Category: Chefs

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Portuguese Chefs at 2013 International Gourmet Festival

Lusitanian Michelin Stars The Portuguese Wave International Gourmet Festival 2013 – Vila Joya, Algarve, Portugal Nov 7-16 “It wasn’t so long ago that Portugal only had one Michelin-starred restaurant outside of the Algarve, but today there are three 1-star restaurants in northern Portugal, two in the Lisbon region and one...

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George Mendes/Michelin Star Chef – Aldea Restaurant – Fox News

Kitchen Superstars: George Mendes’ taste of Portugal | Fox News Video. Chef George Mendes makes Bacalhau a Bras! Chef Mendes has risen to fame in the last few years receiving a Michelin Star in 2011 and again in 2012. In 2011 he won the title of “Food and Wine Magazine’s...

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Michelin Star Restaurants – Portugal 2013

For 2013, the Michelin Dining Guide to Spain & Portugal has awarded prestigious stars to 11 chefs across Portugal. As like last year, the publication has awarded two stars each to Hans Neuner of Ocean Restaurant and Dieter Koschina of Vila Joya. Both restaurants are located in the Algarve. Celebrity...

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“Aldea” Makes New York Magazine’s Top 101 Restaurants in NYC

  Congratulations to Portuguese American Chef George Mendes who’s restaurant “ALDEA” made New York Magazine’s top 101 restaurants in NYC. nymag.com/restaurants/wheretoeat/2012/ newyork.grubstreet.com “The talented George Mendes has spent decades wandering the globe, studying under some of the great culinary divas of our time (Ducasse, Bouley, etc.). At this sleek, inventive...

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Chopped Champion – Luisa Fernandes

The first time I saw Portuguese Chef,  Luísa Fernandes on the Food Network’s Chopped  episode on November 10, 2009, I instantly became her fan. As I watched her, I could sense the passion and the love she put into each of the three dishes she prepared. Her innovative cooking skills...