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2014/05/23

Algarve Chefs Week: From May 23rd to 30th, 2014

From May 23rd to 30th, the "Algarve Chefs Week" returns to southern Portugal, gathering 8 Executive Chefs from high end restaurants to showcase the very best of this region.

The "Algarve Chefs Week" is back for the 4th edition of a unique gastronomic week, from May 23rd to 30th. This initiative gathers 8 Executive Chefs from high end restaurants based in the best Algarvian hotels for an exclusive event, with menus inspired in the regional rustic gastronomy fundamentals.

During one week, Chefs from 8 luxury hotels will be responsible for developing novel menus, based on the more traditional and rustic flavors of the Algarve, prepared with sublime mastery and originality.

The 4th Edition of the "Algarve Chefs Week" will journey to the roots of the traditional Algarve cuisine with dishes prepared by:

-Chef Andrew McGie - Louro Restaurant, Conrad Algarve;
-Chef Miguel Lourenço - The Olive Tree Restaurant, Hotel Vale d'Oliveiras;
-Chef André Simões Cilantro Restaurant, Hilton Vilamoura;
-Chef Jan Stechemesser - À terra Restaurant, Praia Verde Boutique Hotel;
-Chef Osvalde Silva - O Pescador Restaurant, Sheraton Algarve Hotel
-Chef José Leitão - Moonlight Restaurant, Salgados Grande Hotel;
-Chef Ricardo Ferreira - Pepper's Steakhouse Restaurant, Hotel Tivoli Marina Vilamoura;
-Chef Bruno Rocha - EMO Restaurant, do Hotel Tivoli Victoria.

The "Algarve Chefs Week" official launch took place yesteday, May 22nd, in the arrivals zone at Faro International Airport, where the 8 Executive Chefs will presented some of their creations prepared especially for this culinary event.

The "Algarve Chefs Week 2014" menus will be available from May 23rd to 30th , exclusively for dinner service, from 07h30PM to 10h30PM, in the restaurants from the selected hotels, with the price of 30 € per person, drinks excluded.

For the true lovers of the Algarvian cuisine, in this edition will still be available a passport to access the 8 restaurants of the event. Visitors who complete their culinary journey through 3 of the participating restaurants, will be eligible to draw for a weekend in one of the "Algarve Chefs Week" hosting hotels.

As with the previous edition, the "Algarve Chefs Week 2014" will be supporting the Charity Institution - CASA, Centre for Homeless, with 1 € of the total value of each meal reverting to this institution. This year will also be offered throughout the entire event, 4 covers in each of the restaurants for mailers of this nonprofit association.
Intended not only to guests of the hotels involved, but also to all gastronomy lovers, the "Algarve Chefs Week" is promoting for over 4 editions, the best of the Algarve, by showcasing the traditional products of the region. This edition has the full support of the ERTA (Algarve Regional Entity of Tourism), ANA Airports and Quinta do Barranco Longo.



Source: Algarve Chefs Week website

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