Jose Avillez

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Birthday
24, 1979
Birthplace
Lisbon, Portugal
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
24, 1979 (age 39)
Birthplace
Lisbon, Portugal

About

Chef who became one of Portugal's most respected with the opening of Lisbon's Belcanto, which was named as one of The World's 50 Best Restaurants by Restaurant magazine. He has authored several books on cooking, including Petiscar com Estilo (2011). 

Before Fame

He graduated from the Instituto Superior de Comunicação Empresarial and began his culinary career at the Fortaleza do Guincho restaurant in Cascais.

Trivia

He was named 2015's Chef of the Year by WINE magazine. 

Family Life

He married Sofia de Melo e Castro Ulrich in 2015.

Associated With

He contributed to chef Ferran Adria's book COCO.