Edwin Vinke has been the Patron of Cuisine at Restaurant De Kromme Watergang in Hoofdplaat for the past 23 years. The two Michelin-starred restaurant tells the story of the passionate love of a chef for his native land, as well as his relentless quest for healthy food. In 2005 Vinke received his first Michelin star, with the second one being earned in 2011. In 2008, he was presented with the title SVH Master Chef, and Gault&Millau named him ‘Chef of the Year’ in 2011. Edwin Vinke has been a member of Les Patrons Cuisiniers since 2005.