Discover Benelux, Issue 67, July 2019

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Discover Benelux  |  Amsterdam in 2019  |  City Centre Highlights Chef Moshik Roth.

Emotion translated to food TEXT: KARIN VENEMA  |  PHOTOS: &MOSHIK

Located in the heart of Amsterdam, with views overlooking its famous canals, &moshik is the brainchild of two-Michelin-star chef Moshik Roth, who uses his talents to take diners on a gastronomic journey. Eating at this revered establishment is nothing short of theatre, as dishes are presented — and many created — at your table.

sets out to surprise and serve his guests with an emotional culinary encounter.

our performance until we earn it. And of course, after that as well.”

“At &moshik we offer an evening full of experiences. It’s like going to the theatre: a story is being told. We touch people’s hearts through their taste buds, inviting them to feel the emotions that are captured in the dishes.”

The young Roth started his career as a pizzeria manager in Amsterdam. In his spare time, he became fascinated by haute cuisine and vouched to become a renowned chef. After working in several Michelin-star restaurants, owning his own restaurant and receiving his own Michelin stars, Roth opened &moshik in 2012. Within three months of opening, Moshik and his dedicated team received two Michelin stars. Seven years later, the restaurant is still going strong.

Diners can opt for a small or large ‘inspiration menu’ containing eight expertly crafted dishes, the vegetarian eightcourse ‘Menu du jardin’, the surprise menu of overwhelming appetisers, or choose à la carte. All options display refined combinations, like North Sea cod with cockles and green peas miso, or white asparagus with tomato and goat’s cheese.

&moshik has been praised and revered by countless visitors. “Moshik Roth invites you on an adventure. This fashionable establishment will take you from one pleasant surprise to the next. The chef knows how to combine inventiveness with refinement for a fantastic flavour experience, extracting the best from top-quality ingredients with absolute precision,” writes the Michelin guide.

The success of &moshik, which is located just a few steps from Central Station, can be put down to quality, consistency and passion. “I don’t go to work, I am meeting my own child,” smiles Roth, who 38  |  Issue 67  |  July 2019

Accompanying the food is an equally superb wine list, and a team that is dedicated to ensuring guests have an outstanding time. “We focus on creating a maximum quality experience,” says Roth. “It’s my dream to have that third Michelin star, and we will keep enhancing

But words cannot truly capture the full span of the &moshik experience - you really need to pay this unique restaurant a visit and discover for yourself.

&moshik Oosterdokskade 5, 1011 AD Amsterdam

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