With two Michelin Stars and many other awards, Ricardo Costa is passionate about Portuguese cuisine and aims to present the finest Portuguese culinary traditions and products with a contemporary approach and innovative techniques.
From Portugal’s Tras-os-Montes region, his focus on his Casa de Chá da Boa Nova restaurant earned him a first Michelin Star. A chef who seeks out the most modern and avant-garde trends, without ever losing genuine flavour and memory as the main source of inspiration.
Holds the title of Commander and, for this reason, he does not need any presentation. He leads the most international Portuguese catering group with restaurants in Portugal and Brazil. He is seen as the professional who changed national kitchens and catering.
He travelled around the world and brought flavours and influences to Lisbon that help him to explore traditional Portuguese cooking. For him, there is only good cooking and bad cooking, so he dedicates his life to creating meals of refined taste, perfect technique and excellent end product.