A disciple of 3-starred chef Jacob Jan Boerma from a young age,
Robert Poel incorporates the philosophy of his mentor at Voltaire, the fine-dining restaurant of Parc Broekhuizen.
USING FRESH, seasonal ingredients, either from their own garden or selected personally from local suppliers, Robert Poel is committed to providing guests with an enriched, high-quality experience “with something special”. He leads a young team with partner and friend, Thomas Diepersloot. Together, the chefs have stamped their own signature and creative touch on the cuisine served at Voltaire, allowing the simplicity of composition and taste to shine on the plate.
Having cut his teeth at several Michelin-starred restaurants, Thomas Diepersloot is the other half of the ParkcBroekhuizen dream team.
DRAWN TO the exciting, adrenaline-filled environments of Michelin kitchens, Thomas Diepersloot now shares the helm of Voltaire with Robert Poel. “We complement and strengthen each other. We have each other’s back and that’s what makes the relationship so special and long-lasting,” explains the chef. His food is fresh and light, often incorporating Asian flavours and products. His culinary approach mirrors the philosophy of consultant chef Jacob Jan Boerma, using techniques that add a ‘wow factor’ to the creations.
The 3-Michelin-starred chef Jacob Jan Boerma oversees the gastronomic offering at Parc Broekhuizen. His award-winning modern style is most tangible in the intimate surroundings of Voltaire, the hotel’s fine dining restaurant where he has developed a menu founded on local, seasonal ingredients and international influences
AFTER earning 3 Michelin stars at De Leest, his restaurant in Vaassen, chef Jacob Jan Boerma now brings his light, elegant cuisine to the kitchen of Voltaire. Seasonal produce is at the heart of his culinary philosophy, enhanced by fresh flavours, the finest local ingredients and an excellent wine list that includes an enviable selection of natural labels. His goal is to provide guests with a sensational culinary experience in the beautiful surroundings of PARC BROEKHUIZEN, where he leads a team of young and highly ambitious talents. “Parc Broekhuizen is a dream location,” says the 3-star chef.
“The estate is a unique place where everything comes together: a special story, a beautiful setting and an intimate atmosphere”.
With the signature cuisine of Boerma, along with warm, personal service and the singular surroundings of the historical estate, PARC BROEKHUIZEN is a gastronomic destination of the highest standards..