Join culinary stars Henrique Sá Pessoa and José Avillez for a night of incredible Michelin-starred enchantment in Lisbon this September
Gourmands, clear your schedule for this incredible upcoming dinner. Taking place in Lisbon on October 3 2019, join two grand ambassadors of Portuguese contemporary cuisine for a night of edible bliss.
Henrique Sá Pessoa (chef at the two Michelin starred restaurant, Alma) and José Avillez (from Belcanto, also a two Michelin starred restaurant) are joining forces at Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon to cook together for the first time in a collaborative dinner, and for a table of 20 people only.
No detail will be left to chance. The Hotel’s resident team, led by Executive Chef Pascal Meynard, masterfully improvises an assembly line that can take place in the most unusual corners of the Hotel, while Pastry Sous-Chef Diogo Lopes is responsible for the final shot of the meal.
Taking place on the hotel’s 10th floor, guests are in for a night of opulence. Grand gold plated candlesticks, tableware from banquets crystallised in time and unique pieces from other eras will all provide a tribute to Hotel Ritz Lisbon’s 60-year legacy.
The dish on Henrique Sá Pessoa
One of the most successful chefs in the national food scene, Henrique is also one of the most cherished by the general public.
At the end of 2015 he reopened Alma in Lisbon’s Chiado neighbourhood, a restaurant where he can freely express all his creativity and which, in fewer than three years, already has the distinction of two Michelin stars.
He is also at the helm of Tapisco, a tapas and snack restaurant, and Atelier, a multifunctional space for creation and experimentation.
The dish on José Avillez
Considered one of the great references of gastronomy in Portugal, he has continuously stood out for his entrepreneurial spirit, already having several projects to his name.
However, it is at Belcanto, considered one of the 50 best restaurants in the world by The World’s 50 Best Restaurants and distinguished with two Michelin stars, where he best expresses his creative evolution, always with the mission of promoting Portuguese cuisine all over the world.
Make it happen
When: 3 October 2019
Cost: EUR 350 per person
How: For reservations, please use code RitzSecretRoom and email: firstname.lastname@example.org