Tastes of Discovery Series: Uncover the Kimberley Coastline
Join us on this culinary cruise with Top Chef World-All Stars Tom Götter and Dale MacKay.
Exclusively with our Vice President of Oceans Hotel Operations, Maritime Master and Top Chef World All-Star, Tom Götter, and his special guest, acclaimed chef Dale MacKay, winner of Top Chef Canada.
The Tastes of Discovery is an all-inclusive, once-in-a-lifetime experience to pursue your wanderlust and culinary dreams. Couple this with the raw and rugged beauty of Australia’s Kimberley Coast, which is best explored in ultra-luxury on board Scenic Eclipse II.
Your Scenic Eclipse II 6-star voyage will take you deep and up close to this magical, pristine land, with a specialist Discovery Team led by renowned award-winning Kimberley expert Mike Cusack who has guided in the region for over 20 years. This unique 11-day journey from Broome to Darwin on 20 May 2024 will create stories to last a lifetime, combining Chef Dale and Chef Tom's culinary expertise with stunning natural landscapes and unique wildlife.
The treasures of Kimberley’s ancient shores
Chef Tom started his cooking career at Hyatt Hotels in his hometown of Mainz, Germany, followed by Steinberger Academy in southern Germany, where he obtained his master’s in culinary arts, graduating with honours. He trained under Thomas Keller and his team in the Napa Valley.
A finalist in the first season of Top Chef Germany, Chef Tom was invited to compete in the Top Chef World All Stars. In 2019, he joined the newly launched Scenic Eclipse as the Executive Chef and today is the Vice President of Oceans Hotel Operations for Scenic Group, overseeing the entire culinary program for both Scenic Eclipse Discovery Yachts and the two Emerald Cruises yachts.
Chef Dale was born in Saskatchewan, Canada. After travelling the world and working his way through the kitchens of Gordon Ramsay and Daniel Boulud for a decade he won the first season of Top Chef Canada.
Over the past ten years, he and long-time co-worker and business partner Christopher Cho have opened five award-winning restaurants in Saskatchewan. Always testing his competitive side, Dale has also appeared on Iron Chef Gauntlet, Fire Masters, and Wall of Chefs and competed internationally on Top Chef World All-Stars.
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