Amilla Maldives Announces Ministry of Crab Collaboration for this Easter Holidays

Culinary News
PUBLISHED February 28, 2021

Amilla Maldives Resort and Residences and Ministry of Crab are partnering together to announce a pop-up ‘Ministry of Crab’ taking over Wok Restaurant at Amilla for the Easter holidays (from April 1st-4th). With the flagship restaurant at Colombo’s Dutch Hospital upscale shopping precinct, and international outposts in Shanghai, Manilla, Mumbai, Bangkok and at Crossroad Maldives, Ministry of Crab is one of the most acclaimed Sri Lankan seafood restaurants.   

Championing the seafood of the Maldives’ next-door Neighbour, the Ministry of Crab’s modus operandi is utilizing fresh quality ingredients (with a daring no-freezer) policy to create delicious fine dining cuisine. Specifically, The Ministry of Crab elevated indigenous wild-caught mud crab to unparalleled levels. Aficionados frequently refer to the MoC’s mud crab dishes as ‘the best crab in the world’.  

Guests can choose whether to have their crab prepared with chilli, pepper, garlic-chilli, butter or traditional Sri Lankan curry. The crabs range in size from half a kilo to the legendary 2kg ‘Crabzilla’. But the MoC also excels at many other seafood dishes, including crab liver pate, garlic-chilli freshwater prawns and so much more. 

As one of South Asia’s most famous chefs, Chef-Restaurateur Dharshan Munidasa’s pop-up Ministry of Crab at Amilla Maldives will be one of the highlights of its thrilling Easter programme. In addition to the exciting possibilities of indulging in what is arguably one of the best seafood dishes in the world, Amilla’s Easter festivities for guests of all ages will also include magical Neverland-themed entertainment and activities that celebrate togetherness, resilience and sustainability. As an advocate of fresh, local ingredients, Darshan is an excellent for Amilla’s key sustainability philosophy.  

Amilla’s General Manager, Jason Kruse, and Executive Chef, Andrew Smith, say they are thrilled that Dharshan will shortly be bringing his signature dishes and sharing his freshness philosophy with Sri Lankan spice and personality with the Baa Atoll resort. ” Ministry of Crab is an iconic brand which will provide additional dining options for our Easter period guests,” says Jason. 

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