for blending local flavours with international techniques, Chef Cleusters is set to redefine the gastronomic experience at Raakani.

 “We are thrilled to have Chef Jan Cleusters join us on this culinary journey. His commitment to excellence and creativity aligns perfectly with our dedication to providing guests with an unforgettable dining experience,” said Ahmed Siaar, General Manager at Fushifaru Maldives.

Fushifaru’s guests can look forward to a harmonious fusion of local ingredients and international culinary influences. The revamped menu promises to tantalise taste buds and leave a lasting impression on those seeking a gourmet adventure in paradise. Fushifaru Maldives invites guests and the media to experience the new era of gastronomy at Raakani Restaurant, where Chef Jan Cleusters’ culinary artistry will undoubtedly leave a mark on the Maldivian culinary scene. For reservations and more information about Fushifaru, please visit or email

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