Alex Atala: interview with the best chef of Brazil
ItaliaSquisita exclusive interview with Alex Atala, the best chef in South America
Alex Atala is a star in the heart of Brazil. Its restaurant, the DOM from San Paolo, has revealed to the international culinary opinion the secrets of South America. Alex Atala, in its constant search for new products hidden in the lands of the Amazon, gave the start to an unparalleled rediscovery of the Brazilian and South American products. The DOM has been ranked 18th by San Pellegrino in its "50 best risotranti in the world" but is not in the charts that we will find the unique character of Alex Atala and his kitchen, as in his person, brilliant, extrovert, with a glowing imagination that continuous grinding unexpected proposals for the palates of all the world. Who was at the Identità Golose the year he participated, will never forget his "fettuccine carbonara with heart of palm” that have stunned even Andrea Berton. Alex Atala born rebel and in 1989 goes on a long trip to Europe that would change his life: France, Belgium, and finally Italy, where he stayed for two years before returning in 1994 in his Brazil. In Europe, for obtain a residence permit while working as a disk jockey punk rock, he subscribe in a catering school. And there, unexpectedly, he found the vocation of his life: in short, passes between the stove of top star-French chefs before arriving in Italy where he seeks a new simplicity. The European experience has marked him, Italy still loves him with all the heart, and we meet him in Turin, where we issue a long and valuable interview on Italian cuisine today, on the changes, the prospects, and the ideas that make our great cuisine in the world. What is our secret second Alex Atala? Products and diversity. But let him say in this short video interview that offers an excerpt of our conversation. Alex Atala Thanks to @ LucianaBianchi for the appointment!