THE SMARTER BANQUETING HUB

Follow along as Bonemasters Europe’s brand ambassador, Executive Chef Onno Kokmeijer of the Ciel Bleu Restaurant ** (Okura Hotel Amsterdam) and Executive Chef Michel Westerman of the Main Kitchen at the Okura Amsterdam discuss the vital elements of banquet planning and execution while exploring themes of Creativity, Financial Planning & Cost Control, as well as Quality & Consistency. Onno and Michel each share 3 dishes prepared using Bonemasters products and Michel explains how he can draw inspiration from Onno’s dishes and translate them to a banqueting environment. 

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CONCEPT: BE CREATIVE

Part of the Bonemasters ethos is to Be Creative with ingredients, with the Bonemasters range and in your vision for the final dish. In this video, Chef Onno and Chef Michel discuss the banqueting planning process and how the Bonemasters Europe product range allows them to be more creative

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CONCEPT: FINANCIAL & COST CONTROL

The Bonemasters Europe product range allows you to control the cost of every dish. When you open a bag of Stock Jus or Glace, you already know the price it will add to a dish. In this video, Chef Onno and Chef Michel discuss all the crucial aspects of controlling costs in a banqueting environment and how the Bonemasters range helps with this. 

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CONCEPT: QUALITY & CONSISTENCY

From real ingredients, the clarity of our products and the rich taste, you know you can rely on Bonemasters Europe for quality and consistency. The Bonemasters Europe products allow for consistent mise en place and service. In this video, Chef Michel and Chef Onno discuss the importance of quality sauces and how the Bonemasters range is the perfect solution for their kitchens. 

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MEET THE CHEFS

Executive Chef Onno Kokmeijer

Executive Chef and Restaurant Manager Onno Kokmeijer, of the Ciel Bleu Restaurant** (Okura Hotel Amsterdam) and Bonemasters Europe brand ambassador. 

For many years Onno Kokmeijer has been part of the culinary world. Since he was 17 years old Onno has been working for ‘De Twee Schouwtjes’, ‘De Swaen’, ‘De Hoefslag’, ‘De Gieser Wildeman’ and ‘Karpendoekse Hoeve’. After his role as a sous-chef at ‘Merlet’ he made the move to Ciel Bleu ** in 2003. The ‘SVH meesterkok’ as part of the chefs duo, with chef de cuisine Arjan Speelman, is constantly looking for perfection in products as well as balance and craft. In 2020 Onno Kokmeijer became the brand ambassador for Bonemasters Europe. 

Executive Chef Michel Westerman

Executive Chef of the main kitchen Michel Westerman (Okura Hotel Amsterdam)

Since 2014, Michel Westerman has been leading the main kitchen at the Okura Hotel Amsterdam. In this role, among many of the things, he is responsible for the hotel’s large scale banqueting kitchen. Before commencing his role at the Okura Hotel Amsterdam, Michel worked as the Executive Chef at the five-star Renaissance Hotel Amsterdam. 

FIND A DISTRIBUTOR

Bonemasters Europe has a wide range of distributors across the world. Using the map below you can explore distribution options in your country. Alternatively, you can head to our distribution page by clicking here.