He’d previously been invited to stage a pop-up at Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort and Spa in Mauritius but declined because of pressures of work. Now, he felt, the time was right to transplant The Test Kitchen’s (TTK’s) operations almost in its entirety to the Indian Ocean island.
In mid-April, Dale-Roberts and 17 of his staff opened the doors of The Test Kitchen Mauritius and stayed for the six weeks.
Had you travelled to Mauritius before?
My wife Sandaleen and I have been here a couple of times with our son Finley. We’ve stayed at the local Club Med as well as the more upmarket Beachcomber because we like being able to holiday as a family: all-inclusive resorts are brilliant for kids because of the range of activities they offer. It sounds naff but it’s easy and there’s no drama.