Douro Porto Wine Festival

ANDRÉ MAGALHÃES

André Magalhães is the head tavern keeper at Taberna da Rua das Flores in Lisbon, one of the most popular gastronomic projects in the city.

For five years he was chef de cuisine at the prestigious Clube de Jornalistas – Restaurante. He is a consultant at Omali Lodge in São Tomé where he is implementing a gastronomic sustainability program. In partnership with its tavern owners, they reopened the Quiosque de São Paulo, the oldest kiosk in Lisbon, an ode to the snacking tradition of the city's taverns, taverns, pubs and kiosks. In October of last year, they gave new life to the elegant Antiga Camponesa in Santa Catarina.

As a journalist he writes about gastronomy and wines, collaborating with several national and foreign publications. He is a member of the FIJEV- International Federation of Wine Journalists and Writers, and an international jury in wine and olive oil competitions.

In 2012 he won a “Taster Trophy” that distinguishes the best tasters of the Mondial Contest in Brussels. Personality of the Year in Gastronomy 2015 by “Wine” magazine. André Magalhães holds a postgraduate degree in Gastronomic Sciences and teaches at the FCT/ISA Master in Gastronomic Sciences .

Collector of wild products and seafood, he is a defender of sustainable products and rural life. He is an active member of the Slow Food movement and the Confraria dos Oenophiles and Gastronomers of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro.