Alex Atala


Birthday June 3, 1968

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Sao Paulo, Brazil

Age 54 years old

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Brazilian chef whose Sao Paulo establishment, D.O.M., was ranked fourth in the world in a 2012 survey of restaurants.

Before Fame

He began his culinary training at age nineteen at the École Hôtelière de Namur in Belgium.


He transformed traditional Brazilian cuisine by making use of French and Italian culinary techniques.

Family Life

He was born in São Paulo, Brazil.

Associated With

He and Ludovic Lefebvre were fellow chefs.