Popular Brazilian chef who has risen to fame as the proprietor of Portuguese restaurants A Cevicheria, O Talho, and O Asiático. He has also gained popularity as a faculty member of the popular reality cooking TV show Chefs' Academy and a judge on TVI's Masterchef.
He originally earned his bachelor's degree in marketing management in 2003. He subsequently studied at the Cordon Bleu Cooking School in Paris.
He had his debut book Comer o Mundo published in 2011. He has also served as a judge for the popular RTP1 Cook Off - Duelo de Sabores cooking series.
He was married in 2008.
He and Rui Unas have appeared on TV alongside one another.