Gary Mehigan: Celebrity Chef and Former MasterChef Australia Judge is finally here in Sri Lanka.

Internationally acclaimed Celebrity Chef and former MasterChef Australia judge, Gary Mehigan, has officially arrived in Sri Lanka for a highly anticipated three-day culinary extravaganza, presented in partnership with Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts. The culinary maestro landed at the Bandaranaike International Airport late last night (27th), where he was warmly welcomed with a traditional Sri Lankan ceremony, setting the stage for an exceptional gastronomic experience.

In the lead-up to the exclusive dinners curated by Mehigan himself, the renowned chef will be immersing himself in the kitchens of Cinnamon Grand Colombo, collaborating closely with their chefs to perfect the unique menus planned for the event. From November 30 to December 2, 2023, patrons with a refined taste for food will have the rare opportunity to savor Mehigan’s culinary artistry at Cinnamon Grand Colombo and personally connect with the celebrated chef.

During his visit, guests will be treated to two meticulously crafted full-course dinners personally orchestrated by Mehigan, promising an unparalleled gastronomic experience as he shares his expertise and passion with the culinary landscape of Sri Lanka. The culinary journey culminates in a carvery and High Tea evening on the third day, featuring a book-signing session and intimate moments for guests to engage in conversation with the esteemed gourmet guru.

Mikael Svensson, Chief Executive Officer of Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts, expressed his excitement about hosting an internationally renowned culinary expert in Sri Lanka. He emphasized the significance of Mehigan’s visit and the unique experiences that await guests during the three-day culinary extravaganza.

He stated, “We are thrilled to welcome Gary Mehigan to Sri Lanka for this extraordinary culinary journey. Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts is honored to partner with such a distinguished chef, and we believe this event will not only elevate the culinary scene in Sri Lanka but also provide a unique and unforgettable experience for our guests.”

In a statement, Gary Mehigan expressed his gratitude to Cinnamon Hotels for their remarkable support in bringing the event to life. He also extended his deepest appreciation to Sri Lankan Airlines for their exceptional hospitality and support in making his travel plans effortless and delightful.

Mehigan shared, “I’m on my way to visit your remarkable country, and I’m truly grateful to Cinnamon Hotels for their support. Special thanks to Sri Lankan Airlines for not only flying me to this beautiful destination but also for their exceptional hospitality. I’ll be hosting a range of events from the 30th of November to the 2nd of December. It’s going to be an extraordinary experience as I collaborate with some of Sri Lanka’s most talented chefs and culinary artisans. Be prepared for an exceptional culinary journey. Get your tickets now, and I will see you very, very soon!”

Food enthusiasts and patrons alike are encouraged to secure their tickets for this unique culinary experience, promising a rendezvous with the culinary genius, Gary Mehigan, amidst the vibrant and diverse culinary landscape of Sri Lanka.

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

Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts presents The Master Table with celebrity chef and former MasterChef Australia judge, Gary Mehigan, in Association with Commercial Bank and Powered by Sri Lankan Airlines and Knorr with Scope Cinemas as the Official Cinema Partner, Fox 91.4 as the Official Radio partner, Wijeya Newspapers as the Official Print and Digital Media partner, Emerging Media as the Official Outdoor Digital Media Partner, Walkers Tours as the Official Logistics Partner, Wine World and Glenfiddich as the Official Beverage Partners, Nelna as the Official Mango Partner and Dilmah as the Official Tea Partner.

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