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Chef Ewen - MooMba Beach

The Top Chef Aruba contestant of MooMba Beach is Ewen van Seumeren (36) who has been the chef of MooMba Beach since June 2016.

The Chef

Ewen was born in Huizen, which is in the northwest of the Netherlands. He graduated Culinary School in Amsterdam and gained experience in different kitchens, steakhouses and golf resorts. In 2016, he decided it was time for an international adventure, came to Aruba and was hired as the chef of MooMba Beach, the popular beach bar and restaurant in Palm Beach.

Chef’s philosophy

“I believe in value for money. My guests will enjoy a festival of flavors and for sure, will leave satisfied. That's my commitment to each of my guests.”

The Dish

MooMba's Seared Lamb Chops

Seared lamb chops accompanied by savory baked pear, sweet baby carrot, snow peas, Cajun potatoes and are served with carrot puree and a reduced marsala-pan sauce.

Price: US$ 26.00 p/p Available only at: MooMba Beach

“It is a homage to my greatest culinary memories of fall season.”

Vote for Chef Ewen and have a chance to win a private VIP dinner along with Chef Ewen himself! This dinner is valued at $1,000 (a private, dedicated 4-course dinner including a wine pairing).


The Wine

Josh Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon Available: November 1-30 at MooMba Beach

Round and juicy, our Cabernet Sauvignon has flavors of blackberry, toasted hazelnut and cinnamon, complemented by hints of vanilla and toasted oak.

Price with the Chef's special: US$ 41.00 per bottle or US$ 9.00 per glass. Josh Cellar

Founded as a tribute from son to father, Josh Cellars makes well-balanced and delicious wines sourced from California's best-growing regions.


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