Taste of The Golden Age

A Michelin starred dinner celebrating the 17th Century "Dutch Golden Age"

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Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam

Event Summary


A very special evening for a select group of VIP guests themed around the 'Dutch Golden Age.' Held in a series of the venue's historic spaces and accompanied by music from well-known 17th century composers, guests truly felt as though they had been transported back in time. Waiters dressed for the occasion provided guests with true 'Waldorf Service' at each table and guests enjoyed a delectable menu prepared by the in-house Two-Michelin Star Chef Sidney Schutte.

Waiter, Taste of the Golden Age, Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam, Best Events 2019


  • To transport guests back to the Dutch Golden Age for an evening of elegant luxury


  • Waldorf Bellmen waited at the door with torches to welcome guests into the event. Upon entering the Hooft Ballroom, guests were seated at themed tables and served by themed waiters. Music by classic composers entertained the diners as they were served a bespoke menu of dishes artfully prepared by Two-Michelin Star Chef, Sidney Schutte.


  • The feedback received from the attending guests was extremely positive and all guests enjoyed their participation in such an elegant experience at Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam.


"An event that highlighted how the Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam's unique characteristics can be used to conjure a true luxury hospitality experience"

Robin Klabbers, Senior Marketing Executive, Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam

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This unique venue in Amsterdam is comprised of six monumental 17th and 18th-century double-fronted canal palaces. Located in the heart of the city by the Herengracht canal, Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam offers an elegant setting for a wide variety of occasions. The Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam event spaces are made up of seven exclusive meeting and event rooms that can host a variety of events and celebrations. The grand ballroom overlooks the canal and is the ideal location for exclusive social events of up to 160 people. There are four multifunctional meeting rooms for conferences, receptions or business meetings. All of these spaces overlook the Herengracht canal or the private courtyard garden. This venue's distinctive decor and rich heritage make it a stand out event destination in Amsterdam.

A Michelin starred dinner celebrating the 17th Century "Dutch Golden Age"